Do atheist comedians tell better jokes? That's what Jim Gaffigan, an extremely popular stand-up who also happens to be openly Catholic, responded to in a new video for Big Think.
As we mentioned earlier this month, the church of San Pietro in Ciel d’Oro in the Italian city of Pavia, which houses the relics of St Augustine, also has those of another Saint, the philosopher and theologian Boethius, whose feast is kept today. Show More Summary
Sorry, but I do not see Buddhism resonating that much in the West. In China, Buddhism appears to be making a remarkable comeback in which true individual liberty is the outcome which stems from Buddhism’s critique of the finite nature...
You are not to know The story behind this or this or this And I do wonder if that actually matters. The story that is. Four images taken at different times and places and all have much to say. Or rather I’ve, potentially much to say. What they have in common is a path, one … Continue reading Making Manifest – Creativity ?
Kukkuteshwar Mahadev is worshiped in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the 84 forms... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
Upa Puranas occupy a very important place among Hindu scriptures. There are about... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
Co-written with Andrew Klumpp Why do many evangelical Christians still back Donald Trump? Because they are consistent. What James Dobson said this week could have been said 40 years ago of Jimmy Carter: "I also find Hillary Clinton's support of partial birth abortion criminal... Show More Summary
Admittedly, I did not have much luck finding good horror films on cable during the beginning of October. With a couple of exceptions, most of what I found was of limited interest. I am happy to report that things have improved since then. Show More Summary
Over the past few days I have found myself telling so many people about this audio clip on YouTube, I decided it made more sense just to post it here. (It was part of Wednesday’s link collection.) This runs 9 minutes. It’s worth your time. It may seem to get repetitive about two-thirds of the […]
Three hundred years after Jesus left Palestine, Christian leaders held heated debates about his nature, rejecting some ideas about Jesus and finally settling upon an official view. Some early Christians claimed Jesus was only human. Some said he was only divine. Show More Summary
Our latest podcast guest is Luke Fevin, an atheist activist from Alberta, Canada, who has fought against mandatory prayers in secular schools. He sits on the Board of the Society of Edmonton Atheists and founded the advocacy group Albertans...Show More Summary
In the newest episode of the Presidential podcast, we examine how George W. Bush's presidency marked the beginning of a new chapter in American history. Our guests are Mark Updegrove, author of the forthcoming book "The Last Republicans" about the two Bush family members to hold the American presidency, and Peter Baker, author of "Days […]
A 65-year-old South Carolina man is charged with stabbing the person sitting in front of him in church.
Anthony Magnabosco is a "street epistemologist" who enjoys chatting with strangers to get to the bottom of how they think. His latest video features a woman named Katie who says at one point that she's genuinely scared about abandoning her faith. It's an emotional scene that I'm sure has played out in the minds of many doubters.
What is the obstacle to one-pointed meditation? The answer is the unstill mind. All... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses why I'm voting for Hillary Clinton based on values I hold dear as an atheist:
Green Party candidate Jill Stein, showing once again that she's out of touch with reality, blamed comedian John Oliver for her campaign woes, then doubled down on her other irrational claims.