Posts tagged ‘bible’

Kill the non pro-lifers!

The following link provides a whole bunch of quotes straight from the Bible that are interesting food for thought… I mean, if you want to actually do what it says!

Continue Reading May 12, 2009 at 3:23 pm 1 comment

Women in abusive relationships

I was just having this conversation the other day about the irony in “activist” or “feminist” women who always end up in abusive relationships.

Continue Reading April 9, 2009 at 10:19 am Leave a comment

Dead Sea Scrolls – fact or fiction?

It’s amazing the amount of time and energy spent on the perpetuation of illusions we know as religion.

Continue Reading March 19, 2009 at 11:08 am 1 comment


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  • Is South Sudan Government Engaged in Ethnic Cleansing, Triggering Africa's Biggest Refugee Crisis?
    An ethnic cleansing campaign carried out by the South Sudanese government has triggered one of the biggest refugee crises in Africa. The United Nations has accused the government's Sudan People's Liberation Army, known as the SPLA, of committing atrocities including mass rape and torture, as well as burning down entire villages. A U.N. report publi […]
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  • Support Grows for Single-Payer Medicare-for-All Plan Instead of Massive Cuts to Healthcare
    Health experts say, given the shortcomings of both the Affordable Care Act and Republican proposals, now is the time to move forward with a simple Medicare-for-all system, known as single payer. In 2015, even Donald Trump appeared to come out in favor of a form of single-payer health insurance. About 20,000 U.S. physicians now support single-payer healthcare […]
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  • By Defunding Planned Parenthood, Republicans Would Reduce Services That Make Abortion Unnecessary
    The healthcare bill proposed by Senate Republicans would reduce key benefits for millions of Americans and defund Planned Parenthood for a year, making breast cancer screenings and basic reproductive services more difficult for women to secure. We get response from Dr. Willie Parker, a physician, abortion provider and the board chair of Physicians for Reprod […]
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  • Republican Healthcare Bill Gives Tax Cuts to the Rich by Gutting Safety Net for Poor & Middle Class
    After weeks of secret deliberations, Republican senators released a healthcare proposal that would remove millions of low-income and disabled people from Medicaid, prompting protests on Capitol Hill that are expected to continue throughout the country. The bill would also cut subsidies to purchase health insurance, allow states to effectively eliminate prote […]
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  • Headlines for June 23, 2017
    GOP Senate Bill Would Slash Medicaid, Shower Tax Cuts on Wealthy, Protests Rage Against Senate Healthcare Plan, Trump Claims He Has No Taped Conversations with Fired FBI Director, NBC: Intel Chiefs Say Trump Urged Them to Refute Russia Collusion, White House Says Ban on Cameras in Press Briefing "Not Reportable", Lawsuit Claims White House Violatin […]
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  • Austerity & Neglect Blamed as 79 Die in U.K. Apartment Fire Housing Immigrants & Low-Income Workers
    Protests are continuing in London over last week's devastating apartment fire that killed 79 people. On Wednesday, around 200 protesters, including survivors of the fire, marched from West London to Parliament to protest the government's handling of the fire. Last week's fire occurred at a 24-story apartment building called Grenfell Tower loca […]
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  • U.S. Tied to Torture in Network of Secret Yemen Prisons Run by UAE
    Human Rights Watch and the Associated Press have just published explosive new reports on a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen run by the United Arab Emirates and Yemeni forces. Dozens of people, including children, have been "arbitrarily detained, forcibly disappeared, tortured, and abused" in these prisons, according to Human Rights Watch […]
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  • From War to Cholera, Yemen Is Facing World's Largest Humanitarian Crisis
    More than 10,000 people have died amid the ongoing U.S.-backed, Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has also destroyed the country's health, water and sanitation systems, sparking a deadly cholera outbreak. The cholera death toll has risen to 1,054. The United Nations warns some 19 million of Yemen's 28 million people need some form of aid, with many of […]
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  • As Yemen War Rages On, Saudi King Elevates the War's Architect—His Own Son—to Be Crown Prince
