"The concept of PC is Basically Silly(BS). I am reminded of how Lenny Bruce, substituted "Blah Blah Blah" for the name of a sexual act deemed obscene by a San Francisco ordinance the audience stll got the joke."
"My older son is 22 and classified as "oi the autistic spectrum". He developed normally until he was around two, and after a short illness, he began regressing.almost completely losing his ability to talk by age 4. After tests,the Childhood…"
" Actually, Unseen, you're making my point for me.what passes for culture in the US is usually a mash-up of of elements imported from other cultures. Jazz, for example started as a musical tradition among slaves brought in from…"
"O'Reilly is accusing the atheists organizations of being PC. He effectively redefines PC to discredit the legitimate concerns of the atheist community over the use of public resources to promote specific religious teachings."
"Unseen, I understand the concept, but but what I am describing is silencing an opposing view by accusing the opponent of being PC. For an example of this consider Bill Oreilly who has described atheists as terrorist PC idiots for favoring secularism…"
" I disagree Unseen. While the idea seems to originate as a wimped-out Orwellian attempt to control political discourse, I see the pc concept regularly used and abused on all sides of the political circus.
There are at least…"
" Well, since you are asking for opinions, I'll jump in here. The most fundamental concept in capitalism s the idea that ownership of capital entitles the owner the revenues and liabilities generated by the capital. Money is earned by…"
"I somewhat disagree [x] that American voters are stupid. Most are just extremely ill informed and heavily propagandized. I recently spent a week in the hospital with basic cable as my only entertainment source. Flipping through the channels…"
"The secrecy is particularly worrisome as the USA is allegedly a democracy where public policy should benefit the majority. Past trade agreements, however have a history of being extremely lucrative to a few of the wealthiest people in the short…"
Some people are hardwaire to religion, I suspect that I am not. Even though my parents sent me to church as a child, religion never made sense to me.
I prefer to describe myself as agnostic, because, even thogh I don't entertain even the most remote possibility of some all powerful supernatural intelligent being, I cannot and will not claim knowledge of the unknowable. In short, I seperate what I know from What I believe or disbelieve.
Why are you here?
I've been an active commenter on a few atheist blogs for years (under a pseudoname), and considering that atheists in Nashville seem as rare as the elusive Florida snowman, I just googled and this site showed up.
The religion you left
Was never a part of one
Why you left your religion.
When I was 15, I realized that many problems of religious people around me wre cause by religion.
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