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Jul 9, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by HippieChick58
PHILOMATH Part of speech: noun Origin: Ancient Greek, early 17th century 1: lover of learning; a student or scholar, especially of mathematics, natural philosophy, etc 2: (obsolete) An astrologer or prognosticator. Examples of Philomath in a ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jul 8, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Bigtank9401
Your Thoughts on Philosophy
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Philosophy
Jul 8, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Mitch07102
Wisdom from The Daily Stoic, something I try to do in my life. I suspect this is true for the members of this group. "No one is saying you’re not smart. No one is saying that you aren’t pretty well-versed in philosophy. You might even be the ...
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Music Fans
Jul 6, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Marionville
I’ve got a good one for you tonight before I say goodnight. I posted something by this band earlier in my World Music group..now it’s your turn to hear them, although I know I’ve posted them here in the past, just not often enough though! ...
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Posts
Jul 5, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Cutiebeauty
What's a good caption?
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Posts
Jul 4, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by bobwjr
They got it right
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Quotes
Jul 4, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Merseyman1
Skepticism is the first step on the road to philosophy. - Diderot
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Cheesy Jokes
Jul 4, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Lilac-JadeCanada
My neighbor, a tailor, has a new job. I asked him how much he enjoyed it. "It's Sew-Sew."
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Legalize Cannabis Nationwide/Worldwide
Jul 3, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by OldGoat43
HEMP GROWER GRANT The U.S. Department of Agriculture said that licensed hemp businesses are eligible for its Rural Cooperative Development Grant program. LINK:
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jul 2, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Gatovicolo
Let me make something to eat you guys.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jul 1, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Hollyberry
Looking for others interested in Buddhist and Taoist philosophies in the SE Florida area. We could grab a cup of coffee and discuss the nature of reality. Or tell jokes. I am in the wisewoman stage of life and could use some buddies interested in ...
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Trump Pinata
Jun 30, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Merseyman1
Exactly...how will we know!
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Music Fans
Jun 30, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by LuvLayne
Hello It's Me - Todd Rundgren
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Just for Laughs
Jun 29, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by bobwjr
Even back then
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Posts
Jun 29, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by OldGoat43
ISLANDS RISING Bermuda's premier encouraged people to submit feedback on their concerns with a proposed marijuana legalization bill. LINK:
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General & Hellos
Jun 29, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by FrayedBear
Iranian humour?
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FreeThinkers
Jun 29, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Philip21
America Has Always Been A Nation Of Conspiracy Theories — But It’s Worse Than Ever
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Leftists
Jun 29, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by William77
why traditional left failed propagate or support atheism or atheist activist openly in open democracies ..(modified my question).
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Posts
Jun 28, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by RobertNappi2
Family cuteness
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Health & Happiness
Jun 26, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by TimothySkaggs
Beautiful day
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News & Links
Jun 26, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
Desperate to slow down spread of virus Florida bans bar alcohol consumption as Covid- spikes. Texas did this as well!!!!
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Legalize Cannabis Nationwide/Worldwide
Jun 25, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by OldGoat43
WISHY WASHY? A little-noticed report from the federal Creating Options for Veterans Expedited Recovery Commission appointed by President Trump and congressional leaders recommends expanding research into the potential of marijuana and ...
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Jun 23, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by azzow2
Highest covid19 one day spike.
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Just for Laughs
Jun 22, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by bobwjr
Found his baby picture
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Liberals Who Don't Hate Each Other
Jun 22, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Lorajay
My favorite meme of the month.
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News & Links
Jun 21, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Dyl1983
LOL!!! Trump calls the coronavirus the 'kung flu'.
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Politics
Jun 20, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by WilliamCharles
Looking up some other background info, I came across this. It was written before Biden even announced. It is more complementary to Biden than I was expecting, and some of it justified. But I also find it telling, particularly in light of its closing ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jun 19, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by MissKathleen
“All this reading, all these quotes. This love of learning, our fascination with books. No one is saying it’s a bad thing. Because it isn’t. Still, it’s worth using, from time to time, a quip from Steven Pressfield’s Gates of Fire on ...
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Memes R Us
Jun 18, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Philip21
Some big government philosophy ...
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Jun 17, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by azzow2
I have been reading the 6 branches of philosophy and about the different branches. This song came to mind when I finally broke away.
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Legalize Cannabis Nationwide/Worldwide
Jun 17, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Freespirit64
We should talk about cooking with canabis. Or would that be another group....
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jun 17, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Anismail
"There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness." Dalai Lama
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Philosophy
Jun 17, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Jolanta
