Daily Archives: December 28, 2016

‘Pizzagate’ Isn’t Going Away…

Date: December 28, 2016

01) ‘Pizzagate’ Isn’t Going Away

“Nearly half of all Donald Trump voters believe a widely debunked conspiracy theory claiming that Hillary Clinton is involved in a child sex ring run out of a popular Washington, D.C. pizzeria, a recent poll suggests.

The Economist/YouGov poll released Tuesday shows that a staggering 46% of Trump voters believe the so-called “Pizzagate” conspiracy, which began circulating on obscure sites like 4chan and Reddit ahead of Election Day before spurring controversy on Twitter and Facebook.

Concerns over the dangerous impact of fake news were heightened after Edgar Welch, 28, of Salisbury, N.C., stormed into the Italian restaurant at the center of the baseless conspiracy with a loaded assault rifle on Dec. 4 in order to “self-investigative.”

TSA Body Searches…

Date: December 28, 2016

01) TYT made me defend the TSA

Vee makes some relevant points…

This is complex on an emotional basis…though not so much on a logical one.

Few people like having strangers put their hands in their private spaces…But given the nature of the travel, it would probably be best to search everyone…And, yes…you do consent to this sort of thing, when you decide to take this method of travel.

Is it more important to weed out the dangers and make it there alive, or to momentarily preserve your comfort and perceived personal dignity?

Daniel Dennett – How To Tell Youre An Atheist (Full)…


Date: December 28, 2016

01) Daniel Dennett – How To Tell Youre An Atheist (Full)

“Published on Jun 3, 2013

Philosopher Daniel Dennett was one of the stars of the Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne and gave a brilliant and whimsical talk on defining the atheist. He is the uber-philospher of the mind and a great provocateur, though he was speaking to 4000 non believers at this convention.

He talks specifically about The Clergy Project in the middle of his talk at 19 min 15 sec.
For more info: see http://clergyproject.org/

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