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Prager – the Left, Right and Wrong – YouTube

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Dennis Prager demonizes the left, showing how little he understands about science, politics or religion. No wonder he’s a creationist. Here are a number of quizzes to help you figure out where you are on the political compass. The most in-depth is this one.

You can and should increase that depth wherever you can expand or extend it. That will make your results much more precise. There are also similar quizzes here:

Although this last one has the compass literally upside-down and backwards: They have Authoritarianism on bottom and the left is shown on the right. Don’t ask me why. None of these however will tell you whether you’re a Democrat or Republican. For that, I guess you’ll just have to decide which one you think represents whatever you want to get furthest away from or don’t want to be associated with.

Here is the link to my classroom supplement video on abiogenesis.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdozV…

Here are the referenced videos where I deal with Dennis Prager. The Damn Commandments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8u3z6…

Theism is Not Rational

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvg3m…


So who is this guy Aron Ra?

There is nothing wrong with MSG. It’s the Umami, the fifth taste. Nothing wrong with it at all and there never has been.


MSG myth – debunked with real science

Food additives are one of the most passionate issues amongst people who eat (which would be everyone). Aspartame. High fructose corn syrup. GMO ‘s. Salt. Sugar. Trans fats. Polysorbate 80. But the MSG myth is one of the most pervasive. Of course, these additives cause angst in people because of their scary chemical names.

Dr. Steven Novella argues that many of the fears surrounding genetically modified crops are unsupported.

No, GMOs Won’t Harm Your Health – Mother Jones
Dr. Steven Novella argues that many of the fears surrounding genetically modified crops are unsupported.

No, GMOs won’t harm your health

With historic drought battering California’s produce and climate change expected to jeopardize the global food supply, there are few questions more important than what our agriculture system should look like in the future.

Historically, Income Inequality Is Known As A Destroyer Of Civilizations – The Intellectualist

Historically, Income Inequality Is Known As A Destroyer Of Civilizations – The Intellectualist

Getting to the point of your book, you argue that if people want to address income inequality, they shouldn’t be blind to the fact the only policy that has leveled income has been state collapse, disease, and now war and revolution. That’s unfortunately true.

Why BulletProof Diet/Coffee is based on BS. – Science of Running

The author writes:

I’m not going to discuss the scientific merits or lack thereof of the diet but instead look at it as an example of marketing, psychological bias, and why people believe dumb things.

Why BulletProof Diet/Coffee is based on BS.

I apologize to those who come here for good track or athletic related training advice. Bare with me for this post as I take on something that has been bugging me for the past few weeks. Once again, it’s from someone who makes claims that running the crazy high mileage of 50mpw is unhealthy, but that’s not my gripe.

1 in 5 U.S. Gun Owners Use Drugs, Report Mental Health Condition: Survey | Newsweek

1 in 5 gun owners in the U.S. self-reported using drugs and having a mental health condition

More than 20 percent of gun owners in the U.S. admit to usingdrugs while also suffering from a mental health disorder, according to a study. According to a survey of 1,098 gun owners by rehab center The Florida House Experience, one in three people self-identify as having a mental health disorder, with anxiety, mood disorders and post-traumatic stress among some of the most common conditions.

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