Archive for November, 2006

My Thanksgiving Toast

November 25th, 2006 / Admin / 4 comments

This is my Thanksgiving toast--I would like to share it with my readers: I hope you all had a wonderful holiday with your family and friends: I consider it a great ...

Atheism, not religion, is the real force behind the mass murders of history | csmonitor.com

November 21st, 2006 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Atheism, not religion, is the real force behind the mass murders of history | csmonitor.com

In his bestseller "The God Delusion," Richard Dawkins contends that most of the world's recent conflicts - in the Middle East, in the Balkans, in Northern Ireland, in Kashmir, and ...

Council for Secular Humanism

November 17th, 2006 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Council for Secular Humanism

Council for Secular Humanism S.H.A.R.E. Charity Info

Believe in the Force

November 17th, 2006 / Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Religion / 7 comments

Jedi Knights are the fourth largest religious group in Britain as listed in the 2001 census. No kidding. There are tens of thousands of Jedis in other countries as well. ...

Dobbs: I'm a populist and proud of it - CNN.com

November 15th, 2006 / Current Affairs, Newswire / Comments Off on Dobbs: I'm a populist and proud of it - CNN.com

It seems nothing frightens our free trade and pro-illegal immigration orthodoxies more than putting the common good and the national interest above dominant special interests, corporate America and, of course, ...

On Democracy

November 11th, 2006 / Current Affairs / 6 comments

The drubbing received by the Republicans in the recent midterm election may seem like a vindication of the democratic process.  While I'm relieved at the results, I still have deep ...

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz,

November 9th, 2006 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz,

Freedom from Religion: An Interview with Alexander Saxton

Orgies in Wahabi Saudi Arabia: Western culture blamed

November 3rd, 2006 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Orgies in Wahabi Saudi Arabia: Western culture blamed

Orgies in Wahabi Saudi Arabia: Western culture blamed It's the shadow, stupid. Again. Western culture has nothing to do with it. Repression plus ignorance of the shadow equals ...

...The Harder They Fall...

November 2nd, 2006 / Black Sun Shadow Awards, Religion / 4 comments

I'm establishing the Black Sun Shadow Awards especially for people who are so ashamed of their own behavior, they try to criminalize it for everyone else. Congratulations, Ted, you ...

My Other Life

November 2nd, 2006 / Television / Comments Off on My Other Life

Taking a short break from philosophy, (much more to come soon), I'm going to do a little shameless self-promotion. Below, I have posted ...

ScienceDaily: Male Circumcision Reduces Risk Of HIV Transmission From Women To Men

November 1st, 2006 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on ScienceDaily: Male Circumcision Reduces Risk Of HIV Transmission From Women To Men

The first study to examine the probability of HIV infection per act of heterosexual sex among a population with multiple sexual partners has found that uncircumcised men have more than ...

Dad guilty in first female circumcision trial in U.S. - CNN.com

November 1st, 2006 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Dad guilty in first female circumcision trial in U.S. - CNN.com

LAWRENCEVILLE, Georgia (AP) -- A jury found an Ethiopian immigrant guilty Wednesday of mutilating his 2-year-old daughter in what is believed to be the first criminal case in the United ...

Nearly half of Americans uncertain God exists: poll

November 1st, 2006 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Nearly half of Americans uncertain God exists: poll

Nearly half of Americans uncertain God exists: poll Keep chipping away. With these surveys, it all depends on how you aske the question. A more important one would ...