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Politics, Economics, and Religion

Religion has so many connections to political and economic beliefs, there needs to be a place to identify linkages, problems, goals, options, action plans and evaluation criteria.  

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What is the purpose of life?

An eternal question, what is the purpose of life?, occupied philosophers’ thoughts throughout history. Stone pictographs reveal even primitive peoples reflected on this query. Each one has the capacity to define his or her personal thinking about politics, economics and religion.

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Greta Christina: Why Being Liberal Really Is Better Than Being Conservative

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Grinning Cat yesterday. 10 Replies

Worth a read! Greta Christina explains philosopher Rebecca Goldstein's observation on a fundamental difference between "liberal" and "conservative" core values, and why things aren't as simple as "agreeing to disagree" between two "equally valid"…Continue

Tags: purity, democracy, loyalty, authority, avoidance of harm

You Can't Educate People Into Believing in Evolution

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Loren Miller Dec 1. 4 Replies

"Hill found that religious belief was the strongest determinant of people's views on evolution—much more so than education, socioeconomic status, age, political views, or region of the country. More importantly, "Creationists are substantially more…Continue

Tags: confront, evolution, creationism, beliefs

Karen Armstrong is dangerous

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Sheeva Nov 25. 17 Replies

"Karen Armstrong is dangerous. She’s dangerous because her blanket of tedious verbiage hides the truth that she wants us to completely ignore the dangers of religious dogma.  It appears that for her, there is no harmful dogma that can be pinned on…Continue

Tags: oppression, nihilism, politics, religious dogma, Karen Armstrong

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Comment by Tony Carroll on August 19, 2012 at 9:43pm
Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 7, 2012 at 1:26pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 7, 2012 at 12:33pm

Comment by Scott Ward on July 28, 2012 at 9:59am

This could also be posted under the atheist humor group. We should be able to kick her out of office for voicing her discrimination.

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2012/07/05/louisiana-r...

Comment by Joan Denoo on July 27, 2012 at 1:25am
Comment by Lillie on July 26, 2012 at 9:12pm

Was not aware of this.  So sad.

Comment by booklover on July 26, 2012 at 8:23pm

Sally and her partners commitment DOES deserve honoring Joan, you are SO right.  And HOW DARE people say that their commitment is any less just because they were of the same sex.  How dare anyone.~ Melinda

Comment by Joan Denoo on July 26, 2012 at 7:02pm

Repost from sk8eycat 

This involves the interface of politics, economics and religion. Sally's 27 years commitment deserves honoring. 

Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on July 26, 2012 at 6:56pm
Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on July 24, 2012 at 1:26am
 
 
 

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