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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.

Religion and Overpopulation: Threats to Human Survival

If the Catholic Church is not the only important opposition to population growth control, it is, at least, the most significant opposition.

The Catholic Church and Its Obsession With Sex

The Church, from the beginning, was concerned with "out-reproducing" other groups. Sex, to some extent, became a concern on those grounds.

The Return of Totalitarian Theocracy

Many of us fear living under the rule of theocrats whose tolerance for diversity and dissent only lessens as their own power grows.

Women Beyond Belief: Discovering Life without Religion

All three Abrahamic religions are nasty, and women have borne the brunt of the nastiness throughout history.

How the undemocratic activities of the Catholic Church silences critics

The fear felt by many American politicians aware of the undemocratic activities of the church has resulted in their silence.

The 12 most serious environmental problems facing present societies

It seems to me that the most serious environmental problems facing past and present societies fall into a dozen groups.

How the Catholic Church Undermined the Population Growth Control Movement

The prolific propaganda machine has been effective in creating illusions which serve to counter the realities we all see with our own eyes.

The Catholic Church has always rejected freedom of speech

The machinery that the Church uses in the United States to enforce its boycott of unfriendly literature is quite elaborate.

Solutions to Population Growth Weaken Catholic Church Authority

That the Vatican views the solutions to the population problem as threats to its authority, and thus its political power, is well supported.

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