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Posted by Marionville
“It is by vivacity and wit that man shines in company; but trite jokes and loud laughter reduce him to a buffoon”……………..Lord Chesterfield. “Cunning is only the mimic of discretion, and may pass upon weak men in the same manner as...
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2 days ago2d

Posted by OldGoat43
CANNABIS IN SCIENCE & HEALTH7/1/2022 A study found that "cannabidiol improves fish welfare," concluding that "for the first time that CBD could be used as a tool to increase non-mammal welfare, presenting a great potential to ...
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Religion & Spirituality
2 days ago2d

Posted by Matias
Those hateful atheists who think that "religion poisons everything" (one of their mantras which I have come across dozens of times on this site!) have a problem : they cannot explain how humanity ever made it from the stage of "clever ape" (with ...
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Religion & Spirituality
6 days ago6d

Posted by FvckY0u
Many interesting statements by Osho, I choose this one. No, I'm not a particular fan of his but he does hit the nail on the head here. "... man feels so helpless, so afraid of death, so burdened with life's problems. Because he has been raised by a...
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Memes R Us
6 days ago6d

Posted by glennlab
Sunday, it's a funday
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General & Hellos
1 week ago1w

Posted by anglophone
SCOTUS to-do list: - Abolish abortion (done) - Widen gun ownership (partially done, more yet to do) - Impose Christianity on everybody - Outlaw all non-Christians religions - Outlaw atheism - Abolish the right to a fair trial - Abolish marriage ...
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Politics
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by snytiger6
LINKFormer Michigan GOP leader says right-wing voters are 'down the rabbit hole of delusional propaganda' as accused Capitol rioter leads in the Republican gubernatorial primary race
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Quotes
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Fernapple
When reason is shut out, all manner of excesses may rush in to take its place; and it is hard to deny that at certain times and in certain religions sense and sympathy have flown out of the window Ben Dupre
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General & Hellos
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Fernapple
Why do religions, claiming high ideals, always seem to end by being divisive ? There may perhaps be many reasons. One is the obvious, often noted fact, that every priest and shaman is in competition with every other, for hearts and minds, in a very ...
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News & Links
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKLetters From An American 06/15/2022
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Religion & Spirituality
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Matias
One of the fundamental misconceptions many atheists have is that they consider religion to be nothing but a kind of primitive proto-science, a collection of factual statements, a set of obsolete "explanations" - but explaining the world is only ONE ...
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Posts
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by bobwjr
Better get glasses
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News & Links
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Dyl1983
Now that's funny... We Can Reduce Gun Violence, Even Without New Laws
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Memes R Us
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by OldMetalHead
No Satisfaction
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Silver1wun
POLLSaw this and it reminded me of so much more than mere religions.
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Silly, Random & Fun
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by SnowyOwl
Well isn't that just ducky, it's been a long time since I made love in the woods and these days I rather think a passerby would call 911 because they thought I was having some kind of stroke. lol
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Trump Pinata
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
This is damning. There's footage in here that we've (the public) have not previously seen. It shows Trump's rabid fans, reading in real time Tweets directly from Trump on bringing violence. While in the background, the rioters are seriously far...
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Posts
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by St-Sinner
Give him time. He is getting adjusted.
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Just for Laughs
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by St-Sinner
Men can do it
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Posts
1 month ago1m

Posted by kmaz
Here is a really good 6 minute slide show about Judaism and mythology, created by an agnostic.com member, @Gwendolyn1918, who has knowledge of religious mythology. There are some good points made about tie-ins to the mythoi of other old religions, ...
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1 month ago1m

Posted by kmaz
Here is an excellent video (a text slide show basically) looking hard at Jewish mythology. It was apparently published on youtube in 2011. The video is only about 6 minutes long, but it involves reading slides, so it took me longer than that to ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by Matias
Why the Golden Rule is overrated. Whenever I write about morality in this forum, or that a society needs something like a social glue, I am always lectured that this is just religious rubbish, and that the Golden Rule is quite sufficient when it ...
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General & Hellos
1 month ago1m

Posted by thinkwithme
So many fight about guns and ignore the obvious
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by MizJ
LINKWabi-sabi
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News & Links
1 month ago1m

Posted by Petter
Spanish MPs have backed an 'only yes means yes' sexual consent law. Spain's Congress has approved legislation that seeks to make it easier for victims of sexual violence to prosecute their attackers by emphasising the importance of ...
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aussie sceptics
1 month ago1m

Posted by Triphid
The side of Peter Duhhhtton that he wants us to believe is REALLY him from now on.
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COVID CULT
1 month ago1m

