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The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses what to do if you start having religious doubts.
In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network's David Brody, neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson revealed that he feels God's fingers pushing him toward a presidential run.
Can't immediately explain something worrisome? Must be the devil. Or evil spirits.Some students of a public school in a mountain barangay in Cebu City [in the Philippines] were reportedly possessed by evil spirits.The case seems to have started when... Show More Summary
The Columbus Dispatch reports that the Ohio House Health and Aging Committee passed an abortion ban that would ban the procedure whenever a fetal heartbeat is detected -- as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. The bill contains language to account for situations that would endanger a pregnant woman's life, but makes no exception for rape or incest victims.
On November 20, President Obama spoke about his immigration policy changes. During the address, he referenced the Bible, saying specifically, "Scripture tells us that we shall not oppress a stranger, for we know the heart of a stranger...Show More Summary
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses what the Bible says about homosexuality.
A while back, The Atheist Experience's Matt Dillahunty asked me a bunch of questions about debating Christians (strategies, arguments, etc) for a video series he's been putting together. That video was just released the other day, so I hope you find it interesting!
Using magic, how can you subjugate a male enemy? Easy:[Y]ou have to say a magical formula over two nails, and then "drive them into his doorpost, one on the right side (and) one on the left." That bit of supernatural advice can be found in a mysterious, 1,300-year-old Egyptian codex that's written in Coptic. (Somewhere, Dan Brown is in the throes of arousal.)
This is the actual poster for Kirk Cameron's movie Saving Christmas: It's one of those cases where you can absolutely judge a book by its cover. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a pathetic score of 9%, with one critic saying it's "one...Show More Summary
Last summer, a botched operation took the life of a 12-year-old Egyptian girl by the name of Sohair al-Bata’a. The man responsible has nothing to worry about professionally or legally, though.The first doctor to be brought to trial in Egypt on...Show More Summary
Just days after the Texas State Board of Education decided to delay a vote to approve textbooks full of revisionist history, they went ahead and voted to approve them. It was a 10-5 vote down party lines. (You can guess which party the...Show More Summary
Two days ago, a family from Texas suffered a horrific tragedy when a long-planned trip to Disney World ended in a fatal car crash in Louisiana. Five members died -- two parents and three of their children.Said the mother's stepbrother:“En route, God had other plans as five members of our family are now enjoying an even happier place.”
About a week ago, retired baseball star Curt Schilling took to Twitter to criticize, of all things, evolution: It went on like that for a while.One of the people responding to Schilling's ignorant tweets was ESPN baseball writer -- and therefore, Schilling's work colleague -- Keith Law:
Redditor Cabbagetroll created a "too long; didn't read" version of the Bible:
Gary Gibson, Jr. (a.k.a. Gifted Anomaly), who previously released hip-hop songs about atheism here and here, has a (possibly NSFW) song out called "Worship." Check it out:
A couple of months ago, I saw Seth Andrews (The Thinking Atheist) give a talk on how Christians co-opt just about everything in secular culture. For every great musician, or book, or movie... or fast food logo... there's a Christian equivalent. Show More Summary
Oakbrook Elementary School in Summerville, South Carolina ran a teacher-led fundraiser recently with all proceeds supporting missions sponsored by the Old Fort Baptist Church: The American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center sent a letter to the district yesterday:
In a piece that's light on facts and heavy on ignorance, Pastor Troy Schmidt writes that the Orange County School District should ban atheists and Satanists from distributing their books, but still allow Christians to give away Bibles.He's...Show More Summary
Jessica Fitzwater (below) just won a seat on the Frederick County Council in Maryland, and I already have reason to like her. On December 1, when she takes the oath of office, she won't be swearing in on a Bible:
A couple of days ago, I posted about a Veterans Day assembly that took place at Morgan City High School in Louisiana. It began with a Christian prayer -- and students were told to stand up and bow their heads. The American Humanist Association’s...Show More Summary