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February 2016 Blog Posts (11)

THE ROLE OF RELIGION IN ISLAMIST TERRORISM

THE ROLE OF RELIGION IN ISLAMIST TERRORISM

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Added by Stephen on February 23, 2016 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Meet the United Church minister who came out as an atheist Rev. Gretta Vosper, a longtime Scarborough minister, is leading the United Church of Canada to test the limits of its famously progressive v…

Meet the United Church minister who came out as an atheist

Rev. Gretta Vosper, a longtime Scarborough minister, is leading the United Church of Canada to test the limits of its famously progressive views.

Gretta Vosper holds a Sunday service at West Hill United Church in Scarborough. The United Church's regional body announced in May that it planned to review her fitness to be a minister.

Gretta Vosper holds a Sunday service at West Hill United Church in Scarborough. The United Church's regional body announced in May that it planned to review her fitness to be a minister.…

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Added by Stephen on February 21, 2016 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Jeb Boasts He Helped 80,000 Kids Go To Christian Schools So They Could Be Told 'Jesus Loves You'

Jeb Boasts He Helped 80,000 Kids Go To Christian Schools So They Could Be Told 'Jesus Loves You'

Watch as Jeb Bush says he took on "powerful interests" so Florida school children could transfer…

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Added by Stephen on February 20, 2016 at 9:16pm — 1 Comment

Harper Lee: US author of To Kill a Mockingbird dies aged 89

Harper Lee: US author of To Kill a Mockingbird dies

Harper Lee, the author of To Kill a Mockingbird, has died at the age of 89.

The news was first confirmed by the mayor's office in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama.

The novelist was born Nelle Harper Lee on 28 April 1926.

In 1960, she published Mockingbird, a huge critical and commercial success which won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and told the tale of a…

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Added by Stephen on February 19, 2016 at 1:47pm — 4 Comments

Is it a Theory? Is it a Law? No, it’s a fact.

by Richard Dawkins

I once tried to persuade an American atheist conference that the slogan,  “In God We Trust”, on banknotes was a cosmetic trivium. We should stop bellyaching  about it and concentrate our fire on more substantive issues such as the tax free status of churches. I was kicked around the room by the admirable Edwin Kagin, unfortunately now dead. It really matters, he said, not only because it’s unconstitutional but because many Americans, ignorant of history (the phrase…

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Added by Stephen on February 17, 2016 at 8:48pm — 1 Comment

Letter from Richard- Feb 17th

Letter from Richard- Feb 17th

Between visits by Physios and Occupational Therapists (good for the limbs, fingers and associated brain areas), I have been listening to Bach (soothing and good for the blood pressure), and to the audio reading of Steven Pinker’s splendid How the Mind Works…

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Added by Stephen on February 17, 2016 at 3:26pm — 3 Comments

Antonin Scalia dead: Why the Supreme Court Justice's death will rock the US Election

Antonin Scalia dead: Why the Supreme Court Justice's death will rock the US Election

The conservative Supreme Court judge's death will spark arguments between Democrats and Republicans that could rage on until polling day

Justice Antonin Scalia - one of the most controversial figures in US politics - died last night during a hunting trip in Texas.

He was one of the most senior judges in America -…

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Added by Stephen on February 14, 2016 at 12:25pm — 3 Comments

Christian Concern back parents over accusations adopted son was “held down” at prayer meeting for an exorcism

Christian Concern back parents over accusations adopted son was “held down” at prayer meeting for an exorcism

Christian Concern and the Christian Legal Centre are assisting a couple whose adopted sons were removed, after accusations one of the boys had been held down at a prayer meeting while people talked in tongues to exorcise a demon.

Social workers also raised concerns that the "disciplinary regime" for the two children in the…

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Added by Stephen on February 6, 2016 at 5:08pm — No Comments

UN calls on Ireland to recognise needs of non-Christian children in the education system

UN calls on Ireland to recognise needs of non-Christian children in the education system

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has criticised Ireland in its periodic review, urging the country to protect the rights of non-religious and non-Christian children and families.

Strong criticism was made of the overwhelming religious control of Ireland's schools, and the Committee said that Ireland must improve access to…

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Added by Stephen on February 6, 2016 at 5:02pm — No Comments

An illustrated version of Prof Stephen Hawking's second Reith lecture,

An illustrated version of Prof Stephen Hawking's second Reith lecture, Black holes ain't as black as they are painted.

While Prof Hawking challenges the idea that all matter and information is destroyed irretrievably within black holes, the artist Andrew Park draws the key points of the lecture in chalk on a blackboard.…

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Added by Stephen on February 6, 2016 at 12:57pm — No Comments

More than half of Americans still “less likely” to support a non-religious presidential candidate

More than half of Americans still “less likely” to support a non-religious presidential candidate

More than half of Americans still “less likely” to support a non-religious presidential candidate

A Pew survey conducted in January 2016 has found that Americans are still put-off by an atheist presidential candidate, with 51% saying they would be less likely to support a non-religious aspirant.

While just 6% would be more likely to…

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Added by Stephen on February 3, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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