“In red states and blue states, with religious voters and secular voters, wherever abortion was on the ballot, abortion rights disproportionately won.”
Sinatra voiced contempt for most organized religion — and said he realized that speaking openly could hurt his singing career.
Christianity simply has no functional reality in today’s Western democracies – except for a fringe of intense believers.
Philosopher-author Nikos Kazantzakis left an indelible mark on the modern world.
Christianity is collapsing in Western democracies with astounding speed.
The Roman empire had a similar pantheon. Were the Greek and Roman gods anything but imaginary?
Cruel birth defects hardly seem like the work of a “god of infinite love.”
Polish archbishop bans priests from receiving children in their homes
Remember a semi-comic Cold War movie, “The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming”?
A marvelous asset surrounds millions of Americans. Part of the public ignores it, but a significant group cherishes it. I’m talking about the lush forest covering vast regions, including eighty percent of my state, West Virginia.
The number of Americans who identify as non-religious is soaring in the profoundly Christian United States, according to a Pew Research Center study published Tuesday.
“Can a denomination continue when it has money but no people?”
Free speech and free press mean the same thing: the right to voice any beliefs or ideas, even unpopular ones — orally or on paper — without fear of being punished for it. Sometimes it’s called freedom of expression.
(Daylight atheism – sept. 13, 2021)
The terrible Great Depression of the 1930s wasn’t America’s only economic crash.
The 9/11 tragedy was a monstrous example of the Law of Unintended Consequences – of blowback.