Humanist’s Remarks at Interfaith Gathering Focus on Chapel Hill Shootings

Greg Epstein, the Humanist Chaplain at Harvard University, was recently invited to join Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s inaugural Interfaith Advisory Task Force. Regardless of how you feel about interfaith work or the need for such a task force in the first place, I’m glad he had a seat at the table.

Epstein gave the closing remarks at their meeting last night and I thought his words, referencing the recent shootings in Chapel Hill, were worth restating here:

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A Glimpse Inside a Secret Mormon Temple Endowment Ceremony

Mormon temple ceremonies are usually kept secret from the public, but Newnamenoah has once again obtained footage of one:



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Upcoming Talks

For those who don’t know, I spend most of the winter months coaching a competitive public speaking team (a.k.a. “Forensics”) at a local high school. Now that our season is over, I’ll be doing a lot more traveling/speaking myself.

Here’s where I’m heading over the next few months. If you’re in the area, I’d love to see you there!

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Pastor Steven Anderson: “AIDS is the Judgment of God”

I was playing the Pastor Steven Anderson game last night where I go to a random timestamp in his latest sermon, watch for a minute, and see if anything interesting pops up.

And, of course, I heard him talking about filthy sodomites around the 41:18 mark so I had to pay attention…



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Atheist Jamila Bey at CPAC: “Embrace Me. Let Me Vote for GOP Candidates”

Earlier today, as I posted about earlier, atheist Jamila Bey spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).

A proud black female atheist isn’t the norm for the CPAC crowd, so what did she say and what was the response?

Raw Story has the footage:



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