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Philosophy Class Discussion Questions and answers

As promised, I am posting the discussion questions and my answers to them. There are two units, the first is regarding the concept of religion. The second is regarding the concept of god. So, here ya go... enjoy! :-P

(I apologize for the formatting on discussion 9, msword doesn't transfer over here very nicely!)

Discussion 9- What is religion?

1.       Explain the difference between agnosticism and atheism.

An agnostic…

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Added by Missy Hollingsworth on April 21, 2013 at 5:52pm — 14 Comments

A new email conversation I'm having with a YouTube acquaintance...

(If you want to suggest things maybe I should say to this girl after reading the whole long conversation so far, let me know. I'd be grateful for any suggestions.)

 

The girl (I'm assuming a girl, because she found me through this new video of mine:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwPriEMP_1Y and vidding: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vidding and watching said…

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Added by luvtheheaven on August 17, 2011 at 1:17pm — 10 Comments

Emotional Trauma = Atheism?!?

I’ve done possibly the most difficult thing I have ever done in my life: come out to my mother about not believing in God.

 

We were speeding down the highway northbound to the town where the bulk of my family lives. That morning, the preacher asked me to read a couple of bible scriptures, one from first Thessalonians, and another from first Peter. I agreed, stood up before the congregation, took a deep breath, read the scriptures, sat down, and…

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Added by Bryan Casey on August 15, 2011 at 12:30am — 5 Comments

A South African Skeptic Podcast – A First of its Kind

A friend of mine recently turned me on to this incredible site, Primordial Soop. Its hosts, Deon Barnard, Suzanne Patterson, Basil Polydorou, and Brian Coughlan are all intelligent, well-spoken, and well-read South Africans or former South Africans who hold biweekly debates around South African…

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Added by kelltrill on February 25, 2011 at 5:59am — No Comments

Not Divine Revelation

I recently attended a panel discussion at the University of Cape Town on religion and gender. It was hosted by the Current Affairs Student Society and the people on the panel were:

Charles. A white Christian man.

Sadia. An Indian Muslim woman.

Azila. A White Jewish woman.

All three debators are from the Religious Studies Department at UCT, and Azila is the first and only female Rabbi in South Africa.



Christianity

Charles spoke about the… Continue

Added by kelltrill on April 17, 2010 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

A Conversation with Miss D. Catholic

Miss D. C.



Lately your boredom has resulted in odd questions that I resolve to answer in this chain. When it is on your wall, everyone can see it and I don't like having people read my conversations because I am not a very well thought out person and it is awkward.



Your athiesm. It's not that I have a problem with Athiests. I try very hard to be open to all sorts of beliefs because I know that I do not know much about other religions/nonreligious ideas. However it… Continue

Added by Miles Donovan on May 4, 2009 at 9:50pm — No Comments

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