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(Note: This diary is not meant to be an attack on the Latter Day Saints movement, or all Mormons. All religions have their extremists, their moderates and their liberals. The point of this diary is ...
by Shawn Russell
Comment Count 254 comments on Sat Sep 22, 2012 at 03:42 PM PDT with 391 Recommends
Sure, I don't particularly care what some religious cleric thinks of me. But I'd like to point out that, on the whole, atheists are looked down upon and seen as being deficient in some way. ...
by onanyes
Comment Count 837 comments on Fri May 15, 2009 at 08:19 AM PDT with 345 Recommends
Contrary to what the Bible-thumpers say, bringing your children up without imposing religion on them is more likely to produce happy, ethical, caring, rational, law-abiding, and well-adjusted ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 416 comments on Sat Feb 14, 2015 at 10:32 PM PST with 333 Recommends
I just finished reading Pentagon Pushes Apocalyptic Christianity . and took a careful look at the comments. It is always so much ...
by arodb
Comment Count 611 comments on Sun Sep 02, 2007 at 03:05 PM PDT with 245 Recommends
Thanks to many of your Rec's, you may have heard about this recent controversy : In a TIME cover story on service Joe Klein writes about the Oklahoma tornadoes and disaster relief volunteers. He ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 64 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 10:58 PM PDT with 162 Recommends
You know that old time dog-whistle you heard the other day -- you know the one -- the one that helps demagogues to name a problem in society, or people who do or say things they don't like, and ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 50 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 08:16 PM PDT with 156 Recommends
Yesterday, an Arizona State Rep named Juan Mendez opened the Arizona House of Representatives afternoon session with a Godless, Secular invocation for the first time in state history. Most prayers ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 120 comments on Wed May 22, 2013 at 05:46 PM PDT with 151 Recommends
I would like to point you all to a really great piece on today's CBS This Sunday Morning about Atheism. Atheists: In godlessness we trust It was reported by Mo Rocca, who I must admit I have a ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 183 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 10:51 AM PDT with 147 Recommends
It has taken me a few days to reflect on Mitt Romney's questionable invocation of faith , history and the founding fathers from last Thursday night, " Freedom requires religion just as ...
by Brahman Colorado
Comment Count 153 comments on Sat Dec 08, 2007 at 07:50 AM PST with 145 Recommends
English version of the article that first appeared in the Polish Magazine Krytyka Polityczna Though it claims to be one of the world’s fasting growing religions, and now holds over $1 billion in ...
by Brit
Comment Count 291 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 10:19 AM PST with 133 Recommends
Over the past few years, two topics have come to dominate the discourse about religion in America. The implementation of the Affordable Care Act and especially the rapid acceptance of marriage ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 120 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
by LithiumCola
Comment Count 74 comments on Thu Mar 30, 2006 at 09:54 PM PST with 76 Recommends
[Full disclosure: I am Lutheran (ELCA)] Everyone and their grandma knows that mainline liberal Protestant denominations are going the way of newspapers. Right? Demographic trends show mega-church ...
by Simul Iustus et Peccator
Comment Count 166 comments on Mon Aug 19, 2013 at 10:09 AM PDT with 64 Recommends
by My Philosophy
Comment Count 100 comments on Fri Sep 15, 2006 at 07:23 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
That might have been a good title for my essay , just out in the new issue of The Public Eye magazine. In it,
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 61 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2008 at 10:51 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
The bogus narrative of the Religious Right -- that there is a humanist or secular humanist or secularist "religion" bent on taking over America has already been one of the features of this election ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Apr 25, 2012 at 04:00 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
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by BrianMcFadden
Comment Count 50 comments on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 08:00 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Hilary Clinton made a pretty good speech last night , and a good part of it dealt with unity in the Democratic Party. ...
by Doctor Frog
Comment Count 194 comments on Wed Aug 27, 2008 at 03:05 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
For many years of my childhood, I was a Christian. In my teens, I eventually lost my faith. However, for a long time, I identified myself as an Agnostic, because while I no longer believed in the ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 150 comments on Fri Jun 06, 2014 at 07:45 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
In a news item you may have missed beside everything else going on this month, over 300,000 people attended a rally in Ankara, the ...
by Cecrops Tangaroa
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Apr 29, 2007 at 12:12 PM PDT with 30 Recommends