Just in case you don’t know, Richard Dawkins doesn’t much care for the pope (via: The Atheist Rabbi ): I really liked how he made a point about the attack on atheists and secularist as being a willful act of distraction by the pope to get people to stop talking about the rampant sexual attacks on children by the employees of the church. Family Guy rips Pat Robertson One Fact Once more, with feeling Richard Dawkins on The Pope | Bligbi
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9/11: Who Really Benefited? Global Research Editor’s Note We bring to the attention of our readers this provocative review of the strategic and corporate interests behind 9/11 including Wall Street, the Texas oil companies and the defense contractors. The statements in this article are corroborated by numerous studies, books, news articles and research reports published since September 2001.
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March 8, 2011 I've seen some pretty confusing things; things that made me scratch my head and wonder just what the hell a person could be thinking when they made that decision. Nothing I've ever seen confuses me more than watching otherwise intelligent, thoughtful people voting, time and time again, for Republicans. Your Garden Variety Republican | Illuminate Me
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The just-world hypothesis (or just-world fallacy ) is the cognitive bias that human actions eventually yield morally fair and fitting consequences, so that, ultimately, noble actions are duly rewarded and evil actions are duly punished. In other words, the just-world hypothesis is the tendency to attribute consequences to, or expect consequences as the result of, an unspecified power that restores moral balance; the fallacy is that this implies (often unintentionally) the existence of such a power in terms of some cosmic force of justice , desert , stability , or order in the universe. The fallacy popularly appears in the English language in various figures of speech , which often imply a negative reprisal of justice, such as: " You got what was coming to you ," " What goes around comes around ," and " You reap what you sow ." This phenomenon of this fallacy has been widely studied by social psychologists since Melvin J. Just-world hypothesis
How the Illusion of Being Observed Can Make You a Better Person Mind & Brain :: Mind Matters :: May 3, 2011 :: :: Email :: Print Even a poster with eyes on it changes how people behave By Sander van der Linden
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