The Internet Will Lead to Religion’s Downfall

There’s this article at Salon about how magic shops are going by the wayside because, nowadays, it’s so easy to learn how magic tricks are performed. Magicians aren’t the sole possessors of knowledge anymore: Today, any 10-year-old kid can type “magic tricks” into Google and gain access either via YouTube or other websites to the [Read More…]

On Thursday, the Cranston School District Will Decide Whether or Not to Appeal Judge’s Ruling

Because a judge ruled that the Cranston High School West prayer banner was a Constitutional violation, it is currently covered up, waiting to be removed: On Thursday night, there is a committee meeting at Cranston High School East during which it will be decided whether or not the district will appeal the judge’s ruling. If [Read More…]

Kissing: Did Christians Advance or Hinder It?

    What is the history of kissing anyway? Everybody does it, or wants to (asexuals excepted). But where does it all come from? The Today Show webpage at MSNBC took a retrospective to review this ubiquitous cultural practice. How does Christianity fit into all of this? The biggest kissing killjoys of all were the [Read More…]

Scary Christian Valentines…

Happy Valentines Day! Here’s hoping your special someone isn’t a fundie… Visit Ape, Not Monkey for the punchlines [Read more…]

Could This Case Remove ‘Under God’ From the Pledge of Allegiance?

***Update***: I’ve updated this post with some arguments as to why the “discrimination route” might have a chance. … When Michael Newdow sued to remove “Under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance a decade ago, he argued that it violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. It was a promotion of religion in the [Read More…]


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