“Survival of the fittest,” a tautology that explains nothing. “Fittest” means most able to survive. Survival of the fittest means survival of those who survive.
Despite being religious words, not even religions, in actual practice, treat human life as sacred or sanctified. Witness religious wars, witch-hunts, inquisitions, trials by fire/water, prohibitions on condoms and birth control despite AIDS, etc.
A sheep, cow, pig or chicken led to slaughter dies without the panic and adrenaline terror that accompanies the pursuit, capture and tearing of live flesh, by predators. You think the slaughtering of livestock is inhumane? It’s immensely preferable to what Mother Zombie has in store: death by starvation, dehydration or predator.
If I trust myself and face facts, the biblical God becomes a joke. A very sad, sick, painful, joke. Religion is its predictable punchline. I just hope, in the end, humanity has the last laugh.
I was wondering if the Out of Body Experiences, Near Death Experiences and Spiritual Experiences associated with the God Module might also happen in our sleep: particularly while dreaming.
Occam’s Razor suggests a creator God is less likely than no creator Got at all but it doesn’t rule out the possibility. The fact is, we still don’t know how (or if) the universe began.
This video will swell your heart with pride and emotion. The ineffable majesty of the universe is ours to discover. Together, nature and curiosity promise us countless wonders.
This video, titled “The Power of Logic”, was originally a commercial for Scientology but was redone as a commercial for freethought. You’d never know if it weren’t pointed out to you
Teams of physicists from the U of C and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have independently demonstrated that a squeezed vacuum can be stored for some time and retrieved when needed.