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Compassion and Choices

The Hemlock Society changed it’s name in 2003 to Compassion and Choices. I don’t like the new name, but oh well. They did surveys and focus group tests. This will be better, right? The Hemlock Society was founded to fight … Continue reading

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Inflammatory Speach

Come to think of it .. maybe the United States government ought to cancel all assistance to LA until these people develop an ability to think rationally. -Neal Boortz regarding California’s stand on Arizona’s immigration laws. I know Neal Boortz … Continue reading

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Science confirms: Money can’t buy happiness

A year after losing the use of their legs and a year after winning the lotto, lottery winners and paraplegics are equally happy with their lives. -Dan Gilbert

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With its top in heaven

God caused the people to speak different languages when they built a tower to heaven. What would he do if the people flew to the Moon?

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A Question for Bobmo

I’ve been involved in a conversation at Bobmo.com* about agnosticism. This is what Bob has to say about the subject: Coined by English biologist Thomas Huxley in 1860, the word agnostic has taken several forms over the years. Agnosticism typically … Continue reading

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Ludwig Boltzman

The scientist asks not what are the currently most important questions, but “which are at present solvable?” or sometimes merely “in which can we make some small but genuine advance?” As long as the alchemists merely sought the philosopher’s stone … Continue reading

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Chris McCandless

Chris McCandless

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Biophilia

Biophilia

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Proof that God Exists

The first thing you see when you visit ProofThatGodExists.org is a page with four buttons. “Absolute Tuth Exists” “Absolute Truth Does not Exist” “I Don’t Know if Absolute Truth Exists” “I Don’t Care if Absolute Truth Exists” The first button … Continue reading

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NASA, the Bible and the Missing Day

Maybe you’ve heard this story. In the tenth chapter of the Old Testament book of Joshua, it is recorded that the Sun “stood still.” One day while NASA scientists were using their computers to calculate orbits for the Earth, Sun, … Continue reading

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