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We Tried To Make The World A Better Place

We tried so hard to make things better for our kids that we made them worse.  For my grandchildren, I’d like better.  I’d really like for them to know about hand-me-down clothes and homemade ice cream and leftover meat loaf sandwiches.  579 more words

Spiritual

till god do his part

This article released recently explains the underrepresentation of atheists in America. It was a surprise at first but I’m understanding the reasoning mentioned in the article. 560 more words

Mindset

Mind hacking: Scientists want new laws to stop our thoughts from being stolen


Source: RT
April 26, 2017

Researchers have called for radical new legislation protecting people’s thoughts from being stolen and maybe even deleted.

Biomedical ethicists Marcello Ienca and Roberto Andorno believe that while rapid advances in neurotechnology have created opportunities in modern medicine, they also present new challenges for human privacy. 306 more words

News

the new morality: perspectives (pt. 2)

In the last post, I defined the terms “social virtues” and “personal virtues.”

While guarding against a reactionary response that would disregard social virtues altogether, I hope to show why personal virtues deserve renewed attention. 1,042 more words

Essays

Don’t Complain to the Police

The neighbour to the north of the sociopath has been suffering the aggravation for more than 20 years. His way of dealing with the sociopath is to yell and shake fists at him over the fence. 385 more words

Whence Is All the Fervour?

Are you a naturalist or a supernaturalist? That is, do you believe the physical cosmos is all there is and ever has been, or do you allow for some other nature, even transcendent reality, above or behind our nature? 1,158 more words

Reflections

A plea for shelter dogs in Oregon

Recognize Rescued Shelter Dogs as Oregon’s State Dog

A couple of hours ago I received an email from Scott Beckstead. Scott is the Senior Oregon Director and the Rural Outreach Director for… 1,213 more words

Culture