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Are there emotional no-go areas where logic dare not show its face?

Are there emotional no-go areas where logic dare not show its face?

Source: Richard Dawkins Foundation. I fear that some of us may be erecting taboo zones, where emotion is king and where reason is not admitted; where reason, in some cases, is actively intimidated and…

Pope Francis could help avert planetary disaster by rescinding the Vatican’s mistaken 1968 condemnation of contraception

Pope Francis could help avert planetary disaster by rescinding the Vatican’s mistaken 1968 condemnation of contraception

World population has tripled since the warnings of Julian Huxley and others in the 1950s. The Ford administration’s 1975 National Security Study Memorandum 200 report detailed much of the problem, called for universal access to…

Opinion

Religious Left and Barack Obama Unite to End American Democracy

Religious Left and Barack Obama Unite to End American Democracy

Source: VDARE.com. Barack Obama’s strategy on mass immigration can best be summarized as “Damn the Constitution, full speed ahead!” Our already overloaded America may have to accept as many as 5.5 million additional illegals by…

Former president of Ireland: asking bishops’ advice on family life ‘bonkers’

Former president of Ireland: asking bishops’ advice on family life ‘bonkers’

Source: The Irish Times. Former president Mary McAleese has described as “completely bonkers” Pope Francis’s plan to ask a synod of bishops to advise him on whether church teaching on the family should change.…

Reproductive Health One Troubling Chart Shows How Many Times Politicians Regulated Men and Women’s Bodies in 2014

One Troubling Chart Shows How Many Times Politicians Regulated Men and Women’s Bodies in 2014

Source: Mic. We're only halfway through 2014, and state legislators have already introduced a whopping…

Washington Post’s Unnamed Catholic Five Strike Again Against Freedom For Women

Washington Post’s Unnamed Catholic Five Strike Again Against Freedom For Women

Well, we are relieved that the one Catholic not in the pocket of the odious…

Abuse in the Church St. Louis archbishop claims he wasn’t sure it was illegal for priests to have sex with kids

St. Louis archbishop claims he wasn’t sure it was illegal for priests to have sex with kids

Source: Raw Story. St Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson testified last month that he wasn’t sure…

Almost 800 babies buried in septic tank at Catholic-run Irish home for unmarried mothers

Almost 800 babies buried in septic tank at Catholic-run Irish home for unmarried mothers

Source: Raw Story. Death records suggest 796 children, from newborns to eight-year-olds, were deposited in…

Right to Die Ex-Archbishop of Canterbury: I support assisted dying

Ex-Archbishop of Canterbury: I support assisted dying

Lord Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, is supporting moves to legalise assisted dying, it…

Belgium gives ill children of any age the right to die

Belgium gives ill children of any age the right to die

Source: Dawn.com. Despite opposition from the Church, which called the move “a step too far”,…

Population Stress

Iran bans permanent contraception to boost population growth

Iran bans permanent contraception to boost population growth

Source: The Guardian. Iran's parliament has voted to ban permanent forms of contraception, the state news agency IRNA reported, endorsing…

No Overpopulation in Wonderland

No Overpopulation in Wonderland

Source: Californians for Population Stabilization. What haunts me, here in Wonderland, is that we were warned in the 1970s by…

Among Climate Threats, Military Leaders See Population Growth, Natural Resources as Key Factors

Among Climate Threats, Military Leaders See Population Growth, Natural Resources as Key Factors

Source: New Security Beat. As the world’s population and living standards con­tinue to grow, the projected climate impacts on the…

Christian Right Watch
Christian broadcaster: Ebola could cleanse US of atheists, gay people, and sluts

Christian broadcaster: Ebola could cleanse US of atheists, gay people, and sluts

Source: Raw Story. A Christian radio host who enthusiastically looks for signs the world will…

Researchers: Children exposed to religion have difficulty distinguishing fact from fiction

Researchers: Children exposed to religion have difficulty distinguishing fact from fiction

Source: Raw Story. A study published in the July issue of Cognitive Science determined…

Australia High Court Nixes School Chaplains

Australia High Court Nixes School Chaplains

Australia’s High Court ruled unanimously on June 19 that the country’s $67 million per year…

Immigration
For Obama and the Church Hierarchy, It’s All Going According to Plan

For Obama and the Church Hierarchy, It’s All Going According to Plan

Source: VDARE.com. The hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church is also seemingly gleeful about the influx…

Islam Watch
Antisemitism on rise across Europe ‘in worst times since the Nazis’

Antisemitism on rise across Europe ‘in worst times since the Nazis’

Source: Raw Story. Experts say attacks go beyond Israel-Palestinian conflict as hate crimes strike fear into…

Freedom of Speech
Sympathetic Abortion Film Ads Shunned by NBC

Sympathetic Abortion Film Ads Shunned by NBC

Sad there is still much resistance to honest efforts to bring the treatment of the contentious…

Belief
Why You Can’t Reconcile God and Evolution

Why You Can’t Reconcile God and Evolution

Source: AlterNet. If there really were a Divine Tinkerer mucking about with evolution, like civil engineers…

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