A Designer Ponders What Atheist Architecture Would Look Like

As someone whose knowledge of architecture boils down to “That building looks tall,” it’s fascinating to see the work of Kacper Chmielewski. He knows that if you visit a lot of cities, especially in Europe, the most beautiful buildings are often tied to a religious faith.

So what would atheist architecture look like? Is that even a thing?

Here are just a few of his designs and descriptions:



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Christian Pastor: If Gay Marriage is Legalized, We Should Be Ready to Burn to Death

Texas pastor Rick Scarborough (below) is one of those people who thinks marriage equality marks the beginning of the end for Christians everywhere.

While nothing will actually change for the worse if gay people can get married, try telling that to him. On a recent conference call for the National Emergency Coalition, Scarborough explained how Christians should prepare to face the death penalty:



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Despite Warning, Florida Sheriff Will Deliver Another Sermon in Uniform This Weekend

Polk County (Florida) Sheriff Grady Judd is the guy who has no idea what the boundary lines are between church and state. He’s given government presents to local churches and delivered sermons at a local church in uniform.

A few days ago, the Freedom From Religion Foundation sent Judd a formal letter of complaint warning him to stop his endorsement of religion while in his position as Sheriff.

So guess what he’s done now?

He signed up to deliver another sermon in uniform at Fellowship Church in Lakeland:

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London’s High Court Says Jehovah’s Witness Elders Failed to Protect Child from Sexual Abuse

When “C” was a little girl growing up in the UK, she was sexually abused multiple times by Jehovah’s Witnesses ministerial servant Peter Stewart. She wasn’t his only victim, either, and when the Watchtower Society found out, they simply stripped Stewart of his title without also revoking his access to children or turning him into the authorities.

So C’s abuse continued for another four years… until she hit the age of nine.



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Navy Officials Go to Court to Defend Their Rejection of Potential Humanist Chaplain

Jason Heap (below) wanted to become a chaplain in the U.S. Navy. He’s perfectly qualified for the position, too: He earned two master’s degrees (including one in divinity), passed his physicals, and completed the paperwork… but what he doesn’t have is the endorsement of a religious organization that’s currently approved by the Navy.

That’s because Heap’s endorsement comes from the Humanist Society.

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