"Very good point, Loren. I complain often that religious types limit themselves to religious writings and apologetics that they are almost poster children for confirmation bias.
We should make every attempt to ensure that we don't fall…"
"I, too, am skeptical about the success of this action. However, it is the first time it has been argued under the equal rights provision so it is at least a new direction. If nothing else it will once more draw attention to this…"
"I have been given the argument about all the beautiful things in music and art which have been done in the name of one god or another (or bunch of them) and I have always replied that creative people will always find an outlet for their talents and…"
"Religious fundamentalism and the religious once had the earth. All the cards in the deck were theirs. To openly disagree was to face being outcast at best and death more often than not. We have come a long way from there. …"
"All and I mean All of the scientists who argue about the details of the mechanisms of evolution are firm supporters of the Darwinian theory. The only opposition is from creationists. Punctuated Equilibrium which is what I assume you mean…"
Hi John Gahagan, and welcome to this friendly meeting place with freethinkers like you who recognise that gods are phoney and religion is a great fraud aimed at controlling vulnerable superstitious people, including especially defenceless children; and
how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and even longer.