Pew just released a poll which confirms what is plain to see: “Acceptance of homosexuality is particularly widespread in countries where religion is less central in people’s lives. These are also among the richest countries in the world,” Pew said in its summary of the findings. “In contrast, in poorer countries with high levels of [Read More...]
The Ark Encounters theme park is having trouble raising enough money to make the park a reality. In an office park in Hebron, Kentucky, the designers of the proposed “Ark Encounter” theme park are trying to answer questions like these in order to build faith in the Bible’s literal accuracy. The project has run into [Read More...]
College Republican National Committee: the problem with our LGBT image is that not enough people believe a lie.
The College Republican National Committee has made recommendations to the GOP on how to stop getting pummeled so drastically at the polls by young voters. Not surprisingly, the CRNC identified gay marriage as one of the problem areas for the Republican Party: With the culture shifting away from the party’s policies, here’s what they recommend: [Read More...]
Leave it to religious people to hold a convention in the interest of protecting liberty to be oblivious to just what a negative influence they are to the liberty of others in the name of preserving religious privilege. When Singh had finished, Rivers made clear that he holds differing beliefs, and draws the line of [Read More...]
David Barton would be out of a job for being a fraud if not for Christians who eagerly pay him to lie to them. Recently he told a whole congregation that you can’t drink Starbucks coffee without opposing Jesus. You see, Starbucks supports love in the form of marriage equality, and Jesus hates that. “Biblically, [Read More...]
In most African cultures boys must be initiated into manhood (by having circumcision performed). This often takes place in ingoma (initiation schools) and often without the most sanitary of instruments. Recently a story broke of a particular school where 28 boys died following the procedure. To a mind unchained by traditional beliefs formed free from [Read More...]
Gabriele Amorth is a priest and “expert exorcist”. He’s such an expert that he founded the International Association of Exorcists in 1990. Think Ghostbusters, but without being able to see any ghosts and without any technology to deal with the ghosts you can’t see. He thinks the demand for exorcisms is on the rise. The [Read More...]
Venezuela is having some economic troubles that make the USA’s look like child’s play. There have been reports of people getting into fistfights in stores over diapers because diapers, like so many other things, are in short supply. That includes wine, which has the Catholic Church struggling to deal with their own “emergency”: With no [Read More...]
Scientists may have detected gravitational pull from other universes (and a long rant on a stupid comment).
Holy crap, holy crap, holy crap! The first ‘hard evidence’ that other universes exist has been found by scientists. Cosmologists studying a map of the universe from data gathered by the Planck spacecraft have concluded that it shows anomalies that can only have been caused by the gravitational pull of other universes. Frakking awesome. One [Read More...]