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General & Hellos
1 day ago1d

Posted by Fernapple
If religion was ever to go away, then it would need to be replaced, by things that will fulfill our social, cultural, economic, emotional biological needs just as well. If only because if it is not, then it will only come back again. And fortunately ...
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General & Hellos
1 day ago1d

Posted by Willow_Wisp
I may have found a philosophy I can agree with, "Absurdism"!
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Posts
2 days ago2d

Posted by SunshineEast
A belief system means different things to different people depending upon the context. The simplest definition I've found is: "A belief system is an ideology or set of principles that helps us to interpret our everyday reality." Beliefs encompass ...
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Trump Pinata
5 days ago5d

Posted by Garban
LINKHouse committee receives Donald Trump's federal tax returns from IRS - CNNPolitics
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Posts
1 week ago1w

Posted by gsiamne
Don’t explain your philosophy. Embody it. - Epictetus
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General & Hellos
1 week ago1w

Posted by Ryo1
Nowadays, we have Black Friday sales in the UK although we don't have an official Thanksgiving Day, nor do we celebrate Thanksgiving. Crazy marketing. 🙄 Anyway... Black Friday is nearly upon us which means bargains galore, right? Er, no. Analysis...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by JackPedigo
Nihilism and a philosophical approach to life after death (what about life before life).
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Taboo Island
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by FrostyJim
Groovy...
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Mcflewster
PROBLEMS IN PHILOSOPHYhttps://agnostic.com/images/posts/62206_eyhkvpf12t3tf4x _full.jpeg?v=2
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News & Links
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by BDair
'Here’s how one Canadian student is creatively protesting his university’s COVID mask mandate - A Canadian student from Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario has taken social media by storm after posting photos of him wearing comical and bizarre...
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Silly, Random & Fun
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by snytiger6
LINKFox & Friends Cold Open - SNL - YouTube
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Ryo1
How the philosophy behind the Japanese art form of kintsugi can help us navigate failure In our 20s and 30s, there can be immense pressure to measure up to the expectations of society, our families, our friends and even those we have for ourselves. ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by MsKathleen
Yugen Yūgen An awareness of the Universe that triggers emotional responses too deep and powerful for words “Yūgen is an important concept in traditional Japanese aesthetics. The exact translation of the word depends on the context. Yūgen is ...
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Just for Laughs
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by glennlab
The animals are back!
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General & Hellos
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by HankHunter13
Murica or America ? You Decided
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Quotes
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by WilliamCharles
"If you are confronted with two evils, the argument runs, it is your duty to opt for the lesser one, whereas it is irresponsible to refuse to choose altogether. Its weakness has always been that those who choose the lesser evil forget quickly that ...
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Women's Empowerment
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
On this date in 1867, two-time Nobel Prize winner Maria Salomea Curie, née Sklodowska, was born in Warsaw, Poland. Her father was an atheist and her mother was Catholic. The deaths of her mother and sister caused her to abandon Catholicism and ...
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Music Fans
1 month ago1m

Posted by Marionville
Good morning….something special to start our Sunday off with….Jon & Vangelis. - I Hear You Now….
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Trump Pinata
1 month ago1m

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKExtremist Republicans openly attack public schools teaching science, math, history and social studies to kids - Raw Story - Celebrating 18 Years of Independent Journalism
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Posts
1 month ago1m

Posted by OldGoat43
CANNABIS IN SCIENCE & HEALTH 11/3/2022 A study concluded that "medical cannabis increased overall survival rates among patients." LINK:
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Silly, Random & Fun
1 month ago1m

Posted by Sierra4
A ten year old girl is walking home from school when a bearded man on a motorcycle pulled along side of her and said, "Little girl can I give a ride home." The little girl just picked up her pace. The motorcycle pulled up to her again and the man ...
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Passions
1 month ago1m

Posted by devayoga
These are some guidelines for the practice of yoga.
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Just for Laughs
1 month ago1m

Posted by glennlab
Ask a silly question, I've got answers!
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Silly, Random & Fun
1 month ago1m

Posted by barjoe
I know, there's no such thing as the angel of death. Lighten up! It's Halloween 🎃
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Posts
1 month ago1m

Posted by glennlab
I don't as often as I used to
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Quotes
1 month ago1m

Posted by gsiamne
Secular humanism is avowedly non-religious. It is a eupraxsophy (good practical wisdom), which draws its basic principles and ethical values from science, ethics, and philosophy. - Paul Kurtz
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Music Fans
1 month ago1m