My philosophy is to be happy, every day.
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Posts
Jun 15, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
John Fogerty - Don't You Wish It Was True
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Politics
Jun 15, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Barnie2years
Borrowed from my relative on FB. For those still trying so hard to find less damning reasons for the Confederacy. “ Here is a portion on the corner stone speech made In 1861 in Savannah Georgia by the Confederate vice president. This is why we ...
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General & Hellos
Jun 15, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Mitch07102
From The Daily Stoic on Why wear a mask? The world has asked a lot of us over the last few months. We had to stop traveling. We had to shut down our businesses. We had to take our kids out of school. It asked even more of some of us. The doctors ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Jun 12, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Marionville
UTILITARIAN. - Adjective...1) designed to be useful or practical rather than attractive “a utilitarian building”. Synonyms; functional, serviceable, useful. 2) (philosophy) relating to or adhering to the doctrine of utilitarianism “a ...
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Politics
Jun 11, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Apunzelle
Why Do Liberals Think All Trump Supporters Are Stupid? An anguished question from a Trump supporter: “Why do liberals think Trump supporters are stupid?” THE SERIOUS ANSWER: Here’s what the majority of anti-Trump voters honestly feel ...
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News & Links
Jun 10, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by TheMiddleWay
LINKPoetry Foundation Leaders Resign After Criticism Of Organization's Response To Protests : Live Updates: Protests For Racial Justice : NPR
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Politics
Jun 10, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by of-the-mountain
White supremacy Fascist hoaxes are now showing just how easy it is to stir up vigilante justice and hoard invasion paranoia in too many small towns and cities in this country!!! Antifa seems to be a big boogie group of trump, republican fascist, and...
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Metal music
Jun 10, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Seriousreason
DEALER. Crooked .with voteing got 4,th in 2019s Breakdown awards. 3/4 through track.
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Humour, Fun, Chuckles, Laughs, or Cutes, From Everywhere.
Jun 9, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Marionville
Ernest the Cat massaging and grooming the pigs and other animals!
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Photography
Jun 9, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by jasen
Sundown, you better take care......if I find you been creepin' 'round my back stair .......
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jun 9, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by TheMiddleWay
LINK'Philosophy lab test' finds objective vision impossible
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jun 9, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Gatovicolo
Philosophy is like being in a dark room and looking for a black cat. Metaphysics is like being in a dark room and looking for a black cat that isn't there. Theology is like being in a dark room and looking for a black cat that isn't there, and ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Jun 8, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Marionville
QUALIA. - Noun (plural) In Philosophy and certain models of Psychology, qualia or singular form quale, are individual instances of subjective conscious experience. From Latin qualis meaning “of what sort” or “of what kind”, in a specific...
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Sex, Love, and Kinky Things, What's Your Pleasure?
Jun 7, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by WeirdDrink7
Hello all, I'm a student at the University of Edinburgh, the course I am currently studying is called, "Philosophy, Science, and Religion. Philosophy in general has become a passion of mine, and this course is extremely fascinating. I am a single ...
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Music Fans
Jun 7, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
St Anne’s Reel - David Grier Ft. Stuart Duncan
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Music, Movies & Books
Jun 7, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by AravindAjith
I have read two novels written by paulo coelho. The Alchemist and Adultery. One thing I have noticed in both the novels is the importance he gives to religious beliefs. I don't know much about Philosophy and stuff, But I feel like he is writing with...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jun 7, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Mitch07102
COVID, psychological stress, and the importance of exercise. "I believe lowering psychological stress can reduce the risk of disease, both physical and mental, and I would not be surprised if psychological stress plays an important role in dealing ...
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Trump Pinata
Jun 5, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by TheGreatShadow
He's even more of a sissy than we thought!
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News & Links
Jun 5, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Putin declares state of emergency after massive fuel leak pollutes river in the Arctic Circle
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News & Links
Jun 5, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKTrump Admin Supports Discrimination Against LGBTQ+ Families
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jun 4, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by TheMiddleWay
LINKResearchers report that more than two-thirds of self-identified atheists shed that label after their encounter with psychedelics
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Religion & Spirituality
Jun 4, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by abyers1970
I’ve been studying the Tao Te ching for over a year now. I do not consider it a religion I consider it a philosophy. One of the teaching is the first key to wisdom is not to add more wisdom but to clear your mind first of everything you’ve been ...
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Leftists
Jun 2, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by ADKSparky
Meet the Economist Behind the One Percent’s Stealth Takeover of America Duke historian Nancy MacLean contends that his philosophy is so stark that even young libertarian acolytes are only introduced to it after they have ...
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Trump Pinata
Jun 2, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by HumanistJohn
Al Franken interviews Steve Schmidt (one of the founders of the Lincoln Projest)
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Health & Happiness
Jun 1, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Aristippus
Rich Goscicki Ever since high school I've always been impressed with Rene Magritte, the father of surrealism. He helped bring on existentialism and the changes in philosophy and religion from the late '20s on. Here's some of his strangest stuff. ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
May 31, 2020May 2020

