I guess that archaeology uses scientific method for much of its investigation but there is also a great deal of imagination applied to deduce the purpose of many archaeological artifacts.I began…Continue
"Religionists' delusions. Reality is that Russia is diminishing in its world power. It is now the ninth largest economy. The most powerful being the US of course but coming up behind it very fast and threatening to take over the top spot is…"
""Take the garden of Eden story out of the Bible and you lose any reason whatsoever for there to be a sacrifice"
Exactly right. Charles Darwin took Adam and Eve and the garden of eden story out of the bible once and for all, thereby doing…"
"He is indeed a fellow Aussie. This whole thing is very interesting. When Syriza first won the elections, I read up on Alexis Tsipras and was impressed with his credentials, especially since I also am an engineer. Then this Varoufakis fellow kept…"
"Apparently Yanis Varoufakis was also teaching and extremely popular in Texas.
I found that amusing.
BTW: I tried to correct one of my Christian friends, when I informed her that Marxism had nothing to do with Hitler, that his legacy…"
"This is a good step forward. It should happen in America but might take another 50 years. If our own top politico was an atheist I would feel that we were making progress. Why? I'm sorry. Your "faith" should have nothing to do with…"
"Apparently Yanis Varoufakis lectured economics here in Australia and he has joint Australian and Greek citizenship, so to me he is a fellow Aussie.
He is also a Marxist, which some of my Christian friends would hate, since they blame…"
"The goals I believe any government should strive for or be seen to be striving for is fairness to all and a high emphasis on rational decision making or "Getting at the Real Problems".
Indeed, since he and his wife are engineers, I expect…"
"Well, I hope Mr. Tsipras is successful in his position, as if his government does well and can demonstrate a happy society and reign in Greece, then it would help dispel many of the silly myths about atheist leadership.
In Australia, yes we had…"
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