In The Name Of God
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In The Name Of God
Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
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Religious children are meaner than their secular counterparts, study finds

Religious children are meaner than their secular counterparts, study finds | In The Name Of God | Scoop.it
Religious belief appears to have negative influence on children’s altruism and judgments of others’ actions even as parents see them as ‘more empathetic’

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How to suck at your religion - The Oatmeal

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Born 20 years apart at Tuam home...both scarred and tormented by a childhood ruined by cruel nuns

Born 20 years apart at Tuam home...both scarred and tormented by a childhood ruined by cruel nuns | In The Name Of God | Scoop.it
Two men who survived the mother and baby home reveal the physical and mental scars they were left with

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The Tragic Death of Ethiopian Adoptee Hana Williams, and How It Could Happen Again

The Tragic Death of Ethiopian Adoptee Hana Williams, and How It Could Happen Again | In The Name Of God | Scoop.it
On the night of May 11, 2011, sometime around midnight, 13-year-old Hana Williams fell face-forward in her parents’ backyard. Adopted from Ethiopia three years before, Hana was naked and severely underweight.
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Second Child Dead After Parents Rely On Prayer To Heal

Second Child Dead After Parents Rely On Prayer To Heal | In The Name Of God | Scoop.it
Philadelphia area parents are again accused of gross negligence in the death of their second son for not seeking medical attention they were legally required to pursue.

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Laura Brown's comment, April 25, 2013 7:19 PM
Do they have a third kid to try "third time's the charm"?
Deanna Dahlsad's comment, April 25, 2013 7:21 PM
If a pagan tried this...
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An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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