Turkish Atheists Give Soup to the Homeless Every Week

In 2014, the first physical building dedicated to atheism opened up in Turkey. But the obstacles have come one after another since then. A court order blocked their website earlier this year, and death threats have led to the installation of a panic button in their building that directly connects to the local police.

None of that, however, has stopped the atheists from acting on their Humanism. Case in point: their weekly hot soup giveaways for the homeless:



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Televangelist Who Says the Smurfs Are Satanic Organizes March for Jesus

Later today, in Augusta (Georgia), there will be a March for Jesus taking place. (Because Jesus doesn’t know you exist unless you walk single file.)

And you know it’s serious because one of the organizers is religious broadcaster Dorothy Spaulding, best known for explaining how the Smurfs are satanic:

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How to Change the Minds of the Religious

Dr. Peter Boghossian explains in this interview some effective ways to get religious people to start questioning their faith:



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I Assume This is What Neil deGrasse Tyson Has for Breakfast

Can you guess?



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The Future of Church/State Separation

After spending a quarter-century as an activist and heading up Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Rev. Barry Lynn may be one of the country’s foremost experts on religious liberty issues. He knows all the ways the leaders of the Religious Right have tried to push their beliefs on society through legislation and lies.

In his new book, God and Government: Twenty-Five Years of Fighting for Equality, Secularism, and Freedom Of Conscience (Prometheus Books, 2015), Lynn compiles much of his writing on these issues over the years while including his current perspective on the subjects.

In the excerpt below from the book’s epilogue (obviously written before the Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality), Lynn offers his take on what the future of church/state separation looks like:

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