Monthly Archives: July 2016

Hero Worship 

Recently I found myself reading a short list of hero’s posted by a friend on Facebook. The list was made up of various individuals that the person holds on high esteem. The reason they make his list is due to … Continue reading

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On #FreeMilo And Free Speech Online

Yesterday, it came to my attention (by everyone and their dog tweeting about it) that Milo Yiannopoulos has been permanently banned from Twitter. Aparently (allegedly?) he made a comment about a black actress being a monkey (?), which was the … Continue reading

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UFOs And Extra Terrestrials – Interstellar Artificial Intelligence?

Today I found myself watching a Sam Harris interview, his most recent appearance on (and the first episode of the newest season of) the Rubin Report.  The first part of the program was a discussion (well, explanation of sorts) of free will. … Continue reading

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Should There Be A General Internet Tax? – An Exploration

I will first start by acknowledging those that I have already lost, due to the title of this entry alone. Though I understand your strong feelings, this post isn’t meant to conform to the dichotomy options (one side being the … Continue reading

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Religion – The Big Con?

https://youtu.be/i6DfJVjEMlc The answer to that question would seem obvious.  Yes.  But it goes deeper than that, as this little talk delves into. It’s not just the obvious (fear of seemingly plausible and prolonged torture). Religion gives a person meaning. But more … Continue reading

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“Steve Harvey Mocks Atheist Guest Trying To Salvage A Relationship With His Christian Girlfriend” – (Patheos / The Friendly Atheist)

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/07/12/steve-harvey-mocks-atheist-guest-trying-to-salvage-a-relationship-with-his-christian-girlfriend/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook First off, I’m not really surprised. Though I have no knowledge of Steve Harvey or his show, his views do not surprise me. Being a Dr. Phil-esk television psychologist (I know . . . Ha!) allows all sorts of … Continue reading

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What’s In A Chart? 

What is in a chart? At first glance, everything. All that one needs to know.  Right?  No.  All we see is a representation of a years worth (2014) of collected crime data. No allowances have been made for geography or income. … Continue reading

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