challenging religious privilege in public life



The Victims of the Crusades

Many people think the Crusades were romantic quests but they actually were a nightmare of slaughter, rape, looting and magic tales.

A computer predicted the world will end in 2040. If we don’t change our ways it may happen

After decades of neglect, silence and denial in relation to overpopulation, we are on course to reach 11 billion towards the end of this century.

Overpopulation during my lifetime of eighty years

With the depletion of finite resources and the destruction of habitat, the movement of humans will become increasingly predictable.

Automation will force us to realize that we are not defined by what we do

Yes, we will lose jobs  –  but AI will liberate us from routine work and push us to become more human, not less.

The war of Christian fundamentalists against women

Christian fundamentalists are very similar in the ideology and misogyny toward women as that of the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Unlearning May be our Biggest Challenge

Alvin Toffler was right, continuous learning is the hallmark of our future as humans – but to relearn, we must unlearn.

Kavanaugh calls contraception ‘abortion-inducing’ – just like anti-choice groups who support him do

Kavanaugh referred to birth control as an ‘abortion-inducing drug,’ which is not just flat-out wrong, but is anti-woman, anti-science propaganda.

Meet the Superstar Prophet Who Can Walk on Air, Cure HIV and Put ‘Miracle Money’ in Your Pocket

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri is famous for walking on air, curing virtually any disease or disability and even communicating with angels.

We Don’t Have Free Will. We Have Something Better.

We have ‘self-aware, conceptual reasoning’, or SCR for short. Future machines that have SCR will also have moral agency.

The GOP’s Obsession With The Prosperity Gospel

Today’s GOP is a radical cult. And they are only interested in doing the will of the God they have created in their own image.