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Online Dating: The Reality
1 week ago1w

Posted by BrentMBA2004
New to the group. I met my lady, online the day after I had a date that was so depressing I said I would quit the online approach. Things are wonderful and we both couldn't be happier. I was absolutely skeptical about online dating. As a matter of ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by GeorgeRocheleau
It's unreal!
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General & Hellos
1 week ago1w

Posted by PondartIncbendog
Some funny remarks on ,,,,,,,you know who. "He reminds me of my uncle billy who used to shout at the birds claiming he invented the question mark ... uncle billy is looked after by professionals.."This man is absolutely dillusuonal. I'm surprised ...
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General & Hellos
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKmy new hire is too attractive for me to manage her — Ask a Manager
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Politics
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by domos
POLLGiven the mounting evidence of police involvement in the terrorist attack of January 6th: Do you believe American policing has been compromised by the white power domestic terror movement?
  • 17 votes
  • 2 votes
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Posts
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by bobwjr
Good sense of humor
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Critical thinking
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by yvilletom
Welcome to CT, @MattStone1 I lived in Phx the 1970s. Often hiked in the Superstitions and floated on innertubes on the Salt River
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Quotes
1 month ago1m

Posted by Marionville
“As study after study has taught us, there is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women”............Kofi Annan.
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Silly, Random & Fun
1 month ago1m

Posted by RuthBilly
Hello I’m Ruth..anyone in for a chat🥰🥰
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Posts
1 month ago1m

Posted by TheGreatShadow
My review and testing of the Fuse "smart card". It's supposed to hold up to 30 cards. It is neat. The setup was fairly straight forward, however I had to do many swipes to get any card to get onto the other card to apply to the Fuse card. I tried it ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
1 month ago1m

Posted by HippieChick58
Vulgate VUHL-geyt Part of speech: noun Origin: Latin, 4th century 1: A commonly recognized text or edition, as of the Iliad. 2: Common or colloquial speech. Examples of Vulgate in a sentence "The professor instructed his class to purchase the ...
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50s +
1 month ago1m

Posted by phxbillcee
Kids today! (What is said every generation!)
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Politics
1 month ago1m

Posted by WilliamCharles
LINKThe Spy Who Loved Me? Check It Out - WSJ
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Memes R Us
Mar 28Mar 28

Posted by scurry
Hmmmm... i'm skeptical.
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Online Dating: The Reality
Mar 26Mar 26

Posted by TomMcGiverin
I honestly couldn't make this shit up. I just got rejected by a Polish-American woman my age who was way out of my league to begin with as far as looks, so I was skeptical from the beginning. She has her own home cleaning business, but still does ...
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Memes R Us
Mar 26Mar 26

Posted by phxbillcee
Change my mind...
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Non Religious Science teachers -any age
Mar 17Mar 17

Posted by Mcflewster
Rene Descartes (1596-1650) proposed that we question, doubt and be skeptical about everything on the basis of scientific method. "Only by doubt, questioning and examining the facts can we come to know the truth" It was Descartes also who said " ...
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General & Hellos
Mar 11Mar 11

Posted by Holysocks
Should you be worried when you hear your neighbor answer the phone and say "Hello? Are you still alive?"?
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This Day In History
Mar 8Mar 8

Posted by altschmerz
25 years ago: Tensions escalate between US and China after missile tests near Taiwan On March 8, 1996, China began missile testing and military exercises for war games off Taiwanese coastal areas in the run-up to presidential ...
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News & Links
Mar 1Mar 1

Posted by FearlessFly
China Appears to Warn India: Push Too Hard and the Lights Could Go Out As border skirmishing increased last year, malware began to flow into the Indian electric grid, a new study shows, and a blackout hit Mumbai. It now looks like a warning. ...
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Skepticism
Feb 27Feb 27

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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aussie sceptics
Feb 24Feb 24

Posted by Triphid
Please welcome @Stevegorge from the U.S.A. to our group. Welcome to the world of aussie sceptics, Stevergorge, I note from your Bio that you appear/seem to believe in a "Higher Supreme Entity of some sort or another. You may well find, and possibly ...
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Quotes
Feb 23Feb 23

Posted by Buttercup
“Moral certainty is always a sign of cultural inferiority. The more uncivilized the man, the surer he is that he knows precisely what is right and what is wrong. All human progress, even in morals, has been the work of men who have doubted the ...
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Posts
Feb 6Feb 6

