Ryan cameron's Blog – November 2009 Archive (3)

Hyperbole is the enemy of effective communication

If our goal is to achieve peace and prosperity for all humans, to eliminate poverty and advance science and health for all, advancing our species to higher plains of understanding...



One of our greatest enemies is our own tendency towards hyperbole. "Cheney is Satan" is equally as unhelpful as "Obama is Hitler" to the cause of either the "left" or the "right".



I need to avoid it myself, I tend to make idiotic, emotionally charged statements like "religious people love to… Continue

Added by ryan cameron on November 30, 2009 at 2:55pm — 3 Comments

Bore holes and the skin of an apple.

http://secondskeleton.com/2009/11/deepest-bore-hole-and-skin-of-apple.html

My blog on the ridiculously unimaginable scales of things, and how ridiculous it is to believe our tiny gods had anything to do with anything much less creating it all.

Added by ryan cameron on November 25, 2009 at 11:43pm — 1 Comment

Just found this place. Feels like home already.

Just found this. I'm excited to be here and look forward to reading posts. I hope I can make some useful contributions as well. Thanks for existing, Atheist Nexus!

My atheist blog is www.secondskeleton.com and I run www.facesforfilms.com for the local film community.

See you out there.

-Ryan Cameron

Added by ryan cameron on November 15, 2009 at 9:37pm — 3 Comments

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