One Problem with a Fundamentalist Christian Childhood: A Complete Lack of Privacy

Hannah Ettinger, writing for Cracked, offers “5 Insane Lessons from My Christian Fundamentalist Childhood.” While a lot of it may be familiar to readers, this one caught me by surprise, until I realized how much sense it made:

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A Rebuttal to the Second Law of Thermodynamics Argument

Like most Christian apologist arguments, this one’s quickly dismantled by the facts:

(via SMBC)

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Radio Host, Discussing Donald Sterling’s Comments, Argues “All Racists Must Be Atheists”

This morning, on Dan Caplis‘ KNUS radio show in Colorado, the host was discussing the (alleged) racist comments made by L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

And in the process, he argued that all racists had to be atheists.

You have to hear this to believe it.

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New Reality Show Will Feature Women Who Want to Become Nuns

Lifetime will soon be taping a series called The Sisterhood about five women who are considering becoming nuns:

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A School-Sponsored Military Memorial Retreat Featured a Christian Prayer and Skeptics Are Pushing Back

Over the weekend, the University of North Georgia’s Dahlonega campus held a Memorial Retreat for its Corps of Cadets. While most of the retreat went well, one portion of the ceremony stood out to the skeptics in attendance.

When a chaplain delivered the invocation prayer, it was purely sectarian, made “in Jesus’ name.” This would be a problem if that happened at a city council meeting — the Supreme Court will be ruling on that very issue soon — and it’s a problem here, too. At a public university, any invocations must be offered in a non-denominational way.

Thankfully, Saara Wintersgill of the UNG Students for Secular Freedom was in attendance and shot this video of the prayer:

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