Monthly Archives: December 2016

Should Atheists Pray?

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Secular communities must offer humanity a real alternative to tired dogmas and text worship—possibly including some forms of prayer. My relationship with prayer has evolved over the years. When I attended Child Evangelism camp as a child, first as a … Continue reading

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Why It’s Time to Call B.S. on Prayer Requests

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Asking God for help is not as harmless as it seems. Around the world and across America, people ask God for favors large and small, and praying gives them comfort. People pray over dying pets, dying parents, wars, forest fires, … Continue reading

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America’s Information-Age Coup

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 It appears that Vladimir Putin and like-minded Americans captured the electoral college by manipulating the flow of information and disinformation. Was the U.S. election an information-age coup? In the most familiar kind of traditional coup, members of a minority faction in the military … Continue reading

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If “Nothing Fails Like Prayer,” Why Do People Keep at It?

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“If prayer actually worked, everyone would be a millionaire, nobody would ever get sick and die, and both football teams would always win.” –Ethan Winer The phrase “nothing fails like prayer” was coined in 1976 by secular activist, Ann Nicol … Continue reading

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