Last night, Seth Meyers broke down the gaffe-machine that is Dr. Ben Carson:
Brace yourself: I’m about to talk about a city council… but the news is good!
Sean Faircloth, who used to head up the Secular Coalition for America, was recently appointed chairman of the Bangor (Maine) City Council. He was elected to the council last year and was just selected by his peers for the chairmanship:
After vertical video addict Joshua Feuerstein yelled at his fans about how Starbucks is “taking the Christ out of Christmas” because they’re using solid red cups, even CNN wanted to know what the hell he was whining about.
Turns out the answer is nothing. When asked to defend his rant, Feuerstein had little to say (other than a jab at how President Obama isn’t truly Christian) and got verbally thrashed by the other guest, radio host Pete Dominick, who offered a much better way to spread the love of Christ than anything Feuerstein had to offer:
Guy P. Harrison is the author of several popular books about atheism including 50 Reasons People Give for Believing in a God (teaching us how to rebut them), 50 Popular Beliefs That People Think Are True, and 50 Simple Questions for Every Christian.
His latest, only a slight departure from his previous works, is called Good Thinking: What You Need to Know to be Smarter, Safer, Wealthier, and Wiser (Prometheus Books, 2015):
In the excerpt below, Harrison talks about what we can (seriously) learn from people who practice alternative medicine:
It seems like every time there’s a new survey about religious demographics in this country, we learn that the percentage of religious people has gone down, while the “Nones” continue to grow.
How does that actually play out in real life? Well, at the University of Central Florida, those changes appear to be reflected in the memberships of various campus Christian groups:
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