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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.

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.

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 Beast in the Shadows Behind Religion

Millions claim that religion causes believers to be kind. But an ugly flipside exists, a beast lurking in shadows behind supernatural faith.

The Inquisition and Witch Hunts

Accused women were stripped by inquisitor priests who searched their bodies for "witch marks" where they allegedly suckled demons.

Here are Evangelical Christianity’s 10 biggest gaslighting tactics

To Evangelicals, the Old Testament is the timeless Word of God, except when the vile atrocities described there become inconvenient.

Public believes population growth negative, risky, and requiring international attention, while politicians look the other way

Just because population growth is complicated and politicians are afraid to suggest solutions does not justify neglect of the issue.

The Origin of Life on Earth and the Design of Alternative Life Forms

To understand the origin of life on Earth, we must understand the pathways that lead from chemistry to biology.

Logic Disproves All-Merciful God

Reason – logical thinking by intelligent minds – proves clearly that the compassionate, all-powerful god of religion cannot exist.

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