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Fear of mysterious technology

Genetically modified food. Microwave ovens. Cell phones.



What do these technologies have in common?



Many people are terrified of these technologies, due to the myths & legends surrounding them, the sketchy ways they were conceived, and/or their own ignorance of how they work.



Let's start with genetically modified food.

Genetic modification is scary stuff, at least to the average Joe. There are many instances in popular culture where… Continue

Added by William on August 24, 2009 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Eternal Consciousness and Eternal Unconsiousness

Throughout my few years of existence, I've pondered about which is worse: eternal unconsciousness or eternal consciousness. A Christian (or any other person that believes in an eternal afterlife) would say that eternal unconsciousness (what most atheists have accepted) is far, far worse.



But is it really?



Consider this- imagine existing for an eternity. Eventually, you would have experienced and/or thought about everything possible, and impossible.… Continue

Added by William on July 30, 2009 at 11:30am — 13 Comments

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