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“The First Task of Government Is To Make Large Numbers of People Governable.”

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen May 13, 2018. 1 Reply

That’s what a sociologist told me after I became politically active.How does government do that? Borrowing from Robert Burns, “Let me count the ways.”Religion is one way, and religion makes other…Continue

Tags: rule, govern, power

“Once a Catholic, always a Catholic” or “Don’t toss the baby with the bath water.” How would you reply?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Nov 14, 2018. 8 Replies

A man who has tried several times to quit Catholicism, but each time returned, gave me the first of those lines. i had quit in 1957 and told him I’d never heard that but had often heard “Once a…Continue

Tags: Catholicism, Catholic

Tell Neil deGrasse Tyson You Want Evidence

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris May 13, 2018. 9 Replies

Evidence? For what?For his claim early in Chapter One of his Astrophysics for People in a Hurry that “nearly 14 billion years ago, all the space and all the matter and all the energy of the known…Continue

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The Big Bang Doesn't Deserve Your Faith. It Also Doesn't Deserve Your Tax Money

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Dec 29, 2017. 6 Replies

I once heard a Unitarian minister say Unitarianism is for people who haven't kicked the church habit.The Big Bang is for people who haven't kicked the faith habit.It has preachers. They make claims.…Continue

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Tom Sarbeck commented on Hope's group Imagine No Religion, Please!
"The Bang being a religion, it’s a religion bypass."
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Tom Sarbeck commented on Hope's group Imagine No Religion, Please!
"The Bang being a religion, it’s a bypass."
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Tom Sarbeck replied to Neal's discussion Saudi Muslim cleric claims the Earth is 'stationary' and the sun rotates around it in the group Imagine No Religion, Please!
"Stephen, the earth’s gravity is a strong enough force that I can measure it in pounds. The moon’s and sun’s gravity is weak and I don’t know of any devices I can use to measure it."
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Tom Sarbeck replied to Neal's discussion Saudi Muslim cleric claims the Earth is 'stationary' and the sun rotates around it in the group Imagine No Religion, Please!
"Aw, Stephen, here on earth gravity is a strong enough force that on several mornings each week I measure it in pounds, not kilograms. I seriously don’t feel the moon’s or sun’s gravity."
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Tom Sarbeck commented on Hope's group Imagine No Religion, Please!
"Ok, Stephen, the Great Satan for you and the Electric Universe for me."
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Tom Sarbeck commented on Hope's group Imagine No Religion, Please!
"Thor, and Bangers deny electricity!"
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Tom Sarbeck replied to Chris's discussion Engagement
"And he will pay child support."
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Tom Sarbeck commented on Hope's group Imagine No Religion, Please!
"Stephen, what explains your obsession with America?"
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Tom Sarbeck replied to Neal's discussion Saudi Muslim cleric claims the Earth is 'stationary' and the sun rotates around it in the group Imagine No Religion, Please!
"Postscript. I feel the earth’s gravity. I don’t feel the moon’s or the sun’s gravity."
Jun 10
Tom Sarbeck replied to Neal's discussion Saudi Muslim cleric claims the Earth is 'stationary' and the sun rotates around it in the group Imagine No Religion, Please!
"Sure, Stephen, we have BEEN TOLD, AND TOLD OFTEN, that the earth is moving, and I’m willing to believe it is moving. So we regurgitate that bit of info and we add what you added, we can observe. But if the earth…"
Jun 10
Tom Sarbeck replied to Neal's discussion Saudi Muslim cleric claims the Earth is 'stationary' and the sun rotates around it in the group Imagine No Religion, Please!
"Q: How does a Muslim cleric’s claim that the Earth is stationary differ from the claim by some of us that the universe began with a “Bang”? A: Those two claims don’t differ."
Jun 9
Tom Sarbeck replied to Neal's discussion 400 men cut their testicles off believing it would help them meet God. in the group Imagine No Religion, Please!
"A guru-etc convinced up to 400 men to castrate themselves to get closer to their god? The guru-etc saw the Darwin Awards and did something for his part of the world."
Jun 9
Tom Sarbeck replied to Neal's discussion Another decade, same old song. in the group Imagine No Religion, Please!
"What’s stopping an atheistic Phil Robertson from going on a killing spree? The sheriff, maybe, and the courts. Robertson’s attorney, of course, can use the insanity defense."
Jun 9
Stephen replied to Tom Sarbeck's discussion Is Spatial Ability (as described here) Related To Directional Sense? in the group The Burgeoning Family Tree of Monkey Men and Women
"I totally understand the notion of losing one direction in a closed windowless building. I often find myself disoriented when I'm in a cinema for instance."
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Tom Sarbeck replied to Chris's discussion Engagement
"Chris, what is your cousin’s age? I ask because I so often see references to women over 30 feeling a biological urge to have children."
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Is Spatial Ability (as described ere) Related To Direction Sense?

I didn’t study the science(s) that investigate these abilities.I’m an XY male, not a trans, and have noted that for much of my life when I’m outdoors my directional sense (east, west, north, south) is very good. However, the moment I enter a building with no windows my directional sense goes away.Have others noted this, or know of any research on it?See More
Jun 8

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Studied math, economics & physics. Retired from computer mfg.
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At birth a None. At six my dad put me in a Catholic School. At 26 I escaped to agnosticism. No lightning bolts hit nearby and at 78 I came out to friends as an atheist. A chat with a pal brought me to AU.

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At 3:12pm on December 13, 2017, Stephen said…

Happy Birthday Tom. Have a smashing day

At 9:13am on December 13, 2016, Stephen said…

Yes Tom that really would be a smashing day when your country rids itself of the Electoral College. But all the best mate anyway. 

At 3:09am on December 13, 2016, Stephen said…

Happy Birthday Tom. Have a smashing day. All the best my friend.

At 4:43pm on May 24, 2016, Bertold Brautigan said…

Must have been in church.

At 11:21pm on December 13, 2015, Stephen said…

De Nada my friend I hope you had a great day

At 7:04pm on December 13, 2015, Stephen said…

Happy Birthday Tom my friend have a smashing day from us all at AU

At 12:57pm on June 8, 2015, Wasiq Hussain said…

Thanks Tom sir :) .. 

At 1:45am on June 7, 2015, Wasiq Hussain said…

Yes i did say that and its true. Because it focuses on the study of nature. again and again we are told in my religion to look around and discover, travel,gain knowledge,have good physical strength.. in my religion No one says that you have to worship God.You just have to believe that he exists.. I cant give more details because of the rules of this page. But its your choice what you want to do in life no one can make you believe or make you follow what is uncomfortable to you.

At 7:51pm on December 13, 2014, Davy said…

Happy Birthday Tom. Have a great day, enjoy it!

At 1:31pm on August 26, 2014, Stephen said…

Hi Tom welcome to AU hope you like it on site

 
 
 

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