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NPR attacks "Spockian" atheists

Krista Tippett, the Martha Stewart of Spirituality, must be influencing her National Public Radio (NPR) colleagues, because they seem abnormally soft on religion. Rarely on that station do I hear… 1,788 more words


Introduction to Cornucopianism and Malthusianism

Cornucopianism is the belief that, basically, technology that we haven’t invented yet will solve all of our problems with pesky things like scarcity and physics, and that the more people to invent and use all of that new technology, the better. 1,041 more words


Atheists Need Picard, Not Kirk

Personally, I think atheists would be better off emulating Captain Picard, but Picard didn’t have a Vulcan in his crew. Then again, Picard didn’t also have a habit of seducing every reasonably attractive female humanoid alien he met on the job, which is probably itself a violation of the Prime Directive. 57 more words

Bombshell: The Journal of Pediatrics—fraud, brain damage, follow the money



In the movie “The East” a radical Eco-terrorist group decides to give the CEOs of a corporation the  drug they are peddling as safe : “The East infiltrates a fancy party and puts a small, legal dose of the drug in everyone’s champagne. 373 more words


On fruitless consensus

I have little problem with people who disagree with my views. In fact I have a lot of difficulty with people who, despite agreeing with me, are not willing to be challenged. 380 more words


illusion and sophistry

September 13, 2014 — Is the “self” an illusion?    ϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖϖ

Please look at bottom of this Post for Links to SCIENCE and PSYCHOLOGY articles discussing this human-not-self topic… 2,182 more words


Tuesday Hatred of a whole Internet of Things

I hated people who have time to do this:

Life is full of things. Internet is filling up life. Why do we need #IoT? Why don't we create the Internet of (/for) (human) Actions?

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Tuesday Hatred