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Propaganda

Propaganda

It was as true at the beginning as it is now. As demonstrated by the recent election, the best propaganda wins. Simply telling the truth gets nowhere; it will be used against you by an effective propagandist who can twist your honest words to mean other than what you said, the way… 450 more words

Political

Persecution

Persecutor

A persecutor is a person or group guilty of the following wrongs:

1: those who stalk, harass or punish in a manner designed to injure, grieve, or afflict; specifically: those who cause to suffer because of belief or absence of belief or difference of belief. 191 more words

Secular

That Thing Again (with aspirin)

I started taking a low dose aspirin a while ago, and as I was filling up my weekly pill dispenser this morning that thing happened again… 25 more words

Jon Crispin

Bloggy McBlogface: Appeasing Poseidon and the Boat-Loving Internet Trolls

This week I was reminded that even in the era of Donald Trump, people are still capable of taking voting seriously. Because a few days ago my attention was drawn to an exciting ongoing voting process on the Internet. 792 more words

History

Our Own Eyes

Our Own Eyes

There are different levels of belief that vary from fully-on starstruck gullible certainty to the extreme opposite in disbelief. Atheists with whom I have discussed religious issues tended to regard belief as something that stands alone, irrelevant to anything else. 509 more words

Secular

Opinions

Opinions

As the old wisdom decrees, opinions are like assholes; everybody has one, and they need to keep it to themselves. What old wisdom overlooks is the relief of letting it go and the satisfaction from dumping on somebody who was asking for it, after too long of holding your breath. 228 more words

Life Lessons

No Clone

No Clone

Despite what many profess to believe, humans are a social animal. We are an animal, a mammal, and our species survived because of our ancestors who learned to work in groups for their mutual benefit. 379 more words

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