"There are other religions that people learned were not true enough. Think of the modern ones like the Church of Scientology. Obviously started by a charlatan. That church still has members in it. There are others, that are small splinters of those…"
"Don't we have sociology and psychology to study human social development? Aren't morals simply the rules of behavior we learned are acceptable in our culture? We have law makers, so aren't they codifying, in effect, moral standards?…"
"sighs, cherry picking and filtered views of what a person already believes.
I do not believe there is a spirit that lives on after we die; I believe our sense of spirit is our life essence. When we die, that life essences dies as well."
While it had a lot of violence I thought it was fairly accurate as far as how slaves were treated in the old south. I had hesitated joining the Movie talk group because I don't see many movies. This was the first movie I saw in quite a while.See More
"For myself, time has dissipated my anger; that, and reading and posting on boards such as this. I took a long leave from boards and links to historical information (ie anti-mormon). I now come back, thinking about things and enjoy reading of the…"
"Take this premise: A person believes there is an afterlife.
They search for evidence: Because of informational bias, those media that reinforce their accepted belief stand out and those media that counter their belief are dismissed or…"