I signed up for iTunes in the last month just to hear Penn's Sunday School episodes. Yesterday, I received the Phishing Email shown in part below. I suspect that it occurred due to my being a new…Continue
Given the increasing tensions which exists in the US between theists and atheists I'm sure we are all wondering the same thing; "How can I make money off of this?"The theists figured out long ago that merchandising and marketing was an important aspect of the continued growth of their organizations. Without someone being able to make money off of the thing, it would just drift around and eventually die out. The genius of the early Christian cults was to select a trademark which was so simple to…See More
I signed up for iTunes in the last month just to hear Penn's Sunday School episodes. Yesterday, I received the Phishing Email shown in part below. I suspect that it occurred due to my being a new iTunes member. I found some articles on Google about past iTunes Phishing attacks using a similiar URL to the ones in the Email links, so this is most likely not news for experienced iTunes users. New iTunes users, however, need to be aware of this. If you receive one, don't follow any of the…See More
Thanks for responding to my reply. First, let me answer your question:
From wikipedia -
Self-awareness is the capacity for introspection and the ability to reconcile oneself as an individual separate from the environment and other…"
"This is a fun topic to think about. My opinion follows:
From the universe's perspective, I do not have free will. From my personal perspective, I think I have free will. Just as Penn and Teller give the illusion of a free…"
"The argument that life begins at self awareness is one which comes to mind. In the next hundred years we may have to decide that artificial life is established based on that concept. Unfortunately, for humans, this may actually be quite…"
"The abortion debate is only one of the issues related to the legal risks a woman faces when she is pregnant. 38 states have feticide laws and one of them, South Carolina, has a law which goes so far that it has been used to justify 300 arrests…"
"I like the logic in your statement, when we are born we are Free Thinkers (my recommendation for the phrase you refer to) until people start pooping religion all over us. Later, when we escape the mystical snare I consider that we are born…"
I had planned to go to the opening of a new coaster at Alton towers. I booked the day off work to go and visit this state of the art, computer designed masterpiece of interwoven steel, wrought into Helices and spirals and corkscrews and loops.
After finishing a long day of work, made somewhat longer by the lingering promise of a well deserved day off the next day, I heard the news that it wasn't ready, gutted wasn't the word...