Dr. Ben Carson: “Joseph Built the Pyramids to Store Grain”

Yesterday, Dr. Ben Carson proved once again that you can be brilliant in one field and batshit crazy in all the other ones.

Speaking in 1998 at a graduation ceremony for Andrews University (a school affiliated with the Seventh Day Adventist church), Carson told the students his personal theory of why the pyramids were built (around the 3:45 mark):



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Seth Meyers Takes a Closer Look at the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance Vote

Last night, Seth Meyers broke down the despicable scare tactics that were used on voters to get them to overturn the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance:



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Knoxville (IA) City Council Finally Votes to Take Christian War Memorial Off Government Land

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?

In September, 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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U.S. Ambassador Tweets Support of Holding “No Religious Beliefs” Worldwide, “Free of Persecution & Fear”

Last week, Rabbi David Saperstein tweeted this on International Religious Freedom Day:

On Int’l #ReligiousFreedom Day, we affirm the right to hold no religious beliefs at all, and to do so free of persecution & fear. #humanism

Maybe you’re thinking “That’s nice, but so what?”

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Texas City Council Will Have Two Invocations at Meetings Just in Case an Atheist Delivers One

Last month, I posted about how the Keller City Council in Texas had invocation prayers at meetings. That alone isn’t a problem since the Supreme Court already ruled on its legality. That’s also why, last year, my friend Zach Moore of the Keller Humanists requested to deliver one of those invocations. Mayor Mark Matthews initially said no to him, but eventually relented at the request of the pastor who coordinated the speakers.

There was just one caveat: Moore could speak… but only if he was followed by a Christian speaker.

In other words, they weren’t going to have a meeting without a Christian prayer. It’s like they were saying, “You can┬ásay whatever you want… but we’re going to make sure a Christian has the last word.”



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