Posted by scurry
I'm skeptical, and yet, curious...
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Posts
Feb 4Feb 4

Posted by MorganR
I have always had a funny feeling about Australia. Having seen it in movies The crocodile Dundee and Steve Irwin the crocodile Hunter on TV makes it look like a pretty unreal place. Add in koala bears and kangaroos and it starts to seem a little ...
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Posts
Jan 24Jan 24

Posted by St-Sinner
Suitable for a King
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Trump Pinata
Jan 24Jan 24

Posted by zeuser
Skeptical Republicans. Their belief in the afterlife only goes so far.
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Religion & Spirituality
Jan 11Jan 11

Posted by JeffMurray
@McFlewster and I were having a discussion on a post by @SohnJose about questioning believers. @McFlewster suggested he employ agnosticism, and explained that you could find something they are skeptical about, ask questions to paint them into a ...
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Posts
Jan 4Jan 4

Posted by bobwjr
For my fellow nerds
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Religion & Spirituality
Jan 3Jan 3

Posted by bobwjr
LINKResearchers Say Christian Nationalism is Making It Harder to End the Pandemic | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Posts
Jan 3Jan 3

Posted by Boomtarat03
Nothing less than pattern 🙂
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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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Political Theory & Policy
Dec 17, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by DZhukovin
It is absolutely sickening that when it comes to political gambits, people don't respect the rules of competition. On top of that, alleged "cheating" is always part of the electoral process; each side is always more than happy to criticize how the ...
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Jewish by Culture
Dec 10, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
Trump administration wants holocaust resolution cases heard outside the US. The Supreme Court seems skeptical, conservative and liberal justices.
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Posts
Dec 9, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by snytiger6
Worst tan line ever...
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General & Hellos
Dec 8, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Hages
LINK"God works in mysterious ways" is an authoritarian control measure used by Christians to suppress human curiosity and shut down skeptical inquiry : atheism
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General & Hellos
Dec 7, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Dyl1983
Great news about Rudy Giuliani!!! Trump says he's doing great... so he's probably dead!!!
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Religion & Spirituality
Dec 5, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by wraven
Suppose you met someone and you like them. The interactions go well, there's chemistry. But then you find out they follow some Hindu guru (self-proclaimed "living, enlightened, god-realised master whose true nature is transcendent, beyond all ...
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News & Links
Dec 2, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKThe Appeal of Conspiracy Theories: Karen Douglas | Skeptical Inquirer
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Health & Happiness
Dec 2, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by TheMiddleWay
LINKCovid-19 Vaccine Protocols Reveal That Trials Are Designed To Succeed
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aussie sceptics
Dec 1, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by powder
A good read for skeptical Aussies ;)
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Conservative Atheists
Nov 29, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Thirst2learn
130 years from now everyone in the planet will be dead. Only your offspring will be here.
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Religion & Spirituality
Nov 28, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Atheist_News
I’ve met a few atheists over the years that believe ghosts are real. I’m a skeptical atheist, so it’s difficult for me to wrap my head around the idea that there are atheists who will believe in ghosts without any credible evidence.
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Profile
Nov 21, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Marqus
First snow on the mountains
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Silly, Random & Fun
Nov 19, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by floWteiuQ
LINKThe Real Reason That Men in Classical Portrayals Were Given Small Manhoods | Ancient Origins
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Philosophy & Meaning
Nov 18, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by summatyme
Abrahamic theists increasing use of Phenomonology as a viable dog in the fight.
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Religion & Spirituality
Nov 2, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Omnedon
Dowsing is an odd phenomenon. I know generally skeptical people who nevertheless believe in it. I can't say definitively that it is impossible, but I'm very skeptical. Anyway, here James Randi deals with the subject.
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Insomniacs
Oct 29, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by RavenCT
A Drug to Treat Sleep Disorder caused by PTSD A drug I had not heard of before Prazosin - it's a Blood Pressure Med. but they discovered it works to treat sleep issues created by PTSD in combat Vets and others with PTSD. I know we have ...
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Politics
Oct 15, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by CuddyCruiser
When inventing a god, the most important thing is to claim it is invisible, inaudible and imperceptible in every way. Otherwise, people will become skeptical when it appears to no one, is silent and does nothing.
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aussie sceptics
Oct 7, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by powder
Seems our Defense minister is flying to Japan to have ""vaccine" talks Same story in RT.......but differing reasoning for the visit. This is why you source news widely PS any "visits" by Pompeo anywhere and I am extremely ...
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News & Links
Oct 2, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by barjoe
LINKBREAKING NEWS! President Trump Hospitalized to Walter Reed
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Conservative Atheists
Sep 21, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by bigpawbullets
Great picture & quote:
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News & Links
Sep 18, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKIdaho pastor, Paul Van Noy, skeptical of masks lands in the ICU for Covid-19 - CNN
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Posts
Sep 16, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by johnnyrobish
Trump Claims CDC Director Mistaken About Vaccine Timing President Trump repeatedly contradicted one of his top health officials, claiming that Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield, was both ...
1 comment
Posts
Sep 7, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by zeuser
Specificity can be very instructive. And entertaining.
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Sep 7, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by HippieChick58
CARTOMANCY KAR-də-man-see Part of speech: noun Origin: French, late 19th century 1: Fortune telling by interpreting a random selection of playing cards. Examples of Cartomancy in a sentence "I was skeptical of any predictions produced by ...
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Health & Happiness
