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11 hours ago11h

Posted by laidback1
What's the difference between statists freaks and religious freaks? Only one word makes a difference ...that word is God Statists don't have a God that they call by name ,instead they call it state ,State is their God And religious freaks & ...
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2 days ago2d

Posted by Avva
Value yourself no matter what happens to you because no matter how money is treated it doesn’t reduce it value
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2 days ago2d

Posted by puff
Posting to aid in the debate over what is socialist exactly? communist/ capitalist? What is democracy? What best describes your country's position on the political spectrum? Australia was definitely a socialist democracy, until we started selling...
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3 days ago3d

Posted by godfree2
Check out this Meetup: HAT Presents: Periyaricon22 - International Humanism Conference Humanist Toronto SecularHumanism conference onlineEvents atheism
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4 days ago4d

Posted by MajesticHero
That the universe may be… unbounded, and that none of us has a corner on… TRUTH, are not particularly… wise observations. They may, however point to the fact that the universe is at bottom… a kind of… divine nonsense. (sorry about that. ...
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4 days ago4d

Posted by MajesticHero
That the universe may be… unbounded, and that none of us has a corner on… the truth, are not particularly… commonsensical observations, but merely point to a cosmos which is at the bottom… a kind of… divine nonsense.
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4 days ago4d

Posted by noworry28
He was great
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5 days ago5d

Posted by puff
BIDEN DECLARES PANDEMIC OVER This is a blatant lie from the POTUS The WHO declared a pandemic, only the WHO can declare it is over. And when WHO does declare it over, emergency powers finish for governments around the world. This means emergency ...
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5 days ago5d

Posted by Lorajay
According to a 19th century legend, the Truth and the Lie meet one day. The Lie says to the Truth: "It's a marvellous day today"! The Truth looks up to the skies and sighs, for the day was really beautiful. They spend a lot of time together, ...
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5 days ago5d

Posted by Word
P and not P were sittings in a tree K.I.S.S.I.N.G ... ok, just being funny there. But, in viewing P and not P. The word Not changes the P. Instead of the word Not, how about the words upside down. So, we have upside down P. Is upsidedown P, ...
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1 week ago1w

Posted by SpikeTalon
For those of you out there who value your individual rights and have a sense of justice, the following is something you should strongly consider. Not sure which category this would fall under, so just leaving it here. A post I did awhile back on ...
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1 week ago1w

Posted by Avva
Things happens for reason in life
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1 week ago1w

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKEverything I Like about Religion I Learned from an Atheist - TheHumanist.com
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by misstuffy
LINKPensacola mother arrested for allegedly overdosing child so they could 'go to heaven'
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by godfree2
Latest Secular humanist declaration 2022
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by barjoe
Charles III is the head of the Church of England. Evangelical right and fascist maga call themselves Christian Nationalists. Our constitution is supposed to prevent that. The Founders established this nation as a secular nation. This is not a ...
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by creative51
Ideas from Brights Central Expressing Your Kind of “Worldview” Here at Brights Central, what defines a bright has two parts: (1) naturalistic and (2) worldview. Let’s take a closer look at each word separately The naturalistic part: A ...
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by FrayedBear
I tried hard but just had to share this with you in between rofl's:
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Captain_Feelgood
One has to ask....
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Castlepaloma
Is everyone technically an agnostic? Or is everyone technically an bio organisms, a human being.and individualism first?. Or all above? Whatever beliefs anyone holds is a mix between what they experienced growing up as children and the efforts they ...
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Captain_Feelgood
Soooo... tell me how he is wrong... 😏
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Captain_Feelgood
Just a little bit of a difference to look at. You have to admit, he does have a point.
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3 weeks ago3w

Posted by antman
Somehow I’ve ended up in a YouTube rabbit hole learning about Taoism. Have you guys found anything interesting I could look into for my next rabbit hole adventure?
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3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Matias
Here's a glimpse on the other side of the liberal coin: A free market ideology that seeks to free individuals from all kinds of constraints in order to maximize their ability to work and to consume. The atomized workers with no commitment to any ...
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3 weeks ago3w

Posted by towkneed
Reading about Attention Schema theory and wondering if there's a difference between "subjective" and locally unique.
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3 weeks ago3w