Posted by Garf
Staind - Something to remind you ( live )
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by FvckY0u
Interesting how a post about belief can trigger some folks. Isn't this agnostic.com? Isn't this the philosophy and meaning group? It's not the fact and evidence group. Perhaps someone should create that group. Fact is we all have beliefs and ...
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Humour, Fun, Chuckles, Laughs, or Cutes, From Everywhere.
1 month ago1m

Posted by Lilac-JadeCanada
After a coworker had finished his English lecture and his class had filed out, a tenth grader stayed behind to confront him. “I don’t appreciate being singled out,” he told his teacher. The teacher was confused. “What do you mean?” “I ...
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Oct 22Oct 22

Posted by Marionville
Big Country…who now have a cult following I believe. - In A Big Country & Auld Lang Syne at Glasgow, Barrowlands in 1984.
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Posts
Oct 21Oct 21

Posted by johnnyrobish
British Prime Minister Liz Truss Resigns After Only Six Weeks in Office British Prime Minister Liz Truss has been forced to resign after just six weeks in office. Her downfall came after she announced enormous tax cuts for the wealthy without ...
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Quotes
Oct 19Oct 19

Posted by gsiamne
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things. – Epictetus Progress is not achieved by luck or accident, but by working on yourself daily. - Epictetus
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Quotes
Oct 16Oct 16

Posted by gsiamne
Philosophy has no end in view, save truth. Faith looks for nothing but obedience and piety. - Baruch Spinoza
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Music Fans
Oct 15Oct 15

Posted by RhondaShotwell
I was reminded of John Prine's birthday yesterday which was Oct 10th. He would have been 76 if he hadn't died of Covid in 2020. Losing him felt like losing my favorite grandpa, and I'm sure lots of others felt that way too. In honor of his birthday ...
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This Day In History
Oct 12Oct 12

Posted by Marionville
12th October 1900…🇺🇸 Historic Event: The first modern submarine is commissioned by the U.S. Navy as the USS Holland, named for its designer John Philip Holland.
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Oct 12Oct 12

Posted by Marionville
VERISIMILITUDE. - Noun…the quality of seeming true or having the appearance of being real; being believable; resemblance to reality “the detail gives the novel some verisimilitude”; in philosophy, verisimilitude (or truthlikedness) is the...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Oct 10Oct 10

Posted by JJ-Baltazar
Be a Loser if Need Be | The Philosophy of Epictetus
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Quotes
Oct 8Oct 8

Posted by Garban
"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.” John Adams, the 2nd President of the United States
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Oct 7Oct 7

Posted by MsKathleen
Ignominy ig·no·min·y /ˈiɡnəˌminē,ˌiɡˈnäminē/ noun public shame or disgrace. “Repurposed captured Russian equipment now makes up a large proportion of Ukraine’s military hardware,” the report from the U.K.’s defense ministry ...
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Music Fans
Oct 6Oct 6

Posted by Marionville
It’s time for my last music post before bed….tonight it’s Ed Sheeran / Pokémon - Celestial.
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Oct 6Oct 6

Posted by JackPedigo
Covary: To vary together with another variable, particularly in a way that may be predictive. Clear as mud, right. In British English verb (intransitive) Statistics: to vary in correlation with another related variant. It is used at the beginning of ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Oct 5Oct 5

Posted by HockeyAndBeer
POLLTypes of philosophy
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Quotes
Sep 30Sep 30

Posted by Marionville
“Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic”…………….. William Ewart Gladstone.
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The Best of Late Night & News
Sep 29Sep 29

Posted by phxbillcee
Late Night with Seth Meyers - Jan. 6 Panel Grills Ginni Thomas About Shocking Coup Texts with Trump Team: A Closer Look
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Posts
Sep 27Sep 27

Posted by yvilletom
Discountenance - 1. refuse to approve of something. Schools in which corporal punishment is discountenanced. 2. disturb the composure of. New Oxford American D.
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Personal Wellness
Sep 23Sep 23

Posted by resserts
Wellness Goals There are many ways of looking at personal wellness, though I'd say that most people think of physical wellness (e.g., fitness and nutrition) first. Other dimensions of wellness could be emotional (e.g., managing stress), ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Sep 22Sep 22

Posted by snytiger6
LINKMonty Python Philosophy Football - YouTube
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Sep 21Sep 21

Posted by davers
Pax Vobiscum phrase Peace be with you.
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Silly, Random & Fun
Sep 18Sep 18

