"Napoleon said it well. I feel a lot of gratitude to nature and luck and all the things and people you mention in the article. In my view it is important to be thankful because it encourages helping others so they can also have enough worldly…"
"There are a lot of stories I've never heard of and I'm sure that many of those stories are as outlandish as this one. But that's not how I base the legitimacy or truth of an assertion.
For that I need to empirical, peer-reviewed…"
"Haven't heard of this particular hypothesis and I don't think there's much if any empirical evidence to support it. It sounds like a plausible explanation but is really one of many plausible explanations.
I think that one of the…"
"My wife is catholic. We agreed at marriage to raise our kids catholic. I, on the other hand, am agnostic atheist. We originally agreed to say "thank yous" at most meals, which I have no problem with because I am not trying to force my…"
"There are certainly other forms of martyrdom than religious. Probably the non-religious reasons are far more constructive, people will sometimes stop trying to save themselves to save others. Rescue, fire fighters, sometimes soldiers. I understand…"
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