"@Sam - I agree, but it's important to remember that religion is extremely adept at ignoring the evidence.
@Brian - I also agree with you, over the time period you're describing, but I would highlight that the US may be arguably less…"
"@Brian - just got to the email, awesome. Sadly: "Nietszche's concerns were understandable. He lived at a time when it was believed that people could not be good without God, and that the tenuous fabric of civilization was held together…"
"@howard - I think you've hit on a new business opportunity: ineedhelpgettinglaid.com.
(I'm assuming you realize aromatherapy doesn't just market itself as 'smells nice'.)
On dehydration, it would be sand, but of course…"
"Yes, as soon as I read that quote I also thought "silly believer, you summed up exactly what your religion should be." Unfortunately the private is far too often public.
My concern is that tolerance seems to be getting dangerously close…"
"Thanks for the link. I didn't mention but I did notice that it didn't sound like waterboarding, more like threatened drowning. Obviously he was reacting way out of proportion, and along with his apparent irrational behaviour in public it…"
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