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Postmodern Christianity.[edit]

You think of this?: http://www.salvomag.com/unpragmatic-thought.s/?page_id=2 Indeed, the link between contemporary religious conservatism and postmodernism is perverse. — Unsigned, by: 201.255.120.239 / talk / contribs

C.J Ahmed[edit]

C.J Ahmed or known simply as C.J is an eccentric preacher from Srilanka and terms himself as the most lenient muslim preacher in the world in his website. He is famous for giving his fatwa that masturbation and watching animated porn is not haram in Islam which has caused much controversy. https://cjislam.weebly.com/why-masturbation-is-not-haram.html — Unsigned, by: Sharif / talk / contribs

Cosmo Landesman[edit]

Does anyone know this idiot? One of his opinion pieces was published by Breitbart, entitled "Right-wing women are sexier". Looking for information about him, I found he is a columnist in The Spectator: https://www.spectator.co.uk/author/cosmo-landesman/

Several of his articles are highly sexist and homophobic. He has an article calling transgender people sick and one insulting bisexuals, in addition to a long list of articles against feminism and in favour of traditional gender roles.--190.174.29.167 (talk) 01:33, 10 October 2018 (UTC)

Cosmo, No one can control what another person thinks and for what reason. It is not worth your or there time to consider these things Jesus was sent as a sign of God's new covenant with man. The New Testament so Jesus replaced most of the things you are worried about. Jesus Loves each of us the same 45 sexual 25 sexual ABCDE. For Jesus it is always about love, acceptance, and placing other before your self. So 2000 years ago God said this is the new covenant I have with man? Why go find pervious words older than the pyramids to confirm your point. 3 weeks from now everything you know will be confined to this website. Small we are "Yoda"
I do not mean to seem condescending or know it all in any way. I would say give your self a break God created you and he obviously loves you but its not going to be easy. I think you listen to people to much. You know who God created you to be and Jesus is here to support you. So jerk walks up and steps on your toe. Well that shit happens to everyone everyday get over yourself. I set out to spread love I cannot provide they type love we all need "creator / savior" love the New Testament sets a self reliant standard that newer mentions sexual orentation but examples of Christ's teachings which in solve intro section first, reacting only from sincerity and love. I have no idea why the LBTQY community expects everyone to paint them a yellow brick road. Hate me and Love our Jesus we can hold hands friend — Unsigned, by: Humblefriend / talk / contribs
Bullshit. Your near incoherent drivel proves nothing when we can pull out a Bible and cite passages to prove you wrong. ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 12:09, 2 April 2019 (UTC)

White nationalists promote Anglish for being more Germanic[edit]

https://www.splcenter.org/fighting-hate/intelligence-report/2018/blue-eyed-english

These people are ruining what was once a fun linguistic entertainment. — Unsigned, by: 190.174.22.18 / talk / contribs

The second line of
Svmer is icumen in
Lhude sing cuccu
seems apt in this context. Anna Livia (talk) 22:43, 27 October 2018 (UTC)

Proposed new addition: Article count[edit]

Hi all,

I've got a suggestion for a new addition to the MP: a header-box thing that shows the current number of articles here on RW, so that people will be able to easily see the progression of our wiki project. This is my proposed article-counter:

We currently have 6,877 articles!

--Goatspeed. How's my editingCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 00:00, 7 March 2019 (UTC)

Any bets as to when article 7 000 will be reached - and what it will be? Anna Livia (talk) 00:04, 7 March 2019 (UTC)

@Anna Livia I think in about 2-3 months, and it will probably be something about either the latest crackpot conspiracy theory or the newest in stupid apologetics talking points. It's still hard to tell at this point. --Goatspeed. How's my editingCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 00:09, 7 March 2019 (UTC)
The addition of articles is pretty slow, so I am not sure of the utility of a counter, but perhaps a celebration of reaching the 7000 article mark would be nice. Also remarkably we have some 119,168 pages, but only ~6800 articles. :/ NekoDysk 12:15, 2 April 2019 (UTC)
So many topics generate so many archived talk pages :) Anna Livia (talk) 17:24, 17 April 2019 (UTC)

Proposed Article: Rosa Luxemburg[edit]

She was a revolutionary socialist and had a large impact on history. Would be nice if we could add an article on her. -Simoneh (talk) 16:48, 4 April 2019 (UTC)

@Simoneh To get started on a draft yourself go here and create it. You may propose it for main space here Copy the previous proposal formatting. Féinléiriú (talk) 17:03, 4 April 2019 (UTC)
Also this Zero (talk - contributions) 17:04, 4 April 2019 (UTC)
Also See here to prepare an argument for why it should be main space. Though I'd say there'd be no objection. Féinléiriú (talk) 17:08, 4 April 2019 (UTC)
Thanks! -Simoneh (talk) 17:24, 4 April 2019 (UTC)
Should there be a common article with Karl Liebknecht (as they are usually associated).
Relevant sections of this are probably appropriate. Anna Livia (talk) 17:33, 4 April 2019 (UTC)

Empiricism[edit]

Is this group appropriately named? Is the rational method of truth verification accepted, or should the site name be changed to "EmpiricalWiki" on the grounds of refutation of anything not empirically verifiable? I believe the name as such, in contrast to its very anti-rationalist tone, is quite inappropriate. — Unsigned, by: Theokid12 / talk / contribs

@Theokid12 On talk pages, please sign your comments using four tildes (~~~~) or by clicking on the sign button: SigButt.png on the toolbar above the edit panel. You can also indent successive talk page comments using one more colon (:) for each line. Thank you. Cosmikdebris (talk) 19:38, 18 April 2019 (UTC)
You'll find that, while we find empiricism generally, and in particular the empirical methodology known as science, to be powerful tools for separating the illusory from the real, we collectively embrace a broad range of philosophical perspectives for constructing more complex worldviews. The British Empiricist vs Continental Rationalist debate is definitely still modestly active in some discussions here. Regardless, I don't think the Rationalists, at large, would find much in common with your "we can never know" prescriptions you've made elsewhere. Hume might've, though. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 19:45, 18 April 2019 (UTC)

translation rationalwiki[edit]

Hi everybody, I'm Zakarie from Iran and I've joined this site right now. This is very useful and I love it. So I tried to find how to translate this site articles and then I realized that its impossible. Don't you think that that translation of this site might be more useful? I suggest this. — Unsigned, by: Zakarie / talk / contribs

Google Translate is an option. We do have articles in various languages other than English translated or written by people here, you could do that if you wanted. NekoDysk 20:16, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
Welcome! If you want to translate articles, all you have to do is add the name of the language in the article title (e.g. Oscar Wilde (Esperanto)) and (if applicable) add a link to your translation in the English version of the article.--Кřěĵ (ṫåɬк) 20:17, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
Sure, but if you can't read the english articles, I've got to advise against you doing the translations. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 21:05, 23 April 2019 (UTC)