There Has to Be an Afterafterlife, Right?

DarkMatters2525 explores the necessity of an after-afterlife:

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At County Commissioners Meeting, Florida Citizen Speaks Out Against Predominantly Christian Invocations

During an open forum at a meeting of the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners (in Pensacola, Florida), David Suhor gave a wonderful speech against the use of religious invocations, legal or otherwise:

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In Most Major Cities, Tonight’s Cosmos Will Feature Pro-Atheism Commercial Starring Ron Reagan

During tonight’s finale of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, most major cities will get to see the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s commercial featuring Ron Reagan (the former president’s son) speaking about how he’s an atheist and why you should support FFRF:

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Calgary Billboard: “The Sun is the Main Driver of Climate Change. Not You. Not CO2.”

A new billboard in Calgary falsely claims: “The sun is the main driver of climate change. Not you. Not CO2.”

Two points:

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Even at a “Spiritual Hot Spot,” How Did a CNN Reporter Fall for a Cold Reading?

CNN’s Jessica Ravitz spent two weeks in Rishikesh, India earlier this year on a global religion reporting fellowship. The city, famously visited by the Beatles in 1968, is known as “the world capital of Yoga.”

Her long piece offers a fascinating glimpse into a city overrun by pseudoscience. What’s especially frustrating, though, is how easily Ravitz seems to fall for the cold readings of “psychics” there.

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