For-Profit Faith

By James Haught Among sleazy occupations, is anything else worse than big-money evangelists with their personal jets, garish diamonds, piled-up hairdos and $5,000 fits? A brand new e book, to be launched April 27, is PreachersNSneakers: Authenticity in an Age of For-Profit Faith and (Wannabe) Celebrities, It exposes TV pastors “who get rich off of … Read more

Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe: Honor The King!

Today we rejoice the Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe. What an excellent day. Jesus Christ is King of all (1 Cor 15:20-26, 28). The king of the universe. The very phrase “Christ” method “Anointed One, or King.” This solemnity used to be instituted in 1925 by way of Pope Pius XI in … Read more

GOP Sen. Candidate: Fauci is a “Mass-Murdering Demon.” Rittenhouse is a “Hero.”

Considering right-wing pastor Jackson Lahmeyer, a conspiracy theorist who is operating to number one a Republican senator from Oklahoma, just lately claimed Black Lives Matter used to be founded by lesbian witches, it is not truly a stretch to hear him now calling Dr. Anthony Fauci a “mass-murdering demon” whilst praising Kyle Rittenhouse for being … Read more

‘White privilege’ makes some uncomfortable

By James Haught Years in the past, I visited my state’s former black psychological health facility and fell into dialog with a witty, pleasant, black psychiatrist. He taunted me: “You’re a racist, you know.” “No, no, no,” I protested — however he endured: “Just look at yourself: You were born white, male and smart. You … Read more

“Of course there are discrepancies, embellishments, made-up stories, and historical problems in the Gospels”

There is certainly that Bart Ehrman is a great creator. Two of his books are in particular value making an investment in: Jesus Before the Gospels: and How Jesus Became God: the Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee, Together, they come up with the sort of excellent appreciation of the way the Gospels have … Read more

Oregon School Board Reverses Decision to Fire Two Anti-Trans Educators

Back in April, a public college instructor and an administrator from Oregon went public with their anti-transgender perspectives. They did it on their very own time, however they used college apparatus to movie their hate-speech. The query was once whether or not they deserved to be punished for any of that. You can learn the … Read more

Weekly Update: 30-Oct-2021 to 5-Nov-2021

Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 30-Oct-2021 to 5-Nov-2021, This week’s pieces This is a piece of writing from Statistics Canada, the usage of one of the crucial over 350 surveys that StatCan steadily does on Canadians; In this example, the General Social Survey (which is if truth be told an American survey, however … Read more

The Bible Shows God Is Not Omniscient

I think like triggering Dave Armstrong and what higher manner to do that than to get his longjohns in a twist in regards to the Noah’s Flood tale. This is from a bankruptcy I’m modifying in a guide I’m simply completing (can be able for proofers to have a look at later these days): The … Read more

People Who Disagree With Us Are No Less Valuable

Of all issues I don’t perceive about our fashionable global and the outrage culture that turns out to plague it, I believe the only I in finding maximum baffling must be the standard refusal to increase even a modicum of recognize to these with whom we disagree. I’ve little problem figuring out other people I … Read more

Glenn Younkin is aware of he is mendacity to you. He obviously does not care.

The word “critical race theory” does not enhance fundamental via highschool chalk forums in America, as Republicans would have us imagine. The educational principle is best officially taught in faculties and universities. (Adobe Stock) Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin vowed Sunday to “ban” important race principle (CRT) in his state’s public colleges the instant … Read more

Here’s a Quick Look at “Islam’s Favorite Heretic”

Here’s a Quick Look at “Islam’s Favorite Heretic” | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | pathos Here’s a Quick Look at “Islam’s Favorite Heretic” November 10, 2021 Hemant Mehta In a in reality well-done video for the Ex-Muslims of North America, we know about Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi, Al-Razi who lived over a millennium in … Read more

Whatever Happened to War?

By James Haught For millennia, it used to be regarded as standard for sturdy tribes to overcome, pillage and subjugate weaker ones. After Macedonia annexed Ancient Greece, Alexander the Great introduced a conquest device that ruled a lot of the identified global. Soon later on, the Roman Empire unfold by way of army pressure so … Read more

Let me test, that theist bullshit conceitedness, as delusional because the god they consider!

Melchizedek Roberts @TheChiefServant, Oops! U forgot so as to add essentially the most impractical… & Ignorant, Damien. Fixed it for u, no fee Quote Tweet A Melchizedek Roberts @TheChiefServant Replying to @OmerOzakEcon and @JavierMejiaC During our third/human level of dvlpmt… as a UNIT of Motion (F=ma), atomic-DENSITY separated our BODY f/us, the 4mless … Read more

Why Conservative Comedy Isn’t Funny

I’m getting ready this morning for the online interview for MythVision on my Resurrection guide (The Resurrection: A Critical Examination of the Easter Story [UK]) – nowadays, we’re speaking empty tomb. It’ll be a are living flow going down at round 09:20 am EST. In the period in-between, test this out. As ever, Cody Johnston’s … Read more

How are we able to blunt political chicanery sans related regulations or rational citizens?

Characature of former US President Donald Trump as fraud sufferer. (DonkeyHotey, Flickr, CC BY 2.0) Several pundits on cable information the day after Virginia’s gubernatorial election mentioned more or less the similar factor: Former Democratic Gov. Terry McCauliffe misplaced to his Republican challenger, now Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin, in part, if no longer in large part, … Read more

Biden Admin Will Undo Rule Allowing Religious Bigotry by means of Taxpayer-Funded Groups

Nearly a yr in the past, all through the Trump management’s lame duck consultation, they did one thing to assuage their Christian Right base one remaining time. Today, the Biden management after all took the important step to opposite that. The US authorities provides cash to numerous teams for contract work, however since 1965, any … Read more

Biden Administration to End Trump-Era Policy Allowing Discrimination via Religious Federal Contractors

Washington, DC—Today, the non secular equality watchdog American Atheists praised the Biden Administration and the Department of Labor for proposing rescission of a Trump-era regulation that permits federal contractors to discriminate towards employees at the foundation of faith. In December 2020, the Trump Administration expanded executive contractors’ skill to forget about civil rights and anti-discrimination … Read more

thirty second Sunday in Ordinary Time – Give Your 2 Cents

Part of being Catholic Christians is that we should assist one any other in some ways particularly giving. Next month I’ve to pay the expenses for this area and different products and services and I would like your assist. Like the widow these days who gave what she had, I ask you to mimic her … Read more