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  • I won't defend evolution to creationists

         The simple reason is because it's not my fight. Acceptance of evolution is the mainstream Christian view. At least for Christianity, a literal view of Genesis is only held by some weird cults, mainly just in the USA. If a Christian wants to debate evolution they can discuss it among…

    By dead jawa

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  • Then What Are You For?

    ...they [the Roman Catholic Church] for example thought that slavery was perfectly fine... absolutely okay, and then they didn't, and what is the point of the Catholic Church if it says, “oh well we couldn't know better because nobody else did”? [To the affirmative team] Then what are you for?! --…

    By Loren Miller

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  • Same ol', same ol'.

    Quiz: Name the 3 U.S. vice presidents that were from Indiana.You might have guessed two fairly recent ones. The third is rather obscure: Schuyler Colfax from South Bend, VP to U.S. Grant (1869-1873).I just completed reading a biography of Colfax, written by Willard H. Smith in 1951 (no relation to…

    By Randall Smith

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  • The Bible never actually claims Jesus was resurrected

    I don't know why this point isn't raised more. So Christianity presents the resurrection of Jesus as a key detail. However, that never actually happens in the Bible. Reread those gospels if you want, but the only one who gets a resurrection in the Bible is Lazarus (unless there are a few more I'm…

    By dead jawa

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  • A Difference In One Word

    Words are subtle and powerful things.  Ten billion different things can be said with words, from rage to romance, with a multidimensional gradient of meanings and emotions in between those two markers.  There are big words and small words out there: tiny little one- and two- and three- and…

    By Loren Miller

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  • A Shot In The Arm

    For a while, there, it was an absolute truism that among the single most frustrating activities one could indulge in was the pursuit of an appointment to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination.  Starting roughly at the beginning of February, I got myself registered with three different pharmacies, plus two…

    By Loren Miller

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  • Online VS Offline Freelancers

    Freelancing is becoming a good source of earning income where you can earn without investing money. Freelancers are the people who are not employed by anybody or you can say…

    By Kathleen Judy

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  • They taught us how to pray with our eyes closed ...

    JOMO KENYATTA (1892-1978), first prime minister of independent Kenya:“When the Missionaries arrived, the Africans had the Land and the Missionaries had the Bible. They taught us how to pray with our eyes closed. When we opened them, they had the land and we had the Bible.”[From Walker, John…

    By Terence Meaden

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  • Bibles in Hotels and Hospitals

    Written by Malcolm Hutton: National Secular Society 9 January 2009.One could take action when a bible is presented in hotel or hospital. First of all, go prepared with a yellow highlight pen and ask if the bible is yours to keep.Then highlight some of the most damaging verses, such as:Luke 14:26 –…

    By Terence Meaden

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  • Respect for the Fallen

    The scene is set in the Rotunda of the US Capitol building.  Hardly a few weeks earlier, that had been the site of a riotous attempt at raucous, lawless insurrection.  This moment could not be more different.  The lighting is subdued.  There is little to no conversation from the observers scattered…

    By Loren Miller

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