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 like they are their bosses. These are the people who have some skills and the business and clients give them tasks and pay them in exchange for that…Continue
Added by Kathleen Judy on February 25, 2021 at 1:27pm — No Comments
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 Frederick. A Certain Curve of Horn: The Hundred-Year Quest for the Giant Sable Antelope of Angola, 2004. Page 144. This has also been attributed to Archbishop Desmond Tutu.]
Added by Terence Meaden on February 5, 2021 at 4:06pm — No Comments
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.
highlight some of the most damaging verses, such as:
Luke 14:26 – hate your mother and father
Matthew 10:34/36 – he came not for peace but with a sword
Psalm 137:9 – it will make you happy to dash your little ones…
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 about, their attention focused on the rectangular pedestal, located at the center of the Rotunda. Said pedestal holds but two items. The first of these is a flag, folded to a triangle shape in…Continue
Added by Loren Miller on February 3, 2021 at 9:00am — No Comments
What are the chances there’s a god out there, somewhere in or beyond the Universe and responsible for it and us?
It is fitting to bring Bertrand Russell's concept of a sun-orbiting china teapot into this deliberation—or the Flying Spaghetti Monster—and let’s try judging similarly. Think up something new, whatever you like that is implausible and untestable, much like the teapot or spaghetti monster, and then consider the chances of its actually existing anyway. The answer is…