She Gave Up Her Religion and Gained So Much More

Amy Cools grew up Catholic and shed her faith later in life. In a fantastic essay, she talks about how she finally left her bubble and what it taught her:



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Don’t Upset the Grammar Gods; Use a Capital “G”

Richard (R.J.) Eskow pleads his case to atheists to use a capital G when writing the word “God” because it’s the grammatically correct thing to do:



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A Supercut of Carl Sagan Saying Million, Billion, and Trillion

For some reason that I can’t explain, I could watch this for a while.

It’s a compilation of all the times Carl Sagan said “million,” “billion,” “trillion,” and “quadrillion” during Cosmos — in order.



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Pastor Steven Anderson Releases Anti-Birth Control “Documentary”

Pastor Steven Anderson unleashed a “documentary” last week about how AIDS is the “Judgment of God.” I said the film was “45 minutes of gay-bashing, bigotry, a man screaming at you between sermon clips, and “proof” that homosexuality is harmful.”

Now, he’s back with another 45-minute-long film about how birth control is evil because it kills babies. Even though the examples of birth control he mentions in the film, like Depo-Provera, prevent pregnancies from even happening — making the topic of abortion inapplicable and his claims of “manslaughter” and “murder” irrelevant.



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A City in the Philippines Requires Taxi Drivers to Paint Bible Verses on Their Vehicles to Curb Crime

The city of Tagbilaran in the Philippines has required taxi drivers to put Bible verses on the back of their vehicles for 22 years now. They say it’s a way to reduce crime:



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