Religion

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Thoughts about Religion.

  • Hobby Lobby and Religious Freedom July 19, 2014
    July 11 2014 “The end of democracy and the defeat of the American Revolution will occur when government falls into the hands of lending institutions and moneyed incorporations.” ~ Corporations, which should be the carefully restrained creatures of the law and the servants of the people, are fast becoming the people’s masters.
  • HOBBY LOBBY July 18, 2014HOBBY LOBBY
    “In the Hobby Lobby cases, five male Justices of the , who are all members of the Catholic faith and who each were appointed by a President who hailed from the , decided that a huge corporation, with thousands of employees and gargantuan revenues, was a ‘person’ entitled to assert a objection ...
  • IN THE NAME OF RELIGION May 31, 2014
    September 11, 2003. IN THE NAME OF RELIGION Three years ago today a group of men flew planes into the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania. Why? Religion.
  • THOUGHTS May 18, 2014
    I just can’t accept anything if I don’t understand it; at least in as much detail as I’m capable of understanding. A fact is only a fact if it can be independently verified.
  • Another Example of Religious Hypocrisy June 18, 2013
    From the  (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/17/pastor-suit-against-oklahoma-license-plate-ok_n_3455129.html)  ‘Rain ’ Oklahoma License Plate: Pastor Keith Cressman Lawsuit Approved By 10th Circuit Court Of Appeals. I wonder if this pastor would support a similar law suit over the act of the McCarthy era Congress law that inserted “under God” into the Pledge of Allegiance or the printing of  “In God we ” ...
  • Unbelievable: March 22, 2013
    Just saw a news report that North Dakota has passed a law that proclaims that life begins at conception.  They’re wrong.  Eggs are already alive.  Sperm are already alive.  Everyone agrees that life “began” long ago  (whether you  in evolution or not.)   It’s never ended. What they are trying to say is that a new human being ...
  • Why Bother? December 20, 2012
    What we need now is a ban on the sale and possession of weapons that are only good for mass murder. You don’t need a 50 caliber machine gun or a rifle that can fire 100 bullets a minute to hunt ducks or deer. If you do, you should give up hunting.
  • Jefferson on Religion November 7, 2012
    Jefferson had no use for religious leaders and many times in his letters made it clear religion should be a private affair and and be kept out of politics and that the only way to know a person’s religious beliefs was by how they lived, not by what they said. “… the priests indeed have ...
  • Thomas Jefferson To Dr. JOSEPH PRIESTLEY, March, 21, 1801 November 4, 2012Thomas Jefferson To Dr. JOSEPH PRIESTLEY, March, 21, 1801
    What an effort, my dear Sir, of bigotry in Politics & Religion have we gone through! The barbarians flattered themselves they should be able to bring back the times of Vandalism, when ignorance put everything into the hands of power & priestcraft. All advances in science were proscribed as innovations. They pretended to praise ...
  • Thomas Jefferson To Dr. Joseph Priestley, Jan. 27, 1800 November 4, 2012Thomas Jefferson To Dr. Joseph Priestley, Jan. 27, 1800
    “… The Gothic idea that we are to look backwards instead of forwards for the improvement of the human mind, and to recur to the annals of our ancestors for what is most perfect in government, in religion & in learning, is worthy of those bigots in religion & government, by whom it has been ...
  • Thomas Jefferson To Elbridge Gerry, Jan. 26, 1799 November 4, 2012
    “… I am for freedom of religion, & against all maneuvres to bring about a legal ascendancy of one sect over another: for freedom of the press, & against all violations of the constitution to silence by force & not by reason the complaints or criticisms, just or unjust, of our citizens against the conduct ...
  • The purpose to life October 1, 2012
    There are 2 kinds of people in the world:   One type are those who believe that the only purpose, the only reason, the only goal in life is the pursuite of the all-mighty dollar and that the only meaningful measure of success is the dollar and how much of it one can accumulate durring their ...
  • Kaddish September 18, 2012
    I discovered this and bought the album way back in the ’60s. I still have the album but hadn’t heard it in a long time until I discovered it on Youtube.
  • The Source of all Evil August 25, 2012
    Good, Bad: Right, Wrong: Justified, Unjustified: Justice, Injustice: Evil. Good is that which produces happiness, joy, pleasure, comfort, health, ease, knowledge, understanding, love, empathy, etc. Bad is that which produces sadness, depression, stress, pain, sickness, ignorance, intolerance, hatred, anger, animosity, poverty, prejudice, persecution, etc. Right is that which results in Good. Wrong is that which results in Bad. Justified is ...
  • The Bill of Rights March 27, 2012
    ’s draft of the Bill of Rights was prepared and introduced shortly after the First Congress convened in 1789. Quoted from:  http://ratify.constitutioncenter.org/constitution/index_no_flash.php “The Preamble to The Bill of Rights Congress of the begun and held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine. THE Conventions of a number ...

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