Yemen Doesn’t Share My Parenting Values

The team at PBS NewsHour put together a terrific interactive where you can rank the values you feel are most important to teach your children and find out which countries reflect (and don’t reflect) your ideals. (The data used comes from the 2010-2014 World Values Survey)

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Atheist Political Action Committee Endorses Another Round of Candidates… and Cue the Crickets

Last September, the Freethought Equality Fund was created with a mandate to back candidates who support church/state separation and the atheist community at large.

In December, they released a list of their first six endorsements — and it doesn’t appear to have hurt any of the candidates, which is a positive sign!

Earlier this week, FEF released its latest slate of candidate endorsements. It includes people like Daniel Moran (running for Texas State House), Rep. Juan Mendez (running for another term in the Arizona State House), and James Woods (running for the U.S. House from Arizona). All three of them are openly atheistic. Altogether, there are 15 candidates on the list.

But there’s a problem with that…

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Looks Like We’ll See Jesus and the Flying Spaghetti Monster in the Florida Capitol Again This Winter

Last winter, something strange happened in Florida.

I know, I know, that’s crazy talk. Florida? Strange?! Never. But stay with with me here…

For a time, the State Capitol Building became home to a Nativity scene, Festivus Pole, three signs from atheist groups, and an homage to the Flying Spaghetti Monster:

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Atheists Are Not the Intellectually Dishonest Ones Here

If you wanted to criticize atheists, there are ways to do it… but if you decide to go so far as to make a list of what “Intellectually Dishonest” atheists look like, let me offer two quick suggestions:

1) If you’re a pot, don’t call the kettle black.

2) Avoid straw man arguments.

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Newspaper Surveys Readers About Bible’s Role in Their Lives… but Non-Christians Have No Options

Weird: A local newspaper polls its readers on “the role the Bible plays in your daily life.”

Weirder: There’s no option that says “It doesn’t.”

Welcome to Salem, Indiana!

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