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The dodgy science of wiping your backside

The dodgy science of wiping your backside

Via: CB  •  Doubting Thomas' Lazaretto  •  2 Comments  •  last year

S cience is now a massive and expensive international project and one of the, perhaps inevitable, downsides of this success is the growth of dishonest practices. I have written before about...
The El Salvador pastors saving MS-13 gang members: 'The only way out is through Jesus’

The El Salvador pastors saving MS-13 gang members: 'The only way out is through Jesus’

Via: CB  •  Doubting Thomas' Lazaretto  •  21 Comments  •  last year

MS-13 gang members: 'The only way out is through Jesus’ Oh, yeah. Oh yeah. Oh yeah.
Paul Kurtz, 86, Humanist Publisher, Dies

Paul Kurtz, 86, Humanist Publisher, Dies

Via: CB  •  Doubting Thomas' Lazaretto  •  1 Comments  •  last year

Paul Kurtz, a philosopher whose advocacy of reason ahead of faith helped define contemporary secular humanism, died on Saturday at his home in Amherst, N.Y. He was 86. He had been treated...
Humanist Manifesto I

Humanist Manifesto I

Via: CB  •  Doubting Thomas' Lazaretto  •  28 Comments  •  last year

FIRST: Religious humanists regard the universe as self-existing and not created. SECOND: Humanism believes that man is a part of nature and that he has emerged as a result of a continuous...
The Treatment of Non-Israelite Slaves: From Moses To Moses

The Treatment of Non-Israelite Slaves: From Moses To Moses

Via: CB  •  Doubting Thomas' Lazaretto  •  33 Comments  •  last year

Maimonides and the Problem of Non-Israelite Slaves: The Mishneh Torah Law Code Moses Maimonides (1138-1205) is the first to take a big step towards a more humane treatment of gentile...
 
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