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Praying to God [Comic]

Source: Pie Comic

Why the Future of Religion Is Bleak

Source: The Wall Street Journal. Religion has been waning in influence for several centuries, especially in Europe and North America. There have been a few brief and local revivals, but in recent years the pace of decline has accelerated. Today one of the largest categories of religious affiliation in the world – with more than a billion people – is no religion at all, the “Nones.”

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.”