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Skepticism
1 week ago1w

Posted by MattHardy
Setting up a group for skeptical discussion topics that lend themselves to investigation through the process of scientific skepticism and critical thinking. For example: spiritualism, the paranormal, ufos, and alternative medicine.
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Critical thinking
1 week ago1w

Posted by RichieO
I was wondering how many folk make partitions or compartments in the mind to go on believing in something that has no evidence or sound reasons and still call themselves critical thinkers, it is obvious that some do just that, whether it is a god, ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by floWteiuQ
LINKBelief In Conspiracy Theories Is Associated With Lower Levels Of Critical Thinking – Research Digest
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by bobwjr
We can still jail him
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Trump Pinata
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by glennlab
Finally found an excellent description of him
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Health & Happiness
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Spinliesel
Monday, Monday. It is an appointment with a new neurologist. Nerve doctors, who have no problem with jamming you with pointy steel rods connected to radiofrequency generators. To see if my nerves conduct the electrical signals from the brain. I...
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Just for Laughs
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by St-Sinner
New drawing. You like it?
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Silly, Random & Fun
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by whiskywoman
some fun and facts remember those heaters they were awesome
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Critical thinking
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by RichieO
I wonder how much folks will learn from both the ex-presidents impeachment trials? More to point, how can critical thinking help to see beyond the rhetoric and legal babble? It is, in my opinion also a trial of how well democracy works, (or fails to ...
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Politics
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by MsAl
So THIS is why the riots went wrong!! 🙄 Edit- I posted this without looking into the source because I thought it was funny. Sgt-Spanky pointed out that it is a satire page and thus not real. Sad how he was to only one out of all us critical ...
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Politics
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Thirst2learn
Hey liberals, time for some critical thinking skills, whats wrong with this picture?
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Religion & Spirituality
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by HeAdAkE
The ego the ego is a very powerful thing i just realized that it may have so much to do with why in the fuk people would pray to a god i feel as if ive been enlightened with that thought question is : does the ego overpower the ability to use ...
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Religion & Spirituality
1 month ago1m

Posted by Lizzyambs
KARMA
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Love of Physics
1 month ago1m

Posted by yvilletom
Quantum experiments have long demonstrated that subatomic particles somehow “know” about each other instantly, and at great distances. Standard model folk, aka Bangers, invented quantum entanglement to describe the phenomena. Electric Universe ...
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Scientists
1 month ago1m

Posted by yvilletom
Quantum experiments have long demonstrated that subatomic particles somehow “know” about each other instantly, and at great distances. Standard model folk, aka Bangers, invented quantum entanglement to describe the phenomena. Electric Universe ...
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Memes R Us
1 month ago1m

Posted by MichelleGar1
He was everyone's friend! Lol
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Family & Parenting
1 month ago1m

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKNational High School Ethics Bowl
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aussie sceptics
1 month ago1m

Posted by anglophone
It annoys the crap out of me that people in state politics still try to hoodwink the public with their conspiracy theories. Thank goodness Andreas Tokaji was caught out before the impending election: . I assert that people with such a ...
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
1 month ago1m

Posted by azzow2
I hope that I am not the only one that feels like this bata test vaccination is being forced and that all of a sudden the long term effects no longer matter? This entire situation reminds me of this movie.
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Music Fans
1 month ago1m

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
There was a lot of good music to comd out during the pandemic. What say yee all for just one of your many favorites. I liked the Stones a lot
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Health & Happiness
Jan 19Jan 19

Posted by Jolanta
Old timers are doing it for themselves.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jan 18Jan 18

Posted by gsiamne
Nasa's Curiosity rover: 3,000 days on Mars:
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The Computer & Electronic
Jan 15Jan 15

Posted by TheGreatShadow
How to buy a computer. In 1993! This was around the year that we got our first home computer. IIRC it was like 33mhz and 4 mb of ram. Like 3K for the thing. Never worked because it had a hard drive. I was like 10 so I had no idea... Speaking of ...
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Politics
Jan 13Jan 13

Posted by Somnium
Ciphers are individuals lacking in moral autonomy, deficient in critical thinking and incapable of acting with courage. The cipher is too afraid or incompetent to think for himself, and so, he submissively regurgitates slogans heard in the media and...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jan 13Jan 13

Posted by AHWalter1989
LINKLife, Philosophy, and Everything In-Between: Critical Thinking In A Busy World
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Posts
Jan 9Jan 9

Posted by bobwjr
Beware the squirrel
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General & Hellos
Jan 7Jan 7

