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Political Posts, Articles and Memes
2 days ago2d

Posted by silverotter11
A friend of mine sent me this. Here are my notes & quotes as I think about what CPAC in Dallas means and where the Republican base is trending. Will (below) writes about Putin as the Mussolini of our day, turning fully fascist, but we can also ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 days ago2d

Posted by Matias
The best definition of "modernity" is the following, from one of my intellectual heroes, Alain de Benoist: Modernity designates the political and philosophical movement of the last three centuries of Western history. It is characterised primarily ...
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Just for Laughs
3 days ago3d

Posted by bobwjr
She probably did
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News & Links
3 days ago3d

Posted by Dyl1983
Lauren Bobert's husband neighbors called 911 over her drunk husband running over their mailbox
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
4 days ago4d

Posted by phxbillcee
Megaprojects - Soviet Secret Cities: Entire Cities Hidden from The World
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Trump Pinata
4 days ago4d

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKTrump speech at conservative conference dubbed ‘most frightening’ of his career so far
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Memes R Us
6 days ago6d

Posted by OldMetalHead
Taste the rainbow!
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by Matias
The dark side of liberalism is that its philosophy rejects some important ideas which are required for human self-limitation. It rejected first the idea of a natural order to which humanity is subject, and later the notion of human nature itself ...
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Memes R Us
1 week ago1w

Posted by phxbillcee
A few on current events...
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This Day In History
1 week ago1w

Posted by Marionville
10th August 1893…Historic Event: Rudolph Diesel’s prime model internal combustion engine, a single 10-foot iron cylinder with a flywheel at its base, ran on its own power for the first time at Augsburg, Germany.
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Posts
1 week ago1w

Posted by glennlab
It truly is an ill wind that doesn't blow some good.
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Posts
1 week ago1w

Posted by OldMetalHead
Love the freckles
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by FvckY0u
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck. There's a lot of truth to this. A philosophy I've pretty much adopted on my own later in life. This showed up in my youtube feed and I thought it worthy of sharing. I'm enjoying listening to it.
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Dharma Café
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by skado
Unitarian Universalism and the Perennial Philosophy —————— One such universalist was Aldous Huxley, who propagated a universalist interpretation of the world religions, inspired by Vivekananda’s neo-Vedanta and his own use of ...
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All Things Legal/Crime and Punishment
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKMatthew Leveridge, Kentucky Prosecutor Who Got Defendant Pregnant and Had Affair With Juror, Running for Judge
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Posts
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by OldGoat43
CANNABIS IN SCIENCE & HEALTH 8/1/2022 A study concluded that "cannabis use does not increase actual creativity but biases evaluations of creativity." LINK:
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by skado
Consciousness Question: Given what I perceive as a long-standing skepticism of scientific progress in the understanding of consciousness, whether Chomsky has seen any promising shift toward good ideas in this domain. Noam Chomsky says: ...
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Music Fans
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Sierra4
Jerry Butler co- wrote and recorded Only the Strong Survive in 1969 and it was a top ten record. He was the original lead singer for the R&B group the Impressions. He is in the R&R Hall of Fame. He went into politics and served on the Cook County ...
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Music Fans
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by BlackDove
Ghost - Spillways
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Movie Actors & Actresses Fans
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Ray13
Remembering actor William Powell on his 130th birthday. He received 3 Best Actor Oscar nominations but did not win any: The Thin man 1934, My Man Godfrey 1936, & Life With Father 1947.
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"Positive Vibes"
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Unity
Believe in yourself.
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Posts
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by BDair
Fully vaccinated account for 91% of COVID deaths in one country
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by AtheistPeace666
POLLWhat kind of philosophy do you side with?

East philosophy or West philosophy

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3 weeks ago3w

Posted by glennlab
It looks like Louisiana wants to roll back to pre-Revolutionary War status where we did not count blacks at all.
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I Love Halloween!
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by glennlab
It's coming, hold on to your hats.
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Posts
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by kmaz
There are two important principles that I think should be discussed often among environmental advocates. This is one of them: "Tragedy of the commons In economic science, the tragedy of the commons is a situation in which ...
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKHouse Democrats tout bill to add four seats to Supreme Court | The Hill
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
1 month ago1m

Posted by Marionville
KALOLOGY. - Noun…the branch of philosophy concerned with the study of beauty in art and nature; aesthetics. Origin Greek: from kalos (beauty) + logia (discourse)
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This Day In History
1 month ago1m

