Roll to DisbelieveA Creationist Accidentally Exposes the Big Problem with Creationism.
I caught this little local news snippet yesterday and thought it was interesting--both for what it says, and what it doesn't say. It's about a Creationist coming to a local church in that area to give a lecture about his branch of fundagelical pseudoscience. What this church doesn't realize is that their guest speaker is part of the reason for their religion's dwindling numbers, relevance, and credibility.
Love Joy FeminismTrump Agriculture Nominee Credits Serial Sexual Predator as His Spiritual Mentor
Over the years, many have compared IBLP to a cult, and Gothard to a cult leader. He had that affect on people---he could command unswerving loyalty and unadulterated devotion, and render people willing to ignore the warning signs. And Perdue, it seems, is one of those who fell under his spell. I realize that none of this has anything to do with agriculture. It has a lot more to do with judgement, though---and a white old boys' club willing to ignore those trampled underfoot.Click through to read more!
Secular Cinephile“Elle”: Misogyny Masquerading as Feminism
Sexual violence and manipulation fill the screen in this disturbing drama from Paul Verhoeven.
DanthropologyKen Ham: Majority consensus is always wrong and God will ‘Make America Great Again’
If the entire scientific community accepts something as true, says Ken Ham, then it is obviously false because they didn't accept it before.
barrierbreakerDear Anti-SJWs: If You’re Gonna Insult Us, At Least Try To Be Relevant
'You're so ugly I wanna see you die' is usually a bit off-topic.
Foxy Folklorist#FolkloreThursday: Joke Cycle
What's better than one joke? A whole cycle of them! Here I define a joke cycle in terms of folklore studies, focusing on the relevance factor.
Able To Choose“Finish The Race” That Has No Finish Line (January 19 – Living Without Jesus, Daily)
January 19: “Finish The Race” (That Has No Finish Line) Part 19/365: An atheist reviews a Christian devotional. (If you are new to this page, here’s a little background.) Dear Karen, I’ve tried to play nice. Yesterday I even admitted that I almost agreed with the day’s devotions (until they took a turn for the [Read More...]
Progressive Secular HumanistJeff Sessions Rejects Separation of Church and State
Senator Jeff Sessions, Trump’s pick for attorney general, claims the separation of church and state is “unconstitutional.” Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for... [Read More]
According To MatthewTexas Bill Aims To Take Away Voting Rights From Women Who Have Abortions
Image via PublicDomainPictures.net Women’s reproductive health will be under constant attack under a Trump presidency and a majority Republican House and Senate. Another example... [Read More]
DanthropologyFacebook suspends 'God' for questioning military spending
A popular religious satire page, God, has been suspended after posting a status update that suggested the US “stop making your military so damn huge and give people medicine.” ... [Read More]
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