Re: Morality is codified within the Human Heart: no god required

I think this is a great post of Coyotes and I would encourage the wider think-tank to get involved. For me morality is absolutely from within... the human heart knows what is good for us, call it evolutionary, biological, whatever. One thing it is not, is an imposed construct from an 'intelligent' creator. It runs through our veins as blood, and is as much a part of us as our instinct to survive and propogate. We don't need a celestial bully to motivate us to good or ill towards our fellow humans. The good as well as the bad are ours to be accountable for.

Car culture and suburbs grow right-wing populism, claims study

New research links urban planning and political polarization.

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  • Decades of car-centric urban planning normalized unsustainable lifestyles.
  • People who prefer personal comfort elect politicians who represent such views.
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How to split the USA into two countries: Red and Blue

Progressive America would be half as big, but twice as populated as its conservative twin.

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  • Perhaps the best way to stop the infighting is to go for a divorce and give the two nations a country each
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NASA astronomer Michelle Thaller on ​the multiple dimensions of space and human sexuality

Science and the squishiness of the human mind. The joys of wearing whatever the hell you want, and so much more.

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