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Proof Prayer Doesn't Work - A Double-Blind Scientific Study

"The Templeton Foundation, a christian organization, in 2006, set out to prove that prayer works, with a massive study that ended up costing over 2.4 million dollars. 1,802 patients at 6 different hospitals were organized into the study. They'd all received heart bypass surgery so that there would be as much similarity as possible. Here are the results:"

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Scientists demand tougher guidelines on teaching of creationism in schools

Scientists demand tougher guidelines on teaching of creationism in schools | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Sir David Attenborough among those accusing 'fundamentalists' of seeking to portray creationism as scientific theory in class...
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Scientists Now Know: We're From Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy!

Scientists Now Know: We're From Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy! | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Viewzone Magazine offers a look at life and humanity from different angles. Astronomy, space, environment, conspiracies, lost history, religion and mysteries as well as humor and facts... we tell it like it is.
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Science is independent of humanism, atheism and religion

Science is independent of humanism, atheism and religion | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Julian Baggini: Heathen's progress: It's one of the highest human achievements, but some atheists seem to want to raise science to the level of our saviour...
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In praise of stem-cell simplicity - opinion - 17 October 2011 - New Scientist

In praise of stem-cell simplicity - opinion - 17 October 2011 - New Scientist | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
We should keep all avenues of stem-cell research open but be grateful when simpler alternatives emerge...
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Surely by now we've outgrown the soul? - Martha Robinson - The Independent - RichardDawkins.net

Surely by now we've outgrown the soul? - Martha Robinson - The Independent - RichardDawkins.net | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

"Call it the soul, spirit or transcendent human consciousness – the idea that human ‘minds’ exist outside of and separate from the body has been pervasive throughout history. It’s certainly comforting – an assurance that we are special, unique and separate from animals in a clear-cut way. Although traditionally afforded to us by a God, the concepts of ‘soul’ and human exceptionalism that allow this easy view of humanity are carried over virtually unexamined into the more secular principles of humanism."

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