Neuroscientist Sam Harris on Our Misconceptions About Free Will and How Acknowledging Its Illusoriness Liberates Us Rather Than Taking Away Our Freedom – Brain Pickings

“Understanding this truth about the human mind has the potential to change our sense of moral goodness and what it would mean to create a just society.”

White Evangelicals Say They Face More Discrimination Than Muslims

A new study suggests different groups of Americans see their country in radically divergent ways.

Sex orgies, prostitution, porn: Claims shake Catholic Church in Italy

The lurid accusations involving priests emerged from several parishes in Italy recently, sending shock waves all the way to the Vatican.

Watching porn regularly may make you more religious, study says

Technically Incorrect: A researcher at the University of Oklahoma theorizes that guilt might be involved.

Is There a Christian Double Standard on Religious Violence?

Nearly 80 percent of Christians don’t think a terrorist acting in the name of Christianity is Christian. But more than half say terrorists acting in the name of Islam are Muslims.

Stop Using God to Terrify and Punish Black Children – EBONY

When instilling fear in Black children, people tend to rely on God to do so. This writer explains why you shouldn’t use religion to keep kids in check.

Leaving The Flock by Ian Neil & Daniel Rose —Kickstarter

Feature length documentary charting the personal stories of members of the clergy trapped between two worlds of preaching and disbelief

For Decades, a Religious Leader Abused Boys for Masturbating; They Had to “Bleed for Jesus”

Religion is not a virtue.

The Atheist Missionaries of the Catholic Philippines

Their style is less Richard Dawkins, more Christian missionary.