"We cannot create a cell, or egg or sperm, or seed from scratch now, but we can alter the DNA and gene sequence of these things to produce genetically modified food (from plants), and they are experimenting on DNA sequences in animals. It is very…"
A Chinese man spent about $160,000, his life savings, on an ark that he says will help protect him during the apocalypse that some say will happen on Dec. 21, 2012, based on their interpretation of the Mayan calendar.http://www.goddiscussion.com/104655/chinese-ark-mayan/Buzz:60's Patrick Jones says that it doesn't look like the ark is the sturdiest thing ever built and maybe if the end of days are really upon us, there are…See More
"I will often leave it blank or put "none" in.
I did have a hospital that seemed to always change that to "Christian". That's even after my doctor had to tell the chaplains that coming into my room and preaching at me was…"
"I was in a company that gave them to existing employees so they would "better" know how to interact as a group with individual strengths and weaknesses.
We found out that the supervisor did pretty well on making contacts with people and…"
"Note that all of this is likely to happen before the year 2100. Temperatures could rise as much as 6 C degrees by then, leading to the collapse of the Amazon (goodbye oxygen), as well as glacier and sea ice melt.
Yes, it's happening quickly -…"
"It's pseudoscience, based on "archetypes" which are basically the same thing as gods just without the divinity attached.
The test results are probably only slightly more valid for you than reading your horoscope in the newspaper.…"
"We've had numerous "100 year" and "500 year" climate events - from floods to hurricanes to droughts to heat waves over the past couple of decades.
It's probably too late to keep the CO2 levels down below where polar…"
Thanks to the Daystar TV, Internet users who want to watch Jesus Christ's return in real time can watch a live streaming video of the Mount of Olives. Ah, the marvels of technology to promise to show the "reality" of myth "very soon".... yes, "very soon". Actually, there are two "Jesus return cameras." According to…See More
We live in a very rural area in western Nebraska. We are on the edge of a geological formation known as The Sandhills. They are the largest formation of something called stabilized sand dunes in the world. Geologists say the sand is part of the remains of the last time the Yellowstone supervolcano erupted, and in a few hundred thousand more years, this will all be sandstone.Yesterday, my husband and I went into the county seat to see an attorney about drawing up wills and to go on our biweekly…See More
"I won't go so far as to decry all home schooling. Different people do it for different reasons.
Some people use home schooling as a way to remove their children from the thinly-veiled evangelical Christianity taught as part of some imaginary…"
One of the things I've learned is that people don't begin to take a topic seriously on hearing one person discuss it, or two. But when they've heard it six times, suddenly it seems important. So I encourage you to share in any group at all, just so more people are exposed and think about it. It would be great if a general consciousness of climate related issues rose at Atheist Nexus. As a secular and relatively educated community, we have an opportunity to be leaders among the general public in escaping cultural forms of climate denial such as not paying attention or not speaking in public on the topic.