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September 24th, 2017 - 3:04 am § in Misc., Religion

Sunday Revelations: How come the story of Jesus disapears from Judea after his death?

Whether Jesus actually existed, we do know he attracted very little attention in Judea.  No contemporary source mentions Jesus or his religion.  Even during the huge religious revival of the 60s (that is the 0060s) the Christians do not appear among the groups vying for attention. The reason is li[...]

September 19th, 2017 - 1:10 am § in Misc.

The AVE Challenge: Where is this?

  A. Cliff above Elliot Bay   B. Mars    C. Arizona desert     D. Drought area in Sahara   E. Detroit[...]

September 17th, 2017 - 5:10 am § in Misc.

How to Slice a Bagel into Two Linked Halves

A Math Exercise with Practical Consequences, George W. Hart ,,, Sculptor and Topology Prof at Stony Brook   It is not hard to cut a bagel into two equal halves which are linked like two links of a chain. To start, you must visualize four key points.  Center the bagel at the origin, circling t[...]

September 17th, 2017 - 4:06 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Using the Bible to make money

Sean Hyman is a regular  on Fox Business, CNBC, and Bloomberg Television.  He is also a former pastor with a secret to investing. Sean not only claims he uses this magical insight but that  Warren Buffett and John Templeton, use the code as well.  You can watch the  “Biblical Money Code.” [...]

September 17th, 2017 - 2:30 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: God vs. Hitchins

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September 10th, 2017 - 9:04 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Being gay and being Jewish

In 1973, a group of Jewish gay people—mostly men—gathered in New York City and created what eventually became Congregation Beit Simchat Torah. In the decades since then, the organization has burgeoned, and been a leader both within Judaism and within the LGBTQ movement. Moshe Shokeid, a professo[...]

September 10th, 2017 - 2:20 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The answer to all questions.

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September 8th, 2017 - 11:35 am § in Misc.

Being Fat

Can we distinguish between behaviors as disgusting vs. acceptable?  Is being gay something to be respected or is it something to be tolerated because being gay is “not a choice?”  Do we eschew radical republicans because of their repugnant beliefs or do we urge the to treat their illne[...]

September 7th, 2017 - 10:23 am § in Jefferson, Misc.

Quotes from Jefferson

No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free no one ever will.[...]