Posted by towkneed
Just discovered Eliminative Materialism and I keep wanting to know more and understand arguments for its validity. Anyone have any opinions?
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3 weeks ago3w

Posted by racocn8
I haven't seen whether the site is continuing, but just in case it doesn't, thanks for 'social' interaction. Good luck to those who have enriched or ennobled my experience, which is what I take as goals. So if a God existed that created the universe...
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4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Matias
There is a general confusion in America about the meaning of terms like "conservative" and "liberal-progressive." Understanding the essential differences between the two sides is not difficult: conservatives and liberals have a very different view ...
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1 month ago1m

Posted by redbai
LINKYT Girl Trying To Get A BM Canceled | Jenny O - YouTube
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1 month ago1m

Posted by Matias
What is the right side of history?
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1 month ago1m

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKJeanette Winterson: Is humanity smart enough to survive itself? | TED Talk
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1 month ago1m

Posted by Sofabeast
I pose a broad question. What is a god? Humans all over the world have gods, but due to cultural differences the design of a god differs markedly. Here are some examples. Some cultures have man-gods and god-men. Physical entities where a person is ...
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1 month ago1m

Posted by Castlepaloma
Where black slaves mostly shipped to America?. Or were most blacks already here?
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1 month ago1m

Posted by Matias
A liberal society is a society in which dominate: the primacy of the isolated, "free and autonomous" individual, the ideology of inevitable progress, the fiction of universal human rights, the obsession with growth (because more and more people are...
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1 month ago1m

Posted by Matias
What we call Modernity has old roots. In most respects, it represents a secularisation of ideas and perspectives borrowed from Christian metaphysics, which spread into secular life following a rejection of any transcendent dimension. Actually, one ...
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1 month ago1m

Posted by TheMiddleWay
My personal contribution to good faith communication is a graceful exit. Instead of leaving the conversation when I'm proven wrong, I will try to admit to that wrongness and thank my person for changing my point of view. Conversely when a ...
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1 month ago1m

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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1 month ago1m

Posted by TheMiddleWay
LINKWhy religion without belief can still make perfect sense | Psyche Ideas
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Aug 11Aug 11

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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Aug 8Aug 8

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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Aug 6Aug 6

Posted by Matias
"Many elements of what we today call our environmental crisis—climate change, resource depletion, groundwater contamination and scarcity, species extinction—are signs of battles won but a war being lost. Today we are accustomed to arguing that we...
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Aug 1Aug 1

Posted by puff
Who remembers the days when the US sought people, apprehending them to bring them to face justice, upholding important principals like trials/ evidence and allowing both sides of the story to be heard in a court before judgment? The days we refused ...
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Aug 1Aug 1

Posted by SpikeTalon
Bottom line is, actions speak louder than words.
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Aug 1Aug 1

Posted by MajesticHero
The world and other things…
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Aug 1Aug 1

Posted by MajesticHero
Your…Self…
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Jul 30Jul 30

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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Jul 30Jul 30

Posted by dalefvictor
A school of thought states that everything is determined, preordained, and measurable. This rather blunt message for humanity would lead one to think that we are just living the chapters in a book already written. I listen and read to arguments ...
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Jul 30Jul 30

Posted by Matias
LINKWhat does it mean to be a "person"? That depends on your culture - Big Think
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Jul 26Jul 26

Posted by TheoryNumber3
“If I had my life to live over... Someone asked me the other day if I had my life to live over would I change anything. My answer was no, but then I thought about it and changed my mind. If I had my life to live over again I would have waxed ...
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Jul 25Jul 25

Posted by Kutty58
Who believe in this
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Jul 25Jul 25

Posted by imtiyaz_ex-m
Rule 5 - Delete games from your mobile. It's a electronic device for your success, not to be a sucker.
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Jul 23Jul 23

Posted by Archeus_Lore
The ultimate Turing test would be giving an advanced Artificially Intelligent being power and money . . . To see if it starts abusing the power it has, becomes more greedy, starts invading and bombing other countries, committing mass murder, and ...
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Jul 22Jul 22

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

East philosophy or West philosophy

  • 9 votes
  • 3 votes
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Jul 21Jul 21

