Monthly Archives: December 2013

10 Reasons Freethinkers Can Look Forward to a Bright 2014

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Days may be dark right now—after all, as the memes proclaim, axial tilt is the reason for the season. But things are looking bright for those who would like to see humanity more grounded in science and reason. If you … Continue reading

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An Atheist Photographer Takes a Trip that Changes His Life

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When freelance photographer Chris Johnson climbed into the passenger seat of a borrowed Honda Civic and set off with his brother Peter to see the Southwest, he thought he was in for a journey of at most a few thousand … Continue reading

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London’s “Atheist Church” Goes All Out to Celebrate Its First Holiday Season

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Last January, a small Sunday morning gathering in London dubbed “atheist church” by the local press went viral globally. Pippa Evans and Sanderson Jones, two British comedians, had organized the event in a decommissioned Anglican church. They called it “Sunday … Continue reading

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Mormon Church: Dark Skin a Sign of God’s Curse No Longer

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As of Friday, December 6, the Mormon Church has officially renounced the doctrine that brown skin is a punishment from God. In the Book of Mormon, (not the musical but the actual sacred text) dark skin is a sign of … Continue reading

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5 Ways Conservatives Promote Shirking and Freeloading

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Early in high school my daughters learned a lesson about group projects: some people don’t like to pull their weight. It wasn’t the kids who struggled to produce quality work that the girls found most frustrating. As fiery Ohio State … Continue reading

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