""Genetically speaking, it is a good thing that people with messed up brain chemistry don't procreate, thereby not increasing this trait within the gene pool."
As an individual with "messed up brain chemistry," I find your…"
"I can understand the desire for solitude. In my later years, I have become quite reclusive myself, and rarely meet with people other than my wife. I do try to meet with my friends every month or so, and I can't survive without the internet."
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Abraham Lincoln has always been a hero of mine. I've always admired that he was largely self-educated and became a lawyer by studying on his own. His educational and vocational studies mirrors my own…"
12 February 1809 is very remarkable in that two brilliant men, perhapsthe two most important men of the 19th-century were born on that day.Both men were ahead of their time. The first, as you know, was Charles Darwin born in England. The second was Abraham Lincoln, born in Kentucky. Lincoln became a great skeptic during his life. During the Civil War,he attended church only to assuage his wife's pain over the death oftheir son. By then, he had become a Deist. Professional historians…See More
Flesh out and refine your ideas here. Subject your logic and prose to peer review and feedback.The emphasis here is constructive criticism . . . NOT debate. You should end up with a piece you can publish with confidence.See More
"The political motivation and its intended audience us shown by the information following each title (and note that I have already explained that "czar" is not an offical government title. Consider the following:
"Czars are simply an unofficial titled applied to a sub-cabinet appointee in the executive branch. Such appointees have existed since George Washington, but the term "czar" was first used to describe an appointee of Wilson -- the Czar of…"
"Recently, in my former home state of Louisiana, the fire department arrived at a family's burning home, put out the flames (the home was a total loss by then), and gave the family a $32,000 bill for their services.
I told my cousin -- who…"
A group for skeptics to gather and help each other battle woo, pseudoscience, misinformation, and other nonsense.Feel free to ask for help in seeking information to address any claims you might be skeptical about.See More
Larche Osborne-Simmons received his BA in history from Loyola University of Chicago and his JD from Loyola Law School of Chicago. He lives with his wife, cat, and several thousand books on many diverse topics. Larche is a devout atheist.
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Questioned why an all-good, omniscient god good would allow evil to exist. Additionally, I came to wonder how such a God could come into being.
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