THE SKEPTIC ARENA


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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)



6/13/24

Fox News has such total control over the "Feebles"
that they can be as brazen as they want ...

and not worry about losing a single one (2:15)


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6/12/24

Whenever I run out of news stories, it's time for ...

FAMOUS QUOTES

author: Christopher Hitchens

"Faith is the surrender of the mind; it’s the surrender of reason,
it’s the surrender of the only thing that makes us different from other mammals ...
Of all the supposed virtues, faith must be the most overrated.
"



6/11/24

Fascists are making huge gains as democracy fades into the sunset ...

Nazis returning to power throughout Europe


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6/10/24

Life expectancy in the U.S. makes us a ...

banana republic

And Republicans are doing everything in their power ...

to keep it that way.


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6/8/24

Carbon Dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere
has built up to the point ...

that it shattered the record in May 2024


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6/7/24

Republicans try to ban "ranked choice" voting ...

before it catches on

Republicans always fight against democracy.
This is just another example of that sad fact.


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6/6/24

Christian Nationalism is stepping up its attack on American education ...

now that they have control over the SCOTUS


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6/4/24

India is often referred to as "The world's largest democracy."
That all depends on ...

how you define "democracy"

Google the full legal name of North Korea.
You can call yourself anything you want ...
but that doesn't make it true.


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6/3/24

Vermont becomes the first state
to hold Big Oil corporations responsible for ...

damages caused by climate change


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6/1/24

Aron Ra posted a superb video on
exactly what is at stake ...

in the most important election in American history (29:10)

Battle Stations!


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5/31/24

Petrochemical use is more complicated than many suspect ...

Here are 10 things we use it for - that may surprise you


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5/30/24

What a Trump victory in 2024 will mean, economically,
to the vast majority of Americans ...

the non-rich


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5/29/24

Why is the U.S. lagging behind other countries ...

that have better sunscreens?


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5/27/24

Bernie Sanders explains why the 2024 U.S. presidential election is ...

one of the most important elections in our history (8:43)

Sanders just may be, the greatest U.S. politician ...

never elected president


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5/26/24

Here is an example,
showing why you should never stereotype people ...

Republican Pete McCloskey

Thank you for your service ... SIR


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5/24/24

Republican-controlled states continue to sacrifice
huge numbers of lives to protect Big Boy profits ...

States that are still refusing to implement Medicaid expansion ... and why

Here's an interesting quote in which a Republican
(knowing he can't appeal to a morality and humanity that does not exist)
tries to appeal to his fellow Republicans in a way that they might understand ...

"If you can't get there because it's the right
or compassionate thing to do to help these individuals,
get there because it makes sense from a business standpoint."

Now THAT'S how you talk to people who possess no morals


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5/23/24

Why we can't have nice things ...

China's Electric Vehicles


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5/22/24

Humans produce 100 times as much greenhouse gas as ...

volcanoes

Quote
"The runaway greenhouse effect that makes Venus uninhabitable to life as we know it on Earth
is something scientists worry about when studying the effects of climate change.
Currently humans pump out 100 times more greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere than volcanoes do annually.
"


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5/21/24

Big Banks win a big reprieve worth billions
as House Republicans continue to fight for the rights of the Oligarchs to ...

steal the people blind


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5/20/24

Is the Taliban still stoning women for adultery in the 21st century?

Yes


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5/19/24

Why does ANY veteran vote Republican?

Veterans victimized by nuclear fallout to lose benefits

As for my question above, just ask a battered wife why she defends her husband ...

and then get back to me


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5/16/24

Big corporations continue to destroy the planet and countless lives ...

in pursuit of profits for the "Big Boys"


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5/15/24

This article expertly describes the propaganda techniques
that are so effectively being used by the world's oligarchs ...

to control the masses

This is happening all over the world.
We all know people (friends and family)
who have been captured by these propaganda cults.
If we don't find a powerful tactic for fighting back
and freeing most of these people ...

our short run as Earth's top predator will soon be over.


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5/14/24

The most massive stellar black hole in the Milky Way has been discovered ...

"extremely close" to Earth (only 2,000 light years away)

And there is a smaller one only 1,500 light years away.


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