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RJB III: By Their Fruits You Will Know Them

The blog series RJB is based on my reading of the Jefferson Bible for the 21st Century, published by Humanist Press. By extension, it is a secular re-reading and reinterpretation of the Gospels. Beware of false prophets, who come to … Continue reading

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Boko Haram, Lucretius, and Existential Risk Studies

In recent years, Nigerian terrorist organization Boko Haram has been in the news for carrying out frequent massacres of thousands of innocent victims, mostly in Northern Nigeria. They have been notoriously recruiting women for their suicide bomb missions. The most … Continue reading

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Man is What He Makes of What Life Gives Him

Volition consists of a series of continuous, undiscouraged, unceasing determinations and acts revolving around a desire, until it becomes dynamic enough to produce the much-craved result. “Will and act until victory” is the slogan of all volitive activity. – Paramahansa … Continue reading

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