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Invisible Hand:   Swinish Multitude: Our Democracy is a Sham: The Conservative Corporate Surveillance State:  Conservative Anti-Intellectualism:       

Theory & Practice: Socialism and Anarchism: Conservatism for Dummies   Conservative Intellectual Rubbish:   Are Humans Really that Stupid?: 

Poverty of Conservatism   The Confluence of Wealth and Power    Conservatives v Anarchism:   War to End all Wars: Vile Conservatism of Stephen Harper:  

Confessions of a Reluctant Anarchist:   Tommy Douglas Tribute:   Positive Thinking Mythology:   Politicians are Lying Bastards:  

Education and the Conservative Corporate Welfare State:    Is Progress is a Delusion?:    A Modern Account of Anarchism:   Capitalist Free Markets are a Fraud:

Native Subjugation or How the West Was Won:   On the British Riots:   Two Unwarranted Beliefs of Liberal Christians:   Fascism in America:

US Empire in Latin America:   The Conservative Corporate Welfare State:  Neo-Conservatism & the Disempowerment of Labor:   

The Underachieving Christian God:  Democracy RIP - The Meritocracy Myth:   On Human Nature:    On a Maximum Income:

Neo-Con Dystopia:   Native Residential Schools:   Groucho Marxism God the Bungler:   Occupy the Churches:

Our Beneficent Government:    Ideology and Democracy: America the Stupid Thoughts on Democracy:    Faith, Evolution and Christian Ignorance:

The State Run Corporatist Kleptocracy  Open Letter to the NDP  The Void of Postmodern Politics:   Canada's Three Worst Prime Ministers:

 

I Personal Posts

My Favorite   ~     Books:         Writers:      Movies:       Intellectuals:    Metaphysics:   Annoyances:    Skeptics Manifesto: Faith, Evolution and Christian Ignorance:

Favorite Websites:    Skeptical Ruminations:   Photos:     Confessions of a Reluctant Anarchist:   Tommy Douglas Tribute: Canada's Three Worst Prime Ministers:

Paper on Self Esteem:  Free Thought Reading List:   Free Thought Quotations:   The Underachieving Christian God:  Open Letter to the NDP

Has Christianity Been Hijacked?:        Did the Easter Bunny Die for Our Sins:  Is Religion a Childhood Neurosis?: On Human Nature:  

Propaganda Inc:  Bullshit & the Contempt for Language: The Poverty of Religious Ethics:  Reflections on Remembrance Day:

Thoughts on God and an Afterlife:     Reading Orwell:  Patriotic Drivel:   The Conservative Corporate Welfare State: Our Economic Malaise  

On the Spanish Civil War:  Is That All There Is?:   My Mom on 9-11:   Grade Inflation and Self-Esteem:   Democracy RIP - The Meritocracy Myth:

Obama a Socialist and Fascist?:   Criteria for President of the USA: Groucho Marxism   Our Beneficent Government: Ideology and Democracy:

Poverty of Conservatism    America the Stupid    The Confluence of Wealth and Power   The State Run Corporatist Kleptocracy God the Bungler:

The Conservative Corporate Welfare State:    Education and the Conservative Corporate Welfare State:   Neo-Conservatism & the Disempowerment of Labor:

Futility of Hope:    Thoughts on Democracy:    Politicians are Lying Bastards:   Humanism & Education:  On the Perils of an Afterlife:

On a Maximum Income:   Conservatives v Anarchism:   Believing in Belief:   The Moronocracy:   Fascism in America: Ayn Rand Christianity:

Theory & Practice: Socialism and Anarchism:   Are Humans Really that Stupid?:    The Void of Postmodern Politics: The Conservative Corporate Surveillance State:

Our Democracy is a Sham:   Conservative Anti-Intellectualism:    Capitalist Free Markets are a Fraud: Invisible Hand:   Swinish Multitude:

 

II Bertrand Russell

Russell Reading List:     Russell Quotes:  On Religion and Education:      Critique of Faith: 

Advantage of Cowardice:  On Authority in Ethics:   Essay on Bertrand Russell in Free Inquiry:

Russell Essay Collection: (A Free Mans Worship, In Praise of Idleness, The Philosophical Consequences of Relativity, Has Religion

 Made Useful Contributions to Civilization, The Russell Einstein Manifesto, What is the Soul?, Why I'm Not A Christian - Adobe Acrobat Format))

Russell and CUNY:  (Russell's 1940 prohibition from teaching at City University of New York - Adobe Acrobat Format)

Conquest of Happiness:  An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish:   Was Bertrand Russell an Anarchist?

