A Candidate's Religious Faith is Important
I agree that religion should be separated from government, but that is exactly why I think candidates should be asked about it. People have a right to know whether a presidential candidate believes in the Holy Bible. If any presidential candidate takes the Bible as literal truth, it is a cause for serious concern. The Bible is filled with horribly inaccurate moral and scientific statements, and anyone who believes them is not fit to lead a country.
Any moral decision that the president would make would be affected by his religious views. A person's opinions concerning abortion, assisted suicide, death penalty, or drug use could all be impacted by the irrational propositions he finds in an ancient book.
Faith in general is not something that should be desired in a person that is expected to be rational and open-minded.
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face."
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
Two massive clouds of dust in orbit around the Earth have been discussed for years and finally proven to exist.
- Hungarian astronomers have proven the existence of two "pseudo-satellites" in orbit around the earth.
- These dust clouds were first discovered in the sixties, but are so difficult to spot that scientists have debated their existence since then.
- The findings may be used to decide where to put satellites in the future and will have to be considered when interplanetary space missions are undertaken.
Once again, our circadian rhythm points the way.
- Seven individuals were locked inside a windowless, internetless room for 37 days.
- While at rest, they burned 130 more calories at 5 p.m. than at 5 a.m.
- Morning time again shown not to be the best time to eat.
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