articles tagged: religious fundamentalism
why would you say that in public?
# sex

why would you say that in public?

The Family Research Council, without a hint of sarcasm or whiff of hyperbole to make some point, wants the government to outlaw the sale of birth control to unmarried couples.

when in saudi arabia, just don’t act human
# politics

when in saudi arabia, just don’t act human

Muslim hardliners are zealots are trying to break down the Saudi wall between religion and business. And this is bad news for its economy and Westerners visiting the country.

defending a fanatic with wishful thinking
# politics

defending a fanatic with wishful thinking

Pundits are hailing Pat Robertson's hateful tirade against atheists after an attack on a Sikh temple as a step forward in inter-faith relations. That's both telling and disturbing.

scraping the bottom of the conspiracy barrel…
# oddities

scraping the bottom of the conspiracy barrel…

Christian zealots and Muslim fundamentalists find new common ground: that evolution is a myth created by the Jews to subjugate the world.

murder and mayhem in the name of faith
# evolution

murder and mayhem in the name of faith

Christina fundamentalists may want to ban evolution from schools, but Muslim fundamentalists want to kill anyone who teaches it.

of petty tyrants and self-appointed henchmen
# politics

of petty tyrants and self-appointed henchmen

Religious apologists sure do love their fantasies of how unbelievers will be tortured in the fires of Hell...

why the faithful aren’t so accommodating…
# politics

why the faithful aren’t so accommodating…

Biologos just found out what happens when you take a factual stand against religious zealots instead of mewing about vague, aspirational niceties.

and the christmas lump of coal goes to…
# oddities

and the christmas lump of coal goes to…

Weird Things is making a list and checking it twice, going to find out who's been undermining public health, science, and education...

the misguided drama of the great qu’ran roast
# politics

the misguided drama of the great qu’ran roast

Blasphemy is an important tool in a secular society, but it's not a good way for angry religious zealots to engage in a low brow tit-for-tat.