Posts tagged "Neil deGrasse Tyson"

When Islam ruled science and lost their golden age

When a city is invaded, the men butchered, the women raped, the libraries burned, centuries of human progress are lost within hours. This is the devastation of war. Societies that have been tolerant and open to new ideas through people of different lands and cultures have prospered in intellect and reasoning. But self-preservation has often... Read more »

250 Quotes to strengthen our minds

A harvest of philosophy from different times, people and cultures can provide a supplement or alternative to guidance that is typically sought after in religion. 1. “I think, therefore I am.” — René Descartes 2. “I am what I am.” – Popeye the Sailor 3. “Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a... Read more »

Black atheists break one more set of chains

There needs to be a stronger black voice in the atheist community. As much as I reject the god of Abraham, anyone of color should reject this fable twice as much as I, and any woman should reject him ten times as much. If someone knocks you down and steps on your throat demanding that... Read more »
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