Posted by Marionville
12th July 1967…🇺🇸 USA Newark Race Riots: Riots begin in Newark, New Jersey, after a black cab driver is arrested and beaten by police. At the end of the rampage by rioters, there were 24 deaths, 1,100 wounded, 1,300 arrested and property ...
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Love & Relationships
1 month ago1m

Posted by melbournefresh
LINKAnniversary Flowers Delivery | Wedding Anniversary Flowers Online
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Religion & Spirituality
1 month ago1m

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKForbidden
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Posts
1 month ago1m

Posted by johnnyrobish
Ohio Lawmaker Believes Holocaust Should Also Be Taught From Germany’s Perspective Homeschooled MAGA Ohio State Rep. Sarah Fowler Arthur (R-99th Dist), defended controversial legislation she co-sponsored while on a local news station, by ...
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News & Links
1 month ago1m

Posted by redbai
LINKTamir Rice's Killer Hired AGAIN As Cop in Pennsylvania - YouTube
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Politics
1 month ago1m

Posted by snytiger6
LINKTech Giants Brace for Legal Mess of Abortion Data Subpoenas
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jul 2Jul 2

Posted by FvckY0u
I went to the bookstore (Borders) today. It was raining all day and although it's not now the temp is 76 and the humidity is 89%. A good day to stay inside and read. I bought, Seneca, Letters from a Stoic. The philosophy section was just ...
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aussie sceptics
Jul 2Jul 2

Posted by anglophone
"Politicians in Australia Roe v Wade being overturned" Who are these unspeakable bullies?
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jul 1Jul 1

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKNothing Exists But You | The Philosophy of Solipsism
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Religion & Spirituality
Jun 30Jun 30

Posted by Matias
After the overturning of Roe , some people compare SCOTUS with the Taliban and fear that a kind of sharia will be introduced in the USA. Here are some informations about abortion in Islam and its law: Sharia is not a consistently written book ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Jun 28Jun 28

Posted by davers
Dissent noun disagreement with the philosophy, methods, goals, etc., of a political party or government.
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Posts
Jun 28Jun 28

Posted by OldGoat43
CANNABIS CULTURE6/28/2022 The trial of American basketball player Brittney Griner, who is being detained in Russia after allegedly being caught with cannabis vapes at an airport, will start on July 1. LINK: ...
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Quotes
Jun 23Jun 23

Posted by Marionville
“Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it”……………..Albert Camus.
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Quotes
Jun 22Jun 22

Posted by gsiamne
Philosophy begins when one learns to doubt -- particularly to doubt one's cherished beliefs, one's dogmas and one's axioms. - Will Durant
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Quotes
Jun 22Jun 22

Posted by Marionville
“The modern conservative is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness” ………….. John Kenneth Galbraith.
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Just for Laughs
Jun 16Jun 16

Posted by St-Sinner
My philosophy of life
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Jun 16Jun 16

Posted by johnnyrobish
Report Claims Lauren Boebert Was a Paid Escort on a Sugar Daddy Website The political action committee “American Muckrakers PAC,” the same organization that published those career-ending videos of Madison Cawthorn, now claims they’ve ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jun 14Jun 14

Posted by Dyl1983
It's not so much that Lauren Boebert was a paid prostitute, it's that she wants to outlaw abortions after having two of them.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jun 14Jun 14

Posted by Matias
Christians believe in the miracle of the virgin birth : The Holy Spirit inseminated Mary and she gave birth to Jesus Christ. But many atheists and secular humanists also believe in a sort of miracle: the miracle of the Scientific Revolution and - ...
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General & Hellos
Jun 14Jun 14

Posted by wordywalt
This post is a combination of science, philosophy, and music: Every bit of matter and energy in the universe is moving through time and space at its own velocity and trajectory. That means that th infinite number of those makes it certain that ...
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Music Fans
Jun 10Jun 10

Posted by Marionville
Tonight and tomorrow a-ha will be performing again at Summer Festival “Over Oslo” in Norway, for the first time since they had to cancel at very short notice their concert which I had travelled to Oslo to see last month. Morten couldn’t sing ...
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Just for Laughs
Jun 10Jun 10

Posted by OldMetalHead
A horse goes to the vet complaining about stomach pains. After some tests, the vet confirms it's a parasite. He gives the horse a prescription and tells him to come back if the problem persists. The horse looks at the prescription, and becomes ...
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COVID-19
Jun 9Jun 9

Posted by Umbrella_Guard
LINKSchool's out. Will that help California get ahead of COVID-19? - YouTube
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Posts
Jun 8Jun 8

Posted by glennlab
Dating stories, who's got them?
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Jun 6Jun 6