Posted by TristanNuvo
Just thinking ahead here a bit. For all of those who did not like the freedoms that were taken away from us after 911. Just think of all that will be taken away after this insane, ill informed mob attacking the Capitol. Trump and ALL of his ...
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News & Links
Dec 31, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKRapper Azealia Banks Slaughtered Chickens in Her Closet for Three Years As a Form of Witchcraft | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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News & Links
Dec 30, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKMissouri Parents Who Watched Beating Can’t Go to Their ‘Demon’ Child’s Funeral, Judge Rules
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Philosophy & Meaning
Dec 29, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by LenHazell53
In answer to @DangerDave's post Are You A Humanist? and the Ten commitments Altruism “I will help others in need without hoping for rewards.” Why only those in need, and who determines what "need" is? Critical Thinking “I will ...
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News & Links
Dec 24, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKKirk Cameron Condemns “Mask Gestapo” While Publicizing COVID-Spreading Events | Beth Stoneburner | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Politics
Dec 22, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by LisaLisa92806
If you're atheist and a Trump supporter you don’t get to pretend that you care about reason, logic, science, facts, or critical thinking. You still live in an alternate universe of conspiracy theories, corruption, and lies.
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General & Hellos
Dec 21, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by nogod4me
The Baloney Detection Kit Sandwich (Infographic) Click this link to zoom and scroll the Infographic: For a class project, a pair of 11th grade physics students created the infographic shown below, inspired by ...
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Dec 21, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by johnnyrobish
Angry Trump Intensifying Efforts to Challenge Election Results While the deadly coronavirus rages on out of control, President Trump’s focus has been to intensify his efforts to overturn the election, proposing a series of ...
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Trump Pinata
Dec 20, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKAtlantic City auctions off chance to blow up Trump Plaza | TheHill
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Just for Laughs
Dec 19, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Triphid
Poor old Santa has been having truly shit of a year, the Elves are ALL on Strike, the Reindeer all have a dose of the Scours, Mother Claus is going through the Menopause, the Fairies have all turned Lesbian. Suddenly the door bursts open and in comes...
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General & Hellos
Dec 15, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by LifeIsEnough
I love looking to buy old churches and turning them into artists and crafters maker's space. That's the two year plan right now. I want an artist and writer sanctuary to encourage freedom of thought and expression. Very excited.
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News & Links
Dec 9, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKFocus on the Family Releases Anti-LGBTQ “Back to School” Guide for Parents | Beth Stoneburner | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Dec 4, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Marqus
... ☃️☃️ ...
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Mental Health Support
Dec 4, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by DaisyMaeNot
Has anyone on here ever "written off" a family member? How about your own child? I'm about to slam the door on my youngest who's been arrested for domestic violence for the SECOND time (different woman this time). He's a misogynistic asshole and ...
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Posts
Dec 4, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Healthydoc70
DORENEVANT-fr, from now on; henceforth
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News & Links
Dec 2, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKLetters From An American 12/01/2020
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Just for Laughs
Dec 1, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by RoboGraham
That time of the year again.
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Critical thinking
Nov 30, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by yvilletom
To exercise my critical thinking I often read rulings by the Supreme Court of the US (scotus). To find a ruling, I search on “scotus xxxxxxx text”. Where you see xxxxxxx there, I name a subject I want to investigate such as sex or speech or ...
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Just for Laughs
Nov 22, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Wesley-C
Damn what am I?
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Out Of The Illusion
Nov 22, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by William_Mary
Our voices and opinions of critic have the potential of power. First you must generate power towards an opinion by actually using material provided to address. Within the groups narratives, whether it be from the articles or videos. To be able to ...
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Critical thinking
Nov 22, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Word
Knowledge of good and evil is paramount for establishing good critical thinking skills. To lay a good knowledge foundation of the knowledge of good and evil one should study many different sources of dictionaries and thesauruses to get an objective ...
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Trump Pinata
Nov 21, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by freeofgod
There seems to be a question floating around about whether President elect Joe Biden should prosecute Trumps' illegal doings or let them go in the hope of cooperation from republican officials. I'm not expecting an ounce of help from the R's. They ...
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News & Links
Nov 15, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKFox News' Tucker Carlson Apologizes For His Fake Dead Man Voting Story | HuffPost
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Critical thinking
Nov 6, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by RichieO
Is it enough to be a freethinker? (As described by Bertie) What makes a freethinker is not his beliefs but the way in which he holds them. If he holds them because his elders told him they were true when he was young, or if he holds them because if...
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Critical thinking
Nov 4, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by yvilletom
Some more critical thinking. In physics and chemistry, the law of conservation of momentum says the momentum of an isolated system remains constant. Source: Wikipedia. If the Big Bang happened, it gave linear momentum to a lot of matter. If the ...
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Posts
Oct 22, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Ajc333