 

III  Native American History

500 Year Reich:   American Holocaust by David Stannard: Review of American Holocaust:  

Was Columbus a Christian Terrorist?   Homeland Security:   Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee:

Genocide in the Americas:   Genocide of Canadian Indigenous People:   American Genocide:

We're Number One:   Fantasies of the Master Race:   Sand Creek Massacre:   Columbus the Wetiko:

Neither Wolf Nor Dog:   Columbus the Alien Butcher:   Native American Religion:

Deconstructing Columbus:   Since Predator Came:   Native Subjugation or How the West Was Won:

US Empire in Latin America:   Native Residential Schools:   Natives Buy Montana:

 

IV  A C Grayling

Personal Web Site:    A C Grayling Essays:

 

V Logic, Skepticism & Critical Thinking

Constructive Skepticism:    Indoctrination:   Belief and faith:   Critical Thinking Guide:    Logic Guidelines:

Intellectual Barriers to Belief:   Influence and Authority:  Commonplace Nonsense:   Logical Argumentation:  

 Skepticism Test and Logical Levity:  Skeptics Tool Kit: (Adobe Acrobat Format)    Top Ten Modern Delusions:

 Arguments From Ignorance:   The Latest in New Age Nonsense:  Point of Inquiry Podcsts:   Skeptics Manifesto:

Evolution: Fact & Theory:   Are Humans Really that Stupid?: 

 

VI  Religious, Philosophical and Scientific:

1. Atheism

Why Atheism?:    Moral Consequences of Atheism:   Critique of Divine Command Ethics:   On the Perils of an Afterlife:

 Atheists and Freedom From Religion:   God is not Great:  Atheist Manifesto:   God the Bungler:

Ethical & Intellectual Profile of Atheists:   Secularism & the Autonomy of Ethics:   Belief in Belief:

E M Forster - What I Believe: Pat Condell Web Site:  Bill Gates & Warren Buffett: Altruistic Atheists:    

The Impossibility of an Omnipotent or Omniscient God: Heretical Quotes:   What is Anarchism:  

Penn Jillette There is no God:   Thank Goodness - Daniel Dennett:   Christopher Hitches on Atheism:  

The Four Horsemen (Dawkins, Dennett, Hitchens & Harris: WWJ:   The Finely Tuned Universe

 

2. Critiques of Religion and Ethics

Critique of Biblical Ethics:    People of Faith:  Is Religion a Childhood Neurosis?:    Faith, Evolution and Christian Ignorance:

Acts of God: Confessions of a Lonely Atheist:    My God Problem:    On the Perils of an Afterlife:

Christ Films:   American Taliban:  Religion, Morality & Hypocrisy:    WWJ:   Believing in Belief:

Is God a Dead Beat?:   God Changes Everything:     Islam for Dummies:   Occupy the Churches:

H. L. Mencken on Religion: Wendy Kaminer ~ "The Last Taboo":  Evolution: Fact & Theory:

Christ Conspiracy:   Michael Persinger Interview:  God is not Great:  Two Unwarranted Beliefs of Liberal Christians:

Did Jesus Exist - And Does It Matter?:  Most Famous Christian of the 20th Century:    The Trouble With Religion:  

Billy Graham - The Dark Side:   Thoughts on the Ten Commandments:    Christopher Hitches on Religion:  

End of World Blues - Ian McEwan:   The Christian Mafia:   Pat Condell Web Site:   God on Trial:

The Poverty of Religious Ethics:    The Four Horsemen (Dawkins, Dennett, Hitchens & Harris:

Darwin & Design for Dummies:    Dubious Design:   The Case of Robert Latimer:

Born Again Inc:   The Jesus Sayings:   Christian Fascists:    The Underachieving Christian God:

 

VII  Historical, Sociological and Political

1. Anarchism

Confessions of a Reluctant Anarchist:    What is Anarchism:  Thoughts on Anarchism:   Anarchism and Education in 20th Century:

