" 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…"
"We could be on to something here. I have watched news sourcese from other countries, mainly Canada and Germany and they don't sensationalize tradegies theway American news does. Other countries will cover such tragedies factually and with a…"
"On a side note, a few years ago, I was working with a neural net simulator that was part of a handwriting recognition system. The odd thing was, that by giving thencomputer he ability to use fuzzy logic in comparisons, it also became capable or…"
" "Perhaps because it looks exactly like a fuckin' bomb"
This remark defines the problem in a nutshell. In the movies and on TV the bomb has a bright red digital display counting down the time left, or blinking lights or makes…"
" OOps... One of the hazards of typing with peripheral parasthesia. People and animals can be programmed for predictive behaviors through the application of adaptive behavioral modification. In fact, most human behavior is predictive.
" The examples you gave show intelligent problem solving behaviors, and doesn't really define the nature of the mind is or how it operates, but within the examples of animal intelligence I noticed a commonality.The examples of animal…"
"There might be a connection.
Way back in 1991, a genetic study found that significant percent of autistic subjects carried a genetic mutation (C4b nullallele of the major histo-compatibility complex). This particular mutation…"
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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