MIT Secular Students Successfully Lead Charge for Non-Religious Invocations at Graduation

On Friday, students at MIT received an email letting them know that their graduation ceremonies would no longer have a religious invocation:



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Boone County (Kentucky) Students Will Receive Book About Atheism on the Last Day of School… Thanks, Christians!

Earlier this year, Gideons International requested and received permission to leave Bibles at a Kentucky public elementary school in Casey County so that interested children could pick them up.

In response, the Tri-State Freethinkers group decided they also wanted to play the game by leaving books promoting Humanism at the same school. The district had no choice but to allow them to do it.

Some parents, in response, pulled their children from school that day:



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The Road to Hell

It turns out we’re all doomed:



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This is What a Debate on Climate Change Should Look Like

We shouldn’t be having a “debate” on climate change because there is no debate on man’s impact on our climate — at least according to the experts. If you ask random people who don’t know any better, of course you’ll get a distorted view of reality.

John Oliver was kind enough to show us what a mathematically representative debate over climate change would look like on Last Week Tonight:



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Author Amos Oz Calls Out “Hebrew Neo-Nazis” and the Rabbis Who Give Them “Pseudo-Religious Justification”

Via Haaretz:

The writer and Israel Prize laureate Amos Oz said on Friday that those responsible for hate crimes against Arabs and Christians are “Hebrew neo-Nazis.” …

Oz added that in his mind, perhaps the only difference between neo-Nazis around the world and perpetrators of hate crimes in Israel is that “our neo-Nazi groups enjoy the support of numerous nationalist or even racist legislators, as well as rabbis who give them what is in my view pseudo-religious justification.”

With his comments, Oz (pictured above) addressed both the ultra-right-wing Israeli settlers who have long attacked Palestinian families in the West Bank and their brethren who are openly hostile against Christians.

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