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What are your thoughts on the Fermi Paradox?
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Posted by By queerious | 8 comments | AZ, USA | Jan 22, 2019
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Is the point of No return breeched, or are we just too Late? Greenland Melting 4x Faster Than in 2013, and From an Unexpected Source. By Olivia Rosane "Greenland is melting about four ...
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Posted by By of-the-mountain | 8 comments | Killeen, USA | Jan 22, 2019
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Anybody ready for the Super Blood Wolf Moon and lunar eclipse tonight? It'll go from 9:10pm to 1:15am CST. The sky is looking pretty clear where I'm at so hopefully I'll get a good look at it. Here's ...
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Posted by By MusicMnstr99 | 6 comments | IA, USA | Jan 20, 2019
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Attacks on Reality (as Confirmed by Science)
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Posted by By Knee-jerk | 6 comments | Atlantis, USA | Jan 20, 2019
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The changing meanings of words from one country to another. Any examples? I got to thinking about this when I realized, I would most likely lean Republican, if I lived in Ireland. 🇨🇮
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Posted by By Beowulfsfriend | 5 comments | PA, USA | Jan 19, 2019
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great tits
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Posted by By skado | 18 comments | AL, USA | Jan 19, 2019
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What do think about commercial DNA testing services? For example 23 and me
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Posted by By MonkeyMan77 | 11 comments | Somerset, USA | Jan 18, 2019
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On the subject of atheism, I found this of interest. [conservapedia.com] As well as this: [en.wikipedia.org]
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Posted by By deeperthinker15 | 12 comments | CO, USA | Jan 17, 2019
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Climate change. Deniers of anthropomorphic climate change should be made to read Peter Brannen's book "The ends of the world" He describes in fascinating detail the five great species extinctions in ...
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Posted by By Moravian | 4 comments | UK | Jan 16, 2019
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Love at first sight
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Posted by By Albert_Camus | 13 comments | Philippines | Jan 13, 2019
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Conflating possible with probable
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Posted by By TheAstroChuck | 16 comments | NY, USA | Dec 22, 2018
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Chimeras: human stem cells grown in pigs for creation of transplantable organs for humans. Couple thoughts: 1) if human over-populatuon is a thing, and if it leads to man-made climate change ...
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Posted by By Hellas | 9 comments | Raleigh-Durham, USA | Dec 21, 2018
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Sunset on Mars. Yes the Sun is actually white. It appears orange from Earth because of the ozone layer. Cool pic.
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Posted by By TheGreatShadow | 5 comments | The Land Of Black Horizons, USA | Dec 16, 2018
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Uncovering the True History of Thanksgiving "The Wampanoag Thanksgiving experience What is the true history of Thanksgiving? When you hear about the Pilgrims and “the Indians” harmoniously ...
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Posted by By ailurophile | 5 comments | Satan's Kingdom, USA | Nov 22, 2018
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Why does religious belief have a strong effect on people?
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Posted by By SirDaddyGru | 8 comments | TX, USA | Nov 21, 2018
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Humanity and how we got to be
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Posted by By Helena88 | 18 comments | TX, USA | Nov 18, 2018
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Why is 99% of humanity so abysmally ignorant of the known (discovered) structure of the universe and even that of a cell in their body, yet waste their lives obsessed with the laughable texts of the ...
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Posted by By lonelylion | 5 comments | UK | Nov 16, 2018
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There is no progress fairy anymore than there is a savior god.
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Posted by By TheAstroChuck | 15 comments | NY, USA | Nov 13, 2018
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Scientists get-green light to resurrect the dead with stem cells. Presuming this is true, who do you want to bring back first [themindunleashed.com]
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Posted by By Slava3 | 30 comments | Canada | Nov 10, 2018
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Strauss–Howe generational theory
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Posted by By skado | 9 comments | AL, USA | Nov 10, 2018
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Being a freethinker...
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Posted by By gregoryL | 24 comments | CO, USA | Nov 6, 2018
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LINK Liberals Are from Mars, Conservatives Are from Venus - Scientific American
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Posted by By Matias | 17 comments | Germany | Nov 6, 2018
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POLL Have you done the Myers Briggs?
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Posted by By BABSDAGGER | 59 comments | MI, USA | Nov 3, 2018
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How many times have you felt this way in life? [psychologytoday.com] 6 Certain Signs of Being in Love Science-based ways to know if you're in love. Posted Jun 23, 2017 Is this love or is it...
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Posted by By alanalorie | 21 comments | Lawrence, USA | Oct 29, 2018
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Even if all humans turned into peaceful, rational humanists like Steven Pinker or Hans Rosling, our greatest problems, those that threaten humanity's survival, like climate change, pollution, soil ...
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Posted by By Matias | 28 comments | Germany | Oct 27, 2018
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LINK What If the Earth Does Not Exist? - YouTube
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Posted by By MusicMnstr99 | 23 comments | IA, USA | Oct 19, 2018
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LINK The Eugenics Crusade on PBS's "American Experience" - utterly disturbing
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Posted by By bleurowz | 11 comments | Edison, USA | Oct 17, 2018
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LINK 'There is no God,' says Stephen Hawking in final book
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Posted by By PBuck0145 | 29 comments | Canada | Oct 16, 2018
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Some Evidence for the Simulation Hypothesis The Simulation Hypothesis suggests that we don't actually exist as really real reality but as virtual reality. We 'exist' only as programmed software ...
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Posted by By johnprytz | 34 comments | Australia | Oct 10, 2018
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What do you expect from this life?
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Posted by By king38 | 44 comments | LA, USA | Oct 6, 2018
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LINK Discovery of first genetic variants associated with meaning in life -- ScienceDaily
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Posted by By skado | 13 comments | AL, USA | Oct 4, 2018
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Neuroscience for those in power..
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Posted by By FatherOfNyx | 18 comments | VA, USA | Oct 1, 2018
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LINK Bizarre Particles Keep Flying Out of Antarctica's Ice, and They Might Shatter Modern Physics - Scientific American
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Posted by By Ubergooroo | 16 comments | LA, USA | Oct 1, 2018
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LINK So is it nature not nurture after all? | Science | The Guardian
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Posted by By tnorman1236 | 16 comments | WV, USA | Sep 30, 2018
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LINK Scientists Are Working on an Algorithm to Predict Death - Tonic
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Posted by By tnorman1236 | 9 comments | WV, USA | Sep 30, 2018
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Is scientific knowledge limited in principle?
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Posted by By Matias | 38 comments | Germany | Sep 27, 2018
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LINK Study: people tend to cluster into four distinct personality “types” | Ars Technica
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Posted by By Ubergooroo | 15 comments | LA, USA | Sep 18, 2018
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Who is the most knowledgeable public atheist today?
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Posted by By Antitheist30 | 21 comments | NC, USA | Sep 18, 2018
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Anyone interested in doing a reading group. We all read a scholarly article or interesting novel, for example, and discuss it?
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Posted by By Skeptic66 | 28 comments | IL, USA | Sep 15, 2018
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Are you very concerned what happens to your body after death?
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Posted by By Marine | 119 comments | HARTFORD, USA | Sep 13, 2018
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LINK The source attribution effect, or : Tribal thinking trumps reason
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Posted by By Matias | 18 comments | Germany | Sep 12, 2018
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Question: What Is The Best Candidate In Our Solar System (Apart from Earth) As An Abode For Extraterrestrial Life? While I know that the darling candidates in our Solar System for those into ...
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Posted by By johnprytz | 20 comments | Australia | Sep 12, 2018
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LINK Don’t Believe the Hype: Tech-Induced Anxiety is Real | Thrive Global
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Posted by By balou | 7 comments | Houston, USA | Sep 11, 2018
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I have raved about Jonathon Haidt's book "A Righteous Mind" many times on this site. In my opinion, there is no better understanding of the left and right divide available. Here is Dr. Haidt ...
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Posted by By Humanistheathen | 4 comments | CA, USA | Sep 10, 2018
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Can science and religion be reconciled?
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Posted by By Matias | 89 comments | Germany | Sep 8, 2018
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I am into the Hippocrates` maxim : Make food your medicine, and make medicine your food. If you can not eat it, and it does not grow in nature, it is not food, and it is not medicine.
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Posted by By Wil7 | 28 comments | CA, USA | Sep 6, 2018
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How can we find the truth about "God"?
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Posted by By Ann7Mignon | 60 comments | China | Sep 6, 2018
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The Case for Dark Matter in the Universe
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Posted by By TheAstroChuck | 21 comments | NY, USA | Sep 4, 2018
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How does everyone feel about the understanding that our global resources are finite? Our population continues on the same exponential trend and we are hurdling toward a serious resource crisis? ...
