"Like all morality, such labels are meaningless. Right and wrong are illusions that when examined closely enough, have no foundation in reality. So I can't "judge" various forms of sex as far as morality. To me it's like judging…"
"Actually if you read Deborah Tannen, especially "You Just DOn't Understand", she says that, on average, women are not as good at remembering/telling jokes. Of course, that's not all there is to being funny, I love many female…"
"I just had a huge long debate with a Coptic xian (VERY fundamentalist) and this topic came up. She kept telling me that this was to show how making deals with god was wrong and how he made this deal of his own free will. I tried over and over to get…"
"I see your point, but I think you are being too dogmatic. You say "And if you lack faith in the existence of god, then you are an atheist. That is the very definition of atheism." I disagree, I would say that lack of faith is at least…"
"It's very difficult to make one pithy statement that ends the discussion on whether any gods exits. It's far easier to assert the non-existence of one specific god, yahweh for example, by pointing out logical inconsistencies with that…"
"If you search for real translations of Nostradamus' 500 year old French, you will see that in no instance is he translated well by those trying to find relevant predictions. If you ever see someone quoting a quatrain, check here for a decent…"
"I see free will as a continuum. Obviously we have more choices in responding to a stimulus than an amoeba does, and as animals get larger brains, they have a slightly better ability to choose rather than be governed by instinct. So elephants and…"