Anarchist Education:    Howard Zinn on Anarchism:   A Modern Account of Anarchism:   Conservatives v Anarchism:

 

2. Spanish Civil War

Synopsis of the Spanish Civil War:   Paul Preston on the Spanish Civil War:    Prelude and Aftermath of the Spanish Civil War:

Forgotten Genocide:    Alvah Bessie - Men in Battle(1939):    Epilogue to Men in Battle:   Durruti in the Spanish Revolution:

 

3. North American Politics and Culture

Our Democracy is a Sham: The Conservative Corporate Surveillance State: Conservatism for Dummies   Fascism in America: Impending War in Iraq:   

Bush and the Ethics of Belief:     Religiosity in the American Presidency:  Bill Moyers on What's wrong with America:    The Moronocracy:

Bill Moyers: America 101:    Bill Moyers: Discovering Democracy:  Secularization in the USA?:     Conservative Anti-Intellectualism: 

Harold Pinter Nobel Speech on US Imperialism:      Joshua, Constantine, Hitler and Bush: Ronald Reagan Obituary:   Capitalist Free Markets are a Fraud:

Class Divisions in American Society:    What is Fascism?   Ghosts of 9-11   White Whale by E L Doctorow:  Neo-Con Dystopia: Are we all Socialists:

The Fraud Called Thanksgiving:  Afghanistan: The Real Story:   A Brief History of Corporate Welfare:  Obama a Socialist and Fascist?:

The Conservative Corporate Welfare State: Education and the Conservative Corporate Welfare State:   War is a Force that Gives us Meaning:   

Neo-Conservatism & the Disempowerment of Labor:   American Amnesia:   Tragedy of Haiti:   Democracy RIP - The Meritocracy Myth:

Tommy Douglas Tribute:   Groucho Marxism   Our Beneficent Government:   Ideology and Democracy:   America the Stupid

The State Run Corporatist Kleptocracy   The Confluence of Wealth and Power   Poverty of Conservatism    Thoughts on Democracy:   

Politicians are Lying Bastards:   Anti-American Manifesto:    Our Economic Malaise   War to End all Wars:   Conservative Intellectual Rubbish:

Vile Conservatism of Stephen Harper:  Michael Parenti Page:    Support the Troops!:   Ayn Rand Christianity:   The Void of Postmodern Politics:

Criteria for President of the USA:   Immorality of the War in Iraq:      Canada's Three Worst Prime Ministers:

 

4. Cultural and Sociological

Patriotism: Four Fundamentalisms:    Dissent Page (Audio Clips):    Michael Parenti Page:   Futility of Hope:

Richard Rorty - Failed Prophecies:    Kurt Vonnegut - Cold Turkey: Noam Chomsky Interview with CBC Radio (2002):   

National Anthems:   Harold Bloom - Reflections:   Affirmative Action for Privileged White Males   On Human Nature:  

Who was Adam Smith:     Pat Condell Web Site:   Religion vs Class Struggles:   Grade Inflation and Self-Esteem:

An Idiot's Guide to the War in Iraq:   Noam Chomsky - Goals and Visions:   Reflections on Remembrance Day:

Noam Chomsky: Interview on Ethics and War (July 2007):    Corporate Chemists from Hell:   Positive Thinking Mythology:

Is Progress is a Delusion?:   Venture Capitalism for Dummies:    National Anthems, Loyalty Oaths and Other Patriotic Drivel:  

Humanism & Education:  On Vaclav Havel  On the British Riots:   Invisible Hand:   Swinish Multitude:

VIII  Humor

Woody Allen: 1  2  3   George Carlin page:      George Carlin Quotes:       Ridiculous Religions:  

George Carlin on the Ten Commandments:     Bill Hicks Quotes:    Bill Hicks Audio Clips:

Curmudgeon's Dictionary of Religion:    Curmudgeon's Dictionary of Business:   

 

                                 

                                                                                                  

              

 

        This Website is dedicated to all First Nations People   

                       Only after the last tree has been cut

                       Only after the last river has been poisoned

                       Only after the last fish has been caught

                       Only then will you discover that money cannot be eaten

                                     Cree Indian Prophecy                 

 

           

               Is the above myth less plausible than any Christian myth?