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Philosophy & Meaning
7 hours ago7h

Posted by Ryo1
B-job, a profound topic. 😂 The Problems of Philosophers (Open the link to see the cartoon in full size. )
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 day ago1d

Posted by Ryo1
Any cops who quit because of the Chauvin verdict should be warned that murder is actually illegal for non cops too. - Existential Comics 😁
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 days ago2d

Posted by johannesweg
Ockham’s razor, Russell’s teapot, and the lottery paradox. Ockham’s razor and Russell’s teapot are often used by atheists to support their opinion that the denial of alleged supernatural entities is the only rational attitude. They criticize...
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Philosophy & Meaning
4 days ago4d

Posted by thinkwithme
I believe nothing these days, not even this post.
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Philosophy & Meaning
4 days ago4d

Posted by JeffMesser
Excellent philosophy video for atheists and agnostics
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Philosophy & Meaning
4 days ago4d

Posted by Healthydoc70
Malcolm Gladwell: ‘I deplore people who deny the extent of their privilege’
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Philosophy & Meaning
4 days ago4d

Posted by Rossy92
This 10 year old video from an atheist channel (Qualia Soup) which I never paid any attention to, and which hasn't even been active in 8 years, does the best job of parsing the atheist vs agnostic issue that I've heard. Yeah!!! What he said!!! ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
5 days ago5d

Posted by aplaceintime
says a lot about our country
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Philosophy & Meaning
6 days ago6d

Posted by Basem
The Epicurus Dilemma.
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Philosophy & Meaning
6 days ago6d

Posted by celticagent
I've been working hard all of my life, but never made much money. These last 15 years, I've been working part time as a musician and teacher. I love that part of my life. But I've made more money in COIN in the last month than all my life. What...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by Word
Can evil be good, or good be evil?
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by janice2344
circle of life
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by Druvius
FOUR GREAT HISTORICAL LIES:
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by WilliamCharles
Something to ponder.
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by Healthydoc70
From the book on Henry Adams, "The Last American Aristocrat" in commenting on modern civilization, Adams said, "those technocrats and their patrons who pursued force were only hunting down their own deaths:"Every day nature violently revolted, ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by Healthydoc70
The notion of defense in the Derrick Chauvin trial is some sick notion. Watch the video. There is no defense possible. LIke I posted days ago. Let Chauvin have someone put their knee in his neck for 9 minutes in court and see what he thinks.
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by Kojaksmom
My new definition of stupidity is individuals who find extraordinarily Simple Solutions to extraordinary complex problems. I suppose this is the reason why I have such difficulty with the far-right.
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by JeffMesser
One secular vision of how things work
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by Willow_Wisp
This is a refreshing perspective in these times of right wing transphobia. Now this is how to contest populist fascist, so even the fascist might hear should they brave the experience.
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by jon2344
if god knows the beginning and the end then why are we here?? are we just pawns in a grand scheme by all the so called gods?
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by GeorgeRocheleau
I am always laughing...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by fishline79
I posted this on my timeline because it is one of the most imaginative and enigmatic works of audio and video art I have ever seen. I don't pretend to understand it, and certainly wouldn't pretend to explain it, but it says as much and as...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 week ago1w

