Deeply Protestant South Korean Doctor Performs Gender Reassignment Surgeries to Correct ‘God’s Mistakes’

If some doctors like to play God, Dr. Kim Seok-Kwun is content just correcting the Big Guy’s goofs. As Dr. Kim Seok-Kwun begins surgery to create a functioning penis for a Buddhist monk who was born female, he is well aware of the unease his work creates in deeply conservative South Korea. The devout Protestant known as [Read More...]

Christian Explains How Young Earth Creationists Are Wrong… Because the Earth is Actually Younger Than They Think

Appearing on Creationist Eric Hovind‘s show Creation Today, Jeff Swanson explained how the earth wasn’t created in 4004 BC as Archbishop James Ussher calculated hundreds of years ago and as Young Earth Creationists believe today.

No. That would be crazy!

The universe (i.e. “Adam”) was actually created in 3960 BC.

Which means he thinks our universe is less than 6,000 years old.

And the show’s hosts just accept that without question.

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How to Discipline Your Children Without God

When Deborah Mitchell posted an article on iCNN about why she doesn’t raise her children with religion, it became a viral sensation.

Now, she’s written a complete guide to atheist parenting. It’s called Growing Up Godless and it’s full of nearly 100 short essays on tackling the various obstacles atheist parents face in a predominantly religious world.

In the excerpt below, Mitchell talks about how to discipline your children when they’re not raised to believe God is watching over them:

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With Help of Atheists, Mormons Will Resign from Church En Masse This Weekend

This Sunday, as the 184th Annual General Conference of the (Mormon) Church takes place in Salt Lake City, two atheist groups will be leading a mass resignation nearby for Mormons who wish to leave the Church for good.

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Brunei Embraces Sharia Law, Including Dismemberment and Stoning to Death

Allah, it seems, is cool with brutal human-rights violations. Or at least the Sultan of Brunei is.

The Sultan of Brunei, one of the world’s wealthiest rulers and a close ally of Britain, will this week oversee his country’s transition to a system of Islamic law with punishments that include flogging, the dismemberment of limbs and stoning to death.

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