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A new school idea

Started this discussion. Last reply by Doug Reardon Feb 27, 2013. 1 Reply

TED talks 2013 award. here is the link to the talk. this could change not just how we teach but how we think of so called third world people. This really does level the playing field potentially.…Continue

The need for Justice is a dangerous pursuit

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pope Beanie Mar 1, 2013. 138 Replies

Specificaly this form:The Western notion of justice is a concept of moral rightness based on…Continue

Perfect Atheist Vacation (Pilgramage)

Started Feb 19, 2013 0 Replies

Hi Everybody,I was thinking about the muslim and christian pilgramage locations and then google reminded me it's Copernicus' birthday, and thought about, how important the removal of a earth centric…Continue

Conversion

Started this discussion. Last reply by Val Wuthrich Feb 10, 2013. 6 Replies

Hi Everyone,I am new and have posted a little in the last few days. I have enjoyed the discussions and it has lead me to post my own conversation.I was at one time a believer (bahai), but have since…Continue

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Pope Beanie replied to Mat Waldie's discussion 'The need for Justice is a dangerous pursuit'
"Knowing TED, this will probably be good. LIVE FROM TED2013 Training the brains of psychopaths: Daniel Reisel at TED2013"
Mar 1, 2013
Doug Reardon replied to Mat Waldie's discussion 'A new school idea'
"Not unlike Montessori."
Feb 27, 2013
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A new school idea

TED talks 2013 award. here is the link to the talk. this could change not just how we teach but how we think of so called third world people. This really does level the playing field potentially.Ted Talk vid.See More
Feb 27, 2013
Mat Waldie replied to Mat Waldie's discussion 'The need for Justice is a dangerous pursuit'
"@unseen Sure why not. Up to 80% were abused as children. i picked the first source I found there are many others. source"
Feb 27, 2013
Unseen replied to Mat Waldie's discussion 'The need for Justice is a dangerous pursuit'
" the rapist who quite usually a victim of horrible atrocities in there lives There you go again Mat with one of your patented "statistics" pulled out of thin air. Or, do you have a real statistic to back that up?"
Feb 27, 2013
Mat Waldie replied to Mat Waldie's discussion 'The need for Justice is a dangerous pursuit'
"@Unseen That is the problem with so called "Justice" it isn't an either or statement. why with billions of people ont eh planet should this be an eitehr or statement. What if the BEST thing to domay not be the easiest to contemplate.…"
Feb 27, 2013
Mat Waldie replied to Unseen's discussion 'Clamping Down On Criminal Thoughts — A Better Way To Lower The Crime Rate?'
"someone else, or the person themselves, would have to come in or be brought in to the emergency room, if no crime has been committed yet. And they can  hold you for 1 week. a doctor stating your a risk to yourself or others cane enlongate that…"
Feb 27, 2013
Mat Waldie replied to Unseen's discussion 'Clamping Down On Criminal Thoughts — A Better Way To Lower The Crime Rate?'
"Most people understand the difference between reality and fantasy and for most of them reality would be very disapponting and the reprecussions, if they are not insane completely, would lead most to enact these fantasy in a safe enviroment…"
Feb 27, 2013
Unseen replied to Mat Waldie's discussion 'The need for Justice is a dangerous pursuit'
"Shouldn't we be concentrating on satisfying the rapist's victim(s)? Isn't that what humanity wants? Doesn't humanity want people to get what they deserve as much as possible?"
Feb 27, 2013
Mat Waldie replied to Mat Waldie's discussion 'The need for Justice is a dangerous pursuit'
"@Unseen none it's for all done for humanity not FOR the rapist. Sympathy is not at all what I propose."
Feb 27, 2013
Mat Waldie replied to Mat Waldie's discussion 'The need for Justice is a dangerous pursuit'
"@unseen repeating it to verify I understood what you were saying is all. Its called listening and repeating so you know I was understanding you. And I appreciate the thought lesson and pattern."
Feb 27, 2013
Mat Waldie commented on Carol Foley's blog post 'Am I Intolerant?'
"Tolerence is not acceptance. Any more than ignorance is the lack of awareness. some do not want to question these things too far because it literally hits them in the reptile mind. Because the threat of being without the FAITH they construct their…"
Feb 27, 2013
Unseen replied to Mat Waldie's discussion 'The need for Justice is a dangerous pursuit'
"How much effort should we make sympathizing with a serial rapist?"
Feb 27, 2013
Unseen replied to Mat Waldie's discussion 'The need for Justice is a dangerous pursuit'
"That's just repeating what I said, which is that events in the gross (world we live in day to day) level are determined at all times. Sometimes by events on the same level but, possibly occasionally, by random occurrences on the subatomic…"
Feb 27, 2013
Mat Waldie replied to Mat Waldie's discussion 'The need for Justice is a dangerous pursuit'
"Quite honestly some may ask to be altered. Again that maybe a step in actual recovery. Recognising the bottom as hatred for yourself is not the actual lowest point. request for your own death, or alterations of this type would be one more step…"
Feb 27, 2013
Mat Waldie replied to Mat Waldie's discussion 'The need for Justice is a dangerous pursuit'
"And that should be an expected step in recovery."
Feb 27, 2013

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