Bertrand Russell on Immortality, Why Religion Exists, and What “The Good Life” Really Means | Brain Pickings


A library of cross-disciplinary interestingness and combinatorial creativity
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Openly Secular | Let’s end secular discrimination and increase acceptance


Openly Secular | Let’s end secular discrimination and increase acceptance
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4 Important Things That Atheists Wish Everyone Knew About Them | Richard Dawkins Foundation


4 Important Things That Atheists Wish Everyone Knew About Them | Richard Dawkins Foundation
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‘Pro Life’ GOPer Says It’s Fine For Kids to Die in the Name of God | Alternet


Rep. Christy Perry says it violates parents’ rights if they’re required to treat their sick children.
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Oklahoma House passes bill restricting marriage to people of faith


A bill that would restrict the right to marry to people of faith and would mandate all marriage licenses be approved by a member of the clergy was approved by the Oklahoma state House on Tuesday.
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Complex Societies Evolved without Belief in All-Powerful Deity – Scientific American


The emergence of politically sophisticated societies may be assisted by faith in supernatural spirits but does not require "big god" religion
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College Scholarships for Students who are Atheists and Freethinkers


The scholarships we’ve found for atheists and freethinkers cover a lot of ground. Basically it proves our point that there are scholarships that exist well outside what most people consider to be mainstream.
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Warren must pay $100,000 for denying atheist ‘reason station’ next to Christian ‘prayer station’ in City Hall | MLive.com


Warren must pay $100,000 for denying atheist ‘reason station’ next to Christian ‘prayer station’ in City Hall | MLive.com
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This Student Filmed a Neat Documentary About Growing Up as an Atheist in Texas


This Student Filmed a Neat Documentary About Growing Up as an Atheist in Texas
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On the Hypocritical Nature of Religious Offence


Source: The Meaning of Nothing. Crying offence is the adult equivalent of sticking your fingers in your ears and rolling on the ground screaming until the other person stops speaking. It poses no counterarguments, it needs no justification and it degrades discourse by limiting contributing opinions to a uniform few. Utilising offence as a method of argument says nothing more than “my feelings trump reason, so I don’t have to listen anymore.”
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