Can you have any idea what sort of message ISIS is trying to get across with these photographs, because what they are really getting over is that they are barbarians and insane.
I've only just heard the good news that the UK government have issued a ban on the teaching of creationism in all existing and new Academies and public schools in the UK, this is great news and a victory for the Humanist community. You can look it up online yourself but here is a link to the article i first learnt the news.
Nearly half of all Americans said they would hate it if they had an Atheist in-law, apart from showing how fucked up Christians are in America, this also shows how far the secular movement has to go in convincing people of the validity of their argument. But I would like to turn the proposition around and ask how would you as Atheists feel if someone in your family proposed to marry a “bathed in the blood of Christ, fire and brimstone, Bible thumpers”. Because that I think is the equivalent…Continue
The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August 1892 by the socialist minister Francis Bellamy (1855-1931). It was originally published in The Youth's Companion on September 8, 1892. Bellamy had hoped that the pledge would be used by citizens in any country.
In its original form it read:
"I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."
In 1923, the words, "the Flag of…Continue
After all this time, all these years, all these degrees of separation - a mere knock guides me to shedded enemies. It was midmorning when a pair of shadows alerted me to some unexpected presences. I think I knew before I knew, my gut clenching beyond the usual spasm of social anxiety.
The blockers of the light lingered and adjusted themselves and finally put knuckle to…Continue
“In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” – Deepak Chopra
Our last blog addressed the dangers of stress to your health, and briefly touched on the importance of exercise to individual well-being. We received notes from friends afterwards, asking about other ways to relieve stress in our daily lives, so we compiled this quick “cheat sheet” for some easy ways to help reduce…Continue
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If a country like the UK which is called a Christian country with an a established church with two thousand years of religious control, how can it accept such gaps between the rich and the poor in our society without the churches and Mosques going out onto the streets to complain and campaign about such injustice. Apart from a few notable exceptions the religious establishment doesn't say a word about it, how do we change things for the better. Would more Atheists in positions of power…Continue