Monthly Archives: October 2010

Religion Tricks

Trick or Treat season is once again upon us and who tricks us better than religion? They get lots of treats from those they trick, so today I’m addressing a few of their methods. Trick 1: Humans are storytellers and … Continue reading

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You Say You Want a Revolution

My own heroes are revolutionaries, those who gave their lives, their fortunes, their sacred honor for a better world. And it’s sometimes difficult to understand how those lights of our checkered history came to lose their friendships with one another … Continue reading

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Religious Chicanery

There are two different manuals for debating. One of them, apparently, asserts that we must have a rational framework to debate from, while the other specifies a loose, moving-goalpost style that allows one to always assume that they have won … Continue reading

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Warrior Mohammed

In  a recent spate of local newspaper articles, an argument developed as to whether Islam is a religion of peace. It’s an interesting question because modern Muslims want us to believe, as they do, that it is indeed a religion … Continue reading

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