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Go to: Education is the only antidote to religion: Richard Dawkins

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Dr. Dawkins, Education is indeed a key to solving the "religious problem" But it is not the first step. Religion is an addiction, and the addicted must want to stop their addiction before education will be accepted. Fear is paramount in the religious mind, and only when it is overcome, and education can do that, will the fear subside and ignorance with it. Atheism is not the goal however. Science can inform individuals to the new facts we discern about the universe, and a god is not among those facts. For many religious, the step from god fearing to being against god is just too much. Without god is sufficient. When god is removed from our lives, the wars fought for religion, against other religions and against women, and the planet will go away. I'm Hoping, I'm guessing. Any takers?

Wed, 25 Jan 2012 19:33:15 UTC | #911438

Go to: Has Obama Waged A War On Religion?

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there is no free lunch and religion should be on that menu. Religion should be licensed and regulated like any old boy's club. Then we will see how long it lasts.

Tue, 10 Jan 2012 19:48:05 UTC | #907020

Go to: Atheism: A New Strategy. Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science, US

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My issue is how to approach/respond to theists in a useful way. I was given a copy of the movie Expelled recently by a well meaning woman. The movie is a twisted way of supporting intelligent design and suggests this woman is grasping at straws to maintain her religious foolishness. I feel sorry for her. Many of us have been there but we graduated from religion and moved on. For some it is incredibly difficult and I want to help but telling her she is coocoo probably won't work. If religion is an addiction is wanting to quit the first step?

Tue, 03 Jan 2012 18:31:50 UTC | #905029

Go to: Mississippi's "Personhood Amendment" fails at polls

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the hypocracy of the religious-right. They use science to determine when a life begins. They reject science when evolution is determined!

Wed, 09 Nov 2011 22:12:38 UTC | #889104

Go to: What's God got to do with it?

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The supreme court should have ruled it unconstitutional

Fri, 04 Nov 2011 22:05:28 UTC | #887463

Go to: Mississippi to vote on 'personhood'

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doesn't life begin at Wal-Mart?

Wed, 02 Nov 2011 18:10:37 UTC | #886506

Go to: Mississippi to vote on 'personhood'

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doesn't life begin at Wal-Mart?

Wed, 02 Nov 2011 18:09:27 UTC | #886505

Go to: Lying

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All this talk about lying. What about the "Truth". Its impossible to tell the truth, it is far too complex. We can live the truth if we live in the moment but that is as good as it gets. Your perception of the moment is your truth and it cannot be denyed. Accuracy is a good idea, both for immediate recognition and for reporting or retelling. Accuracy is learned by scrutiny and more is better.

Wed, 21 Sep 2011 03:59:54 UTC | #873410

Go to: Atheists and Sex Offenders

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this video is brilliant and very encouraging. Thank you!

Sun, 04 Sep 2011 00:19:42 UTC | #867036

Go to: Astronomy Without A Telescope – Bubblology

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"we should be able to determine the existence of the multiverse" Sure.....well, maybe..... only not us.... how 'bout in a hundr mmm thousand generations

Sun, 24 Jul 2011 21:57:41 UTC | #853621

Go to: Which came first, the pterosaur or the egg?

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stop with the "missing" business. It's just a "link", it's always been there, it wasn't "missing", it's just now found!

Sat, 29 Jan 2011 04:46:31 UTC | #585560

Go to: Which came first, the pterosaur or the egg?

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stop with the "missing" business. It's just a "link", it's always been there, it wasn't "missing", it's just now found!

Sat, 29 Jan 2011 04:44:54 UTC | #585558