Posted by BDair
Safe and Effective. Young Boy Died With Evidence of Heart Inflammation After COVID-19 Vaccination: CDC -
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
1 month ago1m

Posted by johnnyrobish
Trump Endorsed Candidate Says She’d Vote to Ban All Contraceptives Emboldened by the Supreme Court’s likely decision to overturn Roe v Wade, Christian Nationalists are once again on the move. Trump-endorsed MAGA Michigan state House ...
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General & Hellos
May 17May 17

Posted by Gwendolyn2018
Got my second booster yesterday. Arm is not even sore.
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Illogical atheists guide for ending Christianity
May 16May 16

Posted by Word
This is where I have to ask people why they refer to biblical text, as a whole, as religion text. As purported, with some historical and architectural verfication: biblical text is a collection of writtings that includes but not limited to: (old ...
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Religion & Spirituality
May 14May 14

Posted by St-Sinner
It is a little convoluted
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Posts
May 12May 12

Posted by glennlab
Finally a flavor I can recognize.
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Religion & Spirituality
May 12May 12

Posted by FrankTjia
POLLHow much do you agree with this assertion?

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Just for Laughs
May 12May 12

Posted by Diaco
Wow, Alive Baby Dinosaurs!
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
May 11May 11

Posted by Marionville
Gene Vincent. - What’d I Say & Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On, live at Cavern Club, Liverpool in 1965.
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News & Links
May 7May 7

Posted by xenoview
Survey: White evangelicals oppose abortion; all other religious groups support it US religions have wide-ranging opinions on legality of abortion. But most support legal abortion.
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General & Hellos
May 6May 6

Posted by SnowyOwl
There are 2 main reasons why religions still exist, lazy people and stupid people. Okay maybe a third reason with lazy people who are also stupid.
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Quotes
May 1May 1

Posted by Marionville
“Your habitually unhappy person resents it when you try to cheer them up, because that means they have to stop dwelling on themselves and start paying attention to the universe. Unhappiness is the ultimate form of ...
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The Sound Of A Good Book
Apr 30Apr 30

Posted by Reignmond
Throughout time, man has invented religions of all sorts. You can find the roots of this semi-hardwired instinct in animals, and it did and can have some beneficial results. However, it can also have very negative results and has often been used to ...
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Feline Fanatics
Apr 30Apr 30

Posted by glennlab
She going to be a tiger when she grows up
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Music of the Movies
Apr 29Apr 29

Posted by Marionville
I’m just home after my concert and find a favourite film - Cape Fear - the late night movie on BBC 1….the remake from 1991 with Robert de Niro & Nick Nolte. I loved the original with Robert Mitchum & Gregory Peck too. Here is the great theme ...
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COVID-19
Apr 28Apr 28

Posted by BDair
Narrative 2.0 is nigh. The 'vaccines' have failed, and will hopefully slide in to oblivion with all mandates. "COVID persists, but the COVID vaccine narrative has taken on so much water, the powers that be have stopped bailing, and are going to let ...
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Just for Laughs
Apr 27Apr 27

Posted by MichelleGar1
Good morning!!! Another meme dump!!!!
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News & Links
Apr 27Apr 27

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKLetters From An American 04/26/2022
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Just for Laughs
Apr 26Apr 26

Posted by St-Sinner
See what you did
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Religion & Spirituality
Apr 21Apr 21

Posted by Sgt_Spanky
Is there any appreciable difference between a cult and a religion or are all religions cults separated only by degrees? I know how I feel about it but what's your take?
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News & Links
Apr 19Apr 19

Posted by snytiger6
LINKCanadians say evangelicals hurt society more than any other religion
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News & Links
Apr 18Apr 18

Posted by snytiger6
LINKCanadians consider certain religions damaging to society: survey - National | Globalnews.ca
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Out Of The Illusion
Apr 16Apr 16

Posted by William_Mary
The Great Acquiescence — Glory to Ukraine Americans don’t merely acquiesce to the imperium’s wars, interventions, collective punishments and assorted other deprivations. They actively embrace them. Not in my lifetime have Americans, ...
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General & Hellos
Apr 14Apr 14

Posted by nogod4me
Evolution Produced All Creatures, Including Skeptics (patheos.com) Evolution is ruthless, heartless, killing off most creatures it spawns. Almost 99 percent of all species that ever lived became extinct – and humans nearly did. National...
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Cheesy Jokes
Apr 13Apr 13

Posted by Dyl1983
I tried to figure out where the sun was. Then it dawned on me.
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Silly, Random & Fun
Apr 11Apr 11

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

Posted by Jolanta
In case of a headache. Stretch your neck.
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Baby Boomers
Apr 9Apr 9