What’s everyone’s favorite book on critical thinking? Mine is probably the demon haunted world.
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Ethical Vegans - Animal Rights - Environmental Concerns - Clean Food & Gardening
Oct 22, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by SkotlandSkye
Greetings all! I founded this group and it's nice to see that it's still going :-)
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Trump Pinata
Oct 18, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by johnnyrobish
White House Was Warned Giuliani Was a Russian-Manipulated Asset It’s being reported that as early as January of 2019, the intelligence committee warned Capitol Hill and the White House that Rudy Giuliani was “a target of a ...
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SapioSexuals
Oct 15, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by FlippantLlama
I'm all for education and academia, but have you ever met someone that, despite a lack of formal education, is naturally highly intelligent? I almost admire them more when they can reach conclusions all by themselves without formal training in ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Oct 11, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by HippieChick58
DESIDERATUM də-zi-də-RAH-dəm Part of speech: noun Origin: Latin, mid 17th century 1: Something that is needed or wanted. Examples of Desideratum in a sentence "Critical thinking skills are the desideratum of basic education." "I don't ...
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Posts
Oct 4, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by girlwithsmiles
Wandered over a style and found a nice little bough of berries and watering hole. The local dragonflies are still very active 😊
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Politics
Sep 29, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by MikeInBatonRouge
This. U.S. democracy is in some deep shit. I blame religion. ....not because it is automatically partisan, but because it destroys people's critical thinking skills and makes them more susceptible to political bad actors.
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Memes R Us
Sep 25, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Hages
Ever Notice...
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The Church of Maybe
Sep 22, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by HenAgnDon
Serenity Dip = Serendipity I have come across books (in person before covid) rather cheap about things that extended my imagination about cosmology, oceanography, linguistics, ancient history, logic, neurology, what have you. Things that barely ...
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General & Hellos
Sep 21, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by DavidLaDeau
An open letter to my friend DenoPenno a member here on agnostic.. We have known each other for about six years now. I met you on another site when I first came out as an atheist. You never failed to challenge me at every turn. I learned so much ...
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Politics
Sep 18, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Lightupmylife
I went to an all-girl catholic high school in Ohio and finally agreed to go to the latest reunion, our 50th. So after 50 years, I found the majority of the ladies were still staunch Catholics, gushing over the mass said in our honor (I did not ...
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General & Hellos
Sep 16, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Triphid
Just a little adjunct to the Evangeloon business from last weekend. Last evening I received a phone call from Evangeloon's mother. She said, quite nicely I might add, " I want to thank you most sincerely for your rendering assistance to my somewhat, ...
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Sep 14, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Marionville
Amy Winehouse would’ve been 37 today because this is her birthday, born 14th September 1983. So sad that we lost her so young. Here as a tribute is her singing - Valerie. live
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Critical thinking
Sep 8, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by yvilletom
A Not Easy Critical Thinking Exercise: If Einstein had said there are no black swans, he would not have looked for black swans. He did say nothing travels faster than light, and did not look for anything that traveled faster than light. He left ...
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Liberal/Progressive Party
Sep 7, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by LuvLayne
Trump's 'losers' and 'suckers' troops scandal is one final call to action for America
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Critical thinking
Sep 6, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by yvilletom
An Easy Critical Thinking Exercise: In the laboratory, neutrons decay in just under 15 minutes. Please do not ask if neutron stars exist.
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Out Of The Illusion
Sep 4, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by William_Mary
Trump Admin Did Little to Prevent PPP Fraud, New Report From House Dems Concludes Tens of thousands of PPP loans issued by the administration could be subject to fraud, waste, or abuse, House Democrats found by analyzing program details. ...
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Critical thinking
Sep 1, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by yvilletom
Albert Einstein — An Exercise in Critical Thinking “ Isaacson’s biography shows how scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his personality.” ......Publisher’s blurb on the audio edition of ...
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News & Links
Aug 26, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by SkyreckedLoemm
Will this ever stop?
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Family & Parenting
Aug 20, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by jlf32119
Hey guys. What are some specific and realistic strategies that parents can use to increase critical thinking skills in our young kids? Many of us on this website acknowledge the need to use critical thinking skills regarding religion, beliefs, etc....
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General & Hellos
Aug 18, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by nogod4me
Information to help understand Viruses and Pandemics from Junior Skeptic Right now, we are all confronting one of humanity’s scariest enemies: epidemic disease. Are we brave enough to face this horror? You bet we are! We’ve ...
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EX Mormon Atheists, agnostics and apostates
Aug 14, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by PandaCat
It’s so weird that I hardly say I’m exmormon anymore. It was a thing for like 3 years. Now I mostly say I’m atheist or pantheist (as Dawkin’s definition).
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Trump Pinata
Aug 7, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by racocn8
POLLTrump has been campaigning to have schools reopen. He claims that it is important for kids to go back to school. The problem is, Trump and the Republicans have never given a flying f&&k about kids, teachers, or schools. They mostly hate schools ...

