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Nature News Special : Alan Turing at 100

Nature News Special : Alan Turing at 100 | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Alan Turing, born a century ago this year, is best known for his wartime code-breaking and for inventing the 'Turing machine' – the concept at the heart of every computer today. But his legacy extends much further: he founded the field of artificial intelligence, proposed a theory of biological pattern formation and speculated about the limits of computation in physics. In this collection of features and opinion pieces, Nature celebrates the mind that, in a handful of papers over a tragically short lifetime, shaped many of the hottest fields in science today.

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Poll: 57% Of GOPers Support Making Christianity The National Religion

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Poll: 57% Of GOPers Support Making Christianity The National Religion
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Bruder Spaghettus Seeks German Approval of 'Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster' - disinformation

Bruder Spaghettus Seeks German Approval of 'Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster' - disinformation | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Pastafarians are after equality in Germany. Rüdiger Weida aka Bruder Spaghettus founded the“Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster” in Templin, Germany of last year.
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Federal court approves settlement requiring Warren to give atheists equal access to city hall - Freedom From Religion Foundation

In a victory for religious freedom, a federal judge today approved a settlement requiring the City of Warren to allow an atheist to set up a "reason station" inside city hall after the Freedom From Religion Foundation, the ACLU, and Americans United for Separation of Church and State sued in response to city officials' efforts to allow only a "prayer station" to operate inside the public building. In the settlement, city officials reversed course and agreed to provide the "reason station" with full, equal access to the building.
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What Can Humanism Learn from Christianity?

What Can Humanism Learn from Christianity? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
ICYMI: A look at what humanism can learn from the church. What's transferable, and what's not?
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The Day - Colleges bring in 'humanist' chaplains to serve nonbelievers - News from southeastern Connecticut

The Day - Colleges bring in 'humanist' chaplains to serve nonbelievers - News from southeastern Connecticut | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Los Angeles - When Bart Campolo broke with the church almost five years ago, he immediately began to feel something missing.It wasn't so much that
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Judge To Anti-Gay Florist: Religion Is Not An Excuse To Defy Anti-Discrimination Laws | ThinkProgress

Judge To Anti-Gay Florist: Religion Is Not An Excuse To Defy Anti-Discrimination Laws | ThinkProgress | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
"No Court has ever held that religiously motivated conduct, expressive or otherwise, trumps state discrimination law in public accommodations."
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Do you know how many megachurches are in your state? - Vox

While there are more than 200 in Texas and California, some New England states don't have any.
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A Physicist Rebuts the Fine-Tuning Argument Christian Apologists Love to Use

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Eamonn McCann: Stephen Fry’s ‘God’ comments raise questions about atheism

Eamonn McCann: Stephen Fry’s ‘God’ comments raise questions about atheism | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
‘Religion is a distorted reflection of social relations, emanating from the material world, to be eradicated only by transformation of the circumstances of life’
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Addicting Info – This Girl Has No Way Of Proving She’s A U.S. Citizen Thanks To Her Fundamentalist Parents (VIDEO)

Addicting Info – This Girl Has No Way Of Proving She’s A U.S. Citizen Thanks To Her Fundamentalist Parents (VIDEO) | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
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Chairman of Alabama GOP: Allowing same-sex marriage will bring down ‘God’s wrath’ upon us

Chairman of Alabama GOP: Allowing same-sex marriage will bring down ‘God’s wrath’ upon us | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Chairman of Alabama GOP: Allowing same-sex marriage will bring down ‘God’s wrath’ upon us
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We Are Atheism responds to the UNC Chapel Hill Shootings | We Are Atheism

We Are Atheism responds to the UNC Chapel Hill Shootings | We Are Atheism | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
We Are Atheism responds to the UNC Chapel Hill Shootings | We Are Atheism
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Announcing the Launch of the Secular Hotline Project!

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Announcing the Launch of the Secular Hotline Project!
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This is How Everyone Should React When a Politician Admits He Doesn’t Accept Evolution

This is How Everyone Should React When a Politician Admits He Doesn’t Accept Evolution | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
In the United States, when a politician refuses to admit he accepts evolution, he’s still considered a plausible candidate for President. In Canada, when a politician doubts evolution, he’s laughed off the public stage.
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Atheist comedian runs for state senate - National atheism | Examiner.com

Atheist comedian runs for state senate - National atheism | Examiner.com | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
California’s 21st state senate district is holding a special election on March 17.
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Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science? - National Geographic Magazine

Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science? - National Geographic Magazine | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
We live in an age when all manner of scientific knowledge--from climate change to vaccinations--faces furious opposition. Some even have doubts about the moon landing.
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Oklahoma bill replaces AP History with Bible studies and sermons

Oklahoma bill replaces AP History with Bible studies and sermons | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Christian nationalism and a fear of historical truth is driving Republican lawmakers in Oklahoma to replace Advanced Placement U.S. History classes with a course emphasizing the Ten Commandments, Bible studies and Christian sermons.
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Ohio bill would allow atheists to officiate weddings - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

Ohio bill would allow atheists to officiate weddings - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Atheists, secular humanists and other nonreligious people would be allowed to officiate weddings under a proposal that's emerged in Ohio.
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Christian Pediatrician Refuses to Treat Baby Girl Because Her Parents Are Lesbians

Christian Pediatrician Refuses to Treat Baby Girl Because Her Parents Are Lesbians | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Christian Pediatrician Refuses to Treat Baby Girl Because Her Parents Are Lesbians
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Addicting Info – Sinister Law Brings Theocracy To Tennessee: The Christian Right Are Coming For Your State Next

Addicting Info – Sinister Law Brings Theocracy To Tennessee: The Christian Right Are Coming For Your State Next | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
"Under House Joint Resolution 71, proposed by Rep. James VanHuss (R-Jonesborough), the following words would be added to Article I of the Constitution of Tennessee.: “We recognize that our liberties do not come from governments, but from Almighty God, our Creator and Savior”
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From Laundering To Profiteering, A Multitude Of Sins At The Vatican Bank | KBIA

From Laundering To Profiteering, A Multitude Of Sins At The Vatican Bank | KBIA | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
For decades, the Catholic Church has been dogged by scandals involving money. Vatican City — a sovereign state — controls its own finances through the
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Is it any wonder religion is on the wane? | Benjamin Jones | Comment is free | The Guardian

Is it any wonder religion is on the wane? | Benjamin Jones | Comment is free | The Guardian | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Atheism has soared among young Britons, as science answers our questions and God fades from our cultural life
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Georgia public school teachers humiliate kids for not praying to ‘God our Father’: lawsuit

Georgia public school teachers humiliate kids for not praying to ‘God our Father’: lawsuit | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Georgia public school teachers humiliate kids for not praying to ‘God our Father’: lawsuit
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The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking | Brain Pickings

The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking | Brain Pickings | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
A library of cross-disciplinary interestingness and combinatorial creativity
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Kansas Governor revokes protections for gay and transgender state employees

Kansas Governor revokes protections for gay and transgender state employees | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Revenge of the religious right: Kansas Governor Sam Brownback rescinds an order protecting LGBT state government employees from harassment and discrimination stemming from sexual orientation or gender identity.
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