"Excellent points, Strega.
"Can you imagine a society where the more intelligent or better off element decides not to have children but the poorer and less educated have them all the time? Er, not looking good, is it?"
This is the premise…"
"Your story brought a tear to my eye, Jennifer. Thanks for relating it.
I don't know any person or group that is advocating on-demand 3rd trimester abortions for non-medical reasons. When it becomes a question of risking the mother's life…"
"What Reggie said.
To quote Philip K Dick: Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
The scientific method helps us to asymptotically approach the truth about reality. New data could always cast doubt on or…"
"I think everything I was going to say has already been expressed by others in this thread so I just want to contribute a little poem by the Digital Cuttlefish called "Worms Go In":
When we are dead, we’ll feed the wormsAnd other…"
"I would like to add that if Jewelz hadn't posted that xkcd comic I was going to.
Kim, you are talking hyperbolic nonsense. Atheism is no a basis for any kind of belief system or world view. It is merely one result of thinking clearly and…"
"I get into a lot of discussions like this. I'm an amateur astronomer and my friends & I often set up our scopes for public outreach sessions. It's not just religion but astrology, UFOs, chemtrails, Apollo moon hoax and a number of…"
I have softened my stance on this subject. I used to say that I really didn't want any kind of funeral or service - that if they really wanted to respect my wishes they would do as little as possible in that regard. However, about five…"
"Lovely. I've just returned from Turkey where I learned similar histories about places like the Aya Sophia, Heirapolis, Apollo's Temple, Aphrodisias, etc. Those Romans left a lot of ruins laying around."
"I would say that people who reject science, doubt and questioning are the ones who have "given up". Isaac Newton gave up when he used a god-of-the-gaps argument to explain diversity and complexity in the universe. If it weren't for…"
"The Worms Go In
-- The Digital Cuttlefish
When we are dead, we’ll feed the wormsAnd other stuff that writhes and squirmsAnd if you cannot come to termsWith that—well, use your head!There are no ifs nor ands nor buts:Bacteria within our…"
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