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Quotable Friendly Atheist

At least, Muhammad Syed, quoted on Friendly Atheist: There will never be reform or improvement if you are unwilling to even hear out ideas that are threatening to your beliefs. The complete lack of introspection, self-criticism, and demands for improvement … Continue reading

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FFRF not finished fight over Big Mountain Jesus

I missed this on Wednesday, but the Wisconsin-based group has been trying to get this Jesus statue (image via The Blaze) removed from Montana’s Whitefish Mountain Resort. At the end of January the Forestry Service renewed the special permit the … Continue reading

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Old news: atheists “embarrassed by prayer” and other nonsense

While browsing through an editorial found at the Telegraph, I felt compelled to save the link so I could comment on some of the points made by the author, Christine Odone. She starts out by remarking on an attempt by … Continue reading

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Not sure if the prayer wheel made me more compassionate…

but I did do good things for friends in a bind last night. They had car trouble and I was the only one with the time and ability to drive back and forth across town for them while they tried … Continue reading

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“Get hungry for God!” — sounds like a new diet regime

Alas, not the case. It’s just another born-again celebrity claiming Jesus has healed everything she thought was wrong with her so that means Jesus can heal you, too. One size fits all salvation. The celeb in question is Danniella Westbrook, … Continue reading

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Hundreds of atheists should march for persecution reminders, too

It’s World Humanist day today, in case you were unaware. For whatever reason, it doesn’t get the advertising it ought. For more about it, I quote from the International Humanist and Ethical Union: Marking the day is a way to … Continue reading

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Eboo Patel talks religious tolerance

If you don’t know who that is (I didn’t), he’s the brains behind what President Obama hopes will lead to improvements in relationships across religions. Patel is promoting what he calls interfaith activism and would like to see it become … Continue reading

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