A Dilemma I Can’t Mention

A dilema has bothered me for a long time.  I can’t mention it directly  because signs light up saying the topic off limits here.  Let’s do it anyway.  We just won’t say exactly what it is. It involves what I will call  the time clock of human beings.  The quesiton is, when does the timer start?  Does…
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Church Tax Exemptions, How Will They End?

Churches don’t pay property taxes.  Churches require the public services which the rest of us pay for.  It doesn’t make sense.  The problem is getting worse.  New churches need, and are required to have, bigger parking lots. Churches are increasingly owning businesses, like hospitals, that pay no property tax. The bigger the footprint, the more rediculous is…
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A Short Lessen In U. S. Politics

In this week’s Newsweek is an explanation of why U. S. politics swings one way then swings another.  It’s not a new idea, but it is presented in a refreshing way.  It is that Democrats and Republicans each have challenges electing Presidents and majorities. Republicans have the bigger advantage in getting elected.  But they have…
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Sometimes Nothin’s Better Than Somethin’

If you asked most Freethinkers what they know about to origin of the materials that eventually formed the universe, or, about the great purpose we human beings are here on this planet to serve, I think I know what they would answer.  Nothing. Many people might object to this nothingness and say, “It’s better to…
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Will Christopher Hitchens Find Jesus?

Christopher Hitchens is an atheist author and commentator on many topics.  He has been called a gleeful provacatuer.   Now he is incurably ill.  The question some are asking is, “Will he become a Christian to save his soul?” I don’t know.  He says that would be impossible, but he is a complex guy and sometimes takes…
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