Posted by johnnyrobish
Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert Fighting Mad People Blaming Gun Deaths on Republicans Republicans appear to be on the defensive after all the recent mass killings, while continuing to offer the same tired old excuses for the carnage - including “too ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Jun 4Jun 4

Posted by misstuffy
This is a well done video on the origins of Jesus. Evidence is the story was plagiarized from Egypts Paganism and the story of Horus born of a virgin mother Isis. This is a must see video. The discuss the fact that when Christians ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Jun 3Jun 3

Posted by Marionville
SOPHISTRY. - Noun…the use of clever but false arguments, especially with the intent of deceiving; superficially plausible, but generally fallacious method of reasoning “ political selection is more dependent on sophistry and less on economic ...
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Music Fans
Jun 2Jun 2

Posted by Lilac-JadeCanada
Diana Ross
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Philosophy & Meaning
May 30May 30

Posted by skado
A little Spinoza for your Memorial Day from Will Durant’s “The Story of Philosophy” published in 1926 “The essential principal of is that the language of the Bible is deliberately metaphorical or ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
May 27May 27

Posted by MizJ
LINKWabi-sabi
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General & Hellos
May 25May 25

Posted by wordywalt
Reasons for Many of Our National Gun Crises, Part I I am livid, deeply saddened, and deeply troubled by what is happening in our country today. We see multiple mass murders, and hundreds of deaths all told, from gun violence. ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
May 24May 24

Posted by Matias
I am not a Conservative (at least not in the American meaning of this word), but I have to acknowledge that this political "tribe" has understood something about politics in general that their opponents and critics seem to have forgotten: that in ...
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General & Hellos
May 22May 22

Posted by SnowyOwl
This seemed like a very busy schedule to me, I don't know where I would find the time to add all of this to my already crowded daily routine. ;)
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
May 20May 20

Posted by Mitch07102
Several years ago I read about Kurt Godel and his incompleteness theorems, which are the most powerful ideas I have come across in terms of changing my thinking in many, many areas. By demonstrating the incompleteness of any mathematical system, his ...
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Just for Laughs
May 20May 20

Posted by OldMetalHead
So a philosopher, a mathematician, and a physicist were at Starbucks. The mathematician turns to the physicist sitting next to him and says "You know, physics is just applied mathematics!" They all have a good laugh, at which point the philosopher ...
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General & Hellos
May 19May 19

Posted by wordywalt
Ns for Many of our National Crisies, Part I I am livid, deeply saddened, and deeply troubled bu what is hapopening in our country today. We have mu;lt6iple mass murders and hundreds, if not thousands, of senseless deaths from gun violence. ...
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Politics
May 17May 17

Posted by LiterateHiker
President Obama is everything Trump will never be. Two years ago.
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Quotes
May 16May 16

Posted by WilliamCharles
“Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.” ― Voltaire, Philosophical Dictionary
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Illogical atheists guide for ending Christianity
May 16May 16

Posted by Word
This is where I have to ask people why they refer to biblical text, as a whole, as religion text. As purported, with some historical and architectural verfication: biblical text is a collection of writtings that includes but not limited to: (old ...
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Music, Movies & Books
May 16May 16

Posted by Spinliesel
Happy birthday, Brian Eno. St. Elmo's Fire Sometimes, his music is like a toothache. Sometimes I like his music.
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Just for Laughs
May 15May 15

Posted by St-Sinner
NYC - the place of happenings
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General & Hellos
May 13May 13

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKHelsinki's 'hidden city' with 500 bunkers where whole population can shelter from nuclear war
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Silly, Random & Fun
May 13May 13

Posted by redbai
A simple analogy.
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Silly, Random & Fun
May 12May 12

Posted by Apunzelle
You just can’t make this stuff up. 🤦‍♀️ 😂 Couple in India sue son for not giving them a grandchild A couple in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand are suing their only son and his wife for not giving them a grandchild after ...
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Religion & Spirituality
May 12May 12

Posted by St-Sinner
The naked truth.....
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Critical thinking
May 12May 12

Posted by Garban
When I use the word “purpose” please interpret it as a scientific function, not a philosophical meaning. Conjecture: The purpose of ALL processes in the universe is to facilitate entropy. Premise 1: Fusion in the stars is a quantum level ...
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Posts
May 11May 11

Posted by glennlab
Is this too direct? Asking for a friend.
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Politics
May 10May 10

Posted by CourtJester
Amazing that CNN doesn’t talk about it with this perspective.
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COVID CULT
May 10May 10

