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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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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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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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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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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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Gingrich: Secularism to Blame for U.S. Economy

Gingrich: Secularism to Blame for U.S. Economy | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

You know how the Christian god sends hurricanes, tornados, and earthquakes to destroy cities and towns that displease it in some manner? When this happens, I've noticed that many of the worst offenders (e.g., atheists, homosexuals, etc.) escape unscathed while many devout Christians are harmed. It is almost as if the weather was random, but obviously that can't be true. Anyway, what if it was not just a town or city that displeased the Christian god but the entire country? What do you suppose would happen then?

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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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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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