During WWII in Yugoslavia, Catholic priests were willing accomplices in the genocide of the nation's Serbian, Jewish and Roma population.
It is beyond the pale that anyone would think education is bad for America, but nearly 60% of Republicans is a mind boggling number.
As antiquities scholarship improves, it becomes increasingly clear that the origins of Christianity are convoluted, and not very coherent.
There is clear evidence that religions evolve as human understanding of the world changes whilst a real, God-given religion, should never need to change.
In 1986, Frank Zappa engaged in a fiery debate about censorship based on religious morality in this classic clip from CNN’s “Crossfire”.
All religions work with massive resources to discredit any hint of activity that might be construed as population management.
To solidify Christianity as the sole religion of the Empire, early Christian leaders legalized brutal policies that persecuted pagans.
All pagan, and non-Catholic belief was illegal, and the death penalty was reintroduced. People were no longer free to chose their faith.
Fundamentalist Christianity is anti-modern. It holds that truth became manifest two thousand years ago, and everything since is of no consequence.
The single biggest challenge is not global warming. The primary challenge facing our species is the reproduction of our species itself.