Posted by BDair
On Tuesday, Maine CDC updated the data relating to Breakthrough cases, hospitalizations and deaths. This update showed increase from 4/15 to 4/26. During this 11 day span, the data showed the fully vaccinated made up 72% of New Cases (2182 of 3016), ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
May 5May 5

Posted by Marionville
QUINTESSENCE. - Noun…1) the most perfect embodiment of something; the most typical example of a quality or class “he was the quintessence of political professionalism”. Synonyms; epitome, stereotype, exemplar, essence, spirit, ethos. 2)...
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Posts
May 2May 2

Posted by Tejas
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Apr 25Apr 25

Posted by JackPedigo
Akrasia: noun: The lack of will or self-control resulting in one acting against one’s better judgment. From Greek akretes (powerless), from a- (without) + kratos (power, strength). Earliest documented use: 1806. The adjective form is akratic. A ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Apr 17Apr 17

Posted by AlanCliffe
I recently attended a memorial service also attended by the children and grandchildren of the decedent, three sisters from each generation, all but one dressed in black, becomingly. Two groups of three sisters each, an unrelated man glad to see ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Apr 17Apr 17

Posted by augimmun
It’s amazing how many tragic, flawed decisions are made with "God on our side". I was watching the movie 'Nicholas and Alexandra' and every time he made an awful decision he was certain that he had 'God on his side'. I think that the idea of god ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Apr 11Apr 11

Posted by Archeus_Lore
It is human nature to follow the path of least resistance, the easiest path. It is human nature to believe what one would like to be true, as opposed to any evidence to the contrary . . . . As an Agnostic, if I have anything that I get comfort from, ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Apr 11Apr 11

Posted by Dyl1983
If a tree falls in the forest on Greg Abbott and puts him in a wheelchair for the rest of his life does anyone care?
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ACHES AND PAINS
Apr 10Apr 10

Posted by Jolanta
In case of a headache. Stretch your neck.
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
Apr 9Apr 9

Posted by gsiamne
This Alien World Is So Extreme, It Has Literal Clouds of Vaporized Rock:
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General & Hellos
Apr 9Apr 9

Posted by MichaelSanchuk
Good Saturday Peeps. Tranny update. Opps my bad transplant update. Not that anything is wrong with trannyies. Another humans buisness/choices is not my concern.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Apr 9Apr 9

Posted by Archeus_Lore
“Mathematics knows no races or geographical boundaries; for mathematics, the cultural world is one country.” David Hilbert David Hilbert was a man who was forever optimistic about the future of human culture and science. When he was a young ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Apr 9Apr 9

Posted by Marionville
NEBULOUS. - Adjective…1) in the form of a cloud or haze; hazy. “a giant nebulous glow”. 2) (of a concept) vague or ill-defined “nebulous concepts like quality of life”. Synonyms; indistinct, vague, unclear, indeterminate, ...
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Instrumentals
Apr 8Apr 8

Posted by chalupacabre
Ian Ethan Case - Who's There? This is different!
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Religion & Spirituality
Apr 6Apr 6

Posted by Willow_Wisp
A personal rant at the expense of the depraved and delusional cult of the Christian right. I am a person long familiar with being coerced into Christianity. I remember the attempts of wandering groups of Christians in the Navy ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Apr 6Apr 6

Posted by xenoview
First pope, now US churches face boarding-school reckoning U.S. churches are bracing for an unprecedented reckoning with their histories operating boarding schools for Native Americans
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Posts
Apr 6Apr 6

Posted by Retired
Enjoy our wonderful English
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General & Hellos
Apr 1Apr 1

Posted by ChestRockfield
POLLHow offensive is the word "cunt"? Two members have just stated that a man using "the C word" is exactly the same as a white person using "the N word". It is my personal philosophy that how offensive a word is, is directly proportional to the plight ...

A man using the C word is exactly the same as a white person using the N word.

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Posts
Mar 31Mar 31

Posted by ASTRALMAX
What is it?
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Books: Only Books
Mar 22Mar 22

Posted by DarkMatter
Have you read C. S. Lewis' Space Trilogy?
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Posts
Mar 19Mar 19

Posted by tinkercreek
Now, these are accurate!
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Just for Laughs
Mar 15Mar 15

Posted by St-Sinner
Sad facts of life
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General & Hellos
Mar 15Mar 15

Posted by MikeInBatonRouge
Just encountered this little parking lot sermon on a sign, while out on my lunchtime walk at work. It is curious to ponder the owner's intended impact with this message on a wrinkled sign. Are we really to repent of sins we don't believe in? ...
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