Islamic Terrorists Issue New Hitlist of Atheist Bloggers in Bangladesh and Beyond

The Ansarullah Bangla Team, a terrorist organization, has issued a new hitlist of atheist bloggers primarily based in Bangladesh, though some are overseas.



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If Jenny McCarthy Wrote a Lullaby, This Would Be It

Why are you all so prejudiced against measles? What have they ever done to you?!

Roy Zimmerman sings about “Polio-phobia” and why we ought to “give measles a chance” in this hilarious song (that is very pro-vaccination, in case there’s any confusion):



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Why Did the Bible’s Writers Write About the “Heart” When They Should Have Said “Brain”?

The Bible has a lot of verses that include references to body parts, like 1 Samuel 16:7: “For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”

“The Lord looks on the heart.”

We all know what that metaphor means. We also know that the heart isn’t actually where our consciences and thoughts reside. Our heart doesn’t think or get depressed or feel love. All of those things emanate from our brain.

So YouTuber TruthSurge has a simple question: Did the men who wrote the Bible know they were using metaphors, or did they really believe, for example, that the heart had qualities that we now attribute to the brain (in which case they were wrong)?

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Pediatric Neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson is Now Putting Kids in Harm’s Way to Win GOP Votes

In an article that shouldn’t have had to be written in the first place, Michael Specter laments the anti-science, anti-vaccine-efficacy stances of the GOP Presidential candidates, including the two physicians on stage, Dr. Ben Carson and Dr. Rand Paul.



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Ben Carson Wants You to Stop Criticizing Him for Calling the Big Bang Theory a Fairy Tale

We know Dr. Ben Carson as the Republican Presidential candidate who believes Muslims can’t be President and think vaccines ought to be spread out even though no scientific evidence supports that.

But if you hadn’t heard of him before this year, you might not have caught comments he made in the past about how evolution is a myth.



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