Posted by Albert_Camus
Afterlife
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Healthydoc70
The British novelist and poet Thomas Hardy in his verse called "God's Funeral" And, tricked by our own early dream And need of solace, we grew self-deceived, Our making soon our maker did we deem, And what we had imagined we believed.
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Brunostic
Dr. Robert Sapolsky on Faith . This guy is always enlightening to listen to.
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by WilliamCharles
Epitaph by Merrit Malloy When I die Give what’s left of me away To children And old men that wait to die. And if you need to cry, Cry for your brother Walking the street beside you. And when you need me, Put your arms Around anyone And give ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Tyrantmike
Life having no real meaning gives me freedom to write my own life story. It allows us to decide what life purpose is and pursue that purpose our own ways.
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by GeorgeRocheleau
Philosophy...
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by JeffMesser
What if we don't consider materialism?
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by KWAPELL7
‎Sunday, ‎April ‎4, ‎2021 Life is the - expression & experience of - U - as a - Spirit of ENERGY - manifesting - in as thru - a physical - biologic - human animal - form of Life - I AM & U R - Eternal Beings - Divinely being a human - ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by WilliamCharles
LINKMaking Anger your Ally | Toko-pa's Official Website
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Word
Is kinetic energy knowledge/information?
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by JustLuAnn
Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful.
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Prasanta
> "Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be." > -- Abraham Lincoln Happiness is a choice. We may decide to get wet in the rain and appreciate and enjoy the moment or complain about the shitty weather. A choice. I don't ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by WilliamCharles
The Last Rose of Summer Thomas Moore - 1779-1852 ‘Tis the last rose of Summer, Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone; No flower of her kindred, No rose-bud is nigh, To reflect back her blushes Or give ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by PBuck0145
"First they came for ... "
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Healthydoc70
Marjorie Taylor Green trying to pass legislation to protect us from Dr Fauci, who she refers to as Dr "always wrong" and with the same breath declares that a crossfit workout protects her from Covid 19. I defy her to cite an example of anything that ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by PBuck0145
Ideological subversion: 1. Demoralization 2. Destabilization 3. Crisis 4. Normalization We are at stage 3.
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Surfpirate
I think we would all like to think that there was more after this short life is over but to the best of my knowledge this is as good as it gets, so enjoy it while it lasts.
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Lorajay
Who would you be if you were the only person in the world?
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Brunostic
This priest gets it. Retired priest says Hell is an invention of the church to control people with fear
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by callmedubious
"Psychiatry's chief contribution to philosophy is the discovery that the toilet is the seat of the soul". --A. Chase
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by PBuck0145
I guess April 1 is my day.
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by FrostyJim
I have no rational answer...
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by PBuck0145
Re-segregation by the woke left.
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKMeditation on the cosmic towel🗣🧠☯️ - YouTube
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Basem
this is what could have been the actual story of the human's creation. still, an evidence is needed if it turns out to be true..
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Triphid
POLLFighting against Racism or For Political Correctness, etc,

Who reaps the benefits of ALL of this 'business' of fighting against things such as Racism, etc, etc?

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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by PBuck0145
Education vs indoctrination.
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by waitingforgodo
Think of a number. Square it. Add 1. Add twice the original number you thought of. Exponentiate that amount to the power 0.5 and then subtract 2. Subtract the number you first thought of. Now find the square root of the result. What do you call ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Geordielad2030
Wise words
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Philosophy & Meaning
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Jolanta
Clean around the clock.
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Philosophy & Meaning
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by redbai
Just out of curiosity ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by dumasarok
An ethical conundrum. Suppose you came home to find that you had been victim of a burglary. You found no damage at all. No valuables had been stolen. Nothing is in disarray The only thing missing was food. The contents of your refrigerator and ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by PBuck0145
Political correctness enables sexual violence.
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Philosophy & Meaning
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Tejas
About naturalism/nihilism. Naturalistic Nihilist ?!? Do you ever think about life and its meaning? Does life have a meaning? Does existence have meaning? All these questions you have to ask yourselves and make up your own mind. When the word ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by fishline79
My slightly singed offering on "World Atheist Day".
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Philosophy & Meaning
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by PBuck0145
To observe Atheist Day (23 March):
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by waitingforgodo
After the whelming support for my previous contribution on religion I felt it only fitting that I follow it with something for the conspiracists and rednecks here. Singalong to the new improved lyrics. Frowned Secret circles that ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by yvilletom
In alphabetic order, there is a religious method and a scientific method to acquire knowledge. Is there a philosophical method to acquire knowledge? Are there three non-overlapping magisteria? Are there any non-overlapping magisteria?
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by Mcflewster
Critical reasoning.
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by JustLuAnn
Death. I've known it for a very long time now. When I was a young girl it crept into my life at the age of 11 years old. I was naive, innocent, and knew it not. Until the one day it found my father. It took him away in a car driven by my Aunt. My...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by waitingforgodo
Can you sing these lyrics with the passion of a true disbeliever? Click on the music first. There must be some kinda other way out of here Said the gospel's hand relief There's so much illusion I can't get no belief Walk on ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by KWAPELL7
‎Friday, ‎March ‎19, ‎2021 U R not merely a human animal being a - Person - U R an Eternal Being - Divinely being a - Creature Creator - U R the Person that U have so Chosen to - Know thy Self AS - for U R & I AM - Souls of Love - Spirits of...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by Secular_Squirrel
Faith is having a complete confidence in a person or ideology without the need for evidence. Any complete confidence in anything without the need for evidence is an overconfidence. Arrogance is having an overconfidence in one's abilities or ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by PBuck0145
Tom Walker on cancel culture
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by PBuck0145
Even animals can be
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by Wynter1775
I walk i don't run. I see but i don't look I look but i don't see I walk in a world steeped in mystery I walk in a world dripping with majiks I see the world as it isnt seen by all I see this world for what it is not for what others want it to be. I ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by Detached
It's Schopenhauer, yes it's
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1 month ago1m

Posted by PBuck0145
Don Lemon knows the mind of God.
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by FrayedBear
Not too sure about this one?
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKThe Limits of Understanding - YouTube
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1 month ago1m

