Author: Toula

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10 Tenets Of Skepticism

Me and my friend were discussing skepticism and how we could formulate a set of rules for reasoning. These are a set of thoughts that we came up with that drive our skepticism and...

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First American Space Walk: 1965, Great footage

Its hard to imagine that this image was taken 52(!) years ago. In the sixties the space race was on and our country took great pride in technological a scientific advancements. The cold war...

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375 Years ago Religion Battled Science – No Change?

375 years ago today the catholic church exerted influence over science findings they disagreed with, good thing in today’s progressive, forward thinking society that kind of thing has ceased [sarcasm]. June 22, 1633 •...

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USA was not founded as a Christian nation

America was not founded as a Christian nation. Nowhere in the U.S. Constitution is “God” mentioned, nor is “Allah”, “Jehovah”, “El”, “Jesus”, “Muhammad”, “Abraham” or any other revered ‘holy’ character from the Bible, the...

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Thoughts on censorship

Throughout history of the written and spoken word there have existed efforts to deter or silence opposing viewpoints. This type of attitude, while having the appearance of protecting and insulating your stance from criticism,...

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Quote of the day: The first step to Knowledge

We have a “Quotes Of The Day” widget in the sidebar and I read them all daily. Almost always there is one which makes you think and sometimes more. One of today’s is especially...