Should We Forgive Evangelical Christians? – TheHumanist.com


Can we forgive evangelicals? That’s the question posed on the blog The Bilerico Project by Warren J. Blumenfeld, a professor at the University of Massachusetts. He sees previously anti-gay Christians and denominations rushing to “adjust” their anti-gay policies to something that might be socially acceptable (and ethical), and Blumenfeld is not impressed. He hasn’t forgotten […]
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Abusive superstitious thinking against women still alive in India | Doubtful News


In Gujarat, a woman was gang raped for eight months, is now pregnant, denied an abortion, and ordered to undergo “purification tests” by
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Here Are 3 Examples of Christian Privilege – And How You Can Challenge It — Everyday Feminism


Christianity is seen as the default in many places. Here’s how Christian privilege shows up, why it needs to change, and what you can do about it.
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British Humanist Association sends The Young Atheist’s Handbook to every prison and young offender institution in the UK | Richard Dawkins Foundation


Today the British Humanist Association (BHA) is sending free copies of The Young Atheist’s Handbook: Lessons for Living a Good Life without God to every prison and young offender institutions in the United Kingdom.
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We atheists can use growing clout to beat evangelicals at their own political game | Adam Lee | Comment is free | The Guardian


As long as atheists remain diffuse, we’ll be outmuscled by religious sects that can exert pressure on politicians with no one to counterbalance them
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This is how I lost my faith: Science helped, yes — but finally I accepted the holy texts were written by man – Salon.com


I thought religion and sacred texts held absolute truth handed down from God. I was so powerfully wrong
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Satanic Coloring Book Prompts Fla. School To Ban All Religious Materials


A Florida school district on Tuesday banned the distribution of religious materials from outside organizations after a Satanic group tried to hand out coloring books to students, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
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Transhumanist Party Presidential Candidate Wants Atheists to Be Exempt from Airport Security Checks | Richard Dawkins Foundation


Transhumanist Party Presidential Candidate Wants Atheists to Be Exempt from Airport Security Checks
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Oklahoma man uses religious freedom argument to push for Satanist literature in schools


Oklahoma man uses religious freedom argument to push for Satanist literature in schools
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How ‘Diet Gurus’ Hook Us With Religion Veiled In Science : The Salt : NPR


From Paleo to vegan to raw, nutrition gurus package their advice as sound science. But peel the studies away and you’ll find timeless myths and superstitions of religion.
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