Posted by FrostyJim
Be honest... how many guys bought these?
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Apr 9Apr 9

Posted by Marionville
NEBULOUS. - Adjective…1) in the form of a cloud or haze; hazy. “a giant nebulous glow”. 2) (of a concept) vague or ill-defined “nebulous concepts like quality of life”. Synonyms; indistinct, vague, unclear, indeterminate, ...
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Religious Naturalism
Apr 5Apr 5

Posted by Julie808
It was statements like this, by Joseph Campbell, that inspired me to begin a project, years ago, writing about the possibility of a new story that could capture the attention of those who have left the old religions and are ready to try a new way of ...
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Just for Laughs
Apr 3Apr 3

Posted by Heather2367
Listen to smart women.
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World Music
Apr 2Apr 2

Posted by RhondaShotwell
A lovely tune by Loreena McKennitt--The Lady of Shallot
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General & Hellos
Mar 31Mar 31

Posted by St-Sinner
Religions are opposite of this
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Religious Naturalism
Mar 31Mar 31

Posted by skado
How Did Belief Evolve? An anthropologist traces the development of Homo sapiens’ most creative and destructive force, from the making of stone tools to the rise of religions. .
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Oddities and Anomalies
Mar 29Mar 29

Posted by UrsiMajor
What would you do with a tank?
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Quotes
Mar 29Mar 29

Posted by Marionville
“Poor soul, you will never know anything of real importance. You will never uncover even one of life’s secrets. Although all religions promise paradise, take care to make your own paradise here on earth” ……………Omar Khayyam.
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Just for Laughs
Mar 28Mar 28

Posted by Heather2367
Religions of the world.
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Canadian, eh?
Mar 27Mar 27

Posted by QuidamOutrepont
Religious school boards in Ontario: "Canada prides itself on being inclusive, yet we have a system that privileges one group over the other. Why don’t children of other religions get to attend schools of their religion for free?" (In Quebec, we ...
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Just for Laughs
Mar 25Mar 25

Posted by johnnyrobish
As if we already didn't know!
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Religion & Spirituality
Mar 25Mar 25

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
Just a list of religions in the world. It even includes Juche, which is the official government of North Korea- they dropped being communist years ago so they could be eternally ruled by a Kim.
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Religion & Spirituality
Mar 25Mar 25

Posted by Anvesh
If God exists then why so many religions have bitten dust since organised praying took roots? Also, inspite of so many religions met up with extinction still why around 4000 religious faith still exists I am completely perplexed
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General & Hellos
Mar 24Mar 24

Posted by FrayedBear
Is Putin quaking in his loafers and should Agnostics.com members be worried?
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Music Fans
Mar 22Mar 22

Posted by Sierra4
Roy Orbison’s 1987 live version of his 1963 hit Mean Women Blues.
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Secular Teachers
Mar 20Mar 20

Posted by Budgie
Have just found out that I am in the acknowledgments for an ex pupils book. She loved my lessons and thought that I made them fun. I gave her a love for learning. I am gob smacked. I remember her but never realised the impact I had on her.
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Mar 16Mar 16

Posted by Marionville
From all the way back in 1958…..Jeanie, Jeanie, Jeanie. - Eddie Cochran.
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Music Fans
Mar 12Mar 12

Posted by MaryChristmas
How about a little Redd Foxx and Scatman Crothers.
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General & Hellos
Mar 12Mar 12

Posted by Fernapple
Trends, Looking back. Religions, like all human institutions, are perhaps a complex mixture of beneficial and harmful parts, sometimes connected inseparably and sometimes not. In the deep past they were probably very beneficial, but became ...
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Conservative Atheists
Mar 10Mar 10

Posted by norealgod
Good Afternoon. I Finally uploaded my book on Kindler. It provides proof, using formal logic and science, that the god(s) of the major religions cannot exist. It also deals with the innate immorality of religion. Thanks!!
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Mar 8Mar 8

Posted by Krish55
Nazi Ukranian Battalion hosts Nazi Lecture:
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News & Links
Mar 8Mar 8

Posted by snytiger6
LINKChina Pushes Russia Conspiracy Theory About U.S. Labs in Ukraine
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Silly, Random & Fun
Mar 8Mar 8

Posted by St-Sinner
She would not leave him
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Traditional and Folkmusic
Mar 8Mar 8

Posted by rogerbenham
Eliza Carthy – My Music (Full Film) | Gonzo
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Quotes
Mar 6Mar 6

Posted by gsiamne
Religions survive mainly because they brainwash the young. - A.C. Grayling
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Out Of The Illusion
Mar 5Mar 5