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Posted by By machus1 | 28 comments | NC, USA | Sep 2, 2018
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LINK Why Do Smart People Do Foolish Things? - Scientific American
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Posted by By Matias | 16 comments | Germany | Sep 1, 2018
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LINK Arctic’s strongest sea ice breaks up for first time on record | World news | The Guardian
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Posted by By zblaze | 4 comments | OR, USA | Sep 1, 2018
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The introspection illusion. - - - - - - This is a cognitive bias based on the belief that we are capable of accurate insight into our mental states and therefore can understand why we think about...
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Posted by By Matias | 6 comments | Germany | Aug 29, 2018
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LINK Clinical Trials Have Far Too Little Racial and Ethnic Diversity - Scientific American
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Posted by By Ubergooroo | 6 comments | LA, USA | Aug 29, 2018
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Has anyone here a National Park Ranger or has worked with the National Park Service? I would like to get your experiences, opinions and advice about being a Ranger. How did you become a Ranger? ...
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Posted by By RandyMoose | 6 comments | San Angelo, USA | Aug 28, 2018
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I Fear The Day Technology Will Surpass Our Human Interaction. The World Will Have a Generation of Idiots. -Albert Einstein
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Posted by By sassygirl3869 | 16 comments | Nassau, USA | Aug 28, 2018
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What damage has social media caused to the individual?
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Posted by By Marine | 21 comments | HARTFORD, USA | Aug 27, 2018
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LINK What is a brown tide? Scientists fear florida red tide could merge with new outbreak to create super bloom
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Posted by By BookDeath | 5 comments | Abingdon, USA | Aug 27, 2018
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📊 Mathematician 💻 Human computer 📚 Author of scientific papers Today, we celebrate the 100th birthday of Katherine Johnson, a trailblazer who calculated trajectories BY HAND that ...
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Posted by By balou | 12 comments | Houston, USA | Aug 26, 2018
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Most of my favorite scientists:
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Posted by By TheAstroChuck | 17 comments | NY, USA | Aug 26, 2018
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Are we all basically selfish apes?
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Posted by By Matias | 35 comments | Germany | Aug 25, 2018
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LINK Some Of The Oldest Ice In The Arctic Is Now Breaking Apart : NPR
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Posted by By Akfishlady | 17 comments | Grays Harbor County, USA | Aug 24, 2018
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LINK Remains of hybrid human girl with Neanderthal mother discovered in Siberian cave | The Independent
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Posted by By BookDeath | 16 comments | Abingdon, USA | Aug 22, 2018
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I'm reading "Sapiens" by Yuval Noah Harari about the emergence of Homo sapiens from a fairly large number of alternate human species. Inciteful and sweeping history of our arguably too rapid ...
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Posted by By marcp52 | 11 comments | HENDERSONVILLE, USA | Aug 21, 2018
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LINK The Original Double Slit Experiment - YouTube
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Posted by By zblaze | 6 comments | OR, USA | Aug 19, 2018
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LINK The Enlightenment and the origins of racism
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Posted by By Matias | 9 comments | Germany | Aug 18, 2018
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Are atheists less educated than religious sects? Pew Research says those who claim no religion are 3, (way) behind Jews and behind Christians. Does this make people take religion more seriously and ...
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Posted by By antitheism | 18 comments | FL, USA | Aug 17, 2018
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LINK Evolution timeframes get a rethink after scientists take a closer look at Earth's first animals
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Posted by By zblaze | 9 comments | OR, USA | Aug 16, 2018
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I had long planned to get in the path of last summer's Total Solar Eclipse that occurred on Aug. 21, 2017, a year ago, tomorrow! I flew to Denver, Co and rented a car and included seeing it on a two ...
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Posted by By rkoplow | 13 comments | Andover, USA | Aug 16, 2018
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Greatest invention of all times?
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Posted by By IamNobody | 37 comments | Racing Capital Of The World, USA | Aug 15, 2018
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LINK Is "loss aversion" a Fallacy ? - Scientific American
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Posted by By Matias | 9 comments | Germany | Aug 12, 2018
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What is the greatest challenge that civilization faces?
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Posted by By Marine | 51 comments | HARTFORD, USA | Aug 10, 2018
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LINK Tokyo medical school admits changing results to exclude women
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Posted by By VictoriaNotes | 7 comments | MS Gulf Coast, USA | Aug 9, 2018
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Documentaries on Netflix
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Posted by By RaulPerez | 10 comments | TX, USA | Aug 9, 2018
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Sentences like "all religion is harmful" or "religions are mental disorders" are based on belief, not scientific evidence. It is really sad that many atheists only pay lip service to science (seen ...
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Posted by By anonymous | 14 comments | Nowhere really, USA | Aug 9, 2018
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Frankly ... If one hasnt adopted personal principles and sound understandings of history , psychology , economics and social theory to guide them through life , then what one can do productively ...
