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Ben Stein says he was fired for believing God controls the weather

Ben Stein says he was fired for believing God controls the weather | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Thanks to his often-controversial beliefs, unmanned drone Ben Stein has found himself unfairly ostracized, limited to just a handful of talk show appearances, guest columns, movie cameos, theatrically run documentaries, public speaking gigs, and...
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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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Chris Hedges: Killing Ragheads for Jesus - Chris Hedges - Truthdig

Chris Hedges: Killing Ragheads for Jesus - Chris Hedges - Truthdig | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The movie “American Sniper” lionizes the most despicable aspects of U.S. society—including the belief that Christians are called upon to exterminate “lesser breeds.” - 2015/01/25
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John Edward Protest/Teach-In Draws Police To The Scene | Emery Emery - Ardent Atheist

John Edward Protest/Teach-In Draws Police To The Scene | Emery Emery - Ardent Atheist | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
John Edward Protest/Teach-In Draws Police To The Scene Emery Emery at the John Edward Protest/Teach-In How do you know you’re having an effect? When the people running the event, lose their minds...
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‘Our god wins’: Bobby Jindal tells atheists his hate group prayer rally is ‘a time-honored tradition’

‘Our god wins’: Bobby Jindal tells atheists his hate group prayer rally is ‘a time-honored tradition’ | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
‘Our god wins’: Bobby Jindal tells atheists his hate group prayer rally is ‘a time-honored tradition’
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I'm an atheist, but I have no interest in joining your 'movement' | Jaya Saxena | Comment is free | The Guardian

I'm an atheist, but I have no interest in joining your 'movement' | Jaya Saxena | Comment is free | The Guardian | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Jaya Saxena: I do understand the desire to feel like part of a community of like-minded believers: that’s what most people turn to religion for in the first place
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Astrobiology Has Not Made the Case for God - The New Yorker

Astrobiology Has Not Made the Case for God - The New Yorker | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Arguing that God exists because many cosmic mysteries remain unsolved is intellectually lazy in the extreme.
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Brothers Grimm-Inspired Fairytale Landscapes By Kilian Schönberger | Bored Panda

Brothers Grimm-Inspired Fairytale Landscapes By Kilian Schönberger | Bored Panda | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
German photographer Kilian Schönberger has captured the essence of the legendary Grimm Brothers' dark fairytales in a series of images called “Brothers Grimm's Wanderings.” The photos capture entrancing landscapes and buildings throughout Central Europe that are at once mystical and foreboding.
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My Secret Atheist Blog: Secular Group to Distribute "Get Out of Forced Catholicism Free" Cards

My Secret Atheist Blog: Secular Group to Distribute "Get Out of Forced Catholicism Free" Cards | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
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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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You don’t have a soul: The real science that debunks superstitious charlatans - Salon.com

You don’t have a soul: The real science that debunks superstitious charlatans - Salon.com | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Trust science, not myth: Religious hucksters with claims of immortal souls are lying. Let's embrace reality
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Pastor Creates a Fake “World-Renowned” Atheist To Rail Against, and Imagines Him Abandoning His Godless “Faith”

Pastor Creates a Fake “World-Renowned” Atheist To Rail Against, and Imagines Him Abandoning His Godless “Faith” | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Pastor Creates a Fake “World-Renowned” Atheist To Rail Against, and Imagines Him Abandoning His Godless “Faith”
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Jehovah’s Witness Leader Rants Against Higher Education, Saying It’ll Lead to “Spiritual Disaster”

Jehovah’s Witness Leader Rants Against Higher Education, Saying It’ll Lead to “Spiritual Disaster” | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Jehovah’s Witness Leader Rants Against Higher Education, Saying It’ll Lead to “Spiritual Disaster”
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Bobby Jindal promotes Christian Nationalism at prayer rally

Bobby Jindal promotes Christian Nationalism at prayer rally | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Declaring “our god wins” to thousands of Christian extremists, Presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal advanced the dangerous cause of Christian nationalism at a controversial Louisiana prayer rally Saturday.
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The True Version of the False: Can Atheists Argue Over the “True” Version of Religion?

The True Version of the False: Can Atheists Argue Over the “True” Version of Religion? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The True Version of the False: Can Atheists Argue Over the “True” Version of Religion?
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How to debunk false beliefs without having it backfire - Vox

Why misinformation sticks in your brain as if it's true.
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'Doomsday Clock' Ticks Forward: Climate Change, Nuclear Weapons Push Humanity Closer To Global Catastrophe

'Doomsday Clock' Ticks Forward: Climate Change, Nuclear Weapons Push Humanity Closer To Global Catastrophe | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
'Doomsday Clock' now at three minutes to midnight.
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‘Living the Secular Life,’ by Phil Zuckerman - NYTimes.com

As more Americans eschew religious affiliation, a sociologist examines the secular lifestyle.
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Indiana public school teacher fired for being an atheist files lawsuit

Indiana public school teacher fired for being an atheist files lawsuit | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
A former Indiana public school teacher who alleges he was fired for refusing to participate in prayers initiated by the school principal, and telling administrators and colleagues he refused to pray to some “mystical sky daddy” because he was an atheist, has filed a federal lawsuit.
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12 Worst Ideas Religion Has Unleashed on the World | Alternet

12 Worst Ideas Religion Has Unleashed on the World | Alternet | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
These dubious concepts advocate conflict, cruelty and suffering.
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