Category: Religion

Oct 19

Islamophobia and Racism

Hatred of the “Other”— Phobia—A persistent, irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that leads to a compelling desire to avoid it. Racism— 1. A belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one’s own race is superior and has …

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Oct 01

Free Will: R.I.P.

Free Will—A Zombie Existence Free Will may be a good subject for ethicists, philosophers and graduate student Ph.D. dissertations, but with the exception of preachers using it to condemn sinners or judges and lawyers using it to condemn accused criminals, does it really exist? Science has revealed that it really doesn’t exist. In a moment …

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Sep 25

The FIB Theory

What Do We Fear and Why? “Religion, since it has its source in terror, has dignified certain kinds of fear and made people think them not disgraceful. In this it has done mankind a great disservice: all fear is bad. I believe that when I die I shall rot, and nothing of my ego will …

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Sep 01

Religious Faith and Logic

 Faith vs. Logic “Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?” Epicurus (341 — 270 B.C.E.) ………………………………… It …

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Aug 22

Words of Welcome and Some Descriptions of “Worth Checking Out”

Words of welcome and some explanations Welcome to my blog. This initial posting will provide you with some personal background and a description of the “Worth Checking Out” names and organizations you may not recognize. Personal stuff I was born in the middle of an America that today is different yet disturbingly similar in some …

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