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Entries from September 2016

Descent of Man Revisited

September 29th, 2016 · No Comments

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The Cosmos Might Be Mostly Devoid of Life – Scientific American

September 29th, 2016 · No Comments

We still have no idea how easy it is for life to arise—and it may be incredibly difficult Source: The Cosmos Might Be Mostly Devoid of Life – Scientific American

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Paul Davies: Cosmos mostly devoid of life? | Uncommon Descent

September 29th, 2016 · No Comments

At SciAm: Many distinguished scientists proclaim that the universe is teeming with life, at least some of it intelligent. Biologist Christian de Duve went so Source: Paul Davies: Cosmos mostly devoid of life? | Uncommon Descent

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Humans inherited murder through evolution – ScienceAlert

September 29th, 2016 · No Comments

A new study has looked back along our evolutionary tree, and shown that humans evolved the tendency to kill each other from our primate ancestors – violence didn’t just arise from human nature, as has been suggested in the past . Source: Humans inherited murder through evolution – ScienceAlert

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All non-Africans alive today likely descend from people within a single migration out of Africa — ScienceDaily

September 29th, 2016 · No Comments

Source: All non-Africans alive today likely descend from people within a single migration out of Africa — ScienceDaily

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Clinton’s Awkward Stumbles on Trade

September 29th, 2016 · No Comments

In her first debate with Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton delivered one of her more memorable one-liners when she quipped, “I think Donald just criticized me for preparing for this debate. You know wh… Source: Clinton’s Awkward Stumbles on Trade

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[Marxism] Can We Have a ‘Party of the People’?

September 29th, 2016 · No Comments

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Congress Votes to Override Obama’s Veto of ‘Long-Awaited’ 9/11 Victims Bill | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

September 29th, 2016 · No Comments

Update (3:05 Eastern): Source: Congress Votes to Override Obama’s Veto of ‘Long-Awaited’ 9/11 Victims Bill | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

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Time to sue the US and Israeli gov’s ///Senate Votes to Override Obama Veto of Saudi 9/11 Lawsuit Bill 

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

There is an obvious reason for the reluctance to allow lawsuits against the Saudis. The American public has been so brainwashed that it doesn’t understand the real chain of causation of the perpetrators of 9/11. The place of the Saudis is put front and center when the real perpetrators were elements such as Israeli Mossad […]

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A ‘atheist’ xtianity?

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Defenders of theism fail to see the way they are often involved in a lost cause: the legacy of pop theism, ‘god’ as a person, was probably never even intended in the birth of monotheism. In both origins, however, the Hebraic and the Zoroastrian, the emergence of the god concept was compromised by the very […]

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Secularism misunderstood//Ken Ham: Atheists ‘Borrow Christian Worldview’ but Reject God, Since Secular Worldview Is ‘Meaningless’

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Protestants forget they are secularists and secularists fail to see the full dimension of ‘modernity’ which is a superset of what came before, and is actually far richer in ‘spiritual’ potential than the now dying world religions. I guess it is futile to remind Mr. Ham that biblical inerrancy is a dead letter at this […]

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Toward a modernist ‘spiritual psychology’ based on materialist Samkhya//The Gurdjieff Con » There is no consistent presentation of the ‘path of enlightenment’ beyond the ambiguous and flawed/incomplete Advaita which has misled dozens of new agers

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Source: The Gurdjieff Con » There is no consistent presentation of the ‘path of enlightenment’ beyond the ambiguous and flawed/incomplete Advaita which has misled dozens of new agers

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iPhone is a wake-up call for fair business practices |  The Guardian

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Letters: The appalling working conditions in the factories of China producing the iPhone are mirrored in the African mines where major phone manufacturers source their minerals Source: iPhone is a wake-up call for fair business practices | Letters | Technology | The Guardian

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Brazil: Get Lula! Now! Or Else… | Opinion | teleSUR English

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

A powerful array of institutional/oligarchic interests is behind the rabid demonization of all things Workers’ Party. Source: Brazil: Get Lula! Now! Or Else… | Opinion | teleSUR English

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Venezuela Oil Situation: It’s Bad, But Not That Bad… Yet – The United States Oil ETF, LP (NYSEARCA:USO) | Seeking Alpha

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Source: Venezuela Oil Situation: It’s Bad, But Not That Bad… Yet – The United States Oil ETF, LP (NYSEARCA:USO) | Seeking Alpha

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Jim Hansen at United Nations: We need dramatic policy change

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

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Did America Dodge a Bullet?

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3.2.1 Huxley’s Contradiction

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

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3.5.4  World Line of The Eonic Observer

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

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Human Speech as a Stumbling Block for Darwinism — Distilled to Five Minutes – Evolution News & Views

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Evolution News and Views (ENV) provides original reporting and analysis about the debate over intelligent design and evolution. Source: Human Speech as a Stumbling Block for Darwinism — Distilled to Five Minutes – Evolution News & Views

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Stephen Hawking, 375 scientists slam Trump for backing ‘Parexit’ | Richard Dawkins Foundation

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

By David Wright A group of 375 “concerned” scientists — including famed physicist Stephen Hawking — released an open letter Tuesday sharply criticizing Donald Trump, citing … Source: Stephen Hawking, 375 scientists slam Trump for backing ‘Parexit’ | Richard Dawkins Foundation

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European Commission : CORDIS : News and Events : Why human brains hold the key to smarter artificial intelligence

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

European Commission Source: European Commission : CORDIS : News and Events : Why human brains hold the key to smarter artificial intelligence

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Evolutionary Biologist Puts Agassiz’s Views on Race Under Microscope | News | The Harvard Crimson

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Evolutionary biologist Joseph L. Graves examined the controversial history of former Harvard professor Louis Agassiz’s views on race and human evolution. Source: Evolutionary Biologist Puts Agassiz’s Views on Race Under Microscope | News | The Harvard Crimson

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92% of the world’s population exposed to unsafe levels of air pollution — ScienceDaily

September 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Source: 92% of the world’s population exposed to unsafe levels of air pollution — ScienceDaily

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