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But We Think That We’re Above the Pigs, Sheep, Cows

Looks like Pope Francis, while pretty liberal in some areas, thinks it’s terrible when people don’t have children. I have to say the insistence of some religions on being fruitful and multiplying strikes me as a bit out of date. … Continue reading

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I’m Only Humanoid

Why do so many stories about life on other planets have the aliens looking like humans? Part of it has to do with the limitations on costumes in alien movies, but I think there’s more to it than that. Humans … Continue reading

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