Religion has been causing conflict for over 2,000 years, say scientists


Religious conflict has been dividing human society for more than 2,000 years, scientists say.  A new anthropological study of several Mexican archaeological sites dating back to 700BC has appeared to contradict a long-held belief that religion united early state societies.  In fact, researchers from the University of Colorado and the University of Central Florida believe it may have had the opposite effect.
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Forget Screwing Up the Miss Universe Pageant; There Are Better Reasons to Dislike Steve Harvey


Forget Screwing Up the Miss Universe Pageant; There Are Better Reasons to Dislike Steve Harvey
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How the Movement to Teach Creationism in Public Schools Has Lived On and Evolved – The Atlantic


A new study shows that anti-evolution lessons have become more stealthily integrated into curricula.
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Muslim judge swears in on the Koran. Suddenly government officials swearing on a holy book is an issue.


Muslim judge swears in on the Koran. Suddenly government officials swearing on a holy book is an issue.
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U.S. churches are now costing taxpayers $71 billion a year


U.S. churches are now costing taxpayers $71 billion a year
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How to Respond When Your Kids Ask if Santa Is Real – CollegeHumor Post


How to Respond When Your Kids Ask if Santa Is Real
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New Paper Shows How Creationist Legislation, Ironically, Evolves Over Time


New Paper Shows How Creationist Legislation, Ironically, Evolves Over Time
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Hindu Mahasabha Leader Sadhvi Deva Thakur Says Muslims, Christians Should Be Forcibly Sterilised


JIND: A leader of Hindu Mahasabha today stoked a controversy saying Muslims and Christians must undergo sterilisation to restrict their growing population which was posing a threat to Hindus.”
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Senate Introduces Darwin Day Resolution | Secular Coalition for America

Washington, D.C.–The Secular Coalition for America is proud to announce that for the second year in a row, it has partnered with Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) to introduce a Darwin Day resolution (S. Res. 337) in the Senate. The introduction of the Senate resolution comes only weeks after its companion resolution (H. Res. 548) was introduced in the House by Representative Jim Himes (D-CT).
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Bill Nye gives advice on how to escape religious dogma (VIDEO)


Bill Nye gives advice on how to escape religious dogma (VIDEO)
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