Posted by snytiger6
LINKIf You Don’t Know, Now You Know - Asian Nations Reject Western Trash | The Daily Show - YouTube
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Out Of The Illusion
Sep 18Sep 18

Posted by William_Mary
The Big Myth About Inequality: It Just Happened! The standard line in policy circles about the soaring inequality of the last four decades is that it is just an unfortunate outcome of technological change. As a result of technological ...
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The Best of Late Night & News
Sep 17Sep 17

Posted by phxbillcee
Brian Tyler Cohen - BREAKING: Bombshell news on Matt Gaetz’s trafficking investigation
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Pro Gun Rights
Sep 14Sep 14

Posted by Tejas
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Sep 9Sep 9

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
A giant solar eruption on the far side of the sun. A spacecraft launched last April is observing it.
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Just for Laughs
Sep 8Sep 8

Posted by zeuser
I've never ever been above shameless plugs.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Sep 8Sep 8

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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News & Links
Sep 7Sep 7

Posted by snytiger6
LINKEmbryos with DNA from three people develop normally in first safety study
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Posts
Aug 29Aug 29

Posted by McPhail
The last one cracks me up
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Politics
Aug 28Aug 28

Posted by snytiger6
LINKMAGA Republicans Fit Definition of Fascism, Says White House
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News & Links
Aug 27Aug 27

Posted by snytiger6
LINKPublic’s opinion of Supreme Court plummets after abortion decision
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Silly, Random & Fun
Aug 26Aug 26

Posted by FvckY0u
I wouldn't have pegged Jamie Foxx for a great Trump impersonator but he nails it.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Aug 24Aug 24

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKJeanette Winterson: Is humanity smart enough to survive itself? | TED Talk
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Silly, Random & Fun
Aug 22Aug 22

Posted by redbai
A philosophical discussion between great minds.
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Politics
Aug 20Aug 20

Posted by redbai
LINKLiz Cheney's Jan. 6 awakening does not absolve her Trump-supporting past
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Philosophy & Meaning
Aug 19Aug 19

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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Political Posts, Articles and Memes
Aug 15Aug 15

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
Aug 15Aug 15

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
Aug 14Aug 14

Posted by bobwjr
She probably did
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News & Links
Aug 14Aug 14

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
Aug 13Aug 13

Posted by phxbillcee
Megaprojects - Soviet Secret Cities: Entire Cities Hidden from The World
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Trump Pinata
Aug 13Aug 13

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKTrump speech at conservative conference dubbed ‘most frightening’ of his career so far
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Memes R Us
Aug 11Aug 11

Posted by OldMetalHead
Taste the rainbow!
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Philosophy & Meaning
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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Memes R Us
Aug 10Aug 10

Posted by phxbillcee
A few on current events...
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This Day In History
Aug 10Aug 10

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
Aug 9Aug 9

Posted by glennlab
It truly is an ill wind that doesn't blow some good.
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Posts
Aug 8Aug 8

Posted by OldMetalHead
Love the freckles
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Philosophy & Meaning
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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Dharma Café
Aug 4Aug 4

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
Aug 2Aug 2

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKMatthew Leveridge, Kentucky Prosecutor Who Got Defendant Pregnant and Had Affair With Juror, Running for Judge
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Posts
Aug 1Aug 1

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
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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Music Fans
Jul 30Jul 30

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
Jul 29Jul 29

Posted by BlackDove
Ghost - Spillways
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Movie Actors & Actresses Fans
Jul 29Jul 29

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"
Jul 28Jul 28

Posted by Unity
Believe in yourself.
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Posts
Jul 25Jul 25

Posted by BDair
Fully vaccinated account for 91% of COVID deaths in one country
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Philosophy & Meaning
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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Posts
Jul 22Jul 22

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!
Jul 22Jul 22

Posted by glennlab
It's coming, hold on to your hats.
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Posts
Jul 20Jul 20

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
Jul 18Jul 18

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.
Jul 16Jul 16

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
Jul 12Jul 12

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
Jul 12Jul 12

Posted by melbournefresh
LINKAnniversary Flowers Delivery | Wedding Anniversary Flowers Online
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Religion & Spirituality
Jul 10Jul 10

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKForbidden
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Posts
Jul 10Jul 10

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
Jul 8Jul 8

Posted by redbai
LINKTamir Rice's Killer Hired AGAIN As Cop in Pennsylvania - YouTube
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Politics
Jul 7Jul 7

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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