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God Is Not God

The word that Karen Armstrong translates as “God” is actually a phrase: “ho theos” (in Greek lettering, of course). “Ho theos” is translated into English not as the name of a deity, but as a referral to the realm of deity in general or as a reference to one particular deity without naming that deity. In Metaphysics, Aristotle argues for “ho theos” as an impersonal cosmic source of creation. Aristotle’s use of the term “ho theos” does not refer to Yahweh, the prime deity of the Jews.

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Should Humans End The Suffering of Predation?

The Abolitionist Project also promises that we will all, in the future, be genetically pre-programmed to be constantly happy in a way that we can’t even imagine today. Does happiness mean anything if it’s predetermined, regardless of conditions?

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Considering Anarchism

This network is specifically inclusive of all Anarchist struggles and supports all of them as long as they adhere to these Points of Unity, even though not everyone in the Network might consider a particular struggle a priority.

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First Official Obama Act Of Nonsense

Barack Obama seems to want us all to just get along, and sit back, and stop disagreeing so much, and be friendly. That would make Obama’s job easier, but it wouldn’t make life better for the rest of us.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?