Posted by Matias
"The problem is a real one, not a mere intellectual game. Because today we live in a society in which spurious realities are manufactured by the media, by governments, by big corporations, by religious groups, political groups—and the electronic ...
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Jul 20Jul 20

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKWhy I, as an Atheist, Am No Longer a Humanist
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Jul 18Jul 18

Posted by MichaelSanchuk
TRUTH Be Told
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Jul 17Jul 17

Posted by Unity
"This is a man's world, but it would be nothing without a woman or a girl"
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Jul 17Jul 17

Posted by Matias
Every society can be described as a struggle for power among several groups (example: the bourgeoisie against the proletariat in Marxist theory). In many cases, especially in democratic societies, there is a majority holding the key positions of ...
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Jul 16Jul 16

Posted by SpikeTalon
Since there are some folks on this site who for reasons unknown cannot take some dark humor well and in the process jump to conclusions and start in with the fingerpointing, I'm reposting the image below. Sarcastic/cruel/and or dark humor is hardly ...
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Jul 13Jul 13

Posted by Archeus_Lore
"The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human." . "Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." . "Experience is not what happens to you, it is what you do with what happens to ...
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Jul 13Jul 13

Posted by Jolanta
If you want something you never had, you have to do something you never done. Thomas Jefferson
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Jul 13Jul 13

Posted by FrostyJim
He has a point...
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Jul 12Jul 12

Posted by Word
Agnosticism is another way to prove the statement illogical. Knowledge is a subset of belief being illogical. Agnostic does not hold the existence of gods to be true nor false. So, agnostic has no belief. What does agnostic have? Agnostic...
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Jul 12Jul 12

Posted by Matias
Is it wrong to pigeonhole people and judge them not according to their personal merits and actions, but according to the label of the pigeonhole? Most people intuitively would say: of course that's wrong. That's what racism, sexism and other -isms ...
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Jul 10Jul 10

Posted by cseajay
If you could, would you
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Jul 10Jul 10

Posted by FvckY0u
Why It's Better to be Single | 4 Reasons
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Jul 9Jul 9

Posted by Matias
Robert Hughes, in his book "Culture of Complaint", hit the nail on the head (in 1993!) : "The all-pervasive claim to victimhood tops off America's long-cherished culture of therapeutics. To seem strong may only conceal a rickety scaffolding of ...
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Jul 8Jul 8

Posted by Druvius
Blogging again. "AS FOR SELF-DECEIT, MOST PEOPLE FIND IT AS ESSENTIAL FOR SURVIVAL AS AIR.":
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Jul 8Jul 8

Posted by Spinliesel
Another Rumi quote. I like that man, whoever he is.
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Jul 8Jul 8

Posted by ErichZannIII
nobullies lgbtqia
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Jul 8Jul 8

Posted by Word
Reasoning - the action of thinking about something in a logical, sensible way. Reasoning requires free will to choose. Free will is the capacity of agents to choose between different possible courses of action unimpeded. Critical thinking - the...
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Jul 7Jul 7

Posted by puff
There has been quite a bit of speculation on how Russia invading Ukraine happened, what led to it. Russian expansionism? NATO expansionism? The 2014 coup and resulting civil war? Who is at fault? A thought occurred to me earlier. Intellectuals ...
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Jul 7Jul 7

Posted by Matias
It is part of the logic of individualistic modern societies (with a certain tendency toward individual and collective narcissism) to celebrate minorities. Where emancipation and individuality are central values and goals, the minority becomes the ...
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Jul 3Jul 3

Posted by Lorajay
In America everybody is of the opinion that he has no social superiors, since all men are equal, but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors, for, from the time of Jefferson onward, the doctrine that all men are equal applies only upwards, ...
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Jul 3Jul 3

Posted by Sofabeast
Roe v Wade overturned. I open a debate on the controversial subject of human abortion. Please keep it civil and argue objectively on the subject avoiding social clashes based purely on subjective opinions. The question is not reason why an abortion ...
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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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Jul 2Jul 2

Posted by isaiahfzell1990
So being an atheist, one of the most significant things that I struggling with is that since I also have a strong love for learning about different cultures, people, and countries, and I do not believe in any religous/spiritual/supernatural things ...
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Jul 2Jul 2