Aug 27, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by FuckReligion
The Pressure Cooker that is Agnostic.com A long, long time ago, I can still remember... Okay, you’re gonna have to forgive and get through my writing style if it irks you. You might want to read my profile page… ladies… to get a sense of ...
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
Aug 25, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Mitch07102
It is actions like this that will make people skeptical when there is a real, safe, and effective COVID 19 treatment/vaccine.
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Memes R Us
Aug 24, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by noworry28
I am very skeptical about this historical event. 🤔
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Family & Parenting
Aug 23, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Mcflewster
Some Characteristics of the Child Mind [My apologies for not knowing the reference for this. Perhaps another member has come across it, and can identify the author. I have found it fascinating, especially number 8 in the upper list ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Aug 20, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Amzungu
The antagonism to science, as it's ever increasing in our country, is taking us on a path to destruction. How do you get people to embrace that which they don't understand without calling it religion and making the cornerstone faith, which is ...
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General & Hellos
Aug 16, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Jetty
I must admit that I'm rubbish at spotting trolls. Some give me the impression that there are many here. According to one dictionary, troll is "a person who makes a deliberately offensive or provocative online post". What is your definition of ...
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Posts
Aug 14, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by glennlab
New rules!!!!
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Love of Physics
Aug 10, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by yvilletom
@jdubose Hi, former physics teacher. You may find a recent post interesting. Even in graduate school I didn’t study spectral analysis but I’’ve read of it and understand its usefulness. If time permits, you can use the below link to look at...
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Posts
Aug 7, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by johnnyrobish
Jerry Falwell Jr. On Indefinite Leave Following Provocative Photo The executive committee of the board of trustees announced that they have met with Liberty University President and prominent Trump supporter Jerry Falwell Jr., ...
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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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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Jul 25, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Sally Simpson · The Who
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News & Links
Jul 23, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by OldMetalHead
LINKJudge sounds skeptical on Oregon's bid to rein in federal agents in Portland - POLITICO
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Quotes
Jul 22, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by WilliamCharles
“I, a stranger and afraid In a world I never made.” ― A.E. Housman, Last Poems
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Politics
Jul 22, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Appeals court blocks Trump appointee’s takeover of web nonprofit The court dealt a setback to -filmmaker Michael Pack’s drive to overhaul U.S. government-funded media.
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Music Fans
Jul 22, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Last Thing On My Mind - Peter, Paul, and Mary
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Posts
Jul 22, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
Some Holocaust survivors in NY area and throughout the USA are living in poverty. Abe Foxman, a survivor himself, is raising $28 million dollars to feed thousands of struggling Holocaust survivors. Kudos in order!!!!!
1 comment
Music Fans
Jul 22, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
The Dead South - Massacre of El Kuroke
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jul 21, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Philip21
Not being sexist, but it is uncanny ...
2 comments
Silly, Random & Fun
Jul 21, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Philip21
Another silly pun, with consequences ...
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Pet pictures and discussion
Jul 21, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Jolanta
Daisy my friends dog is happy being taken for a long walk.
4 comments
Legalize Cannabis Nationwide/Worldwide
Jul 16, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by OldGoat43
MAKE THEM INTO MINI-ME'S Colorado regulators are proposing a model where marijuana social equity applicants could essentially be franchises of existing cannabis businesses. The program could help people harmed by the drug war get to market ...
2 comments
Trump Pinata
Jul 12, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by racocn8
I would be bowled over unconcious to hear De Vos talk about how important it is for kids to be in school. Republicans have HATED public education ALWAYS!!! What has changed??? Well, of course, nothing has changed. De Vos and Pence still hate public...
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Posts
Jul 11, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by ninjarider1
A better movie than many give it credit for.
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General & Hellos
Jul 9, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Blackatheist1985
LINKYouTube
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Psychology
Jul 2, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Unpretentious
Anyone else as skeptical about the notion of psychology as a "science of human behavior" as I am? What has psychology contributed to our ability to predict and control human behavior? Why are college students and laboratory rats such popular ...
7 comments
Academic (e.g., Science)
Jun 19, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Amzungu
LINKHunt For A Vaccine In Election Season Raises Questions In Congress : NPR
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Cheesy Jokes
Jun 17, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Triphid
A somewhat skeptical Aussie bloke 'kicks the bucket,' and ends up in Heaven where he gets the 'Guided Tour' by a Third Class, Trainee Angel. While walking around the place the Aussie sees a barn, a wood and corrugated iron Toilet and a large ...
3 comments
Posts
Jun 8, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
Love Your Neighbor!!!!!!
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"Positive Vibes"
Jun 5, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by BeeHappy
Be kind... even to those that make it hard.
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Posts
Jun 5, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by OldGoat43
VOTING WORKS The prospects for legalizing marijuana in New Mexico significantly increased after five incumbent Democratic senators who opposed or were skeptical about ending cannabis prohibition lost to progressive primary challengers. LINK:...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jun 3, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Druvius
A skeptical anthropologist was cataloging South American folk remedies with the assistance of a tribal brujo who indicated that the leaves of a particular fern were a sure cure for any case of constipation. When the anthropologist expressed his ...
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AUTHORS, EDITORS, PUBLISHERS, AND READERS
May 21, 2020May 2020

