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Justin Murray's Blog – October 2012 Archive (4)

What is antihumanism?

My introduction to antihumanism came though reading Heidgger, Marx and Michel Foucault. But they are not really a great place to start for a…

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Added by Justin Murray on October 14, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Hope is for the weak.

Hope is for the weak.

This is an idea I have been obsessed with for a while: that is better to take action, rather than wishing things will get better. It is a one of the trinity of beleifs that I oft heard repated in the catholic church:: faith, hope and charity.

Faith is believing in something in the absence of evidence, that just seems to be gulliability.

Having been a volunteer for various…
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Added by Justin Murray on October 11, 2012 at 6:03pm — 5 Comments

The Kissing Sailor, or “The Selective Blindness of Rape Culture"

reBlog from Crates and Ribbons (link…

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Added by Justin Murray on October 3, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Were Stalin, Pol Pot and Mao atheists?

I am having a long running discussion in another forum about whether Stalin, Pol Pot and Mao were atheists.



I maintain that there were not, in the current sense, because they were simply following Marx's axiom that religions are human products.



That would put the burden of proof on him to prove that there was no gods. Since this is impossible, he should have revised his ideas.



Maybe they should have been something like:



"The belief in god is a human…

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Added by Justin Murray on October 1, 2012 at 8:17pm — 4 Comments

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