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The Madness of Crowds

I was looking at the famous old book, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, and wondering--are we doomed to keep repea…

Started by Samuel H. Kenyon in History, Archaeology, Paleontology

3 Apr 30, 2011
Reply by Samuel H. Kenyon

Sexual abuse and rape of nuns by priests in 23 countries

Vatican confirms report of sexual abuse and rape of nuns by priests in 23 countries   The Catholic Church in Rome made the extraordinary ad…

Started by Samuel H. Kenyon in Religion and the Religious, Atheism and Atheists

18 Feb 27, 2011
Reply by Skycomet the Fallen Angel

Christians helping Muslims in Egypt

I don't know if it's true (nor do I know what the slant of Good publications is), but this looks like one of those instances of people acti…

Started by Samuel H. Kenyon in Ethics & Morals

5 Feb 12, 2011
Reply by Hope

Suicide Bomber Prematurely Killed by Spam

From Wired: Would-Be Suicide Bomber Killed by Unexpected SMS From Mobile Carrier An unexpected and unwanted text message from a wireless…

Started by Samuel H. Kenyon in Small Talk

2 Feb 2, 2011
Reply by Julien

emotion and spirituality

In 2003 I started looking at the science of emotion in order to determine if it would be useful for robots.  When I had to do an English pa…

Started by Samuel H. Kenyon in Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Psychology

2 May 15, 2011
Reply by Epiphileon

Dennett's talk "What should replace religion?"

Last night I took a walk to Cabot Auditorium at Tufts University to see a presentation by philosopher Daniel Dennett, who is one of the "fo…

Started by Samuel H. Kenyon in Religion and the Religious, Atheism and Atheists

21 Oct 12, 2011
Reply by Fred Werther

religious immortality scam

A project called iHumans invited me to join them today.  But, it appears to be religious pseudoscience.  The author is a scientist, so he/s…

Started by Samuel H. Kenyon in Pseudoscience, The Paranormal, and Conspiracy Theories

6 Sep 29, 2010
Reply by Ava Wilson

When did they start putting "god" on our money?

http://www.ustreas.gov/education/fact-sheets/currency/in-god-we-trust.shtmlInteresting history of why phrases mentioning god are on US curr…

Started by Samuel H. Kenyon in Welcome to Think Atheist

21 Oct 4, 2010
Reply by Jennifer Hall

would you like to be a cyborg?

Humans, unlike most animals on Earth, are in a position to radically change their own bodies and minds.Some of the first concepts of cyborg…

Started by Samuel H. Kenyon in Small Talk

40 Sep 24, 2010
Reply by Michael Jon Axl

anti-lesbian fanatics

Cindy Jacobs at TheCall rally: “Girl-on-girl kissing, lesbianism is a plague on our society today … http://christiannightmares.tumblr.c

Started by Samuel H. Kenyon in Small Talk

28 Sep 9, 2010
Reply by Reggie

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