    As the U.S. moves ahead with a massive arms deal with Saudi Arabia, Saudi's king has deposed his nephew as crown prince and has replaced him with his son—the same man presiding over the devastating U.S.-backed, Saudi-led war in Yemen. The move comes a month after President Donald Trump signed a series of arms deals with Saudi Arabia totaling a record $1 […]
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  • Headlines for June 22, 2017
    Senate Republicans to Unveil Healthcare Bill Crafted in Secret, At Iowa Rally, President Trump Defends Wealthiest Cabinet in History, RNC Trove of Personal Data on U.S. Voters Left Exposed Online, Videos Show Psychologists Defending CIA Torture Program, AP: U.S. Military Participated in Torturous Interrogations in Yemen, U.N.: South Sudan No Longer in Famine […]
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  • Comments of the Week #164: From black holes to moons with moons of their own [Starts With A Bang]
    “There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” -Ray Goforth We’ve really investigated some amazing scientific stories this week here at Starts With A Bang! There’s always so much to consider, think…
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  • The Oldest Human Bones, Jebel Irhoud, Morocco [Greg Laden's Blog]
    You’ve heard to story. I’m here to give you a little context. But in case you haven’t heard the story, this is from the press release which is, so far, the only information generally available: New finds of fossils and stone tools from the archaeological site of Jebel Irhoud, Morocco, push back the origins of…
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  • Comments of the Week #163: from the edge of the Universe to the Milky Way’s demise [Starts With A Bang]
    “Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country.” -Marquis de Lafayette There’s so much science to talk about in any given week here at Starts With A Bang! It’s sometimes hard to choose, but one particular topic stole the show this past week: black holes. Sure, we took on other things, too, but we didn’t even…
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  • Various comments and current news [Greg Laden's Blog]
    For some reason, Facebook is not posting reliably and I will not abide writing paragraphs that the Internet sucks into oblivion! So, I have a few thoughts I’ll put here and try to link to. Rebecca Otto for Governor Let’s start with Rebecca Otto, who just gave a great talk at the DFL (that’s what…
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  • Swedish Academia Is No Meritocracy [Aardvarchaeology]
    After almost 14 mostly dismal years on the academic job market, I find it a consolation to read an opinion piece in Times Higher Education under the headline “Swedish Academia Is No Meritocracy“. In my experience this is also true for Denmark, Norway and Finland. In Norway, for instance, the referee board that evaluates job…
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  • We’ll always have Paris [Greg Laden's Blog]
    If you are upset about Trump and upset about Trump pulling the US out of the Paris agreement, please let me help you get through the day. Trump announcing that the US is pulling out of Paris does not mean the end of Paris, the end of action on climate change, or much else about…
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    We all know that aerobic exercise is good for us because it helps improve muscle function and our ability to move well. For fish, aerobic exercise helps animals escape predators, catch prey as well as improve reproduction success. When we exercise, our muscles adapt by altering the metabolism of energy, the way calcium is handled as…
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  • Comments of the Week #162: from singularity evaporation to the loss of Earth’s helium [Starts With A Bang]
    “The ability to listen and learn is key to mastering the art of communication. If you don’t use your verbal skills and networking, it will disappear rapidly.” -Rick Pitino It’s been a week full of amazing and controversial stories about the Universe here at Starts With A Bang! Did you catch the fantastic live event on Wednesday at…
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  • Using fish skin to treat burn victims [Life Lines]
    Researchers in Brazil are testing a new way to treat burn victims. They have found that tilapia skin is rich in collagen which helps the damaged skin heal better than standard wound dressings and eliminates the need to wait for donor tissue. Check out these videos from YouTube describing this radical new idea in burn…
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  • Seven Stories Of Science Gone Wrong [Greg Laden's Blog]
    What, with all the attacks on science and scientist these days, we may not want to be focusing on those times when science goes off the rails and makes a huge mess of things. But, science at its best and scientists at their best, will never shy away from such things. Dr. Paul Offit just…
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