Posted by JustLuAnn
I like people who are decidedly different. The broken ones, the wild and wacky ones, the ones who dare to be different! They say like attracts like. Still waiting here. It's those perfect people that make me want to holler and scream. ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by racocn8
How would the existence of a god confer meaning on our lives? or... How would loyalty in acknowledging one god over another matter to that god?
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by Detached
When we were shocked by reality, we knew that religion is an illusion, and likewise love is just an illusion based on interests, even with the closest people to you. Love is the biggest deception for humanity, to see it open your eyes so widely.
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by PBuck0145
Capitalism vs cronyism.
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by NHwoodsman
I can only comment on what I know
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by Healthydoc70
FROM RED COMET, BIOGRAPHY OF SYLVIA PLATH: in a 1952 paper for her religion class at Smith, man was born without purpose in a neutral universe, without inherent morals and was responsible for his own destiny. There was no afterlife. His mind may live...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by Sofocleto
The first Racist was the pseudo god of Abraham because of all the people it choose the Jews as the special ones , what about the others ? Humanity is all the same dear Jehova , now I let you know that discrimination is considered a Crime !!
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by Monty13
Are we alone? Do you ever gaze at the night sky and wonder about the possibility of life around those stars? I do that every night. Well, the possibility of life existing beyond Earth is damn high. In the observable universe, there are over 10 ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
1 month ago1m

Posted by Matias
There are many types of capital. Everyone knows about economic capital, which is what the economy is all about. Some have certainly heard of "cultural capital" or "social capital". In my view, there is also "moral capital". This concept has two ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Mar 8Mar 8

Posted by Surfpirate
What about the people who are smarter than Yogi Bear, what about those people having to deal with this shit and still maintaining their integrity and decency?
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Philosophy & Meaning
Mar 7Mar 7

Posted by PBuck0145
As an atheist humanist, I support both freedom of religion and freedom FROM religion.https://freebeacon.com/biden-administration/biden-labor-board-blocks-construction-workers-from-union-exodus/ As a supporter of the right to ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Mar 7Mar 7

Posted by Healthydoc70
FROM LECTURES ON DOSTOEVSKY BY JOSEPH FRANK What exactly does "faith" mean? As in "religious faith", "faith in god," etc. Isn't it basically crazy to believe in something that there is no proof for? Is there really any difference between what we ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Mar 5Mar 5

Posted by Flyingsaucesir
Trump's continued lies about the election, the media, the pandemic, etc., bring to mind these words from Voltaire: "Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." The January 6 mob attack on the US Capitol completes ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Mar 4Mar 4

Posted by PBuck0145
Mike Rowe nails it!
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Mar 4Mar 4

Posted by Umbrella_Guard
" There is no future for me, The pasta is now ".
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Philosophy & Meaning
Mar 3Mar 3

Posted by Ollied
This is a great concept. I would like to know what great concept you love and understand.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Mar 1Mar 1

Posted by Word
Why must people, or with what logic is there to ignore historical fact because it does not fit into their modern invention concept? Some will say "no gods of any kind exists " What kind is listed below?
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Philosophy & Meaning
Feb 28Feb 28

Posted by MorganR
POLLPlaying with fire..

Religion and risk

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Philosophy & Meaning
Feb 25Feb 25

Posted by GodlessDio
Dang we really live in a world where the majority believes in fairy tale bull bull. How do we fix that.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Feb 25Feb 25

Posted by AJimboShep82
Observation
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Philosophy & Meaning
Feb 23Feb 23

Posted by Barnie2years
While I find much in this essay that I don’t agree with, or in fact find troubling, it is worth a read. History is generally learned from a one sided perspective. As it says in this essay, points of view and action are told from a command point of ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Feb 23Feb 23

Posted by GeorgeRocheleau
Philosophy...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Feb 22Feb 22

Posted by Basem
ok, this is gonna stir in some problematic commentary and divide the opinions, but i'll say it. i saw "the phenomenon 2020" 2 days ago. the film is scary when it comes to understanding the high possibility that an alien maybe watching you closely ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Feb 22Feb 22

Posted by Detached
Morals may be objective or subjective, but throughout my life I have never hurt anyone even though I had many opportunities in which I could steal, deceive, lie, scam. I am really pretty proud that I do beautiful things for nothing and I don't want ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Feb 18Feb 18

Posted by Detached
I don't know why most of believers think that athiests are negative, well I gotta tell you something, there is huge difference between being realistic and negative, in fact we are positive realistic and we do what takes instead of praying to get ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Feb 18Feb 18

Posted by Detached
Imagine if humans had been interested and focused on science ever since
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