This is How You Know It’s Good to Be Christian

In case you’re ever wondering what Christian privilege looks like, check out this singing flash mob that broke out into song at a Chattanooga mall:



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For Years, Minister Raped Young Teens With Parents’ Tacit Approval; Manhunt Underway

“I always thought I’d be seeing him on TV,” Stanley Barnard told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, referring to his son Victor.

But not like this.

The son, 52, seems to have been bright and athletically gifted in his younger days. Then he became a minister and began to think of himself as someone who wielded influence, even power. It brought out the worst in him. Eventually (and allegedly), the Rev. Victor A. Barnard began recruiting young girls for sex.

Now he’s a fugitive from justice, and the subject of a nationwide warrant and a manhunt.



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The Gospel Isn’t Gospel

NonStampCollector points out that the most sensible explanation for some of the contradictory statements in the Bible is also the one that tend to be rejected by believers:

If only that last column were an acceptable option for most Christians…

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An Atheist’s Guide to Mortality

Kirk Israel has written what he calls the “Skeptical Nerd’s Guide to Your Own Mortality.” The entire thing is online (with illustrations by UK artist James Harvey) at the chuckle-worthy website SoYoureGoingToDie.com:

I’d love to see this turned into a physical book!

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A Discussion Between Atheists and Mormons: Exposing Myths and Dispelling Stereotypes

As a prelude to the American Atheists National Convention taking place this weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah, a panel discussion was held Wednesday night between atheists Dave Silverman and author Joanne Hanks and Mormon authors Drs. J. B. Haws and Richard Holzapfel:



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