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Posted by By Scottzillyun | 8 comments | WV, USA | Aug 8, 2018
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Carl Sagan’s Cosmos
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Posted by By chris5832 | 20 comments | Canada | Aug 8, 2018
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LINK Denialism: what drives people to reject the truth | News | The Guardian
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Posted by By Mcflewster | 12 comments | Reading UK, UK | Aug 7, 2018
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LINK Evolution, religion, and why it’s not just about lack of scientific reasoning ability - On Biology
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Posted by By zblaze | 9 comments | OR, USA | Aug 6, 2018
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Do any of the astronomers/scientists out there have any idea about what is happening here. [independent.co.uk]
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Posted by By Geoffrey51 | 8 comments | Australia | Aug 5, 2018
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Some food for thought about Science.
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Posted by By TristanNuvo | 11 comments | FL, USA | Aug 5, 2018
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There are a number of cosmology enthusiasts on Agnostic.com, some of whom enjoy speculating about multiple universes (multiverse) and offering seemingly limitless hypotheses about the possibilities in...
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Posted by By TheAstroChuck | 14 comments | NY, USA | Aug 4, 2018
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Is it only me who can't accept that man came from monkeys
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Posted by By Slava3 | 17 comments | Canada | Aug 3, 2018
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LINK Only Two-Thirds Of American Millennials Believe The Earth Is Round
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Posted by By TheMiddleWay | 29 comments | CA, USA | Aug 3, 2018
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What causes people to reject the fact of evolution? A new study from Brigham Young University suggests that rejection of evolution has little or nothing to do with a person’s ignorance of the ...
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Posted by By Greenheart | 13 comments | Jamaica ny 11434, USA | Aug 1, 2018
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LINK Humans Have Changed Earth's Seasons For The First Time, Study Shows
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Posted by By tnorman1236 | 8 comments | WV, USA | July 29, 2018
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LINK Why can't you go faster than light? - YouTube
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Posted by By Nakiarogue | 23 comments | NJ, USA | July 29, 2018
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POLL Apples or Oranges
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Posted by By Netochka | 28 comments | AZ, USA | July 28, 2018
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I am curious of people's thoughts of science here. Are you confident in science? Are there sciences that you feel are not as valid?
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Posted by By Fulishsage | 29 comments | ID, USA | July 28, 2018
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Did you know that Charles Darwin, I think it is at the end of 'Origin', mentions the Creator in the context of "First Cause.
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Posted by By Geoffrey51 | 6 comments | Australia | July 27, 2018
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I am writing a speech for college students,on how unimportant prayer/religion are to our modern society. Do you know any peer reviewed articles on this subject?
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Posted by By Humanlove | 5 comments | PDX, USA | July 27, 2018
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LINK The Story of Life - How Life Came From Non-Life
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Posted by By holykoolaid | 5 comments | Austin, USA | July 27, 2018
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I visited the Smithsonian Natural History Museum today. It was very cool! I marveled at the extensive display on human evolution, with skulls and re-creations of many species that preceded homosapiens...
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Posted by By A2Jennifer | 12 comments | Ann Arbor, USA | July 26, 2018
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POLL Myers-Briggs Personality Type? The poll only allows 8 options, so build your type using 1 of every 2 fields. I'm curious if there are any trends here.
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Posted by By mattersauce | 17 comments | FL, USA | July 26, 2018
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Global Warming Linked to Higher Suicide Rates across North America - A new study suggests. "Across the board, when temperatures rose in a given place, so did the number of suicides." ...
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Posted by By Matias | 5 comments | Germany | July 26, 2018
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Whats defines what is right and what is wrong, in the past it was religions, traditions, culture. Now it's few people and the social media. Does this mean we will still need religions to determine our...
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Posted by By moz | 16 comments | UK | July 25, 2018
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LINK FFRF, parents, score appeals court victory against praying Calif. school board - Freedom From Religion Foundation
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Posted by By GoodMan | 7 comments | Upland, USA | July 25, 2018
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This is good.
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Posted by By HippieChick58 | 4 comments | Omaha, USA | July 25, 2018
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That was then. This is now. The Law of Unintended Consequences.
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Posted by By TheAstroChuck | 11 comments | NY, USA | July 24, 2018
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LINK Critical Thinking Skills: What are They and How Do I Get Them? - Brights Bulletin, Thinker Academy
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Posted by By JackPedigo | 8 comments | Lopez Island, Washington, USA | July 24, 2018
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