A Passport for Eating Out

As I wrote about previously (I’m not going to link here, just look up my posts on the pandemic), I was certain that if Trump lost the election, soon afterward this pandemic would become something like a bad dream. Biden will heal us all! If you watch the news (I don’t. It’s no longer fun to watch since Trump left office.), then you’d know for certain that it’s the Biden Administration that is saving the country. I do however read a bit of news online. Even then, because of the obvious positive (progressive) bias, it’s very little.

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Back to Normal? Not so Fast.

It’s funny. Well maybe not. The numbers of “journalists” I’ve noticed online attacking other people for having supported the Trump agenda in the past, and how certain opinions should not be allowed to be aired. I’m not referring to anything racist or anti-semitic, the Democratic party already has that covered in their caucus., but conservative thought and opinion.

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The Atheist Narrative. Who Controls it?

Atheists don’t think life is meaningless, says Barbara J. King.

I don’t always receive comments on posts. I may think I have written the best post of my life and two things will inevitably happen: 1) That post will receive almost no views. No one has read it. No ne cares. that’s the chance that is taken whenever anyone produces any content whether it’s a blog or a podcast of some sort. The creator cannot force anyone to read/listen/watch any content no matter how good the person producing thinks that content may be. Then there’s that 2) the post doesn’t adequately convey what the reader expects. they may expect a rant, and get cool reason instead. Well, that’s kind of bleh, isn’t it? In contrast, I can rush off a blog post, not think much about it and later look at the same statistics and find that I’ve struck a nerve somewhere, somehow, with what I considered sloppy, hurried content. It’s the topic that brings the audience, the more it titillates, the better. This is the primary reason I think readers are attracted to posts about the Atheist Schism, or as I called it in a recent post, Atheist Wars.

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Atheism Cannot Get Past Petty Squabbles

I try to not pay too much attention to what seems to be the never ending Atheist Wars where it has become increasingly impossible for two (or more) adults sit down and discuss calmly and rationally, their differences without whatever the issues are, becoming fodder for the general public. In the past, I’ve referred to this as the Atheist Schism, but it seems lately that it’s come down to a real war of words; It doesn’t matter what one sire or the other says or does, they’re inherently wrong. When reading a blog or listening to a podcast, I can feel/hear the underlying seething rage that some people have for others. So, there’s my opening shot, or rant. It seems ridiculous for these arguments to be rattling around where, in the end, there is no winner, but it’s almost impossible to get any of those invlived in a dispute to recognize that.

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