9th August 2020 Davidian
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I often ask people, ‘What things are defined just by what they lack?’ – interestingly there are very few answers to this, but feel free to shoot some over and I’ll add them to the article. The reason I ask this is largely because of commonly heard, ‘atheism is only a lack of belief in gods, therefore, anything that lacks belief is an atheist’ aka conflating all forms of non-theist with atheist. This analysis may differ in various languages, and... ...
The Answers Are Always In Reason, Never In Genesis!! Episode 2 – The Globular Cluster Strikes Back!!
The Answers Are Always In Reason, Never In Genesis!! Espisode 2 – The Globular Strikes Back!! A long time ago in galaxies far, far away there were large compact spherical star clusters, old stars in the outer regions(halo) of a galaxy. A swarm of ancient stars very tightly bound by gravity. Actually that was just for a Star Wars effect but our own galaxy, The Milky Way, has something like 150 to 180 such globular clusters with more to be found no...
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