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Go to: NASA's Fermi Telescope Finds Giant Structure in our Galaxy

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The universe is a giant 8 Ball! No seriously- this is magnetic- and amazing to see how strong, which could be behind planet rotations and how gravity functions inlink text our solar system.

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 03:31:03 UTC | #545572

Go to: Here's a roundup of "Atheists Meet the President" stories

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No reason to trash Obama in any of this. Do you realize the nonsense Obama will go through for this one meeting?
Leadership is about inspiring people- the pope will alienate plenty of people just doing what he always does, without Obama throwing a stone.

Mon, 01 Mar 2010 04:30:00 UTC | #445218

Go to: Rod Dreher: Against atheist fundamentalism

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The human mind needs a narrative to process thoughts. The problem is that the "narrative" can be twisted to every convenience and entangle fear and insecurity of a bed time story.
Bed time stories are much better when you grow up and realize there are more amazing realities in the world than our fanciful brains could ever dream up.
But how do you get people to grow up?

Camping anyone?

Sun, 16 Aug 2009 23:29:00 UTC | #389003

Go to: The words of God do not justify cruelty to women

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Wow, this is a hard club to join.
Some one who has worked for peace and justice world wide, makes a comment against a church, and the crowd here still goes off on him.

Jimmy Carter is very brave to make this statement against religious treatment of women. I applaud his comments. Most likely he will receive much hate mail for this- from both sides from the looks of it.

I wish my fellow commentators here showed more charity and good will. Some people will always believe- why is that the only point that matters for this crowd?

Wed, 22 Jul 2009 07:39:00 UTC | #381352

Go to: Puncturing the Acupuncture Myth

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I am skeptical of this report. Have these tests been done on other medical treatments? Are medical trials by drug companies trustworthy?
I think the percentages of 43% to 55% of people getting better with a placebo, would be the same result for other more "modern" medicinal practices. Most of it is dependent on placebo effect, except a small percentage that actually works because it is an aggressive addition of a chemical into your body, sometimes doing more damage than good. Most people eat so much fat, they can not achieve any relief unless by some form of chemical intrusion.
Proper eating is the best cure. And that is backed up by research and clinical trials but it is never recommended by medical professionals, only your so called quacks.

Tue, 18 Nov 2008 13:57:00 UTC | #272554

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