Monthly Archive: July 2016

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Persecution-Free Park: Religious Freedom Still Not Under Attack In America | Americans United

Persecution-Free Park: Religious Freedom Still Not Under Attack In America | Americans Unitedhttp://bit.ly/2aAtjaZ

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There’s No Controversy: Let’s Stop Failing Our Children On Evolution

As young-Earth creationism and its “humans and dinosaurs co-existed” discourse continues to be popular, anthropologist Barbara J. King takes a look at how to help kids understand evolution.http://n.pr/2acoVLJ

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‘Atheism’ is still a slur in American life, DNC emails show – NY Daily News

Why did the Democratic National Committee play the “no faith” card against Bernie Sanders?http://nydn.us/2awOhYu

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Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party Candidate for President, Asks Atheists for Their Vote

Dr. Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for President (currently polling in the low single digits), responded to an inquiry this afternoon from American Atheists’ Dave Silverman about whether any candidates would dare to reach out to non-religious voters.http://bit.ly/2afylYv

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Childhood Trauma and the Origins of Religious Myth | Richard Dawkins Foundation

In this article, I present evidence that an intimate and largely unrecognized connection exists between childhood trauma and religion. In particular, it appears that many of the world religions have been deeply shaped by historically widespread practices of childhood corporal punishment, abandonment, and neglect.http://bit.ly/2a4R1Zm

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Why Your Guru Is Bullsh*t

Namaste, motherf*ckers! You’ve finally found enlightenment, taken up yoga, and maybe even kicked that nasty sugar-coated gluten habit. And it was all with the help of your new guru that you found in the bowels of the internet who’s self taught in the keys to the life, the universe, and […]http://bit.ly/2a6PnYR

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On Bullshit – Reasonable Talk

In this presentation, delivered on April 22, 2016 at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, NY, Beyerstein explores how GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s success reflects our post-factual political era, and what we can do to resist the deluge of misinformation. Beyerstein explores Trump’s relationship with the truth through the lens of philosopher Harry Frankfurt’s classic paper “On Bullshit,”...

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Threatening Your Children with Hell is Child Abuse

An article explaining why threats of violence and Hell are examples of Child Abuse as well as offering alternatives to gaining the same results without threats of violence.http://bit.ly/2a5PHHi

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Atheist Protesters Get Apology After Being Denied Portable Toilet Rental

Portable toilet service apologizes for denying service to atheist protesters at Ark Encounter Theme Park.http://bit.ly/29Tlwjs

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Why Do We Believe Photographs Capture Souls?

A Kentucky photograph appears to show a soul leaving a body. Why do our brains assign blurs with metaphysical meaning?http://bit.ly/29Zm62b