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Gorilla Shootin'

Killing an animal to protect a human child is far less upsetting than killing an animal because somebody is craving a burger.

If you care to meet me with reproach over this view, keep in mind that the distinction between which animals are acceptable to kill stems from subjective cultural bias. 49 more words


Do Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?


Do Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?

When this question is asked, it is important to understand not only what someone’s answer is, but… 828 more words


The Writer

Writing should never be watered down to include more readers. This is not to say one should make their writing unnecessarily cryptic, but that writing should not sacrifice its meaning as to not ostracize readers who disagree. 170 more words


Mainstream Science is a Religion

by Makia Freeman, Contributor, Waking Times

Science is a religion. Mainstream science, despite all its claims of objectivity, and despite the fact it attempts to lay claim to the truth, is itself a religion. 638 more words



Have you ever thought about purity and what it means to you?

Try to imagine purity right now? Difficult, isn’t it? How about this; try to imagine a pure person. 337 more words


Road to Hopelessness BLOCKED

Feeling trapped (i.e., powerless to change an unpleasant situation) used to turn me into 1) a psychotic caged animal or, 2) a pile of useless ectoplasm begging for extinction. 124 more words