Archive for July 8th, 2019

Can We Avoid Insulting Believers?

2019/07/08

(Patheos::Daylight Atheism) – James A. Haught:

Skeptics face a quandary: When we declare that supernatural dogmas are false fairy tales, believers who devote their lives to those dogmas may feel bitterly insulted. This makes it difficult for well-meaning freethinkers and well-meaning churchmen to hold open, sincere, friendly discussions.

How can we make dialogue possible? …

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Hurt believer/unbeliever

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Rainforest on Fire

2019/07/08

(The Intercept) – Alexander Zaitchik:

On the front lines of Bolsonaro’s war on the Amazon, Brazil’s forest communities fight against climate catastrophe …

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Deforestation