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How the Vatican’s enormous power undermines family planning worldwide

The Church is completely candid about its opposition to birth control and professes that it will do everything possible to accomplish its purposes.

God is a myth and religion is a gigantic fraud

For ages, the thinkers, the doubters, the heretics, the intelligent scientists were foully tortured, imprisoned and murdered.

Earth Needs Renewed Attention To Population Growth

We have little chance of tackling our environmental challenges if we ignore either of the two factors, per capita consumption and population.

How the Vatican influences population growth policy

The Vatican successfully blocks consideration of the reality that population growth is the most serious threat to the security of all nations.

Holy Horrors: The Inquisition

The victim was required not only to confess that he was a heretic, but also to accuse his children, wife, friends, and others as fellow…

Christopher Hitchens: Religion Is Absurd

Religion will always retain a tattered prestige because it was our first attempt as a species to make sense of the cosmos and of our…

Church atrocities receded in Europe because of the Enlightenment

Why did church atrocities recede in the West? Because a new social climate was spreading - the Age of Reason, the Enlightenment.

Holy Horrors: Witch-Hunts

During the 1400s, the Inquisition shifted its focus toward witchcraft, and the next 300 years witnessed a bizarre orgy of religious delusion.

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.

The Case Against Religion

Our children, descendants, and successors are entitled to our best efforts in their behalf for progress, civilization, and a better world to live in.

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