Is the Echo Chamber Idea a myth?

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The basic idea should be familiar. Some people consume a very narrow band of information, for example Trump leaning individuals only tuning into Fox news or reading nothing but right-wing sites such as Breitbart. Another scenario is that in a social media context we filter out and remove people who promote ideas we do not … Read moreIs the Echo Chamber Idea a myth?

Debunking Atheist Myths: Easter comes from Eostre

As I’m sure you are aware, atheism is the rejection of the various god claims due to the distinct lack of any evidence, and that is the entire scope of it. There are however some commonly held views expressed by those that do not hold religious beliefs that also lack any evidence and so it is … Read moreDebunking Atheist Myths: Easter comes from Eostre

Is Jesus a myth or did he really exist?

It is perhaps common within some non-religious circles to roll with the idea that Jesus was just a myth and never existed, however I do have serious doubts about that, so I’m putting my thoughts down to see what others might think. It is a fringe idea As a bit of context, about 99.99% of biblical … Read moreIs Jesus a myth or did he really exist?

The Myth of the war on Christmas

A war on what? The first observation to make is that the celebration of Christmas as we now experience it is very much an invention of the victorian era, and historically it was Easter that had far more significance to Christians. Much may in fact has been prompted by Charles Dickens writing A Christmas Carol in which he constructs Christmas as … Read moreThe Myth of the war on Christmas