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A Quick Note: No Cosmological Solicitation, Please

If you read my previous post, you’ll notice that I feel a degree of anger toward some parts of the atheist community.  I don’t feel that way toward all atheists, or even most atheists.  191 more words

Atheism

Truth Alone Prevails

Wow, going by the hate barrage I’m subjected to and almost being deemed as a fanatic on facebook for voicing my dissent against capital punishment, I would say- We have such a long journey to make towards being a civil society. 544 more words

Society

...wonders why it took so long?

Finally, America no longer sees “gay marriage”; there’s just “marriage”.  Well it took long enough!

Although though it may on the face of it not seem that great an achievement, I feel this step is right up there with the Emancipation Proclamation (1863), the Civil Right acts in the 1950s/60s, Women being able to vote (1920s), Africa’s end of apartheid (1990s). 192 more words

Politics

Next? Aurora, Colorado. Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. The Washington Navy Yard. The college town of Isla Vista, California.

Naturally, we respond by trying to pinpoint the cause: bad parenting, mental illness, guns, video games, the media, heavy metal music, or just plain evil. Once some ‘other’ is identified as an offending agent, we set up a kind of quarantine so that it can be banished from society and no longer threaten. 242 more words

American Exceptionalism

Secularism: Yet another meaningless word inviting debate.

Who is secular and who is religious!

Secular means unrelated to religion and secularist state do not sponsor any particular religion. Constitution of USA has a mandate to be secularist state.  878 more words

Politics

Marriage in the Bible: Captive virgins, polygamy and sex slaves - Valerie Tarico

“The God of the Bible explicitly endorses polygamy and sexual slavery and coerced marriage of young virgins along with monogamy. In fact, he endorses all three to the point of providing detailed regulations. 1,501 more words

Psychological Warfare

Accepting Each Other's Differences

content: discussion of racism, anti-LGBTQ bigotry, ableism (including brief use of ableist language) and religious bigotry.

Lately, there’s been a lot of intolerance and hate going on in the world.   596 more words

Acceptance