All Blog Posts Tagged 'apologists' (4)

The Hebrew Game of Numbers

Numerology is a form of divination or fortune telling. It is in league with astrology, although, maybe not as popular. But it was quite popular in the ancient world. The Hebrew people of ancient Israel apparently had their own form of Numerology.

 

Oh! Numerology is based on the idea that numbers have certain magical properties, some are blessed, some are curse, some tell your future or your personality, etc. [Perhaps the superstitous fear of the number 13 is related…

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Added by Skycomet the Fallen Angel on February 13, 2011 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

Religion Challenge Part 2: Hitchens Youtube video

(This is part two of "The Religion Challenge", an exercise that I shared in with some Christian friends of mine. We agreed to analyze various resources and have an online dialog. I am posting a new entry each day but you can see the whole series at the bottom of this post).



- Religion arose because primitive man needed to explain things like storms and where we came from.

- It is our human nature to want to…
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Added by Pesci on July 20, 2010 at 3:42pm — 2 Comments

White Male Privilege and Placebo Politics

Placebo Politics creates the illusion that social ills are being cured when, in reality, no remedy has actually been administered. Common examples of Placebo Politics are:

  • The push, by Muslims in the United Nations -- and their apologists, elsewhere -- to outlaw criticism of religion.
  • The spread, in Europe, of multiculturalism (as opposed to pluralism) as a means to accommodate minority groups (namely, Muslims).
  • Social and political pressure to teach…
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Added by Atheist Exile on October 7, 2009 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Forum

Awe struck

Started by Davis Goodman in Small Talk. Last reply by Unseen 2 hours ago. 40 Replies

where when how who why ?

Started by aubrey knows nothing * in Small Talk. Last reply by Davis Goodman 2 hours ago. 5 Replies

I don't know what to say

Started by Belle Rose in Atheist Parenting. Last reply by Ward Cressin 7 hours ago. 2 Replies

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