"Here in Europe one is not safe camping in cars. There are gangs that specialize to break in to such.
There are plenty of places in the U.S. where that is true as well. The general rule: Smaller the city the better. For now, I'm in Flagstaff,…"
"@Progressive Rock Girl
1) Faith in science? that's a problem for the both the critics and advocates. science is a method, a method for evaluating truths via induction about specific questions which allow quantitative measurement. those specific…"
"It's a weird situation to be sure. On the one hand, asking for race in a description is logical because it's one of the most identifiable characteristics of a person you're trying to identify. On the other hand, that makes for a…"
"his lawyer and harvard colleague, charles ogletree was on democracy now last night. this is before the report came out today. neither gates nor ogletree have commented so far. this clip has the 911 call embedded in it. it is just astonishing.
a political favor for the police department and a joke of a report to conclude that it is misunderstanding.1) one was a cop, the other was a citizen in his house2) the citizen cooperated3) listen to the 911 call..it's damning of the police...the called is asked about race a few times and the caller goes out of her way to say that they might live there4)being annoyed that a cop is treating you suspiciously in your own home is not a crime and not grounds for an arrest.i'm disgusted by the…See More
"@prog rock girl
What about Hirsi Ali is faith-driven?
1. Her faith in self-evident Reason. This has been an obsession and delusion that had its high-moment in the Enlightenment. She draws on 17th and 18th century notions of self-evident reason to…"
"here's the message on pankaj mishra's review of hirsi ali's latest book...since I don't believe that I can paste the link, I would ask people to read Mishra's review of her book "Nomad" in the New Yorker. Mishra is…"
"For all of you philosophy lovers, I would recommend Eli Franco's translation and commentary on Jayarasi's Tattvopaplavasimha. It's not vulgar materialism, but rather scepticism in its best form. Specifically, it's a philosophic…"
Hello Chaudury, and welcome to this friendly meeting place where freethinking atheists recognise that gods are fictional and religion is a great fraud used to control vulnerable superstitious people;
and how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and even longer.