I’ve written about this before. But there is a whole lot to gain by continually reminding myself of what a fact is, vs what a belief is. Especially with regard to political and religious areas of my life.Read More
If you can’t believe in Atheistic Materialism, what can you believe in? Not much, if the withering skeptic Rupert Sheldrake has a crack at it. My God, if we can’t believe in Atheistic Materialism – IS THERE NOTHING SACRED??Read More
In this short TED talk, Alain de Botton delivers a heavyweight performance. He builds a very workable connection between atheist and religious thought, presenting a way to extract the good from both for the future of society.Read More
If you understand what a belief is, you know that human existence is 99.9999% belief, and NOT knowledge. People who realize this are closer to reality than those who don’t realize it. People, like atheists, who think they are looking at knowledge when they are only looking at beliefs, are simply delusional.Read More
Regarding "Cult Brainwashing" accusations used to stereotype & dehumanize members of minority religions, I spot 10 out of 12 characteristics of BAD SCIENCE.
Can you spot the bad science in claims of "Cult Brainwashing"?
I love @RepRaskin and consider him a hero, but until any normal person has read this bill, no one knows what's in it, no matter the PR name they place on it.
We need widely available, public, NO-PARTISAN READINGS of US legislation impacting all our lives and all of our futures. https://t.co/CefGVR2rWu
Anticult tribalist goes after anyone connected to accused rapist Danny Masterson, getting you to assume he's guilty before his trial begins & hoping you'll hate his family, too.
He uses your most base and degraded instincts to influence you in the worst possible way.
Such a POS https://t.co/mcjoAGac66
It's been clear for a while now that @TroMcManus is celebrity Anti #Scientology's No1 Fangirl. She's been unable to remain objective in the matters she reports on for the @TB_Times. She's more of a tribalist, than a journalist, now.
This exchange proves it. It's a bad situation. https://t.co/yfkg792OZw
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