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Should atheists support teaching both evolution and creationism in schools?
This brings up an interesting point: how do you teach a teaching-about-religion class? For instance, the World History class at my high school talks about all the modern religions, their main beliefs, and their origins, but it didn't really help ... read more

Should Gay Marriage Be Treated Like Heterosexual Marriage?
Let's suppose that there is some immense benefit to the nation from pedophilic marriages, overpowering the social benefit of having children grow up that were not sexually abused (I DO NOT believe that this actually is the case), then according ... read more

Should Gay Marriage Be Treated Like Heterosexual Marriage?
Then why did childless marriages happen? A major benefit of marriages, ignoring child rearing, is that, in many cases, working together is more efficient than working independently, and so I hypothesize that childless marriages have benefits ... read more

Should Gay Marriage Be Treated Like Heterosexual Marriage?
If it wasn't for it's benefits to child rearing, would anyone have even invented the concept of marriage?
Potentially it is beneficial because two people can be more productive working together than working independently.
Certainly how
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Does the end of military conscription threaten democracy?
The professional armies toward the end of the Roman Republic were (if I am remembering my History classes correctly) mainly controlled by individual leaders, which is why Caesar was able to conquer Rome. They had no strong force connecting them to ... read more