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Respected Theologian Defends Genocide and... →
“And if you refuse to relinquish your faith? If you cling to the assumption that your faith, by definition, is the highest good there is, and that by definition it trumps all other moral considerations? Then you cut yourself off from your own moral compass.” Not long ago I was involved in a conversation on Tumblr about morality that I just plain got tired of. The person brought...
A human being is part of a whole, called by us the ‘Universe,’ a part limited in...– Albert Einstein (via anarchyofthemind)
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AronRa doing his awesome anthropology thing →
A progressive for our times →
vruz: Let’s say this guy was running for president on a third-party ticket: proven track record for getting country out of wars strong foreign policy diplomat who forged stronger relationships with powerful developing (and enemy) nations implemented the first significant federal affirmative action program dramatically increased spending on federal employee salaries organized a daily press...
A stupid man’s report of what a clever man says is never accurate because he...– Bertrand Arthur William Russell (1872-1970) British philosopher, mathematician, social critic, writer and a kipi cookbook personal hero. (via thekipicookbook)
Rethink the human narrative.
I think [believing in God] is a sort of cosmic loneliness. It’s hard for people...– Colin McGinn, The Atheism Tapes (via freebirdsflytogether)
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then...– Albert Einstein (via savingthrow)
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Girls, Boys and Casual Sex →
rantingnraging: whimafem: In a 1982 study men and women were approached by a stranger and asked for either A: a date with the stranger, B: to come home with the stranger or C: to have sex with the stranger, Men said yes to sex about 70% of the time. Not one woman said yes to the advance. This has been used as evidence, by the kind of people that think that “boys will be boys” is a suitable...
On the one-year anniversary of the explosion at BP’s Macondo well, media outlets...– Oil drilling: Lots of lobbying, no legislation | War Room (via pantslessprogressive)
The Liberal Life: Dutch To Build Solar Panels Into... →
liberal-life: The Dutch are well known for their ubiquitous bike lanes, to the point where Amsterdam is neck and neck with Copenhagen for the title of most bike-loving capital in Europe. Now, Denmark will have to come up with something big to match the latest plan from the Netherlands - the installation of…
Every newspaper in America, with very few exceptions, has a daily astrology...– Carl Sagan in a 1989 interview with Ted Turner discussing scientific illiteracy and the need for education reform (via mohandasgandhi)
Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer.– Anonymous (via dietgingerale)
Age of Reason: Political Correctness Baffles Dalai... →
ageofreason: The Dalai Lama on Thursday added a new entry to his English vocabulary - “political correctness” - oddly enough in Prague, a liberal city known for leniency towards the incorrect. Tibet’s spiritual leader, who is in the Czech capital to speak about human rights in Asia at a conference on…
if there’s any magic in privatization, it’s the magical way it makes drug...– Who’s Serious Now? - NYTimes.com (via ronmarks)
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless...– Martin Luther King, Jr. (via thisnik)
Scandalous as it may sound to the ears of Republicans schooled in Reaganomics,...– Francis Fukuyama (via azspot)
World News: President Obama's 'Private Remarks' Go... →
abcworldnews: What was supposed to be a private conversation with campaign donors in Chicago last night became public when an audio feed was accidentally left open. Obama on Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc: “When Paul Ryan says his priority is to make sure, he’s just being America’s accountant … This is the same guy…