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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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These are the religious beliefs of Europe’s leaders—including the atheists - Quartz

These are the religious beliefs of Europe’s leaders—including the atheists - Quartz | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Despite the ceremony being officiated by an archbishop, Alexis Tsipras this week became the first Greek prime minister to be sworn in without taking a religious oath (pictured above). You see, Tsipras is an avowed atheist. The leader of the Syriza party—which shocked many by taking power in Greece this week—becomes one of a rare breed: A world leader...
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An AMAZ!NG adventure… to be continued - JREF

An AMAZ!NG adventure… to be continued - JREF | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
"At 86 years of age, I feel that it’s now well time to officially retire, so I’m stepping down from my position with the JREF – the James Randi Educational Foundation."
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Creationism spreading in schools, thanks to vouchers | MSNBC

Creationism spreading in schools, thanks to vouchers | MSNBC | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
I first began investigating creationist school vouchers as my part of my fight against creationism in my home state of Louisiana.
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I’m an atheist psychiatrist. Should I see patients who believe in God? - The Washington Post

I’m an atheist psychiatrist. Should I see patients who believe in God? - The Washington Post | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
If you don’t believe in God, how can you see someone who does as anything but delusional?
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Egypt’s War on Atheism - NYTimes.com

Persecuting minorities in the name of public morality is a tried and tested technique of authoritarian regimes.
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New Religious Freedom Bill Would Allow Child Abuse, Domestic Violence

"Religious freedom" laws are being used nationwide to discriminate against LGBT community, but this one could allow abusers to go unprosecuted.
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Texas considers amendment to religious freedom act | KXAN.com

Texas considers amendment to religious freedom act | KXAN.com | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Legislation introduced in the Senate has sides battling over just how far freedom of religion extends.
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If peace on earth is our goal, atheism might be the means to that end | Adam Lee | Comment is free | The Guardian

If peace on earth is our goal, atheism might be the means to that end | Adam Lee | Comment is free | The Guardian | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Adam Lee: The nonreligious are more liberal and more pacifist on most issues relating to violence: torture, the death penalty, corporal punishment, imperialism and more
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Saskatoon Muslims rally saying free speech has limits - Saskatoon | Globalnews.ca

Saskatoon Muslims rally saying free speech has limits - Saskatoon | Globalnews.ca | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Members of Saskatoon’s Muslim community rally, say there are certain limitations on free speech.
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The Young Turks Take on Harlem Hate Pastor in Interview

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The Young Turks Take on Harlem Hate Pastor in Interview
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Paris Announces Plan to Promote Secular Values - NYTimes.com

The aftermath of the killings at Charlie Hebdo and a kosher market near Paris exposed serious cultural rifts, teachers say.
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Atheist sworn in as new Prime Minister of Greece

Atheist sworn in as new Prime Minister of Greece | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
After leading the radical left to electoral victory in Greece this weekend, Alexis Tsipras, a proud atheist and leader of the victorious left-wing Syriza party, has been sworn in as Prime Minister of Greece at the presidential palace in Athens.
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Stephen Fry's furious rant about God: "He is utterly monstrous, selfish and deserves no respect."

Stephen Fry's furious rant about God: "He is utterly monstrous, selfish and deserves no respect." | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Watch what happened when the staunch atheist was asked his views on the existence of God...
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Empathy, Sympathy, and Activism: When Confrontation Fails | NCSE

Empathy, Sympathy, and Activism: When Confrontation Fails | NCSE | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Empathy, Sympathy, and Activism: When Confrontation Fails | NCSE
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Famed biologist: Religion ‘is dragging us down’ and must be eliminated ‘for the sake of human progress’

Famed biologist: Religion ‘is dragging us down’ and must be eliminated ‘for the sake of human progress’ | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Famed biologist: Religion ‘is dragging us down’ and must be eliminated ‘for the sake of human progress’
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Religious People View Science Favorably But Reject Some Theories - Just Like Everyone Else

Religious People View Science Favorably But Reject Some Theories - Just Like Everyone Else
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Court rejects Vatican appeal to keep Swiss bank account secret - Yahoo News

Court rejects Vatican appeal to keep Swiss bank account secret - Yahoo News | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
From Yahoo News: A Swiss court rejected Monday an appeal by the Vatican's bank to keep secret information from one of its Swiss bank accounts suspected of being used for fraud. Judges at Switzerland's federal criminal court allowed the transfer of most information sought by prosecutors in Italy from the account held by the Vatican bank, officially known as the Institute for Religious Works (IOR), the daily Le Temps reported. The IOR had invoked the Vatican's sovereign immunity, but the judges found that the transactions in question did not relate to functions covered by that immunity.
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Delaware Governor Announces 'Charles Darwin Day'

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Delaware Gov. Jack Markell (D) has declared Feb. 12 as "Charles Darwin Day" in the state. Praising Darwin's theory of evolution as "the foundation of modern biology, an essential tool in understanding the development of life on eart...
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Remembrance of Apocalypse Past: The Psychology of True Believers When Nothing Happens - CSI

Remembrance of Apocalypse Past: The Psychology of True Believers When Nothing Happens - CSI | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Research on belief in the 2012 “apocalypse” demonstrates that specific psychological processes contributed directly to the maintenance of paranormal apocalyptic beliefs, even after the apocalypse did not occur.
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Antiscience legislation in South Dakota | NCSE

Antiscience legislation in South Dakota | NCSE | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The bill identifies "biological evolution, the chemical origins of life, global warming, [and]human cloning" as scientifically controversial. (Missouri's bill identifies only "the theory of biological and hypotheses of chemical evolution" as controversial, Indiana's bill identifies only human cloning as controversial, and Oklahoma's bill offers no specific examples.)
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The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights: Neither Religious nor Civil

The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights: Neither Religious nor Civil | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Why does the Catholic League exist? What are its tactics? And who are its allies?
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Michigan Towns Are Riled Up by an Atheist Activist Trying to Get Christians to Play Fair

Michigan Towns Are Riled Up by an Atheist Activist Trying to Get Christians to Play Fair | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Michigan Towns Are Riled Up by an Atheist Activist Trying to Get Christians to Play Fair
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Ancient Human Fossil Could Be New Primitive Species

Ancient Human Fossil Could Be New Primitive Species | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
An ancient human fossil discovered from the seafloor near Taiwan reveals that a primitive group of humans, potentially an unknown species, once lived in Asia, researchers say.
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Creationism isn't a science and doesn't belong in science class: Matt Marshall, Center for Inquiry-Northeast Ohio | cleveland.com

Creationism isn't a science and doesn't belong in science class: Matt Marshall, Center for Inquiry-Northeast Ohio | cleveland.com | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Creationism isn't a science and doesn't belong in science class: Matt Marshall, Center for Inquiry-Northeast Ohio | cleveland.com
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Turkey orders Facebook to block pages that insult the Prophet Mohammed | The Verge

Turkey has moved to block several Facebook pages considered insulting to the Prophet Mohammed. A Turkish court ordered Facebook to close the offending pages in a ruling handed down Sunday, Reuters...
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