Here’s another compilation of Sam Harris‘ best arguments and comebacks.
A few days ago, we learned that Rose McGrath (below) was kicked out of St. Joseph Catholic Middle School in Battle Creek, Michigan due to her poor attendance — all because she was too busy recovering from cancer to come to class. The backlash, as you might expect, has come from all over the world.
How horrible must your life be if you get irrationally offended every time someone doesn’t salute the flag to your liking during the Pledge of Allegiance?
In Miami, Assistant Chief Anita Najiy — the highest-ranking female cop in the city — kept her arms at her side during the ritual instead of putting a hand over her heart. Now, the head of the Miami police union is flipping out because ‘Murica.
This is a guest post written by David G. McAfee. He is author, most recently, of The Belief Book. … On Thursday, more than 30 religious leaders from various denominations signaled, less than a week before the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments on whether same-sex marriage is a right under the [Read More...]
In general, I don’t mind interfaith cooperation. I know there’s value in working with people we disagree with on some issues in order to achieve larger goals we all share.
The problem is when you pretend all religious beliefs are worth respecting.
Remember the Orthodox Jewish men who refuse to sit next to women on a plane? Eboo Patel, the head of Interfaith Youth Core, believes we’re all making too big a deal about this issue and should just go ahead and swap seats to make them happy: