“The intertwining of religion and state is a thing best avoided”


There are many Malalas out there, straining against systems that seek to keep them away from the school gate
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The Netherlands just made the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster an official religion


The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is now an official religion in the Netherlands and members worldwide are celebrating with a bowl of pasta. According to the Inquisitr, the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, or Pastafarianism, is a social movement that emerged in 2005 and quickly went on to become an internet phenomenon. […]
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Facebook Facing Heavy Criticism After Removing Major Atheist Pages


In the middle of April, Facebook removed more than six Arabic-speaking atheist pages due to “violations” of Community Standards. This is not the first time that Facebook has censored atheists and freethinkers in the MENA region.
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Swedish church to use drones to drop bibles on Islamic State militants


A SWEDISH church is set to use drones to drop thousands of bibles on Islamic State (ISIS) strongholds in Iraq.
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Political Progress for Nonreligious Americans | Psychology Today


Secular Americans have struggled to tear down the “fence of piety” around the political realm. And now they’re making progress.
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Why Science Works – And Religion Doesn’t


News The CERN scientists have admitted a mistake stands in stark contrast to the basic dishonesty of religious apologetics.
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The Starvation Army: Twelve reasons to reject the Salvation Army


Twelve reasons why you should think twice about supporting the Salvation Army.
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Want to Live Forever? Science, Not Religion, Holds the Key to Eternal Life


Ongoing stem cell research at the University at Buffalo recently resulted in a breakthrough, which could potentially lead to new clinical drugs that reverse cells’ aging process. In a series of experiments with embryonic stem cell genes, scientists discovered that a particular gene, the Nanog gene, could actually restore the regenerative properties of old cells. […]
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Missing The Point — Religion is the Problem


You can’t fix the problem with the problem.
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South African Pastor Dies Following 30 Days Fasting To Beat Jesus


A quick reminder not to dare God as South African pastor dies following 30 days fasting in an attempt to break Jesus 40 days fasting record.
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