Category Archives: Secularism

Lawrence Krauss on the xenophobia inherent in religion

Here’s a new seven-minute Big Think video in which physicist and anti-theist Lawrence Krauss discusses religion. While he notes that faith has some good aspects, his overall take is negative, largely because religion is divisive and promotes xenophobia. I find it heartening that this … Continue reading

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Would Christians Want to Live in a Country Run by the Biblical God?

DarkMatter2525 asks a simple question: Would those who say they want to spend eternity with God be willing to vote for a theocracy run by Him? And you thought government surveillance was bad enough already…

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The Difference between One Book and Many Books

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4 churches for every 1 school means you don’t get to bitch about your religion not being taught in schools too.

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There are 13 countries you can be KILLED for NOT believing in someone’s imaginary friend

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Nebraska Just Repealed the Death Penalty Thanks to Its Atheist State Senator

You may have heard that Nebraska’s legislature just voted to repeal the death penalty. Governor Pete Ricketts threatened to keep it in place, but 30 senators (of the 49 total) were needed to override the veto. They got exactly 30 votes. As … Continue reading

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Respecting Beliefs

From TheraminTrees: An explanation of why I don’t subscribe to the view that ‘we should all respect each other’s beliefs.’  For more info: https://www.patreon.com/theramintrees

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