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Activist Post. Richard Dawkins on The Pope. 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. Politics-Liberal-definition.jpg (JPEG Image, 364x292 pixels) 001r.jpg (JPEG Image, 4435x5465 pixels) - Scaled (12%) Atheism_vs_creationism.jpg (JPEG Image, 298x811 pixels) - Scaled (87%) 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.

9/11: Who Really Benefited?

The statements in this article are corroborated by numerous studies, books, news articles and research reports published since September 2001. Randy Pausch's Last Lecture. Your Garden Variety Republican. 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.

Your Garden Variety Republican

Nothing I've ever seen confuses me more than watching otherwise intelligent, thoughtful people voting, time and time again, for Republicans.

Invisible friends for grown-ups.

Stupid_numbers_bs_72.jpg (JPEG Image, 756x252 pixels) Political thinking. You Start the Girl Effect - Girl Effect. Table of contents. (With last update date) Cover Foreword (August 13, 2009)

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Just-world hypothesis. The hypothesis popularly appears in the English language in various figures of speech that imply guaranteed negative reprisal, such as: "You got what was coming to you", "What goes around comes around", and "You reap what you sow".

Just-world hypothesis

This hypothesis has been widely studied by social psychologists since Melvin J. Lerner conducted seminal work on the belief in a just world in the early 1960s.[1] Research has continued since then, examining the predictive capacity of the hypothesis in various situations and across cultures, and clarifying and expanding the theoretical understandings of just-world beliefs.[2] Emergence[edit] How the Illusion of Being Observed Can Make You a Better Person. Many years ago, when I was still in high school, I was extremely fond of chewing gum, especially during class hours.

How the Illusion of Being Observed Can Make You a Better Person

However, sooner or later the chewing gum would either lose its taste or I would become bored with it. After a while, I would start looking around, wondering how I could get rid of the gum nice and quietly. As you might have guessed by now, yes, I was that kid sticking his used gum underneath the desk. 140596_460s.jpg (JPEG Image, 460x589 pixels) Maslows-hierarchy-of-needs1.jpg (JPEG Image, 1344x1000 pixels) - Scaled (70%)

God is in The Neurons.

Tao

Humor and much more. This Remarkable Thing. The Sagan Series (part 1) - NASA The Frontier Is Everywhere‬‏ David Deutsch on our place in the cosmos.