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Τasos Livaditis/translated by Manolis Aligizakis

ΔΙΑΒΑΤΗΣ

Ήταν παράξενος κι ίσως γι’ αυτό μπορούσε να περάσει μια ολό-

κληρη πόλη άθικτος

κάνοντας εκείνες τις μικρές παραχωρήσεις που κάνουν οι μητέρες

στα όνειρα 56 more words

Literature

ATHEISM IS A NO-BRAINER

Believers would not only disagree but insist that belief in God is so obviously necessary to explain creation that IT is a no-brainer.  This is the perfect formula for a dialogue of the deaf.  424 more words

GOOD NEWS , FAKE NEWS

“The Pope Admits He is an Atheist”

“Reading the Koran Cures Cancer”

“New York Rabbi Recognized as the Messiah”

One of these outrageous examples of fake news actually appeared in Facebook.  68 more words

" WELCOME TO THE REAL WORLD ! "

“Matrix” aficionados will recognize the movie’s mantra.  I use it to congratulate Believers on the Brink who have gone the whole hog, ditched religion completely and become atheists.  184 more words

"I DON'T KNOW IT FOR A FACT . . ."

“. . . I just know it’s true !”  Only silly people say that, but it is not only silly; it can also be very funny, as Bill Maher has hilariously illustrated.  451 more words

It is irrational to believe anything on insufficient (or the lack) evidence?

Do we need to have a sufficient evidence in order to believe something to be the case? Is it irrational to believe anything on insufficient evidence? 848 more words

Faith

The Flat Earth

How to appraise the media coverage of this election?

I would like to invite you along on a thought experiment. Imagine we had a major party candidate for President who announced that the earth is flat. 484 more words

Politics