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Has Sally Morgan – Britain's best-loved psychic – ever read for you?

Has Sally Morgan – Britain's best-loved psychic – ever read for you? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Science writer Simon Singh wants to hear from you if you have ever received a psychic reading from Sally Morgan.

Psychic Sally has done it again. By which I do not mean that she has (or has ever) committed fraud, lied or cheated, but rather that she has inspired yet another article raising interesting questions about how she performs her apparent psychic shows.

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Lee Spaner's comment, January 22, 2013 8:05 AM
All psychics are liars and frauds.
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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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What is Scientology? - New York News

What is Scientology? - New York News | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Although we've written hundreds of articles about Scientology over the years, and other news organizations have contributed hundreds more -- not to mention the numerous books, television programs, and countless websites dedicated to the subject -- without fail we regularly run into people who ask us, "Yeah, but what is Scientology?"

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How We All Pay For the Huge Tax Privileges Granted to Religion - It's Time to Tax the Church

How We All Pay For the Huge Tax Privileges Granted to Religion - It's Time to Tax the Church | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Beside Wall Street bankers and stock traders, there's another group of the mega-wealthy that's often overlooked. By some estimates, the property tax exemption alone removes $100 billion in property from U.S. tax rolls, and that's only the tip of the iceberg.

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Skeptic News: Burzynski petition

Skeptic News: Burzynski petition | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

There has been a recent flurry of interest in the activities of the Burzynski clinic among skeptics triggered by an article in the Observer where another family tragically affected by a rare cancer has turned to fundraising to pay for treatment at the controversial Texas facility. Josephine Jones has an excellent summary of the recent blogging activity about Burzynski here.

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Power Balance Bracelet Company Hit With $57 Million Settlement, Expected To Go Bankrupt

Power Balance Bracelet Company Hit With $57 Million Settlement, Expected To Go Bankrupt | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Angry consumers who sued Power Balance, the company that makes those hologram-plastered athletic bracelets, will soon be winning a whopping $57 million settlement from the company, reports TMZ.
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Saint Padre Pio's stigmata 'exposed' by new book - Telegraph

Saint Padre Pio's stigmata 'exposed' by new book - Telegraph | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Italy's Padre Pio used carbolic acid to cause bleeding wounds on his hands that he claimed were replicas of Christ's, according to a new book.

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Occupy The Vatican

Occupy The Vatican | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

We are here to uncover (aside from the massive pedophilia network this particular organization systematically hides and protects) financial fraud, the spread of disease by their global and medieval position on contraception and a myriad of other unnecessary interferences in the affairs of other countries' legislative processes and in the private decisions and lives of human beings the world over. That is our central focus - Occupy The Vatican

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Skeptical 'Zombies' Attack Alleged Psychic James Van Praagh (VIDEO)

Skeptical 'Zombies' Attack Alleged Psychic James Van Praagh (VIDEO) | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Psychic James Van Praagh has made a fortune by allegedly speaking to the dead, but apparently he has no time for the undead.
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8,000 Cases of Child Molestation by 75 Archdiocese of Milwaukee Priests Revealed

8,000 Cases of Child Molestation by 75 Archdiocese of Milwaukee Priests Revealed | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
8,000 children raped by 100 church employees, 75 of them priests? That's 80 children raped per Archdiocese of Milwaukee employee.
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Scientologists start a civil war — RT

Scientologists start a civil war — RT | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Hold on tight to your leather-bound edition of Dianetics and hope for the best. A rift between two top members of the Church of Scientology is causing the controversial religion to be bought to the brink of civil war.
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Italian study claims Turin Shroud is Christ's authentic burial robe - Telegraph

Italian study claims Turin Shroud is Christ's authentic burial robe  - Telegraph | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Just days before Christmas, a new study has emerged that suggests that one of Christianity's most prized but mysterious relics – the Turin Shroud – is not a medieval forgery but could be the authentic burial robe of Christ.
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Former scientology member 'held against will aboard cruise ship' - Telegraph

Former scientology member 'held against will aboard cruise ship'  - Telegraph | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
A former Church of Scientology member has claimed she was held against her will aboard the Church's cruise ship, The Freewinds, for 12 years.
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Science, Reason and Critical Thinking: It’s Skeptical Correctness Gone Mad

Science, Reason and Critical Thinking: It’s Skeptical Correctness Gone Mad | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Go on, admit it, you all think that Psychic Sally is a big fat fraud.

However, the majority of skeptics and rational commentators on the recent tribulations of the ever so lovely Sally Morgan have gone out of their way to make it perfectly clear that they are absolutely not accusing her of being a fraud. And I too would like to make it quite clear up front to everyone, including Sally’s legal team, that I’m not making that allegation either.

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Church of Scientology: The Truth Rundown & follow-up reports | Tampabay.com St. Petersburg Times

Church of Scientology: The Truth Rundown & follow-up reports | Tampabay.com St. Petersburg Times | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Scientology leader David Miscavige is the focus of this special report from the St. Petersburg Times. Former executives of the Church of the Scientology have come forward to describe a culture of intimidation and violence under David Miscavige.
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Psychics Giving Travel Advice to Commuters

Psychics Giving Travel Advice to Commuters | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Linda Lauren and other psychic mediums are spending more time in sessions on travel stress, counseling clients to, for example, avoid traveling during full moons.

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Sally Morgan challenged to prove her psychic powers on Halloween

Sally Morgan challenged to prove her psychic powers on Halloween | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Sceptics have invited Sally Morgan to demonstrate her ability to communicate with the dead in a specially designed test...
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