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Popes Gone Wild: What the Catholic Church Would Rather You Forget

Popes Gone Wild: What the Catholic Church Would Rather You Forget | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

The man pictured above is the poster boy for Catholic debauchery. His name was Pope Alexander VI. He wasn't the first, nor the last, of a string of simply sinful popes.

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THE SCIENCE OF RELIGION by Gregory S. Paul

Unlike science, which goes where the evidence and analysis indicate and is anti-mythical in nature, religion is inherently dogmatic and opinion based, with myths being integral to the system. One of these myths, widely held by nearly all theists as well as many skeptics of the supernatural, is that science cannot be used to address and answer many core issues of religious belief. In this view rational, objective science and faith-based religion are separate magisteria that are equally legitimate thought systems, and that cannot profoundly comment upon one another. As popular as this view is – in part because it offers a politically correct means of avoiding awkward conflict between the scientific and religious realms – it is demonstrably false.

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Half of New Testament forged, Bible scholar says

Half of New Testament forged, Bible scholar says | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

"In fact, virtually half the New Testament was written by impostors taking on the names of apostles like Paul. At least according to Bart D. Ehrman, a renowned biblical scholar, who makes the charges in his new book “Forged.”"

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Penn Jillette: An Atheist's Guide to the 2012 Election

Penn Jillette: An Atheist's Guide to the 2012 Election | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Penn Jillette rates the various candidates for the U.S. Presidency from the perspective of an atheist.
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