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The relationship between religiosity and crime rates in American metropolitan areas. Violent crime, property crime, and rates of religiosity and secularization are used to analyze the relationship.
Exploring the possibility that Jesus Christ was mentally deranged, based on the symptoms of paranoid schizophrenia and stories from Jesus' life.
Ways to increase sales by using promotional strategies in your small business. This article looks at a number of options for small businesspeople, including email marketing, paid advertising, social media, and other...
Strategies to increase sales by improving the product development, pricing, positioning and branding in your small business.
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Factors behind New York City's high cost of living. This article focuses on food costs, the effect of high union membership in New York, and taxes.
The role of religion in the American Revolution and French Revolution.
Economic, legal and political factors behind New York City's high cost of living. This article focuses on rent, healthcare and transportation costs.
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Relationship between religion, religious belief and wealth in the United States and around the world.
Major elements and helpful ideas for producing an excellent fashion show.
The differences between management and leadership, and the role each plays in the success of an organization.
Brief history of isolationism and interventionism in the US, and current trends in American attitudes.
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Economic justifications for progressive taxation. The rich are not as affected by tax increases as other groups, the rich will always pay more in taxes, and high inequality and low interclass mobility are bad.
Economic and fiscal arguments for progressive taxation.
The relationship between Atheism, Marxism and Socialism. Myths about the connection between atheism and left wing political philosophies.
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The rich should pay more in taxes than the middle class or poor. A moral argument for why tax rates should increase as income increases.
There are three major types of workplace personality. Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of each will help your organization make better human resource decisions.
Ten big myths, fallacies, misunderstandings and silly ideas about atheism and atheists.
Is there a militant, fanatical secularism in America? Are fanatical atheists trying to oppress law-abiding Christians? Let's see what a militant secularism would actually look like in the US.
Costs are often a silent killer of business. While revenue and sales are essential for any enterprise, expenses are just as important for profit. Costs are also far easier to control than revenue, making them a prime...
Public speaking can be nerve-wracking. Keep these tips in mind to improve your performance and prepare well for an excellent presentation.
Changes to your lifestyle that will make you a more attractive and desirable man.
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You don't have a business if you don't have customers. Here are six effective techniques for improving your relationship with your customers.
Five quick and easy ways to get women more interested in you. Have more success in flirting, dating and romance.
Steps for how to develop an effective accounting system for a small business, including bookkeeping.
Over time the Christianity of the West has become less fundamentalist, less rigid and more open. This is a major indicator of the declining influence of traditional Christianity in the modern world.
The purpose of life without God can come in many forms. A godless universe does not mean that human life is meaningless or worthless. To the contrary, embracing the world is the first step to discovering true, genuine...
Christianity has declined and continues to decline into irrelevance in the modern world. Regularity of prayer, rates of church attendance, belief in God, the seriousness of religious belief and other measures have all...
Gay marriage, interracial marriage and the law. The history of interracial relationships and laws and attitudes on interracial marriage in the US is analyzed, along with its parallels in homosexual relationships and...
The difference between the ideological and the philosophical temperament, and the role of philosophy and ideology in American politics.
Sex and marriage around the world and through history.
Some of the top American-born religions and religious traditions: spiritualism, Scientology, Christian Science, Nation of Islam and the Polish National Catholic Church.
The ten most significant American-born religions. This article features Adventism and Mormonism, the two largest religions founded in the United States.
An analysis of millionaires and billionaires in countries around the world. The socioeconomic factors that enable millionaires and billionaires to develop are considered. Singapore by far has the highest proportion of...
Women are more religious than men across many demographic and cultural groups and religious traditions. Why is this? Psychology, evolution, anthropology and other fields provide some clues. Specific data and statistics...
A variety of data, observations and indicators demonstrate that religion is correlated with negative social outcomes and less human well being.
God, religion, atheism and teen pregnancy. What is the relationship between religious belief, or lack thereof, and teenage pregnancy? This article uses data and statistics from the US and around the world to demonstrate...
What the story of the Garden of Eden tells us about human life, human nature and our potential.
The ten most important leaders of religious violence in history. Included in the list are Muhammad, Pope Urban II, Torquemada, Osama bin Laden and John Calvin. The Spanish Inquisition, Crusades, Islamic terrorism and...
History of demons, devils, evil spirits and Satan.
The end of the world, the apocalypse and armageddon have been predicted for ages around the world. This article looks at the history of apocalyptic predictions from ancient times to today. End-of-world prophecies from...
God, religion, atheism and crime. What is the relationship between religious belief, or lack thereof, and crime? This article uses data and statistics from the US and around the world to demonstrate a correlation...
The differences between Icelandic and Czech female politicians' attitudes toward women's rights are explored. One group of women see sex and sexuality as something to be celebrated and embraced and even commodified,...
In the progress of human civilization, two major historical trends have been consequential: the transition to agriculture, and the industrial revolution. These two major events are primarily responsible for certain...
This series of articles analyzes and ranks the major religions of the world according to humanism. This article explores Judaism and Buddhism and ranks them on the humanist scale. Three primary criteria of humanism are...
Ranking the major religions of the world according to humanism. This article explores Hinduism and ranks it on the humanist scale. Three primary criteria of humanism are considered: safety and violence, intellectual...
This series of articles analyzes and ranks the major religions of the world according to humanism. This article explores the two major sects of Islam and ranks them on the humanist scale. Three primary criteria of...
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There are 12 major arguments offered for the existence of God. Almost all proofs for God ever created fall into one of these 12 categories. In each argument, there are significant and crippling logical flaws. There has...
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The relationship between women's rights and prosperity in society. Many believe that women's increase in freedom is harmful to the family and therefore to society. The data tell a different story.
The separation of church and state in the United States.
The paradox of omnipotence is one of the classical, and one of the most powerful, arguments against the existence of God.
If Christianity is true, how many people are going to hell?
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Modern American conservatism is a logical, practical and theoretical failure on all three major realms of public policy: social policy, economic policy and foreign policy.
Economics is misunderstood or poorly understood by many. This series of articles analyzes the top ten most significant ideas of economics that you've never heard. Perfect information, perfect competition and perfect...
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All about agnosticism, God, religion and human knowledge. Where religion supports blind faith, agnosticism at its best supports open-mindedness, skepticism and a commitment to the evidence. Naturalism, closely related...
The major arguments given by Christian apologists in favor of the resurrection of Jesus Christ are analyzed. The flaws and shortcomings of each argument are shown. There are many explanations for the circumstances of...