Posted by Gohan
Myra Lear By J. L. Young Out in the belt, surrounded by the dull gray of derelict ships and pummeled rocks, I sat looking out in the vastness of space wondering what it’s like to sail this great ocean. “Myra Lear?” a voice came through my ...
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General & Hellos
May 19, 2020May 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Facebook’s Giphy acquisition sounds antitrust alarms in Congress Republicans and Democrats are skeptical of the deal
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COVID-19
May 13, 2020May 2020

Posted by bigpawbullets
Not a bad thought:
7 comments
Music Fans
May 11, 2020May 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
I'll only be me once Taylor, Chip
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Metal music
May 7, 2020May 2020

Posted by Seriousreason
Just prior to this track. BENIGHTED make an insanely frenetic grouping of sounds into a song Metalheads love. ANIMALS ARE LEADER'S. Vegan ..? probably. But Tobin can play a guitar.. WARNING.. contains no metal of any kind .
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Me Too - Women's Rights and Men's Rights
May 4, 2020May 2020

Posted by RoboGraham
So who else is perplexed by the change in attitude that many on the left have had lately pertaining to the MeToo movement? It used to be, believe all women, and to be skeptical of her story was to re-victimize her. Now many of the champions of the ...
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Just for Laughs
Apr 29, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Philip21
A LETTER FROM THE CONDO ASSOCIATION TO MR. AND MRS. MACBETH by ROSS MURRAY Dear Mr. and Mrs. Macbeth, I am writing to you as interim president of the Dunsinane Estates Condo Association to express serious concerns about recent activities on your ...
2 comments
Health & Happiness
Apr 28, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by TheMiddleWay
LINKSpots On Toes And Rashes Join Weird New Symptoms Of Coronavirus
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Religion & Spirituality
Apr 26, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by SergeTafCam
POLLHow old were you when you first realized you were skeptical of divinity?

How old were you when you first realized you were skeptical of some form divinity?

  • 8 votes
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  • 5 votes
  • 2 votes
  • 0 votes
  • 0 votes
  • 1 vote
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Singer/Songwriters
Apr 21, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Fred_Snerd
I'm interested in music as propaganda. I would include genre, as it changes moods. Binaural beats are propaganda. Since I was a young lad, I've written lyrics with the aim to change minds. I started out hit and miss with my important issues. You ...
2 comments
Academic (e.g., Science)
Apr 14, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by TheMiddleWay
LINKStephen Wolfram’s proposal aims for a fundamental theory of physics | Science News
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