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Should We Use Genetic Technology to Boost Human Intelligence?

Gene editing and embryo selection still elicit a good deal of resistance. But in the next decades, humanity will need highly-intelligent visionaries.

Revealed: controversial plan to boost religious lobby in Brussels, as far right pledges to fight for ‘Christian Europe’

A leaked report reveals a controversial plan to dramatically increase the influence of religious groups on the European Parliament.

Ohio House passes bill allowing student answers to be scientifically wrong due to religion

Students can give the wrong answers and not be penalized if those wrong answers are based on the student’s "sincerely held religious belief".

Christians, Your Bible Shows God Is Not Pro-Life

The truth is that the bible does not endorse the fundamentalist Christian assault on women’s reproductive health.

Jesus wasn’t as nice as people make him out to be

Face it: Jesus was a prude. He was just like all the other conservative first-century Jews. He was a product of his environment.

Atheists Are Murderous, Perverted Beasts!

Atheists are construed as immoral beings who are more likely to commit grotesque acts such as incest, animal torture, and serial murders.

The End of Religion: Technology and the Future

Science is the only cognitive authority in the world today. It explains forces that were once dark and mysterious.

“Science refuses to take root in Muslim countries” Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy

The insistence that religion must be brought into everything – including science – puts certain critical faculties to sleep.

Empty Temples

Church attendance is down; supernatural beliefs are down. Perhaps 50 million U.S. adults now ignore organized religion.

Protect Children From the Bible

When we examine these purported "holy books", we see they all fall far short of any type of true meaningful morality.

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