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Secular Humanism and the Reorganization of Religion

Humanism is a religion, and the Supreme Court defined it as such in 1961 (<i>Torcaso</i> <i>v. Watkins</i>, 1961; the word “religion” or “religious” occurs 28 times …

How Smartphones Hijack Our Minds

Research suggests that as the brain grows dependent on phone technology, the intellect weakens<p>So you bought that new iPhone. If you are like the typical owner, you’ll be pulling your phone out and using it some 80 times a day, according to data Apple collects. That means you’ll be consulting the …

Mobile

A Mesmerizing Look at Hummingbirds in Flight

Meet the Man Who Has Lived Alone on This Island for 28 Years

Mauro Morandi's failing catamaran was carried to Budelli Island nearly three decades ago by chance. He never left.<p>Seventy-eight-year-old Mauro Morandi often walks along the rocky shores of Budelli Island and looks out over the disconsolate sea, feeling dwarfed by the phantom forces that tug and …

National Parks

Photography and Photos of the Day

Follow Nat Geo Photography<p>Community<p>Join Your Shot, our photography community. Submit to assignments and get feedback from our photo editors.<p>From the Archives<p>Look through a curated collection of historical photos from our archives on National Geographic's Found Tumblr.<p>Picture Stories<p>Check out the …

Photos

Ivanka Trump Tweeted About Religious Tolerance. It Didn't Go Down Well.

Most people asked if she'd pass the message on to her father, President Donald Trump.<p>Ivanka Trump’s attempt at using Twitter to promote religious tolerance backfired Monday night.<p>President Donald Trump’s daughter tweeted that “America is a nation built on the principle of religious tolerance” and …

11 Striking Pictures of This Week's Supermoon

Don't miss your chance to see the biggest, brightest moon in 68 years.<p>On November 13 and 14, the world is treated to the brightest supermoon in 68 years. And the pictures coming in are stunning (see above).<p>The term supermoon refers to a full moon that coincides with the lunar orb’s closest approach …

Supermoon

Wisdom Lovers

website<p>http://existentialcomics.com/comic/237<p>A philosophy webcomic about the inevitable anguish of living a brief life in an absurd world. Also Jokes

Causes of Deaths of Philosophers: A to C

A<p>Abelard: Nun<br>Acton: Corrupt causes<br>Adler: Inferiority complex<br>Adorno: Bad frankfurter<br>Ahmed: Supernatural causes<br>Albert: Undermind<br>Altham: Logical …

Teaching Tips

From <i>Inside Higher Education</i> <br>Teaching Tips<br>April 13, 2010<br>By David Galef<p>At U of All People, we�ve had a 5/5 teaching load for as long as we can …

12 best commencement speeches of all time

Great news, graduates! The job outlook is looking a lot better than it has in the past few years.<p>The U.S. economy has added, on average, 238,000 jobs in the past few months, according to the Labor Department. And, job listings targeted at new grads are up slightly from a year ago on job-listing …

Christianity: Fantasy or Reality?

Music icon Prince dead at 57

<b>(CNN) —</b> As stunned fans mourned legendary singer Prince, questions remained on what killed him days after he performed in Atlanta to rave reviews.<p>Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death. An autopsy will be conducted Friday, starting at 9 a.m. CT (10 a.m. ET).<p>Prince …

Al Gore

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Panel Discussion on Gun Control

April 5, 2014<p>Authors gave various viewpoints on the Second Amendment and gun control. The panel was moderated by Paul Barrett. Emily Miller is the …

Guns

Stanford University hosts Gun Policy Debate

January 16, 2014<p>Gun Policy Debate<p>A debate was held on gun policy. Stanford Law Professor John Donohue spoke in favor or gun control legislation. …

Guns

Samuel L Jackson says he carries a firearm and is against gun control

Actor says guns are a natural way for Americans to defend themselves and he would use one on an intruder in his home<p>The actor Samuel L Jackson has spoken out against gun control and revealed he carries a weapon that he would not hesitate to use against a burglar.<p>In a week when Barack Obama made a …

Guns

Watch a Rape Survivor Powerfully Challenge President Obama on Gun Control

"I have been unspeakably victimized once already, and I refuse to let that happen again to myself or my kids."<p>On Thursday night, President Obama appeared on a CNN town hall to answer questions about his new executive actions on gun control. There were questioners on both sides of the gun debate, …

Guns

'We All Want a Better World,' Taya Kyle Says – But Doubles Down on Opposition to President Obama's Gun Control Measures

http://video.foxnews.com/v/embed.js?id=4691485799001&w=466&h=263Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comTaya Kyle, the widow of <i>American Sniper</i> …

What American Women Really Think of Gun Control

The Oregon college shooting has sparked a renewed push to restrict gun ownership. But how women actually feel about gun laws is more complex than you think.<p>When news broke of a shooting at an Oregon college on Thursday, it reignited the ongoing debate on gun control in the US. The gunman, named as …

Watch the widow of Chris Kyle Challenge President Obama on Gun Control

Also in News<p>March 07, 2017 0 Comments<p>White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer briefs the press from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room Monday …

In honoring Zaevion Dobson, will his death aid Obama's push for gun control?

Zaevion Dobson’s number 24 now lives in Knoxville infamy.<p>It was emblazoned across the electronic signage out front of the city’s Fulton high school, it’s been reproduced on hundreds of T-shirts honoring the slain teen’s memory, and it lives in the hearts of those who knew 15-year-old Zaevion, many …

Guns

In State of Union, Obama to leave empty seat to honor gun victims, underscore gun control effort

President Obama will keep an empty seat next to the first lady on Tuesday when he gives his State of the Union address, to represent victims of gun violence, according to the White House.<p>Obama, who is trying to reduce gun violence by issuing a series of executive orders to tighten federal gun laws, …

Control gun violence, not the legal sale of guns

<b>To the editor:</b> Everyone is talking about how to control guns to "prevent gun violence"— that is, how to restrict access to guns and prevent bad guys and mentally ill people from getting weapons. All these efforts do is restrict access to legal guns for law-abiding people who seek only to protect …

What exactly is the gun show loophole?

Trayvon Martin's mother endorses Hillary Clinton for gun control stance

The mother of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black high school student who was fatally shot by George Zimmerman in 2012, endorsed Hillary Clinton for …

What Obama wants to do about guns

President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night happened at a time of heightened awareness about guns in America, but it was barely mentioned during his address.<p>The topic of gun control has been incessantly frustrating for Obama. Gun advocates still fear he wants to take their guns away, …

Gun control groups emphasize suicides in bid for more public support

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Khary Pennebaker has no memory of his mother. None.<p>"I don't remember what she looks like," he says. "I have no memory of her touch, her smell or what her voice sounded like. I found a letter last year she had written to my father. It was the first time I knew what her handwriting …

Leviathan, Gun Control and the Baleful Legacy of the 2nd Amendment

Let me be clear from the outset. I vehemently oppose Big Government and Nanny State regulation, but also have no use for guns, find hunting distasteful and wish that James Madison had never dreamed up the Second Amendment while politicking for the Constitution. The so-called right to bear arms is …