articles tagged: religion
when sex and ignorance collide
# sex

when sex and ignorance collide

The writer of the most popular and influential pro-abstinence literature is now regretting his work.

when pseudoskepticism meets religious snake oil
# science

when pseudoskepticism meets religious snake oil

Skeptico might sound like a skeptical blog, but as demonstrated by its approach to a profile of Dr. Eben Alexander, it's anything but.

how not to shift the theological goalposts for hypothetical aliens
# space

how not to shift the theological goalposts for hypothetical aliens

When confronted with aliens that could challenge a faith that hasn't changed for over a thousand years, theologians stand ready and willing... to rationalize away the facts and nuances of their own religion.

why americans need to grow up when it comes to sex ed
# sex

why americans need to grow up when it comes to sex ed

John Oliver tackled the state of sexual education in America and that state is disturbing to put it mildly...

sex and the frustrated fundamentalist
# sex

sex and the frustrated fundamentalist

Thanks to the Duggar scandals, we're getting a peek at what Quiverful literature says about premarital sex, and its contents are completely untethered from any semblance of reality.

why an unhip church is also not the answer
# politics

why an unhip church is also not the answer

While priests are looking how to get more butts in pews they're willing to consider anything to explain dropping church attendance. Anything except people losing faith.

when there are already enough people on a warpath
# politics

when there are already enough people on a warpath

Atheists will not outshout religious zealots because the zealots will drag them down to a reality and fact-free screaming match and beat them with experience.

how to approach a problem with mind wide shut
# politics

how to approach a problem with mind wide shut

A group of Christians illustrates everything wrong with one-sided interfaith dialogue in their conclusions after conducting a survey of atheists.

why are there no resurrections in the modern world? it’s the eggheads’ fault!
# health

why are there no resurrections in the modern world? it’s the eggheads’ fault!

Pat Robertson perfectly demonstrates the bad arguments faith healers use to trick people into believing they can be cured with a miracle.

ding dong, the evil, parasitic pope is gone
# politics

ding dong, the evil, parasitic pope is gone

Pope Ratzinger is giving up his post. This is by far the best and only morally correct thing he did as pope.

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