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Rationalists are those, whose thinking is strictly guided by the laws of logic.
Rationalists only accept as true, that which has been proven to be true,
through the application of the scientific method.




Neo's Daily Blog
(politics, religion, and science)



2/17/20

The Real State of the Union ...

it ain't what we were told

Yet nearly half of American voters refuse to live in the world of facts
and prefer the daily dose of lies provided by our current government.


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2/15/20

Finally, a story that puts the Corona virus scare into perspective ...

our annual flu is far worse

Yet we don't see quarantined ships, etc. for our influenza.
I smell a rat but I can't quite put my finger on it.
But the facts aren't adding up.

Flu stats from the C.D.C.


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2/14/20

Trump reverses the truth and claims that ...

HE is the one responsible for protecting American's "pre-existing conditions" (6:12)

Advice: Google "Bizzaro World" and you will discover that ...

We are living there


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2/13/20

Global Warming is bad and getting worse ... FAST

Why would any species on any planet, drive themselves to extinction?

I don't know ... try asking them; and then let me know what they say.


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2/12/20



Our solar system is around 20 years old ...

in galactic years

(calm down "Young Earth Creationists" - that did not help your case)

When we calculate the Earth's age,
we do so by counting the Earth's trips around the Sun.
To be consistent, the age of our solar system
should be calculated in the same manner
(how many times our solar system has orbited the galactic center);
not by how many times one planet has circled its star
during our solar system's existence.
However, that second calculation is far more useful to us
and better helps us to understand our universe.


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2/11/20

Capitalizing religious pronouns (He, Him, etc.)

"In short, when pronouns are capitalized which usually are lowercase,
this usually implies that the writer personally reveres and regards as a deity
the antecedent of that pronoun.
"

That's all I needed to see. From this point on,
I will treat religious pronouns as I do all other pronouns.

SO LET IT BE WRITTEN ... SO LET IT BE DONE !!!!!!!!!
(Pharaoh, from the movie "The 10 Commandments")


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2/9/20

Bruce Gerencser (clergy-project graduate)
wrote this excellent essay on ...

"Living in a world where facts don't matter"

Unfortunately, no one has yet discovered a cure for the disease.


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2/8/20

Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to present to you
the continental fragment, or the microcontinent,
or the submerged continent, or the continent of ...

ZEALANDIA



Zealandia


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2/7/20

When ALL taxes are included in the calculation
our "progressive" tax is pretty ...

flat (5:51)

Conservatives are trained to ignore these facts
and distract attention away from them
whenever they are confronted with them.


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2/6/20

Brazil orders Netflix to pull "Gay Jesus" movie

"a Christmas special, caused such fury among Brazil's conservative Christians
that 2 million signed a petition calling for its removal,
while a group lobbed firebombs at the office of the film's creators on Christmas Eve.
"

What better way to show
how much love and tolerance you've learned from Jesus
than to throw firebombs on His birthday?

But telling nonbelievers that they are evil and deserve eternal torture?

Not a problem

In other words ...
"Because we are the vast majority
and have a long, bloody history of violence and murder,
we can offend and insult you in the most horrible way imaginable;
but if you dare to insult our imaginary friend
we Ghost Worshipers will do, what we do best ...

Ignore God's Commandment about killing
(He was just joking when He wrote that one anyway)"

UPDATE 1/10/20

Brazilian judge reverses the order to pull Netflix's "Gay Jesus" movie

Uh oh.
I can already smell the vapor of napalm in the air
as Jesus' followers all over Brazil
begin constructing more fire bombs
and prepare to descend upon this poor judge's home.

PRAISE JESUS!


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2/4/20

Corporations make workers train their foreign replacements ...

before firing them (5:25)

This quote comes from Laurence Fishburne's character "Morpheus"
in the movie The Matrix ...

"The Matrix is a system neo, this system is our enemy.
But when you're inside, you look around, what do you see?
Businessmen, teachers, lawyers, carpenters.
The very minds of the people we are trying to save.
But until we do, these people are still a part of that system
and that makes them our enemy.
You have to understand, most of these people are not ready to be unplugged.
And many of them are so inured, so hopelessly dependent on the system,
that they will fight to protect it.
"

Yeah. That describes the tens of millions of brainwashed conservative voters ...

perfectly


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2/2/20

The deadliest creature on Earth is a virus called "Bacteriophage" (7:08)




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2/1/20

Trump threatens to put Christianity back in public schools ...

defying our Constitution

When Trump refers to religion,
you can bet your bottom dollar
that he is not including Islam.
He isn't that crazy.
This is about Christian Supremacy, specifically ...

"White" Christian supremacy


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1/31/20

Euthanasia law in California has had a bumpy ride ...

but an Appeals Court finally settled it

We do it for animals; it's about time we did it for people.


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1/29/20

Trump sells out American lives to preserve the profits of Big Tobacco ...

just like he always has


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1/28/20

Utah becomes the 19th U.S. state to ban conversion therapy. The catch?

It doesn't apply to the Mormons

Utah didn't suddenly become enlightened.
What really happened is that the state
(which is run by the Mormon Church)
eliminated secular competition
so that all "conversions" (money)
will now go through The Church.


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1/26/20

Rise of the prosperity-gospel evangelicals in Brazil

This is the corrupt group of loons who helped to boost Bolsonaro into power.
Oligarchs are riding the coat tails of religious idiots to victory all over the world.
If humans don't learn to fight back, and soon,
we will get to experience the Middle Ages ...

firsthand


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1/25/20

The Trump administration shuts down an information web site ...

designed to educate Americans about pollution (3:11)


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1/23/20

Members of Trump's base threaten Civil War if he's not reelected (6:38)

I couldn't watch the whole video.
I wanted to get my hands around those little chicken necks so bad ...

I could almost taste it


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1/22/20

Republicans have passed laws that removed ...

400,000 children from access to healthcare (4:39)

Jesus would be so proud.


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1/21/20

Measles cases increase in 2018 - worldwide.

Deaths climb, especially among children

Thanks antivaxxers ... nice work.


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1/19/20

Trump and Republicans go after
the social security benefits of the disabled ...

to pay for tax cuts to the rich (4:04)

Keep voting Republican. The rich sure do appreciate ...

Your Support!


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