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“No, “Breatharians” Can’t Live Without Food (and Neither Can Anyone Else)” – (Patheos)

It seems that there is no limit to the ridiculousness that one may come across in the world of alternative health. Alan Jackson sang about “Livin on love” . . . these people apparently live off something equally unlikely. You … Continue reading

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“Claiming ‘Bullying’ By Trump Over Gruesome Joke, Griffin Says She’s Standing Up For Free Speech” – (Yahoo News)

I didn’t think I was going to find myself touching on this again, but I guess here goes. I touched on this on Twitter a couple times since it broke, but it seems I wasn’t aware of everything. Small … Continue reading

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The Cure To Dementia – A Beverage?

For the pest few months, I have been keeping up with a couple of secular contributors on the web platform Patheos. Though the website is primarily inhabited by the theisticly inclined (primarily Christians, being it is hosted in the US), … Continue reading

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“Culturally Insensitive Gáy Pôrn (featuring a Didgeridoo)” – (TJ Kirk)

Here we have something that made me laugh and damn near spit out my coffee this morning. And that was just reading the title of the video! It seems that has found a whole new use for the Didgeridoo.

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The engine of irrationality inside the rationalists

Originally posted on Ketan Joshi:
There’s a multi-directional cacophony of gleeful back-patting ringing out across my Twitter feed at the moment. The outpouring of joy stems from an article published in Skeptic Magazine. Peter Boghossian and James Lindsay managed to…

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What Is The Value Of Life? + Other Realizations Of 3 Decades Of Existence

I’m getting old. In truth, I am only 28, going on 29 this June. Some would say that I am still a spring chicken. Or as my old boss would say, a young buck (I don’t think he knew that … Continue reading

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“Liberal Purists” Vs. “Corprate Democrats”

While this issue has crossed my mind before (long before the election), recent events have pushed it to the forefront for many. It started with a segment from Bill Maher’s weekly show “Real Time”, in which he told liberal purists … Continue reading

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