THE SKEPTIC ARENA


This web site is dedicated to the eradication of irrational thinking.
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)



10/21/19

History of Russia's switch from a socialist-dominated economy to a ...

capitalist-dominated economy


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10/20/19

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson



He has been called "The Trump of England"
and now he lives up I mean down to that moniker ...

If he doesn't get his way, he will refuse to obey the law

How did humans get to this point
where half of us will support demogogues?

Behold ... the awesome power of brainwashing


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10/19/19

Whenever Republicans try to snow you
with that line about being huge "State's Rights" supporters,
just show them this ...

The EPA, under Trump, attacks California's attempts to defend itself

The EPA, since Trump took charge, has attacked Americans constantly
rolling back all our protections for clean air, water, etc.
so that "The Big Boys" can make more profits.

Let's watch Miss Betty Bowers
(self-proclaimed "America's Best Christian")
explain how Republicans view ...

"State's Rights" (3:12)


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10/18/19

Trump administration dropping Obama-era "Clean Water Rule"

They've taken most of our money, shipped our jobs overseas,
and now they want to take away our drinkable water and breathable air.

Wouldn't it be a lot easier just to kill us quickly?


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10/17/19

Republican attacks on Obamacare have been successful ...

as the number of uninsured Americans continues to rise

They kill their own people ... for money.
But what is even sicker than that
is that half of their victims ... still vote for them!


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10/16/19

ECUADOR

After 7 deaths, protesters get bankers to accept less profit

This quote gives away the underlying reality of the situation ...

"Under the agreement, Moreno will withdraw the
International Monetary Fund-backed package known as Decree 883
that included a sharp rise in fuel costs.
"

In addition to reducing the pillaging
they are also beginning to fight back ...

"Other indigenous demands included higher taxes on the wealthy ...."


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10/15/19

After a decent night's sleep, do you still find yourself needing a nap?

Tau protein tangles have been linked to early signs of Alzheimer's


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10/14/19

The global warming deniers are still fighting for Big Oil
with everything they've got. So what have they got?

Just more bullshit, propaganda, and lies

You expected anything else?
They aren't going to give up
because there is simply too much money at stake.
And they are willing to sell out humanity ...

for some of that money


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10/13/19

A huge scientific study found that sexuality is influenced, not determined ...

by our genome

So people are not "born that way "
but their genetics can play a role in their sexual ... adventures.


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10/12/19

Here are 3 stories that just came out yesterday
that show the Trump administration's attempts
to control the press and freedom of speech.

Shepard Smith leaves Fox (he was disturbing 'the bubble')

Shepard didn't give a reason for his departure.
But you would have to be pretty gullible to believe ...

that this was just a coincidence (3:51)

AND ...

Fired EPA scientists put out air quality report in advance of Trump propaganda

We are in deep shit ... shades of 1930's Germany.


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10/11/19

Climate change could mean more mercury in seafood

At the rate that Republicans are stripping protections from Americans
I doubt our protections against mercury will last much longer.


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10/10/19

In one of the most stunning decisions that I have ever seen rendered
The European Court of Human Rights ruled
that calling the Prophet Muhammad a pedophile ...

was NOT protected by freedom of speech laws

This reminds me of the ludicrous court ruling in America that ...

"Corporations are people!"


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10/9/19

Our prospects for surviving global warming are dimming ...

fast (11:22)


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10/7/19

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro



Regarding the Amazon fires ... Bolsonaro tells the world to butt out

Now you know why Bolsonaro is referred to as "The Trump of Brazil."
In fact, they almost sound like twins.
Everywhere we look in the world in the 21st century ...
all we see are Trump clones coming into power.


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10/6/19

Western Imperialism

To be fair, those countries that were made out to be victims
are not without their own internal evil (dictators, thieves, etc.)
but none of that internal evil
justifies the horrors perpetrated upon them by The West.


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10/5/19

White supremacists rally in support of Israel.
Yes, you read that right.
Behold the power of brainwashing ...



Trump's white supremacist base rallies for ... Israel

Trump's base is even dumber than we thought.
Almost a century after the lessons of 1930's Germany,
these simple brainwashing techniques still work on ...

simple minds


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10/4/19

So Trump and his cronies looked around at the carnage
and thought "So what is left for us to steal?"

Capital Gains taxes

They will take everything that isn't nailed down
and then they'll return with a claw hammer ...

and take that too


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10/3/19

Gender equality by state ...

The Bible Belt and the Mormons are at the bottom

When are "those people" ever going to join modern civilization?


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10/2/19

The Oligarchs put out a statement saying that
they "intend" to start sharing some of the wealth ...

and they really really mean it this time

"We know that many Americans are struggling.
Too often hard work is not rewarded,
and not enough is being done for workers
to adjust to the rapid pace of change in the economy.
If companies fail to recognize that the success of our system
is dependent on inclusive long-term growth,
many will raise legitimate questions
about the role of large employers in our society.
"

Lip service

They are starting to fear
that the pitch forks may be coming out soon;
so they give us ... lip service.


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10/1/19

Trump now over 12,000 lies.
His base simply doesn't care.

Psychological analysis by David Pakman (5:42)

Who could have ever predicted
that America would be having this discussion?


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9/30/19

The amount that Trump's tax gift to the rich in 12/17
cost the rest of us Americans ...
almost exactly equals what the rich gained from it.

What a co-inky-dink (5:01)

You've been scammed Americans.
But what is really embarrassing
is that he did it right in front of your faces;
and what is even MORE embarrassing
is that half of you still won't admit it.


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9/29/19

The Republican takeover of the judicial branch continues at record speed ...

Trump administration seeks decertification of immigration judges' union


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9/28/19

Trump administration attacks the Endangered Species Act

The "Big Boys" need more money
and those critters are standing in the way of profits.


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9/27/19

Rationalists are being murdered in India ...

while Prime Minister Modi looks the other way

Battle Stations!


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9/26/19

The Trump administration is actively burying climate change data ...

to protect big business (4:14)

These people should be executed.
After all, that is exactly what they are doing to us.


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9/25/19

Hey, I think I may have finally discovered why Jesus never came back ...




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9/24/19

Albert Einstein



The Cosmological Constant

Einstein's "greatest blunder" was not because he included it in his equation
(because it turned out to be real after all)
but in not recognizing ...

what it meant (6:03)

He assumed a static universe, and that bias denied him his greatest triumph.
He would have been granted the status of a God
had he predicted the expanding universe that Hubble discovered ...
less than a decade later.


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9/23/19

Scientists will concede the evolution debate to Creationists
when Creationists can find this ...




Well? Where is it?
Come on ... Chop Chop!


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9/22/19




No Sports Fans ... they STILL don't get it


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