Tag Archives: Open-mindedness

The Atheist Religion … July 5, 2015

Perhaps religion is too strong a word to describe groups of atheists when they come together. Perhaps ideology would be a better application. Ideology: the set of ideas and beliefs of a group or political party The singular atheist by … Continue reading

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Open-minded My Hind-end … February 9, 2015

Each camp has its own set of rules, laws, and morals. What applies to one camp does not apply to all others. One camp insists that the others follow its set of social standards, while the others insist that others … Continue reading

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The “Open-Minded” Can Be So “Close-Minded” ……. November 17, 2014

shun (shn) tr.v. shunned, shun·ning, shuns To avoid deliberately; keep away from. eschew (ɪsˈtʃuː) vb 1. (tr) to keep clear of or abstain from (something disliked, injurious, etc); shun; avoid os·tra·cize (str-sz) tr.v. os·tra·cized, os·tra·ciz·ing, os·tra·ciz·es 1. To exclude from … Continue reading

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An Open Mind ….. December 5, 2012

What do Christians mean when they implore you to have an open mind? I can assure you that they do not mean the same thing that is meant when the non-religious say it. Atheists, humanists, agnostics, and the non-religious mean … Continue reading

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Terminology

Tolerance: sympathy or indulgence for beliefs or practices differing from or conflicting with one’s own. This is the Merriam-Webster definition. Indulgence: allowance. To be tolerant of another’s beliefs is to acknowledge that they have a right to hold those beliefs. … Continue reading

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