Last month, the Roane County Commissioners in Tennessee decided to put the words “In God We Trust” on the county courthouse.
Have you been watching CNN’s Crossfire lately?
Of course you have(n’t).
S.E. Cupp, the atheist who “would like to be a person of faith,” is one of the co-hosts and, in a rant posted on CNN yesterday, she argues that conservatism is better suited for atheists than liberalism.
I know the video is purely designed to provoke a response from the left… but I’ll bite. Let’s go through the 95-second rant, word by word.
42,000 Schools in India Will Soon Teach That Stem Cell Research, Cars, and TVs Were Inspired by Ancient Texts
There’s a new case of religion making its way into public schools, where fiction is taught as fact and mythical beliefs override what academic scholars say.
Except this case has nothing to do with Christianity or Creationism. It takes place in India, where 42,000 schools across the western state of Gujarat have some new compulsory reading material.
The 125-page book, Tejomay Bharat,… was recently mandated as supplementary reading by the Gujarat government for all government primary and secondary schools.
Published by the Gujarat State School Textbook Board (GSSTB), the book seeks to teach children “facts” about history, science, geography, religion and other “basics”.
Late last night, Richard Dawkins made a series of tweets that made sense initially and then veered into downright weirdness. Let’s start with the first:
Totally with him there. Some things are worse than others. Saying as much doesn’t mean the first thing is “good.” It’s a simple, straightforward concept. Getting only four hours of sleep is bad. Getting no sleep is worse. It doesn’t mean I’m advocating people get only four hours of sleep.
But the examples Dawkins used to prove his point were quite possibly the worst ones he could’ve chosen: