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This is a question that I have had in the back of my mind for a while, and I wonder what your thoughts are, and if there is any evidence for or against it.

My reason for thinking this is true, is that both groups tend to answer unexplained events with some "authority figure". For religion, examples include "nobody knows what causes lightning, so Zeus must do it when he's angry" or "I do not understand how evolution can come up with new designs, so there has to be an Intelligent Designer".

For conspiracy theories we can include "The twin towers collapse could not have happened as claimed, hence some dark authority is behind it" or "Oswald could not have shot Kennedy on his own, so the FBI/CIA/Cuba must be involved".

Another reason for my thinking is the fact hat the US is the most common birthplace of conspiracy theories - and the US is also the most religious nation in the developed world.

What do you think?
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Do note this question is not intended to address your personal beliefs but of what you can surmise of others.

 Consider case where one thinks a living Jesus was strung upon cross but survived the experience.

 MQ: Which way did he then go?

What way did he go NSEW to where- did he arrive at destination? In what condition.

Suppose same question concerning where he went would apply to those also denying the use of cross. It was not among his symbologies.
My wife can't stand the fact that I play Call of Duty.

I need to design and program a motion detector device that when she enters the hallway next to my computer room, it will switch my screen to a video of Dr Phil or HGTV or the Food Channel. I think this can work and we could sell a truckload of them as well as saving a few marriages.
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Its part of our body.
I am totally shattered and find no way to get her back

,feel like cheated. cannot see her with anyone else. give me

suggestion to try to get her back.. problem started with confusion ,i

tried to explain her my side but she doesnt beileive me anymore.
Going on interviews again and again I'm often asked pretty much the same questions. But still this is a challenge to answer this ones:

Question 1: Where do you see yourself in five years?

Question 2: How good are you at working with people you don’t like?

How do you find this list ?

What is the best strategy to get the better feedback?
Given: http://skepdic.com/occam.html ,  "plurality should not be posited without necessity." The words are those of the medieval English philosopher and Franciscan monk William of Ockham (ca. 1285-1349)

Do you think Islam, Judahism, and/or Muhammed (using razor)

"pared down the trinity to a unity and the dual nature of Jesus to a single nature."? (AG)

 - or -

Can you form us a more modern, updated way to better understand its meaning? (or expound on some of the content of the link)

 - better yet -

Can you apply the razor of Ockham to ISIL?
(for our better understanding of both concepts)
Now that majority of US states permit same sex marriage...

MQ: Is it OK for father to marry a daughter?

_________________[excerpt of optional resources]_________

Daughter to marry Dad, moves to New Jersey
http://www.redstate.com/2015/01/18/daughter-marry-dad-moves-new-jersey/ - By: streiff (Diary)  |January 18th, 2015

A teenager has revealed in an interview that she plans to marry her father and have children after dating for two years.

... the girl also said the two also plan on having children.

After the wedding, the woman says they plan to move to New Jersey where adult incest is legal.
MQ: Was Obama right about the Crusades and Islamic extremism?

“Humanity has been grappling with these questions throughout human history. And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ. In our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ.”

____________[ Excerpts for optional resources ]__________________

Was Obama right about the Crusades and Islamic extremism?
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/religion/was-obama-right-about-the-crusades-and-islamic-extremism-analysis/2015/02/06/3670628a-ae46-11e4-8876-460b1144cbc1_story.html - By Jay Michaelson | Religion News Service February 6

Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, called Obama’s comments about Christianity “an unfortunate attempt at a wrongheaded moral comparison. ... The evil actions that he mentioned were clearly outside the moral parameters of Christianity itself and were met with overwhelming moral opposition from Christians.”
To take but one example, the Rhineland Massacres of 1096 are remembered to this day as some of the most horrific examples of anti-Semitic violence prior to the Holocaust. (Why go to the Holy Land to fight nonbelievers, many wondered, when they live right among us?) The Jewish communities of Cologne, Speyer,…
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MQ: Morality for Executions (Death Penalty)?

______________[ excerpts of optional resources ]_______________

Jordan Executes 2 Prisoners After ISIS Killing Of Pilot, Official Says
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/03/jordan-executes-isis-prisoners_n_6609754.html - By OMAR AKOUR and KARIN LAUB - 02/03/2015 -Updated:  1 hour ago

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Islamic State group militants burned a captured Jordanian pilot to death in a cage, according to a purported video of the violence released Tuesday. The kingdom, which had vowed a swift and lethal response, executed two al-Qaida prisoners by hanging early Wednesday.

Over the past week, Jordan had offered to trade al-Rishawi, a failed suicide bomber, for the pilot, but froze any swap after failing to receive any proof that the pilot was still alive. Al-Rishawi had been sentenced to death after her 2005 role in a triple hotel bombing that killed 60 people in Amman.

Jordan executes 2 prisoners after ISIS video shows pilot being burned alive
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/02/04/new-isis-video-purpotedly-shows-jordanian-pilot-being-burned-alive/ -  February 04, 2015 - Catherine Herridge and Nadiah Sarsour
DEVELOPING: Jordan said it had executed 2 prisoners early Wednesday after a new video surfaced on the Internet Tuesday showing ISIS burning alive a Jordanian pilot the terror group had…
Who caused the Holocaust: Christians, Gays, Jews, or British?

- (or maybe there never was one?) -

______________ [ optional resources (extracts) ] __________________________

The Holocaust was caused by Christian fundamentalism
Hitler Was a Christian

Conservative Christian: Gays Caused Holocaust
The American Family Association (AFA)...since hiring a radical Idaho preacher named Bryan Fischer as its director of issue analysis, the AFA ... has declared that “homosexuality gave us Adolph Hitler … the Nazi war machine and six million dead Jews”

Jewish Behavior Caused Holocaust, Leading Polish Academic Says
Jewish behavior is the cause of Antisemitism, and their actions are the primary cause why so many Poles participated in anti-Semitic pogroms

The British (and Zionism & Al-Husaini) caused the holocaust
Germany’s effort to spark a Muslim uprising against British rule during WWI, as well as the alliance between Germany and the genocidal Turkish government, is grippingly told ...
If the British hadn’t made al-Husaini
What's the difference between psychopath and sociopath?
You have everything you want (because you want very little, not because you have a lot).
You're not particularly happy, but you don't care for happiness - it's just a transient state that evolved in order to drive us to eat and procreate.

Now what? Can anyone salvage any purpose or drive in such an existence (my existence) without invoking a god?

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