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How to Think for Yourself

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Dec 26, 2011. 1 Reply

Great Advice to live by.Teach it to your children, your family, your friends, yourself!Source; http://www.wikihow.com/Think-for-YourselfWhen…Continue

Fantastic rational & enlightening Video

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Jan 15, 2011. 1 Reply

"This Remarkable Thing"Wow, this is beautiful and mind stretching. Well worth a viewing. The universe(s) is/are more wondrous than anything imagined by the mind of man!Cheers!…Continue

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How to Think for Yourself

Great Advice to live by.Teach it to your children, your family, your friends, yourself!Source; http://www.wikihow.com/Think-for-YourselfWhen you accept everything you're told without question, you open the door to being manipulated. If you want to avoid being someone else's puppet, follow these steps. Ask questions, particularly the question "why?". Ask everyone (not just the so-called experts), and try to answer your own questions as…See More
Dec 3, 2011
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Fantastic rational & enlightening Video

"This Remarkable Thing"Wow, this is beautiful and mind stretching. Well worth a viewing. The universe(s) is/are more wondrous than anything imagined by the mind of man!Cheers!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdRCPjXn1DYWe can only perceive our perceptions - consciousness is the screen upon which reality is fabricated and apprehended based on information gleaned by our limited senses. We cannot be sure the construct is true, complete, or…See More
Jan 9, 2011
Gecko, Seth...brother of Richie! commented on Eric Saamanen's blog post How Sweden became so secular
"Bill O'Rielly talking about universal health care once sarcastically asked.."Do we really want to be like Sweden??" Of course I was screaming at the TV..."YEEEEESSSS"!!"
Apr 20, 2010
Murtad Fitri commented on Eric Saamanen's blog post How Sweden became so secular
"Sweden is a shining beacon that the world can learn from in many aspects, and the fact that it is largely atheist makes us atheists very proud. In fact, if it didn't have the immigrant communities (without meaning any racism), it would look…"
Apr 20, 2010
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How Sweden became so secular

A 1999 New York Times survey found that 75 percent of American respondents chose "having faith in God" as among their "most important" values."An analogous question asked of Swedes in 1990 found 8 percentregarded God as "very important" in their lives.How can two developed countries be so different?All the Scandinavian countries are following this trend, as are most of the European Union,but Sweden leads the pack.An excerpt from a Swedish blog;Some may think that Scandinavians are hostile to…See More
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How Sweden became so secular

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A 1999 New York Times survey found that 75 percent of American respondents chose "having faith in God" as among their "most

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The De-Deification Project

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Much as I enjoy the sense of comfort and community I find on sites like this, where intelligent passages and open debate on a subject of critical importance to the future of our…
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Thank (insert deity here) for the internet!

Posted on April 16, 2010 at 7:28pm 0 Comments

I've had it! I sit up here in Canada watching my neighbor to the south as slowly, methodically, the far religious right creeps ever deeper into their government (local, state and federal - witness the Republicans & the Bush years), attempt to re-write history (as is currently happening in the… Continue

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