Posted by RobertLudwick
From Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (: In the popular sense, an agnostic is someone who neither believes nor disbelieves in God, whereas an atheist disbelieves in God. In the strict sense, however, agnosticism is the view ...
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General & Hellos
May 31, 2020May 2020

Posted by Amzungu
LINKGeorge Floyd death: Thousands join UK protests - BBC News
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World Music
May 31, 2020May 2020

Posted by Marionville
In 1966 French singer Francoise Hardy sang this song in English and became a heartthrob for a generation of young men...at least a few I knew anyway, but probably more than just a few ! - All Over The World.
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Real Intimacy
May 31, 2020May 2020

Posted by LetzGetReal
I always liked the (basic) philosophy of this song; it sounded good on paper anyway , though rings a bit sad between the notes. A deep, versus a casual, open relationship is quite challenging to maintain; I know I did it, or I might say-- WE did ...
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Memes R Us
May 30, 2020May 2020

Posted by mistymoon77
That's about to implode at any second.
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Music Fans
May 29, 2020May 2020

Posted by TO_BY
Henson Cargill, "Blackjack County Chain"
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Religion & Spirituality
May 28, 2020May 2020

Posted by Aristippus
I recently made made a comment that I thought better of. It requires more explanation. In my philosophy I call Rational Darwinism (RD) the main tenet is we all evolved from the natural world and God had nothing to do with it. There was nothing ...
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News & Links
May 28, 2020May 2020

Posted by Jetty
LINKUpsetting but a must-watch... Coronavirus frontline: doctors fear second wave of infections
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Newbie Groupies!
May 27, 2020May 2020

Posted by Philip21
Christian rock band members react: Lead singer of Hawk Nelson reveals he doesn't believe in God
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Politics
May 26, 2020May 2020

Posted by Philip21
Forewarned ...
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Posts
May 25, 2020May 2020

Posted by of-the-mountain
Three strains of Covin19 virus!!! Which do not make sense since the West coast strain is the original A strain! While the East coast has the B strain! The numbers do not add up!!!
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Philosophy & Meaning
May 22, 2020May 2020

Posted by altschmerz
I have a friend who's parents are atheists (I met them at a Unitarian church) but he converted to Islam, I think in part because he's subconsciously trying to piss off his father, who's an opinionated loudmouth (and they sort of have a similar ...
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
May 22, 2020May 2020

Posted by Allamanda
A great mystery! Glacier 'mice'
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CLASSICAL, OPERA and CROSSOVER
May 22, 2020May 2020

Posted by Marionville
Most of us know this piece of music either as from 2001: A Space Odyssey ..or as the music Elvis Presley used prior to appearance on stage in his live shows. It is actually called Also Sprach Zarathustra by Richard Strauss and was composed in 1896...
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General & Hellos
May 21, 2020May 2020

Posted by Mitch07102
From today's Daily Stoic. Timeless wisdom, spot-on for today's environment. "Sometimes it takes courage to not do things." "In the ancient world, as you can imagine, there was so much waiting. It took weeks or months for mail to arrive. It took ...
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Religious Naturalism
May 20, 2020May 2020

Posted by Allamanda
So this may go down like a lead balloon here, but I think there's some value in it for some people. It's not 'religious'. Professor Rupert Read is one of the definitive spokespersons on ‘The Collapse’ and is the co-author of This ...
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Posts
May 19, 2020May 2020

Posted by Lilac-JadeCanada
An eccentric philosophy professor gave a one question final exam, after a semester dealing with a broad array of topics. The class was already seated and ready to go, when the professor picked up his chair, plopped it on his desk and wrote on the ...
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Health & Happiness
May 18, 2020May 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
China has been trying to avoid fallout from coronavirus. Now 100 countries are pushing for an investigation
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Politics
May 17, 2020May 2020

Posted by LiterateHiker
Obama reminds us of what a US president should sound like.
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Philosophy & Meaning
May 16, 2020May 2020