Why does Trump want to re-open the schools... (What is the main reason)?

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Religion & Spirituality
Aug 5, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by FSMGirl
POLLWhy do his followers believe Trump's lies even when he's been caught red-handed? Is it because the fundamentalist nature of their religion discourages critical thinking skills?

Does Fundamentalist Religion Make Republicans Gullible?

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Critical thinking
Aug 5, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Fezerly
Hi there, I’m looking for a book on critical thinking for my book club for work. Any ideas?
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Aug 3, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKBiden, Bernie forces clash during convention meeting - POLITICO
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General & Hellos
Aug 2, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Amzungu
LINKPolitiFact | Who are the doctors in the viral hydroxychloroquine video?
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Psychology
Jul 31, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by yvilletom
Assertiveness briefly defined: 1) being able to say “I like . . . .” 2) being able to say “I don’t like . . . .”, and 3) being able to say “Stop that!” An assertiveness course I took 45 years ago boiled down to those. I will never ...
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Non-nude sexy pics
Jul 31, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by OldMetalHead
Jessica-Jane Clement
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Critical thinking
Jul 25, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by yvilletom
Test your critical thinking. “If the red shifts are a Doppler shift . . . The observations as they stand lead to the anomaly of a closed universe, curiously small and dense, and, it may be added, suspiciously young. “On the other hand, if red ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jul 24, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Archeus_Lore
Ttttthhhhhuuuuuddddd!!!!
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Critical thinking
Jul 17, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Austin-Cambridge
Hello to all CT group members, I would like ask all members to stay on subject with your posts, posts offering no input are not welcome. This group was created by RichieO to propagate critical thinking to those interested and has posted a wealth of ...
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General & Hellos
Jul 17, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by PondartIncbendog
13-year-old Pennsylvania boy charged as adult in shooting death of younger brother Shouldn't the parent also be charged in this case?
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jul 14, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Gatovicolo
Vincent Van Gogh Surgical Mask
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Jul 14, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Marionville
The Killers. - Live on Letterman......Smile Like You Mean It.
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Liberal/Progressive Party
Jul 11, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by LuvLayne
Have a great weekend!
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General & Hellos
Jul 9, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Blackatheist1985
LINKYouTube
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Posts
Jul 7, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by jlf32119
Finally! A place where critical thinking skills, informed opinions and other essential skills are encouraged! Glad to be here fellow newbies.
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Critical thinking
Jul 3, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by RichieO
As group originator/host and moderator I have tried to guide it along the lines of my header remarks: To discuss Critical thinking, what it means, how to attain it and why it is so important... Also to discuss the insight, perception and realization ...
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General & Hellos
Jun 30, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
FCC formally declares Huawei, ZTE ‘national security threats’
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Critical thinking
Jun 27, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by RichieO
If you are new to critical thinking, start by reading this article, keep a link to it, don’t rush through it, understand the concepts and when you finally reach the end go to the next part, repeat the process until you finish all the parts, at that...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jun 22, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by PBuck0145
An open letter to the American Geophysical Union about global warming.https://drive.google.com/file/d/13yohDLpI-sj1afqv LWIQ29ktF3rMcLz6/view
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Critical thinking
Jun 22, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by yvilletom
An exercise in critical thinking. How did the SCOTUS majority find “sexual orientation” and ‘transexual” in the word “sex” in the 1965 Civil Rights Act? The literalist minority dissented, insisting that discriminating (firing, refusing ...
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Leftists
Jun 21, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
Trump campaign embraces full on Nazism. WTF!!!!!
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News & Links
Jun 19, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by IAJO163
LINKTucker Carlson: There's a reason racial tension is rising in America - it's by design
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Environment, Ecology and Sustainability
Jun 19, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Allamanda
The Senate passed the Great American Outdoors Act, 73 to 25, allocating billions to recreation - 17 June.
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Politics
Jun 14, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by DocDu4
religion Atheist relationship economic government movies society CriticalThinking moral world intimacy gender
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Love of Physics
Jun 11, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by jdubose
Hi guys. Just joined the group. Am retired H.S. Physics teacher. Just keeping an eye on the game.
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FreeThinkers
Jun 11, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by RichieO
I'm not sure what a free thinker is, as I don't know anyone who doesn't consider themselves a free thinker, isn't anyone free to think whatever they want to? However, how you think is very important to me which is why I feel Critical Thinking is ...
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