Of course, science is not the enemy of religious faith. Sanity is. (ichbindaswortistich)
Over the ages, all religious pretensions, regardless of the respective faith of which they may have originated, have been disproved beyond any reasonable doubt. The earth is not flat but a sphere. The earth revolves about the sun, not vice versa. The earth is not the centre of the universe but a tiny planet in only one of myriads…Continue
According to the #1 authority on the net, Wikipedia, Family values are political and social beliefs that hold the nuclear family to be the essential ethical and moral unit of society.
WE-heeee hee heelll. I just want to tear that one apart!
Jerry and I have a wonderful family! Doesn't it stand to reason that our values are "family values". Well, they're not, not in the societal-accepted way. …
Added by Karen Loethen on February 15, 2012 at 12:09am — No Comments
If you've spent any time on NPR.com's This I Believe, the spoken essays on NPR that are based on a 1950s radio program of the same name, Americans from all walks of life share the personal philosophies and core values that guide their daily lives, maybe you've given some thought to just exactly what you believe. I have given it some thought.
Take your life, blow away the superfluous activity and worry, pass by the time-consuming daily chores, and turn away from those people and…
Added by Karen Loethen on February 15, 2012 at 12:03am — No Comments
Without god(s) to tell me who to hate and who to love, I have to find my own way.
These are my values.
"Judge not least.."
Nope. Wrong again.
For those of you that spread pain, I judge you.
Not by skin color. Not by ancestry. Not by blood or body type.
If you make a decision to cause suffering to another person and hide behind an excuse of religion, culture, preference or simple agreement…Continue
I am posting this not so much because of Monbiot's opinions on progressive and conservative politics, but because of what he has to say on intrinsic and extrinsic values, especially these quotes:
Progressives, he shows,…Continue