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Children's home, for children of unwed mothers, run buy nuns in Ireland. From the article, "The Galway bones turned out to be human and are thought to be all that’s…DiscussionCatholic Horror: 800 in Mass Grave at Chidr…2 Likes
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Bus riders in Bridport, Dorset England, often have an unusual companion on their way to and from work each da…DiscussionLondon Cat4 LikesA superPAC to eliminate superPACs?Harvard Law professor and campaign finance reform advocate Lawrence Lessig is starting the "Mayday PAC". He pledges that 100% of money raised will go to candidates who pledge to reform campaign finan…DiscussionA superPAC to eliminate superPACs?1 LikeStanford to Purge $18 Billion Endowment of C…Some good news from the New York Times:
Stanford University announced Tuesday that it would divest its $18.7 billion endowment of stock in coal-mining companies, becoming the first major university t…DiscussionStanford to Purge $18 Billion Endowment of C…1 LikeWhy many of us eat bacon and eggs for breakf…We're feeling the enduring effects of a 1920s propaganda campaign created by Sigmund Freud's nephew!
(That's not unlike the 1940s DeBeers campaign that manufactured the importance of the diamond enga…DiscussionWhy many of us eat bacon and eggs for breakf…3 Likescleaning out the south east border May 5, 20…photocleaning out the south east border May 5, 20…1 LikeWest garden, still needs cleanup, May 5, 201…photoWest garden, still needs cleanup, May 5, 201…2 Likes
Great Discussion of Childhood Brainwashing a…DiscussionGreat Discussion of Childhood Brainwashing a…5 LikesDescartes' OTHER JobTrying to keep your head above water financially as a philosopher must have been hard for Rene Descartes. Got to make ends meet SOMEHOW, so...!DiscussionDescartes' OTHER Job1 LikeNeil deGrasse Tyson on why there aren't more…Choice words at a 2009 Center for Inquiry conference "Secular Society and its Enemies".
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"To set the scene, the (poorly posed) que…DiscussionNeil deGrasse Tyson on why there aren't more…1 LikeBe Skeptical
Epistemology provides a natural framework for skepticism. It is the duty of a rational human being to utilize skepticism when confronted with a hypothesis that provides no evidence to support it.…