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How the Vatican Almost Embraced Birth Control

Catholicism is the most intransigent of the world’s religions on the subject of contraception, alone in denying its use even to married couples.

Revisiting the question of the veil: Must the veil be banned?

The banning of the burka or the niqab can be argued from two angles, 1) the societal right and 2) the women’s right.

Why Religion Is Ignorance

Religion provides no real answers. It will excuse the existence of the Universe with "God made it, because everything must be made."

Hitler Was NOT An Atheist

Hitler was a Roman Catholic, baptized into that religio-political institution as an infant in Austria. Its worst doctrines never left him.

Long buried documents reveal the virulent anti-American machinations of the Roman Catholic Church

The principal deterrent to a possible takeover of this democracy by a fanatic adversarial power – a free and vigilant press – no longer exists…

Why is Secular European Society Doing So Much Better Than God-Fearing America?

It is the lack of a traditional religious world-view that helps create the most benign societal conditions yet seen.

We Are Breeding Ourselves to Extinction

All measures to thwart the degradation and destruction of our ecosystem will be useless if we do not cut population growth.

Nazi Leaders And Christianity

Since the second world war, there has been a convention that the Nazis were driven either by atheism or by all sorts of sinister occult…

Understanding Fascism and anti-Semitism

In Germany fascists promoted what they called “true Christianity”, which was essentially Christian fundamentalism.

The Problem of Evil

For thinking people, there's only one possible answer to the age-old problem of evil: The all-loving Father proclaimed by many faiths cannot exist.

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