First, I must stress this has nothing to do with being a tolerant or intolerant atheist. A passive atheist may perhaps be intolerant towards futile beliefs and let his opinions known but not in an…Continue
This time of the year with its religious origins has become the consumer height time. And not only that, it involves parties, family gatherings with people you don't really care about which, for…Continue
After doing some research, I found there seems precious little information why it happened, how, when and if it was gradual or not.All the references I found cited exerpts of the Koran and sayings of…Continue
Tremendous achievements and advances in understanding what surrounds us and about us too have been made since early civilizations because of scientific discoveries. But at this time, science seems to be bandied about often erroneously or without backing or proofs.
I would like to hear what are the references of what I hear constantly "according to science" or "it has been scientifically proven". The words "I believe in science" are so common, sometimes I think it's almost like saying…Continue
Actually,this came to me in the form of a dream, but when I woke up I thought it was worth pursuing somemore about it. I saw "in my dream" my name in bold letters, papers behind it, and next to it to the left, many I.D cards.
This was something I really never thought about. To be truthful, I have always wanted to blend in; to melt into crowds or not to even be noticed in smaller groups.
But, for some reason, maybe my rebellious personality coming through, it never quite…Continue
One might think that winged angels flying about is a christian invention but no, it's a very human wish, maybe almost an obsession, for men since milleniums.
In greek mythology, Icarus, trying to escape from his tower jail, made wings out of feathers and wax and flew out supposedly gaining altitude, and "getting nearer the sun" the wax melted and he fell into the sea... Now an island inhabited by the Icarians, bearing his name, is in the Aegian sea.
So, there is nothing new…Continue
The following article is taken from wikipedia and there were a nice picture of a woman in the 19th century advertising (already) coca cola.
I find myself amazed at the impact that advertisements have on our lives, and even on the net there are some; basically everywhere (except in a book or more seriousthings such as a documentary on radio or T.V. or in your own home because as soon as you get to look at the world outside or you step out of your home your…Continue