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  • May Flowers Photomontage
    May flowers are natural art exhibits
    April showers bring May flowers . . . Unlike paintings and photos of flowers, which are just oil and ink representations, actual flowers emit flowery scents. This year, Chicago had a lot of April showers. It is now May, and many Chicagoans expect...
  • Good Thinking
    Free Class in Beaverton on Logical Fallacies
    The Center for Philosophical Naturalism is offering a free drop-in class on the topic of logical fallacies. The first class will be held on Thur. Feb. 27 and is called "How to sell snake oil." Event details can be found here:http://www...
  • truman-davis1
    What is the problem with naturalistic thinking?
    "Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened." ~Winston ChurchillA new video excerpt was recently uploaded in which an atheist asks a Christian "What is wrong...
  • Satan's Pit
    Existentialism vs Naturalism
    The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree; so is the case with Existentialism. It is born from Naturalism, and is seen to be a necessary answer to Nihilism. Existentialism carries with it all the baggage Naturalism does, with some of its own...
  • The Minnesota Opera's Madame Butterfly
    Love, honor, and cultural conflict in the Minnesota Opera's Madame Butterfly
    The early 20th century exposed the need of curbing the unbridled excesses of Western expansionism that marked the Victorian Age. Emulating such naturalistic writers as Emile Zola and Upton Sinclair, John Luther Long delineated the social fallout...
  • Good Samaritan
    What is the point in believing in G-d if there is suffering in the world?
    Jesus Christ made this profound statement: For ye have the poor always with you; but me ye have not always (See Matthew 26:11). This statement is sandwiched between the twelve disciples and their frustration over the woman wasting precious olive...
  • Atheism
    Religion 101: What is atheism?
    There’s a joke I heard in Los Angelesonce that goes something like this: After a lot of agonizing over the effect it would have on his parents, Patrick finally told them that the reason he no longer went to church was because he didn’t...
  • Coyne's view of science is incomplete
    Coyne's view of science is incomplete
    Many who try to reconcile science and religion do so at the expense of the one, and arguably of both. In fact, the modern definition of science is fundamentally incomplete, leading to the sacrifice of its basic principles to a new dogma.Jerry A....