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Hitler and universal healthcare

Started 2 hours ago 0 Replies

The rightwing conspiracy theorists are onto a new tack: Obama is like Hitler in forcing universal health care on the country:…Continue

A truly major concession to Wall Street in the Cromnibus that screws the taxpayer.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dr. Allan H. Clark Dec 11. 3 Replies

Credit default swaps were at the heart of the financial crisis of 2008. At that time the total notional value of all the default swaps was estimated at $62 trillion, a amount that exceeds the value…Continue

Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Penn 2 hours ago. 17 Replies

I live about two miles from the Omni Resort where the Chopra Center now has its headquarters. It is an expensive resort where tennis and golf tournaments are held and rooms can go as high as $5000 a…Continue

The Prayer-Gauge Debate

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dr. Allan H. Clark Nov 25. 4 Replies

In July of 1872 The London Contemporary Review, a religious quarterly, published an article suggesting that effectiveness of prayers for the sick might be investigated scientifically. The paper was…Continue

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Hitler and universal healthcare

The rightwing conspiracy theorists are onto a new tack: Obama is like Hitler in forcing universal health care on the country:This was posted by a woman I know who comes from a very religious family.  It is apparently a big thing in certain conservative groups including those who follow Lyndon…See More
2 hours ago
Michael Penn replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra
"What is all this hubbub about Deeprock Chokehold? His approach might be different but he will get ahold of your money just the same."
2 hours ago
Bertold Brautigan replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra
"One of my favorite ploys in that department is steeping the vodka in a lot of shredded fresh ginger."
3 hours ago
Dr. Allan H. Clark replied to matthew greenberg's discussion Torture - Christians support it way more than nonbelievers
"Christianity is an authoritarian system with a coating of nice over the worst parts. It's what George Carlin said years ago: There's an invisible man in the sky who sees everything you do and who will make you burn in eternal torment if…"
16 hours ago
Dr. Allan H. Clark replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra
"Certainly control has played a major role. Karen Armstrong has said that before 1700 you could not separate church and state in the popular consciousness (or something to that effect). The idea that a supernatural being has ordained the organization…"
21 hours ago
Dr. Allan H. Clark replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra
"These are interesting videos. (Haven't got completely through the long one yet.) I am always interested in learning how to improve my martini mixing. It's a lifelong quest."
21 hours ago
Ahmed Wadee Zahawi liked Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra
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Idaho Spud replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra
"Good quote Dr. Clark.  Seems to be true."
23 hours ago
Dr. Allan H. Clark replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra
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Idaho Spud replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra
"Besides profit and control, I've thought of another reason some religions might have arisen.  Some people like an audience for their wild stories, and lots of people listen and believe.  I think If people were more critical thinkers,…"
23 hours ago
Bertold Brautigan replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra
" Yes! It probably never would have arisen is the first place."
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Jimmy McCann replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra
"Ah! One mouthful does not a meal make, and I have a banquet to say. I dimiss the notion of gods as casually as Chopra and co dismiss the need for proof that their notions are to any extent  true."
yesterday
Loren Miller replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra
"Jimmy, I think you just said a mouthful.  If there were no profit or control gained from it, religion would wither in the time it takes to talk about it."
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Jimmy McCann replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra
"One has to wonder what gods would be if there wasn't a buck to be made from them? Fact is you don't even need to believe in a god to make money from them there are plenty of mugs only too willing to part with their money . Chopra and his…"
yesterday
Luara replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra
"Chopra defines "God" in a non-supernatural way, like other liberal religious people.  The risk is though, that people will do a quick switch with the God-definition, so that it becomes a cover for all sorts of superstition and…"
Saturday
Gila Guerilla replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Why God makes more sense than atheism according to Deepak Chopra
"Chopra uses the term consciousness with liberal abandon. He doesn't seem to pin down exactly what it is. It is some vague and mystical concept. But science is making early inroads into understanding consciousness, and the mind and freewill, as…"
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At 11:41am on June 11, 2013, Luara said…

According to something I found online, the conversation between the robot and its creator is actually in Penrose's Shadows of the Mind, pgs 179-190.  The creator is "Albert Imperator". 

At 5:15pm on February 17, 2010, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
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