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It’s Not Muslims Who Are Trying To Impose Their Religion On Everyone: It’s The Catholic Church

It’s Not Muslims Who Are Trying To Impose Their Religion On Everyone: It’s The Catholic Church | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The more I engage, challenge and debate sensitive issues of the day with social conservatives, the more aware I become of how authoritarian governments and religious institutions obtain power and impose their will on others.
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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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Atheists likely to outnumber Christians in England in 20 years

Atheists likely to outnumber Christians in England in 20 years | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Christianity is waning in England and could be outnumbered by nonbelievers within 20 years, according to a new study.
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A Looming U.S. Theocracy?

A Looming U.S. Theocracy? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Translated literally, “theocracy” means “rule by God.” Pragmatically, it pertains to the belief that a certain religion should receive preferential treatment and, further, that they should control at least the judicial system of a country.

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Is Your God an Abusive Spouse?

Is Your God an Abusive Spouse? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Psychologists recognize that there are certain signs that a relationship might be abusive. Let’s take a look at some signs published by Health Central* and see how Jehova does.

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Have Scientific Questions? There Are No 'Answers in Genesis'

Have Scientific Questions? There Are No 'Answers in Genesis' | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
When we permit theology to define our science, we end up with gibberish, but not even consistent gibberish.
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US puts Vatican on list of money laundering hubs

US puts Vatican on list of money laundering hubs | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

DRUG enforcement chiefs have for the first time identified the Vatican as a possible centre for money laundering from criminal activity.

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Ex-Scientology leader Debbie Cook tells of fear and pursuit by church officers

Ex-Scientology leader Debbie Cook tells of fear and pursuit by church officers | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Starting new lives in San Antonio, Texas, after working decades for the Church of Scientology, they picked up the phone in August 2009 and were stunned when church security officer Kathy True said she and two other staffers were in town to see them.

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The anti-hate ad MSNBC won’t run

The anti-hate ad MSNBC won’t run | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
A new spot takes the Family Research Council's leader to task for demonizing gays -- but the network won't show it...
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Ga. Bill Would Allow Ten Commandments in All Gov't Buildings

Ga. Bill Would Allow Ten Commandments in All Gov't Buildings | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
As displays of the Ten Commandments across the country garner controversy and legal action, one state legislature is considering expanding the range of public buildings that can display them.
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Invisible Children "Kony 2012" Leader Suggests It's About Jesus and Evangelizing

Invisible Children "Kony 2012" Leader Suggests It's About Jesus and Evangelizing | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Is one of the biggest viral video in history Christian fundamentalist propaganda? Invisible Children's founder lays out his agenda at Liberty University.
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NASA Proves Building Blocks Of DNA Come From Space

NASA Proves Building Blocks Of DNA Come From Space | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

NASA researchers studying meteorites have found that they contain several of the components needed to make DNA on Earth. The discovery provides support for the idea that the building blocks for DNA were likely created in space, and carried to Earth on objects, like meteorites, that crashed into the planet’s surface. According to the theory, the ready-made DNA parts could have then assembled under Earth’s early conditions to create the first DNA.

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Going Godless: Does Secularism Make People More Ethical?

Going Godless: Does Secularism Make People More Ethical? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Non-believers are often more educated, more tolerant and know more about God than the pious. A new wave of research is trying to figure out what goes on in the minds of an ever-growing group of people known as the "Nones".
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Why Are Religious Beliefs Off Limits?

Why Are Religious Beliefs Off Limits? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
When a person's religious beliefs cause him to deny the evidence of science, or for whom public policy morphs into a battle with the devil, shouldn't that be a subject for discussion and debate?
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Is There A Conflict Between Science And Religion?

Is There A Conflict Between Science And Religion? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Is the scientific world view in conflict with science itself, as philosopher Alvin Plantinga argues in a recent book? No, says Alva Noë.
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Christians have no right to wear cross at work, says Government

Christians have no right to wear cross at work, says Government | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

In a highly significant move, ministers will fight a case at the European Court of Human Rights in which two British women will seek to establish their right to display the cross. It is the first time that the Government has been forced to state whether it backs the right of Christians to wear the symbol at work.

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Inhofe refutes climate science with scripture

Inhofe refutes climate science with scripture | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), a leading opponent of climate science, appeared on a Christian radio talk show this week to present an odd argument: the far-right senator's interpretation of Scripture helps bolster his hostility towards scientific data.

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Yes, life without God can be bleak. Atheism is about facing up to that

Yes, life without God can be bleak. Atheism is about facing up to that | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Julian Baggini: Heathen's progress: Attempts to brighten up atheism's image miss its unique selling point – life can be brutal, yet we live in recognition of that...
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Why is Creationism dangerous?

Why is Creationism dangerous? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

If you follow Crocoduck at all, you’ve heard us talk about how Creationism is ridiculous, make fun of Creationist stupidity, and point out the mountains of evidence for evolution. Yet I’m sure some of our readers are thinking, “Yeah, but so what? What’s the big deal? Sure, it’s stupid; sure, it’s crazy; but it’s harmless, right?”

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Naked ladies calendar sends an ‘up yours’ message to religious fundies

Naked ladies calendar sends an ‘up yours’ message to religious fundies | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

AN ACT of defiance last year by a young Egyptian atheist, who posted nude pictures of herself on the Internet, this week became the focal point of an extraordinary female backlash against religious fundamentalism.

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Yesterday & Today: The Top Women Scientists

Yesterday & Today: The Top Women Scientists | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
It's no news that women were historically excluded from the "boys club" of science but women scientists date as far back as Ancient Greece, and perhaps further. In more recent years, they have become essential to the scientific community.
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It’s Not Muslims Who Are Trying To Impose Their Religion On Everyone: It’s The Catholic Church

It’s Not Muslims Who Are Trying To Impose Their Religion On Everyone: It’s The Catholic Church | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
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Mormon church blocks whistle-blower’s access to baptism data

Mormon church blocks whistle-blower’s access to baptism data | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
A technological crackdown, telegraphed by Mormon leaders, has effectively blocked the pre-eminent whistle-blower of controversial proxy baptisms from accessing the LDS Church’s database that chronicles so-called baptisms for the dead.
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American Atheists 'Myth' Billboard In Jewish Brooklyn Neighborhood Rejected By Building Owner

American Atheists 'Myth' Billboard In Jewish Brooklyn Neighborhood Rejected By Building Owner | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
An atheist group has been blocked from erecting a billboard in a heavily Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York.
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'A' Week runs 18-24 March 2012

'A' Week runs 18-24 March 2012 | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
'A' Week is an online event that runs from 18-24 March 2012 to raise awareness of how many people are ‘Good without Gods’ and don’t need religions to influence their lives.
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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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