Posted by Word
Cartoon about the philosophy and meaning of cynic.
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Just for Laughs
May 15, 2020May 2020

Posted by GrooshStar
Hello everyone, I'm new to this group. Hope you have a great friday.
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CLASSICAL, OPERA and CROSSOVER
May 15, 2020May 2020

Posted by JackPedigo
Mozart’s musical joke. I am posting this for a reason that transcends music, a sort of trifecta – Classical music, uncommon word and philosophy. From my recent readings of the books by Lyanda Lynn Haupt I have really come to ...
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Ethical Sluts
May 15, 2020May 2020

Posted by 1EarthLovingGal
Well.. this is a new one!
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Politics
May 13, 2020May 2020

Posted by 48thRonin
LINKAh back when the media actually worked for the people
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Philosophy & Meaning
May 12, 2020May 2020

Posted by MikeInBatonRouge
Clearly, anyone going to work for the likes of Liberty U. May reasonably have their judgment questioned. But just look at how Falwell's institution used to advertise their philosophy department. The vital need for ...
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News & Links
May 12, 2020May 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKLiberty University Just Got Rid of Its Entire Philosophy Department | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
May 11, 2020May 2020

Posted by Marionville
NATIVISM. - Noun...1) the policy of protecting the interests of native born or established inhabitants against those of immigrants.”a deep vein of xenophobia and nativism”: a return to or emphasis on indigenous customs, in opposition to ...
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Religious Naturalism
May 10, 2020May 2020

Posted by MarkWD
Has anyone else read Ishmael by Daniel Quinn which I would have classified as Sci Fi or fantasy but googling it yields “philosophical fiction” and “magical realism”, two genres I’d never heard of before. But I think it would fit this group...
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Politics
May 10, 2020May 2020

Posted by Grecio
Do you think Biden and Trump will ever have a public debate?
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News & Links
May 10, 2020May 2020

Posted by Observer-Effect
This is a very good and hard hitting article on "The Age of Ignorance". And a harsh support for my belief now that America has lost. I don't know how that loss will play out, but America has no reason to retain dominance in the world ...
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Just for Laughs
May 9, 2020May 2020

Posted by Austin-Cambridge
YOGI REALIZED THAT IF HE WORE HIS MASK ALL THE TIME HE WOULD HAVE TO KEEP OUT OF THE SUNSHINE!
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Philosophy & Meaning
May 8, 2020May 2020

Posted by RobertLudwick
Thoughts?: “... atheism should be construed as the proposition that God does not exist (or, more broadly, the proposition that there are no gods). This definition has the added virtue of making atheism a direct answer to one of the most important ...
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General & Hellos
May 8, 2020May 2020

Posted by Tomfoolery33
LINKMcDonald's Workers in Denmark Pity Us -- The New York Times
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Just for Laughs
May 8, 2020May 2020

Posted by LaDizdeOdd
Minion Philosophy on God!
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Biden 2020
May 7, 2020May 2020

Posted by UrsiMajor
Joe Biden Virtual Rally Tampa Thursday May 7 5:15 PM EST We can't host any in-person events due to COVID-19, but that won't stop me from hitting the campaign trail—virtually, of course. Tomorrow, I'll be making stops around Florida and wrapping up...
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Quotes
May 7, 2020May 2020

Posted by OnTheInside
“Learning does not make one learned: there are those who have knowledge and those who have understanding. The first requires memory and the second philosophy.” - Alexandre Dumas
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Trump Pinata
May 5, 2020May 2020

Posted by HumanistJohn
I don't like the members of the Lincoln Project. They're all conservatives whose philosophy stinks, to say the least. But this group has at least as its objective to defeat Donald Trump.
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Religion & Spirituality
May 4, 2020May 2020

Posted by Archeus_Lore
"All religions bear the traces of the fact that they arose during the intellectual immaturity of the human race before it had learned the obligations to speak the truth. Not one of them makes it the duty of its god to be truthful and understandable ...
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General & Hellos
May 3, 2020May 2020

Posted by WilliamFleming
Here’s a link to one of Martin Luther King’s most famous essays, An Experiment in Love : Here’s an excerpt that sums up the essay, but there is a lot more that might be of interest. “The fifth basic philosophy turns ...
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Health & Happiness
May 3, 2020May 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
How much will it matter whoever gets the vaccine first ?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
May 3, 2020May 2020

Posted by JeffMesser
Revisiting a little theoretical physics: what does the double slit experiment tell us?
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Quotes
May 2, 2020May 2020

Posted by Marionville
“Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous” ............David Hume.
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