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Monumental churches such has these were once the center of governance in most small Quebec towns...Rumors are that this one is now for sale. So attendance must be at an all time low.

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+Mique Capel it's on hold...
I had to take time off from it to deal with some family issues.

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What is Freedom today? 

Don't confuse positive freedom with negative freedom... use Reason to question everything!
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a mass product

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I find it interesting that some atheists still believe in magical thinking and new age versions of the supernatural. Perhaps they imagine some unfalsifiable (unproven) beliefs are more valid than others.

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To me, the lyrics and sentiments of this song, describe well the spiritually confused.

cause love is not what you're thinking of...
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There's no mind/body problem unless you want to create one.
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This Darren Brown episode pretty much explains why people believe in the supernatural and the occult.

Derren Brown - How To Convert An Atheist: https://youtu.be/51B8MzcxOX0
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+Mathias Horrigan​ sure, it's hyped up for TV, but the psychological concepts seem correct.

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We will all need to diminish the legitimacy of the supernatural, in order to convince the rest of the world, that it is absurd to otherwise do evil things in the name of the supernatural.
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I often fear that we are heading for a technologically advanced dark age of irrationality...

#supernatural   #beliefs   #magicalthinking  
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That is consistent with history and current trends.

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Staff of French magazine say demand has meant huge print run and confirm it will be translated into Arabic and Turkish
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French media rallies to help defiant Charlie Hebdo print a million copies
Surviving members of satirical magazine vow to publish in face of attack that killed colleagues
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Logic and Reason are the key drivers of Moral progress.
Psychologist Steven Pinker is gradually, brilliantly persuaded by philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein that reason is actually the key driver of human moral progress, even if its effect sometimes takes generations to unfold.
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very nicely done, more people start to understand what I mean by yelling Gallilei

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The Neurological Origins of Religious Belief
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Reminds me of the saying that religion is opium for the people
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