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 FeminismDeVos on Accountability and the Right to an Education
DeVos's confirmation hearings are this week. DeVos, Trump's nominee for Secretary of Education, has come in for a lot of criticism given her lack of experience with public schools (she has never attended, sent a child to, or worked at a public school) and her commitment to public charter schools and voucher programs.Click through to read more!
Secular CinephileScorsese’s Latest Film Profoundly, Splendidly Explores God’s “Silence”
The clash of religions in 17th Century Japan may make “Silence” of greater interest for people of faith, but such storytelling of first order should appeal to all viewers.
DanthropologyMen’s rights activist tells Anne Frank center to stop complaining about the holocaust
You won't believe what this men's rights activist tweeted at the Anne Frank Center
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 FolkloristPorn is a Public Health Crisis? Not Compared to Losing the ACA.
I've already written about how porn is not a public health crisis. So why are Republicans, now bizarrely headed by Trump, persisting in making it out to be one?
Able To Choose“Laugh Regularly” Or Else! (January 17 – Living Without Jesus, Daily)
January 17: “Laugh Regularly” (It Helps You Realize How Broken You Are) Part 17/365: An atheist reviews a Christian devotional. (If you are new to this page, here’s a little background.) Dear Karen, I couldn’t bring myself to start my day with the book you re-gifted unto me, so I saved my reading and review [Read More...]
Progressive Secular HumanistObama Signs New Law Giving Protection To Atheists
For the first time, atheists and other nonreligious persons are explicitly named as a class protected by the law. President Barack Obama has signed into law the Frank... [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]
Dispatches From the Culture WarsPlease Stop Sharing Links to These Sites
The liberal side of the internet has a serious problem in the form of far too many websites that people mistake for actual news sites that use clickbait headlines and highly... [Read More]
DanthropologyA petition is urging Mike Pence to ban the teaching of evolution in the US
Image: Gage Skidmore / Creative Commons Well, here we go. A petition has been started to urge minority-vice-president-elect Mike Pence to enforce a “nationwide moratorium on... [Read More]
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