What I’ve discovered about Gleb Tsipursky and my personal interactions with him have left me feeling more than uneasy.
Expect the Right to complain about the lack of references to religion in the debates, just as they’re fighting back vehemently against the modernization of our laws and societal norms in regards to the LGBTQ and secular movements.
The truth is that I’m nothing less than profoundly grateful. What’s more is that mine is a gratitude I could never have arrived at if I thought earthly life was just the lesser part of our experience.
In the United States we enjoy the “freedom of religion.” This freedom to believe whatever one wants to about divine beings, or to not believe …
Our judicial laws are separate from biblical and religious laws for good reason.
Shanon and I like to talk in public about the things we do, the same as anyone else… We try to be as open about it as anyone else is about their faith/church life.
Science is not trying to indoctrinate us, but just simply to improve our lives, as opposed to religion which has a long history of trying to dominate and dictate all aspects of people’s lives based on misinformation.
Our kids are encouraged positively. There is no higher power we use to scare them into submission. When they go to bed at night, they don’t worry about someone watching them and silently judging them.
He was a famous speaker, drawing crowds as large as 50,000 people. He challenged conventional ideas on many fronts. People such as Frederick Douglass, Mark Twain, Thomas Edison, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton praised him. Yet today, few people would recognize the name of Robert Ingersoll.
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