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2009-04-22 20:10:03 rmgroup talk.current-events (by control article) 2008-08-06 20:10:02 newgroup talk.us.rhode-island y (by control article) 2007-05-15 15:10:05 changedesc talk.current-events (by checkgroups) 2006-09-25 20:00:12 newgroup talk.current-events m (by control article)
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talk.abortion All sorts of discussions and arguments on abortion. talk.answers Repository for periodic USENET articles. (Moderated) talk.atheism Debate about the validity and nature of atheism. talk.bizarre The unusual, bizarre, curious, and often interesting. talk.environment Discussion the state of the environment & what to do. talk.euthanasia All aspects of euthanasia. talk.origins Evolution versus creationism (sometimes hot!). (Moderated) talk.philosophy.humanism Humanism in the modern world. talk.philosophy.misc Philosophical musings on all topics. talk.politics.animals The use and/or abuse of animals. talk.politics.china Discussion of political issues related to China. talk.politics.crypto The relation between cryptography and government. talk.politics.drugs The politics of drug issues. talk.politics.european-union The EU and political integration in Europe. talk.politics.guns The politics of firearm ownership and (mis)use. talk.politics.libertarian Libertarian politics & political philosophy. talk.politics.medicine The politics and ethics involved with health care. talk.politics.mideast Discussion & debate over Middle Eastern events. talk.politics.misc Political discussions and ravings of all kinds. talk.politics.soviet Discussion of Soviet politics, domestic and foreign. talk.politics.theory Theory of politics and political systems. talk.politics.tibet The politics of Tibet and the Tibetan people. talk.rape Discussions on stopping rape; not to be crossposted. talk.religion.bahai Discussion of the Baha'i Faith. talk.religion.buddhism All aspects of Buddhism as religion and philosophy. talk.religion.course-miracle A Course in Miracles. talk.religion.misc Religious, ethical, & moral implications. talk.religion.newage Esoteric and minority religions & philosophies. talk.religion.pantheism Pantheism in general. talk.rumors For the posting of rumors. talk.us.rhode-island Issues related to the State of Rhode Island, USA.
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