Ayaan Hirsi Ali Discusses Reforming Islam on Real Time with Bill Maher

On Real Time with Bill Maher last night, guest Ayaan Hirsi Ali shared her life story and formula for reforming Islam (which calls on Muslims to adopt less extremist ideology — good luck with that one).

They also spoke about why liberals have been among the louder voices criticizing the cartoonists drawing Muhammad rather than the people killing them.

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It’s Been Warming Up Outside, Too…

The Onion weighs in on the recent Pew Research study showing rapid growth in people with no religious affiliation:

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Those Other Religions Are Way Worse Than My Own

It’s always fun when religious people try to explain why other religions are silly… even when it’s satire. Over at College Humor, Johnny Anonymous tries to laugh off Scientology:

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These Indian Children Show Remarkable Wisdom on the Subject of Religion

Here’s a really neat video featuring a bunch of children from India answering questions about religion. At first, they seem a little ignorant on the subject, offering answers that basically amount to calling different religions “Christianity, Islam, and people from the West Coast.”

But when they’re asked if people of other religions are any different from them, their intelligence is apparent: Of course there’s no difference, they all say.

What would the world be like without religion? Oh, just turn on the English captioning and listen to their responses. They’re wonderful.

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Bus Driver Yells At 11-Year-Old Girls: You’re Gay and Will Burn in Hell for It

Last Friday, 11-year-old Maurissa Rushing was on the bus heading to Pathway Academy, a charter school in Kansas City, Missouri. She sat next to her best friend and they played a game that involves one girl’s fingers racing up and down the other’s arm.

When the bus arrived at school, the other kids were let off, but the driver asked Maurissa and her friend to stay behind so she could teach them a lesson:

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