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Soldier killed in Woolwich, London, UK

Two men mowed down a man meters away from a barracks in the town of Woolwich, They then proceeded to jump out of the car and stab and hack…

Started by TheyCallMeDave

28 May 23, 2013
Reply by Phil orr

Is justice just a matter of chance?

Discussions of justice tend to be very intellectual and high-minded. We think of it as one of the most important functions of The State. Ho…

Started by Unseen

30 May 16, 2013
Reply by archaeopteryx

Two dead kids, one religion, and zero days in prison?

Herbert and Catherine Schaible asked God to heal their 8-month-old baby son with magic while he spent days struggling to breathe. He died l…

Started by Gallup's Mirror

77 May 11, 2013
Reply by Jimmy Russell

The conundrum presented by the Bangladeshi building collapse

By now you probably realize that there is a company in China with a factory where most of the electronics in the world are manufactured. If…

Started by Unseen

52 May 5, 2013
Reply by Unseen

Brother/Sister Incest. What's Wrong With It?

I'm fairly sure most (all) of us feel parent/child incest is wrong, and for fairly obvious reasons.  However, if a brother and sister are v…

Started by Unseen

167 Apr 29, 2013
Reply by Unseen

The moral hand, a complete and coherent ethic, applied to animal rights

The moral hand is a metaphor of five basic ethical principles, one for each finger, summarizing coherent ethic. It is the result of a ten y…

Started by Stijn Bruers

193 Apr 16, 2013
Reply by Simon Paynton

Atheists in court?

I'm curious about appearing in court and being "sworn in". I live in the southern bible belt and assume they still do that -"put yur hand o…

Started by Tim Palmer

0 Apr 12, 2013

Peta

So read a post today that makes me furious. I will post link. fair warning its not pretty nor is it something for tender hearted people. ht…

Started by angela kozma

37 Apr 11, 2013
Reply by angela kozma

Forced Morality

Does the practice of forced or commanded morality make you a moral person? I ran upon this quote and it was a revelation of sorts. If I we…

Started by RobertPiano

17 Mar 23, 2013
Reply by Barry Adamson

Respect and when it should be given?

Whenever I discuss this I hear some circles arguing that respect ought to be given freely to all. In my opinion that is delusional. The re…

Started by Nerdy Keith

1 Mar 22, 2013
Reply by Jorita

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