Posted by Castlepaloma
What is worse, FEAR or GREED? I pick fear, because when people control their fear they can control mass hysteria, which politics , religion and superrich feed off of, so easily.
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Jul 2Jul 2

Posted by Matias
Our minds manage to distract us from the terrible reality by filling our lives with stories about hopeful goals and encouraging us to strive to achieve them. The ups and downs of that struggle are part of our common history of striving for what we ...
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Jul 1Jul 1

Posted by FrostyJim
I didn't know...!
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Jul 1Jul 1

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKNothing Exists But You | The Philosophy of Solipsism
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Jun 29Jun 29

Posted by mistymoon77
It's a pretty good feeling when this does happen. All about perspective.
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Jun 29Jun 29

Posted by Advin
Islam isn't a religion because this is a Tererism.according to Quran 9:5...Ban the Islam from all non muslim contrys...
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Jun 28Jun 28

Posted by Matias
Some of the leading figures of the so-called identitarian right in Europe claim to be no longer racists, but they call themselves "ethno-pluralists". The basic idea of this concept is that there are different races and peoples, and each of them has ...
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Jun 27Jun 27

Posted by AtheistPeace666
agnostic is the most rational position to have because both Atheist and religious are more definite positions even though there is no possible way to prove or disprove God for certain.
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Jun 27Jun 27

Posted by Matias
Nowadays, many, maybe even most of us do not live in the world described by science, but in some kind of "Fantasyland". In his eponymous book, Kurt Andersen describes and explains how we arrived at this point. The pivotal moment, he argues, was the ...
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Jun 26Jun 26

Posted by FrostyJim
No kidding...?
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Jun 26Jun 26

Posted by puff
We have recognised that people have a right to gender identify outside the biological/ physical attributes. I have seen up to 16 mentioned here alone Just kinda made me smile though with all this talk of abortion ie which ...
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Jun 23Jun 23

Posted by towkneed
I was thinking about how I had tried to explain Marx's Theory of Surplus Value to someone once when it occurred to me - the starting point of Marx and communism in general is the absolute opposite of market theory. Market theory starts with price, ...
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Jun 23Jun 23

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKRebirth | A Shamanic Documentary by David Al-Badri
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Jun 23Jun 23

Posted by Matias
Some excerpts from the book "Inventing the Individual" by Larry Siedentop "The roots of liberalism were firmly established in the arguments of philosophers and canon lawyers by the fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries: belief in a fundamental ...
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Jun 23Jun 23

Posted by Ryo1
The definition of being 'COOL'. 😆 Click on the link to see the comic in full size.
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Jun 23Jun 23

Posted by Advin
According to Bible(Book of Genesis):-human thinking test with temptation by god...This is god's technology.....😁😁😁😁😁
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Jun 23Jun 23

Posted by Anabucerias
“The pathetic thing that grows out of this condition is called faith: in other words, closing one's eyes upon one's self once for all, to avoid suffering the sight of incurable falsehood. People erect a concept of morality, of virtue, of holiness ...
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Jun 23Jun 23

Posted by Anabucerias
From the arrival of the earliest humans on earth to the present ,God has always been a human invention intendednto control others.
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Jun 22Jun 22

Posted by Matias
When modern citizens cease to be religious they do not cease to be moral, they still have the same moral mind and the same moral impulses and needs that they used to channel through religion. They still have the same need for a moral identity, for a ...
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Jun 21Jun 21

Posted by Matias
Steven Weinberg once said, "With or without religion, good people can behave well and bad people can do evil; but for good people to do evil - that takes religion." I've read this quote hundreds of times, and I never liked it, because it assumes ...
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Jun 19Jun 19

Posted by LovinLarge
I hope no one minds if I share this here. I lost my dad last year just before Father's Day. He was 94, a white liberal academic who led a very privileged life and he acknowledged that. He paid significant income tax and was happy to do so. He was...
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Jun 18Jun 18

Posted by Matias
What does liberalism mean to you?
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Jun 16Jun 16

Posted by skado
Carlisle, Vervaeke, Spinoza, and voluntary necessities. .
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