Baptist Seminary President Supports the Openly Secular Campaign


Baptist Seminary President Supports the Openly Secular Campaign
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The influence of science and reason on moral progress – LA Times


To what should we attribute this moral progress? Understandably, most people point to religion as the primary driver, given its long association with all matters moral. But the evidence shows that most of the moral development of the last several centuries has been the result of secular forces, and that the most important of these are reason and science, which emerged from the Enlightenment.
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Creationist finds 60 million year old fossil, but he doesn’t believe that | Doubtful News


This is a great example of how even when faced with hard scientific evidence, some people just refuse to give up their cherished worldviews.
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Behind the Magic: An Interview with James Randi – CSI


An eighty-six-year-old skeptic, secular humanist, and atheist, Randi has investigated paranormal, occult, and supernatural claims for much of his career.
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‘This Is About Bigotry!’ Hannity, Atheist, and Pastors Argue Over Religious Freedom | Mediaite


A Fox News host, an atheist, and two Christian pastors fought tonight over religious liberty and whether, as Marco Rubio said, Christianity could soon be deemed
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Antievolution lawsuit filed in West Virginia | NCSE


“A parent of a Jefferson County student has filed a federal lawsuit against local, state and federal education officials claiming the teaching of evolution, which he says is a religion, violates his child’s Constitutional rights.”
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Religious exemptions from medical care: Faith healing kills children.


As preventable diseases like measles and whooping cough are reappearing in the United States, many anti-vaxxers are re-evaluating their opposition to immunization, and others are questioning nonmedical exemptions from vaccine requirements. The California state Senate, for instance, just overruled a long-standing law that permitted parents with religious and philosophical reservations…
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A Rebuttal to “5 Ways The Atheist Community Is Hurting Itself”


A Rebuttal to “5 Ways The Atheist Community Is Hurting Itself”
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New Rule: Any Politician Who Tries to Interject Religion into Government Should be Removed from Office Immediately


I’ve absolutely had it with these politicians who constantly try to inject their religion into politics and policy. Not only that, they run on the premise that our government should be based on biblical principles. Oh, by the way, it’s 100 percent unconstitutional for laws to be based on religion. But you don’t have to believe me, just read our First Amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion …
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‘Blurring Lines’: Decline in U.S. Christianity Mirrors Larger Trends – NBC News


The rise in the number of Americans unaffiliated with any religion is nothing new — and for some denominations, it might even be a good thing, religion schol…
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