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The Origin of Species¬† by Charles Darwin–easy to read, no kidding. The Olcott Correspondent by Jim Ryan. Jim is my barber in Alum Creek, West Virginia Just finished reading The Secret Game: A Wartime Story of Courage, Change and Basketball’s … Continue reading

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THE UNIVERSAL KINSHIP OF HUMANKIND by Perry Mann

THE UNIVERSAL KINSHIP OF HUMANKIND Genesis relates that a god created the earth, enhanced his creation with sky, clouds, stars, sun and moon; and in this setting, he populated it with a variety of species and crowned the creation with … Continue reading

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EVOLUTIONARY PRESSURES by Perry Mann

EVOLUTIONARY PRESSURES Thirty million years ago, humans shared a common ancestor with baboons and chimpanzees. Today baboons and chimpanzees have changed very little relative to the change in humans. But the discovery of DNA and the reading of the genome … Continue reading

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CRUSADE OF SECULARISM TO DEFEAT MOSLEM TERRORISM by Perry Mann

CRUSADE OF SECULARISM TO DEFEAT MOSLEM TERRORISM The Christians and the Moslems have warred conventionally against one another since the rise in the Arabian Peninsula of militant Mohammendanism in the 7th Century. In 732 at Tours, France, Charles Martel thwarted … Continue reading

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CONSCIOUSNESS IS BORN OF THE BRAIN, NOT FATHERED BY A GOD by Perry Mann

Julian,¬†Here is another one. Hope it’s warm where you are. [Sure, it was down to 7 last night] CONSCIOUSNESS IS BORN OF THE BRAIN, NOT FATHERED BY A GOD Rene Descartes, (1596-1650) French philosopher, viewed the physical world as mechanistic … Continue reading

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PREACHERS HAVE A VESTED INTEREST IN CREATIONISM by Perry Mann

PREACHERS HAVE A VESTED INTEREST IN CREATIONISM I have read that the Catholic Church has conceded that the earth is not the center of the universe and after four centuries has apologized for burning Giordano Bruno, a Dominican monk, at … Continue reading

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THE MESS THE MYTH HAS MADE by Perry Mann

THE MESS THE MYTH HAS MADE Once upon a time in the dawn of civilization somewhere at the crossroads of his world, a human with a poetic imagination decided to describe fancifully how he and all his brethren and sisters … Continue reading

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