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Number 606, February 6, 2011
"The gradual encroachments of reason"


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Banks and Bankers
by L. Neil Smith
I have been saying for years that, exactly like like lawyers and literary agents, bankers somehow seem to have forgotten who's the boss. I'm not an economist (a fact I could wake up every morning and thank the gods for, if I were religious, which I'm decidedly not), but I've been dealing with banks since I was a little kid in the 1950s, and I have never liked the "cut of their jib" or the way they do business.
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A History of Freedom of Thought
Chapter VI
The Growth of Rationalism
(Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries)

by John Bagnell Bury
During the last three hundred years reason has been slowly but steadily destroying Christian mythology and exposing the pretensions of supernatural revelation. The progress of rationalism falls naturally into two periods. (1) In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries those thinkers who rejected Christian theology and the book on which it relies were mainly influenced by the inconsistencies, contradictions, and absurdities which they discovered in the evidence, and by the moral difficulties of the creed. Some scientific facts were known which seemed to reflect on the accuracy of Revelation, but arguments based on science were subsidiary. (2) In the nineteenth century the discoveries of science in many fields bore with full force upon fabrics which had been constructed in a naïve and ignorant age; and historical criticism undermined methodically the authority of the sacred documents which had hitherto been exposed chiefly to the acute but unmethodical criticisms of common sense.
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A Brief Synopsis
by Cathy L.Z. Smith
When I was a child, and it was the responsibility of others to look after me, that seemed to me to be the proper way of the world. To be taken care of is a child's hope. When I was a child I was a liberal.
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Half Measures Are Full of Fail
by Jim Davidson
In the year of our Lord 1215, at a place called Runnymede, a king after whom toilets have been named ever since signed a great charter. Magna Carta was signed by king John to recognise the demonstrable fact that he did not rule by any "divine" right. Indeed, in pursuing the full application of that document's meaning, a later king, Charles I, was shown not to rule at all -- by virtue of having his head sawn off by a swordsman.
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News From the Border
by A.X. Perez
After only having 5 murders in El Paso City limits in 2010 January 2011 was marked with 6 murders. In the last weekend four people were knifed to death. Note that last year there was one knifing, one beating with a bat, and one running over with a truck. Apparently we like to make our murder close up and personal and thus gun control is not a part of reducing our murder rate or other violence. Arguably some of the murder victims could have defended themselves if they had been armed with guns.
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Atlantea The Beautiful No. 112
by L. Neil Smith and Rex May
Number 112 of a weekly cartoon series.
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