A half billion dollars later Al-jezeera is the new owner of Current TV. This should level the playing ground some what here in the US. We now have another news source to counter the corporate propaganda spewed out by the likes of CNN, FOX, NBC, etc.
They are not to be taken lightly. Whether they have a specific agenda remains to be seen.
Added by Ed on January 3, 2013 at 9:08pm — No Comments
The buzz from the bible thumpers I am obligated to interact with is a blame game lately.
All of these awful things happen everywhere, and apparently if we just let their sky friend into our schools it would be a thing of the past.
I know this idea isn't new by any means, but why does it never occur to people that since god is the one doling out the violence, actively or passively and people go to hell - or jail for disobedience who is the cop and who is the robber?
...I think I was born a nihilist. Of course, the public image of a nihilist is a ridiculous stereotype: rebel without a cause, mad bomber, etc. I am a rebel only in my mind, and I have never purposely injured anyone. In my daily life I lead a quiet existence and conform to most of the idiotic expectations of my fellow man. As one sociologist observed, mores develop a life of their own. Few people actually agree with them, but each person thinks that everyone else does.…Continue
Added by Codie L Miller on January 2, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
In America, religious liberty is disappearing, or at least that is what Denny Burk would have you believe. In a …Continue
Added by Jeremy Barger on January 1, 2013 at 1:40pm — No Comments
I read somewhere about a survey or study about how the less Religious a country is, the more peaceful it is. I think it was called the Pew Global Peace Index or something like that. I know it has do with Pew, but whenever I tried to look up the diagram of this information, I end up with nothing.
So if anyone has a link to this information and could send it to me, I would greatly appreciate it :)