Could Transporters Really Keep Our Identities Intact?

Here’s a fun philosophical conundrum for you: If transporters were actually able to send you back in time, would it still be… you?

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Qatari Website Tells Muslim Girls: If You Don’t Wear a Hijab, You’re Inching Closer to Satan

According to an educational software module on Qatari-government-owned website Islamweb.net, if a Muslim woman doesn’t wear a hijab, she’s defying Allah and inching closer to Satan.

(But, you know, it’s totally her choice.)

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These Islamic Lawyers Are Responsible for the Spike in Blasphemy Charges in Pakistan

Ever wonder why blasphemy charges are so prevalent in countries like Pakistan? Or what sort of depraved lawyers would dare to argue in court that people should be executed for a thoughtcrime?

Now we know:

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The Alphabet of Alternative Medicine

At Gizmodo, Bryan Menegus has an excellent “A-to-Z Guide to Bullshit Alternative Medicine” — which, let’s admit, is a redundant title. As the joke goes, what do you call alternative medicine that works? Medicine.

Still, it’s a lengthy list of things way too many people believe are miracle cures.

I won’t even tell you what this woman’s drinking:

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A New Documentary Will Show the Relationship Between a Famous Christian Pastor and His Atheist Son

Last year, I had the chance to talk to former evangelical preacher (and current Humanist chaplain) Bart Campolo — and it was a fascinating conversation about how atheists perceive death and how Bart parted ways with his famously Christian father Tony.

Bart is one of those guys whose personal story and message of hope (yes, even for atheists) really needs to be shared.

That’s why I’m so excited that a filmmaker has been working on a documentary about the father and son. You can see the trailer below:

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