Bill Nye says science changed his anti-GMO views

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Backstage at Real Time with Bill Maher science communicator Bill Nye shows the world how real science is done.After publishing in his book, Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation that he is critical of GMO's he spent time with scientists in the field and revised his views and says he will be revising his book for the second edition due out in the fall of 2015.Nye said he is very excited about revising that chapter and telling people about his new view saying, "when you're in l … [Read more...]

Video: Dawkins and Krauss say parents should not have the right to block a child’s education

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In an interview with The Irish Times, Richard Dawkins said that when it comes to education that “the balance has swung too far towards parents.” “And children do need to be protected so that they can have a proper education, and not be indoctrinated in whatever religion their parents happen to be brought up in,” he declared. Physicist and author Lawrence Krauss, founder of Arizona State University’s Origins Project who was in Dublin with Dawkins, added that state education had to be held to dif … [Read more...]

Pat Robertson claims doing yoga will trick you into speaking ‘In Hindu’

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Never with a lack of crazy, The 700 Club's host Pat Robertson has some warnings about doing yoga.According to Right Wing Watch, a viewer of the show wrote in to ask Robertson was was concerned and, [...] feared that ever since her family moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, they have been exposed to “New Age spirituality” such as “dream catchers, yoga [and] veganism,” and wondered whether she should let her daughter take “yoga classes with one of her friends.” Robertson, always with the logical r … [Read more...]

Pat Robertson claims Satanic Covens use Facebook to curse families

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Ever post a photo of your ultrasound on Facebook in excitement for your upcoming family addition?Well, according to television evangelist and host of The 700 Club, Pat Robertson you may want to think twice before doing so.While first saying he saw no harm in families posting such images, he then contradicts himself by giving viewers this grave warning, “But I tell you, there are demons and there are evil people in the world, and you post a picture like that and some cultist gets hold of … [Read more...]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar compares ISIS to the KKK but misses the point on religious extremism

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Speaking on the MSNBC morning talk show Morning Joe, former NBA star Kareem Adbul-Jabbar spoke about some of his recent comments about Islam and the attacks on Charlie Hebdo. “Another horrendous act of terrorism has taken place and people like myself who are on media speed-dial under ‘Celebrity Muslims’ are thrust in the spotlight to angrily condemn, disavow, and explain—again—how these barbaric acts are in no way related to Islam,” Abdul-Jabbar, who converted to Islam in the late 1960s, wrote l … [Read more...]

Glenn Beck claims vaccines cause autism and that anti-vaxxers are being persecuted

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Last year, Glenn Beck applauded parents who did not vaccinate their kids after learning they had been responsible for the whooping cough and measles outbreak.Now, facing the same problem again as measles cases are on the rise in the US, Beck is applauding those parents who are not only putting their kids lives at risk, but the lives of everyone else.Beck sees vaccines as a rallying point for the left and right to come together in the US, saying on this radio show, "I'm interested in … [Read more...]

Christian fundamentalists send Richard Dawkins some love letters

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Christian's say the darndest things.Below is a video posted by the Richard Dawkins Foundation in which Dawkins reads emails sent him by his loving admirers. … [Read more...]

Sometimes a music video can change your whole day

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This video, for Hozier's hit song Take Me to Church has altered my entire day. This could very well be one of the best most powerful music videos I have seen in some time.Hozier // Take Me to Church from Feel Good Lost on Vimeo. … [Read more...]

The Thinking Atheist takes a look at the origins of Christmas

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Seth Andrews over at The Thinking Atheist tackles the "War on Christmas" and looks over the origins of the Christmas holiday.Enjoy! … [Read more...]

Video: Interview on Parenting Without God

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I recently took part in a live interview for the San Diego based Parenting Beyond Religion group and the San Diego Humanist Fellowship.Sean Taylor interviewed me on the topics covered in my book Parenting Without God. Check it out below. … [Read more...]