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Documentaries

There is a TV and Movies group. I thought it would be nice to have a documentaries group as well. So, please post interesting documentaries here.See More
Aug 20
Onyango Makagutu is now friends with Mrs.B and Heather Spoonheim
Aug 19
Chris commented on Onyango Makagutu's blog post My thoughts on the education of children
"Great Blog Onyango Makagutu. The comments were thoughtful. Interesting thread. "
Aug 12
Chris commented on Onyango Makagutu's blog post My thoughts on the education of children
"Religious proselytizing is damaging to children and adults.  It will take time, I know we can get there. We can teach and learn the poetry of old biblical books without holding them as the ultimate truth. "
Aug 11
Chris commented on Onyango Makagutu's blog post My thoughts on the education of children
"There are spelling bees... What I think is more important is teaching about geography, nature and how the  planet works. "
Aug 11
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A Woman's right to choose

         Women's rights arguments in favour of abortion  Woman have a right to decide what to do with their bodiesYou can’t have gender equality without the right to have an abortionBanning abortion puts woman at risk by forcing them to use illegal abortionistsThe right to an abortion should be part of a group of pregnancy rights that allows woman to have a free informed choice to end a pregnancy See More
Aug 10
Chris left a comment for Onyango Makagutu
"The ultamate deal is gold. and - diamonds. I know how much the diamonds are causing problems - or to put it another way natural minerals such as cobalt,  and rare earth minerals  (Magnets)  are caucing conflicts. It makes me ill -…"
Aug 9
Chris left a comment for Onyango Makagutu
"cirthantyhm (?)  stones are worth looking at."
Aug 9
Onyango Makagutu commented on Stephen Brodie's video
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Onyango Makagutu commented on Stephen Brodie's video
Aug 9
Onyango Makagutu replied to Stephen Brodie's discussion Mormon Church Releases First Photos Of The Stone Joseph Smith Used To Translate The Book Of Mormon
"Lucky you! I quit church in my adulthood. At 27 and sometimes I want to beat myself for believing for so long that those stories were true"
Aug 6
Onyango Makagutu replied to Stephen Brodie's discussion Mormon Church Releases First Photos Of The Stone Joseph Smith Used To Translate The Book Of Mormon
"You didn't study your rocks well Mrs.  With rocks you can translate gold plates and start a religion of morons"
Aug 6
Onyango Makagutu replied to Stephen Brodie's discussion Mormon Church Releases First Photos Of The Stone Joseph Smith Used To Translate The Book Of Mormon
"Are these guys serious?  I am going to check out the stones I have to see if they have magical powers"
Aug 6
Onyango Makagutu replied to Stephen Brodie's discussion Prosecution of anti-Islam preacher is “in the public interest”, claims Public Prosecution Service
"That is my biggest problem with hate speech laws. Who determines when my speech has met the threshold to be considered hate speech"
Aug 5
Onyango Makagutu replied to Stephen Brodie's discussion Prosecution of anti-Islam preacher is “in the public interest”, claims Public Prosecution Service
"Why sue him? Let the guy be. "
Aug 5
Onyango Makagutu replied to Neal's discussion The Planet - August 2, 2015
"we hardly have crosses on the highways. "
Aug 5

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My thoughts on the education of children

Posted on June 23, 2015 at 12:46am 16 Comments

Having read the thoughts of Lycurgus, Rousseau and Montaigne on this very important topic, I have written what I think should be the end of all of education.

The resurrection of Lazarus

Posted on June 17, 2015 at 7:43am 12 Comments

and many others recorded in various holy or not so holy books did not occur.

Could things have so changed in our times that people no longer walk from the dead, and whenever such are reported, they are met with shock and disbelief?

I argue here that no resurrection could have taken place, and that the circumstantial evidence points to a negative verdict on all the…

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Where are the honest atheists

Posted on April 14, 2015 at 2:41pm 10 Comments

Damon Linker, a writer[?] for The Week, posits that we no longer are honest about our atheism. He is short of calling us lame duck atheists and in this post, I disagree with his thesis pointing out that instead of death of god leading to bleakness and despair it creates the greatest opportunity for human progress and development.

on determinism

Posted on April 5, 2015 at 5:51am 0 Comments

For most people, the debate over freewill and determinism, I think is one fought over a misunderstanding of the debate or of words. To most freewill believers, they take determinism to mean a person with a gun behind your back forcing you to act in a certain way and this I assert is wrong.

In this post I respond to some of the misconceptions by the OP and those who have responded to…

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At 8:08am on August 9, 2015, Chris said…

The ultamate deal is gold. and - diamonds. I know how much the diamonds are causing problems - or to put it another way natural minerals such as cobalt,  and rare earth minerals  (Magnets)  are caucing conflicts. It makes me ill - disposable telephones..

At 7:51am on August 9, 2015, Chris said…

cirthantyhm (?)  stones are worth looking at.

At 7:07pm on May 26, 2015, Gina D said…

Thanks so much for the welcome

At 2:33pm on May 20, 2015, Mrs.B said…

Thanks for the welcome, Onyango. I've joined several groups & I'm sure I'll find my way around soon.

At 12:52pm on May 17, 2015, Freethinker 31 said…

Thank you Onyango.....I look forward  to meeting  everyone

At 1:16am on February 10, 2015, Manali K said…

Sure Onyango! We will talk about it.

At 6:15am on February 2, 2015, PlumStChili said…

Thank you for your kind Welcome. 

At 3:11pm on December 25, 2014, Davy said…

Happy Birthday Onyango. Have a pleasant day mate. Wishing you all the best for to-day and all the days yet to come between this day and the same day next year! 

At 12:56pm on November 28, 2014, Stephen Brodie said…

Thank you Onyango for your kind wishes 

At 4:14pm on November 22, 2014, Jonathan Ssempala said…

i actually went to the same university with that journo who lost her faith.She was a friend of a friend.I am a data analyst.I knew a few atheists personally as most don't want to come out as atheists coz of the stigma attached.

 
 
 

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