Posted by Spongebob
Is there a distinction between dying for one's religion and dying for one's nation? Do nations offer more legitimate "higher purpose" than religions?
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News & Links
Mar 3Mar 3

Posted by xenoview
In LA, ‘Atheist Pirates’ remove religious signs from public streets and overpasses ‘The only way we can have streets that are welcoming to all is if all religions can equally go through them and be on them without feeling like they are less ...
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Quotes
Mar 1Mar 1

Posted by Buttercup
"If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company." Jean-Paul Sartre, Essays in Aesthetics Overly simple though I appreciate the sentiment. You can certainly be alone and not lonely but loneliness is being cutoff from a essential part...
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Religion & Spirituality
Feb 26Feb 26

Posted by UrsiMajor
Atheist Quotes · Michael Binetti · t10m2mu6o557u1itt64h09tg · We shutter at the thought of the Maya, Aztecs or Incas cutting the hearts out of a living human being to appease their gods, but don’t even flinch at the thought of someone being...
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Religion & Spirituality
Feb 23Feb 23

Posted by Reignmond
LINKWe have always been here: Secular touchstones
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Posts
Feb 22Feb 22

Posted by OldGoat43
CANNABIS BUSINESS2/22/2022 A media investigation concluded that websites for Releaf Specialists, Compassionate Certification Centers and other Pennsylvania medical cannabis companies made "inaccurate, misleading or possibly ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Feb 21Feb 21

Posted by JackPedigo
Syncretism: the amalgamation or attempted amalgamation of different religions, cultures, or schools of thought: From an article in “Free Inquiry” titled: ‘The Santerias are helping Christians to Discriminate. It’s not intentional.’ ”The ...
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UK Atheists & Agnostics
Feb 20Feb 20

Posted by Mcflewster
I am sorry if you do not trust the BBC about lack of bias but they have just broadcast to me on my wakeup radio 7 am today 2/ 20 / 22 the most believable account of the troubles bedecking religion. OK the presenters are mostly of a Christian ...
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Politics
Feb 19Feb 19

Posted by kmaz
re: Putin and Russia's outrageous false claim of "genocide", as their pretext for planning to make war on Ukraine: (in my opinion this article should have a title that calls the false claim more than "misleading", but the article itself seems ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Feb 17Feb 17

Posted by Ryo1
Humanists UK In 2014, a young man in Greece made a joke on Facebook about a Greek Orthodox elder whose name, Paisos, sounded a lot like Pastitsios, a popular fried macaroni dish. Can you guess what happened next? He was arrested for blasphemy and...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Feb 15Feb 15

Posted by ChestRockfield
The nicest sweetest woman in the world I work with was nearby when we were talking about our favorite shows. When someone was aghast another hadn't seen Breaking Bad, she asked what it about. I joked that it was a heartwarming story ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Feb 14Feb 14

Posted by Garban
POLLWhat the hell is wrong with women - - Having the dominant role in religions organization? There’s a passage in the Bible about Jesus washing the feet of a prostitute as a display of humility. What if this was interpreted early in the development ...

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News & Links
Feb 13Feb 13

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
More potential book banning, by state law in Iowa. Sure, the language sounds good on the outside, after all who would want schools and educators handing out "pornography." Yea, like current laws don't already stop that. No, this is a bill to get rid ...
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Just for Laughs
Feb 12Feb 12

Posted by Diaco
Classic, But Really! Again!... :D
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Religion & Spirituality
Feb 12Feb 12

Posted by Garban
Religions inclusiveness/exclusiveness in eastern vs western religions.
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Religion & Spirituality
Feb 11Feb 11

Posted by Garban
Engineering Evaluation: Religion<>Morality Religion <> Objective consideration of evidence Religion = Organized control by use of unfalsifiable information, with a purpose. Purpose = noble/corrupt? >Organizations power = >Corruption Conclusion: As ...
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Jokes and humor about religion
Feb 11Feb 11

Posted by Triphid
It seems that life is getting quite tough for Priests these days, thankfully.
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Movie Actors & Actresses Fans
Feb 11Feb 11

Posted by Ray13
Born on Feb. 11th: Burt Reynolds born in Lansing, Michigan 1936-2018 Leslie Nielson born in Regina, Canada 1926-2010
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Feb 10Feb 10

Posted by azzow2
This could be something those billionaires flying in space could possibly market. Honeymoon space trips.
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News & Links
Feb 10Feb 10

Posted by xenoview
US National Archives requests legal probe of Trump over handling of documents
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Posts
Feb 10Feb 10

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
Trumptards don’t get it!
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