The Solar Eclipse is a Sign of the End Times, Say Pastors Who Don’t Understand How Astronomy Works

Finally there’s an explanation for today’s solar eclipse (best seen in northern Europe):

Many on the internet are worried that Friday’s solar eclipse is a sign of the end times, or a message of judgement from God. And while the theories are largely speculative, they are encouraged by a genuine collision of three rare and significant celestial events on Friday.

… we can stop reading there.

But you know you want to see how absurd these people can get:

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Losing God, a Documentary About Shedding Your Faith, is Now Available on Amazon

A few years ago, Josh Preville was a Pentecostal Christian. Today, he’s an atheist.

That transition wasn’t easy, but it gave him the inspiration to create a documentary in which he discusses faith with a variety of atheists and Christians. No big names; just people from both sides who have very strong beliefs and want to share them.

Losing God is now available to rent or buy on Amazon Instant Video. A trailer is below:

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Richard Dawkins Explains What Would Happen if DNA Couldn’t Mutate

For Darwin Day, Richard Dawkins answered questions about evolution for his viewers. The latest one discusses what would happen if DNA was unable to mutate, grinding evolution to a halt:

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Remember, Children: Your Actions Killed a Man. Now Let Me Draw a Dot on Your Hand

Apparently, this is a thing now: Drawing red dots on kids’ hands to remind them of how Jesus died for their sins:

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Teachers Sue School District for Not Giving Them Good Friday Off Work

The school district in Cranston, Rhode Island is back in the news over a religious battle (long after Jessica Ahlquist graduated).

This time, the teachers’ contract allowed them to take a day off of work for a religious holiday… as long as their faith required them to attend religious services that day. So Rosh Hashanah? Fine. Good Friday? Not so much.

And there’s the problem:

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