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Upcoming: Gigerenzer and Kahneman

In the course of the last week, I read Gigerenzer’s “Risk Savvy”, and I loved it. That’s not to say that I agree with all of his argument, but I feel like it’s a refreshingly different take on the issue. 45 more words

Independent Study

Rape: In Absolutist Terms. A response to Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins tweeted today that ‘date rape is bad. Stranger rape at knife point is worse. If you think this is an endorsement of date rape, then go away and learn how to think’. 588 more words

Five Great Religious Songs - An Atheist's Opinion

The devil may have the best tunes, but there are some that slipped his grasp. Here are five ‘God’ tunes that get this atheist moving. 349 more words

Debate

SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL

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By Alex Huggins: Fiction/Reviews Editor

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“…It was on the moral side, and in my own person, that I learned to recognize the thorough and primitive duality of man; I saw that, of the two natures that contended in the field of my consciousness, even if I could rightly be said to be either, it was only because I was radically both; and from an early date, even before the course of my scientific discoveries had begun to suggest the most naked possibility of such a miracle, I had learned to dwell with pleasure … on the thought of the separation of these elements. 483 more words
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Get Real

If God is the Ground
of all that’s real,
why do we fill the air
with nonsense? Incense burned
on golden altars cannot alter
the shape of things, and… 123 more words

On Walkabout

National oratory champion recognized by Raymore City Council

The Raymore City Council began their meeting Monday night with a presentation to Raymore-Peculiar High School student Andrea Ambam. Ambam competed in the 2014 National Speech and Debate tournament in Overland Park, Kan. 233 more words

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Why I Didn't Respond to Your Assertion

Just for the record, often there’s so much wrong with an assertion that it’s hard to know where to start, so I just don’t bother. Just so you know.

– ARB, 29 July 2014

Society And Popular Culture