This Nightly Show Conversation About Water on Mars is Infuriating

Want to know what it’s like to be a teacher? Just imagine a whole bunch of adults who are super-passionate about their subjects… trying to share their wisdom with a bunch of students who don’t give a damn (and have no problem showing it).

Still not getting it? Then watch this discussion on The Nightly Show between Bill Nye — who’s super-excited about the implications of finding water on Mars — and two comedians who think he’s insane for caring about it this much:



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An Honest Poem About Religion

In a powerful piece of spoken word poetry, Harley Neville challenges religious belief:



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Why It’s So Important to Fight for Church/State Separation

Seth Andrews of The Thinking Atheist posted a terrific interview with Sarah Levin, Legislative Associate for the Secular Coalition for America. In it, Levin talks about why she fights for church state/separation and why the First Amendment protects people of all faiths and no faith:



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Knoxville (IA) City Council Approves New Cross-Less Veterans Memorial

Remember that display of a kneeling soldier, gun in hand, next to a Christian cross, that sits in taxpayer-funded Young’s Park in Knoxville, Iowa?

Last we heard, the City Council was thinking about privatizing the land on which the Christian memorial sits so it could remain in place.

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The Ten Commandments Monument at the Oklahoma Capitol Building Will Finally Come Down

Oklahoma state officials have been trying to protect the Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the State Capitol ever since the state’s Supreme Court declared it unconstitutional back in June.



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