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3 Men make a tiger

The Chinese culture has many phrases and sayings.  The term for these phrases is called "chengyu" and the Chinese have about 5000 of them.  Americans also use phrases, or expressions, to help describe an action (Point of no Return, Burning Bridges). One of my favorite Chinese chengyus is "Three men make a tiger". Below is the Wikipedia description of its origin:



The proverb came…

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Added by Jonah on March 8, 2012 at 5:56pm — No Comments

The slavery of religion

Imagine if you were to be owned and held as property.  Imagine being controlled and told what to do, how to act, and how to think everyday . What if your livelihood depended so much on another person that thinking of freeing yourself only served to enhance feelings of helplessness ?   How would you feel if the very thought of the consequential results that would be triggered if you even attempted to challenge or free yourself from this slavery provided you a sense of normalcy with being…

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Added by Jonah on February 4, 2012 at 10:13am — No Comments

Be fruitful, multiply and die

Be fruitful and multiply.  What horrible advice.  We have a serious problem here on earth.  We have an estimated  7 billion people and very limited resources.  The world population is continuing to grow, but eventually, we will slow down. What is more disturbing is that humans have been caught up in separating each other by dividing themselves between imaginary territorial lines and fighting to either conquer or preserve the resources within those lines to guarantee survival.  If one…

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Added by Jonah on January 29, 2012 at 1:59pm — 5 Comments

The struggle for meaning

I would like to bring out the inspiration of atheists today by drawing from two concepts brought forth by Charles Darwin’s observations.  In The Origin of Species, Darwin  writes about the struggle for existence.  Darwin’s observations led him to the following conclusion:…



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Added by Jonah on January 24, 2012 at 1:47am — 1 Comment

An Atheist President: Are we ready?

We witnessed the United States reach a significant milestone three years ago when the American people elected a black president.  Abraham Lincoln, viewed historically as the savior for the black race, once said in referring to the black man, “he is not my equal in many respects-certainly not in color, perhaps not in moral or intellectual endowment”.  Of course Lincoln also went on to say, “But in the right to eat the bread, without the leave of anybody else, which his own hand…

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Added by Jonah on January 20, 2012 at 8:38pm — 9 Comments

Defending Reason

http://www.freethoughtblog.net/2012/01/fighting-for-reason.html

Added by Jonah on January 10, 2012 at 9:56am — No Comments

Atheist Resolution

http://www.freethoughtblog.net/2012/01/atheist-resolution.html

Added by Jonah on January 1, 2012 at 2:37pm — No Comments

From a Christian nation to an Atheist nation

The country is slowly moving away from god.

http://www.freethoughtblog.net/2011/10/from-christian-nation-to-atheist-nation.html

Added by Jonah on November 25, 2011 at 6:55am — No Comments

The great flood

http://www.freethoughtblog.net/2011/11/great-flood.html

Added by Jonah on November 23, 2011 at 3:54pm — No Comments

The Scientific Consensus-Game show explanation

Here's a blog I did, explaining the scientific consensus.  

 

http://www.freethoughtblog.net/2011/10/scientific-consensus-game-show-style.html

Added by Jonah on November 23, 2011 at 9:11am — 2 Comments

The War on Christmas

It's that time of year again.  The right wing self termed "War on Christmas" propaganda will start on Friday.  Let's call this what it really is, the "War on truth and reason" Click link to read more.

http://www.freethoughtblog.net/2011/11/war-on-christmas.html

Added by Jonah on November 21, 2011 at 6:46pm — 4 Comments

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