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According to just released 2018 data from the General Social Survey, “Nones” are now the largest single “religious” demographic in the country (23.1%), statistically tied with Catholics (23.0%) and just above evangelical Christians (22.5%)....
By AtheistNews 5 4 comments TN Mar 22
Many here might look at this and say "That's why I am agnostic/atheist" or whatever. But I don't think this would actually change anyone's mind. This does demonstrate why religion is bad. I'm always told by believers that without religion or the fear...
By CK-One 6 4 comments WA Mar 22
LINK Tyson is recalling 69,000 pounds of chicken strips after customers complained they contained metal - AOL Finance
By IAJO163 7 15 comments PA Mar 22
LINK FL Bill Forcing Public High Schools to Offer Bible Classes Passes First Hurdle | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
By zblaze 7 12 comments OR Mar 21
LINK Pope meets with Mormon leadership in Rome to dedicate temple - Religion News Service
By zblaze 7 5 comments OR Mar 21
LINK The Latest: Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion law signed
By Elganned 7 7 comments MI Mar 21
I want to see what other people think about the phrase 'callout culture'. I saw it used in an article and discovered a discussion about it in "Wired", which I attach below. From what I understand, sharing instances of racism and bigotry somehow ...
By mojo5501 6 4 comments WI Mar 21
LINK In Texas, a Quiet Effort to Protect 'Conversion Therapy' Is Underway - Rewire.News
By Elganned 7 7 comments MI Mar 21
LINK PHILOSOPHICALLY SPEAKING | An Atheist with a Tall Hat On: The Forgotten History of Agnosticism -
By zblaze 7 8 comments OR Mar 20
LINK Satirical Story on Harris Treated as Fact
By Elganned 7 6 comments MI Mar 20
LINK 10 easy ways you can tell for yourself that the Earth is not flat | Popular Science
By balou 8 10 comments TX Mar 19
LINK 151 - Will We Destroy the Future?
By zblaze 7 6 comments OR Mar 19
West Virginia sues Catholic diocese, charging that it knowingly employed pedophiles. []
By Elganned 7 5 comments MI Mar 19
LINK The TRUTH about the Christchurch mosque - YouTube
By SidneyWinston 5 10 comments Canada Mar 19
LINK 12,000 Doctors Urge the USDA to Issue Dairy Warning | LIVEKINDLY
By SkotlandSkye 8 4 comments OK Mar 19
LINK Netanyahu tells Arab citizens they’re not real Israelis
By Elganned 7 7 comments MI Mar 18
LINK U.S. Supreme Court rejects Hawaii B&B that refused to serve lesbian couple
By Elganned 7 10 comments MI Mar 18
LINK Religion for the Nonreligious - Wait But Why - Pocket
By tnorman1236 8 6 comments WV Mar 17
LINK U.S. Peace Activists in Venezuela: Nothing to Fear - YouTube
By 48thRonin 8 6 comments NC Mar 17
well let me start from beginning of my journey that led me to be in this awkward situation. I will to come to point quick because my story is long and so sorry for my bad english i wish i could write this letter in deutsch! My Name is Mahmud ...
By MahmudMohebbi 2 4 comments UK Mar 17
From The Week: The Portland city council unanimously approved an ordinance banning discrimination against atheists and agnostics. "With this declaration," said city commissioner Amanda Fritz, "perhaps more nonbelievers will feel less fearful of being...
By Grayghost 5 8 comments VA Mar 16
LINK Moral Zealotry and the Seductive Nature of Evil - Quillette
By zblaze 7 5 comments OR Mar 16
LINK I had no idea this was a thing- Mansplaining shirtgate to women is meta misogyny | Dr. Jen Gunter
By MarkiusMahamius 5 6 comments NY Mar 16
LINK Churches open their doors to businesses in order to survive
By Elganned 7 6 comments MI Mar 16
LINK The Rapid Decline Of The Natural World Is A Crisis Even Bigger Than Climate Change | HuffPost
By tnorman1236 8 11 comments WV Mar 15
LINK Humanist marriages least likely to end in divorce, official statistics reveal » Humanists UK
By zblaze 7 4 comments OR Mar 15
LINK A Life of One’s Own: A Penetrating 1930s Field Guide to Self-Possession, Mindful Perception, and the Art of Knowing What You Really Want – Brain Pickings
By tnorman1236 8 6 comments WV Mar 14
LINK 16-Year-Old Environmental Activist Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
By Lukian 8 8 comments Canada Mar 14
[] US Again Cuts Women from State Department’s Human Rights Reports
By Knitfreak 7 9 comments MI Mar 13
Judge tells ani-vaxxers to keep their kids home. []
By Elganned 7 16 comments MI Mar 13
LINK Paul Manafort indicted in New York moments after sentencing in D.C. case
By jerry99 7 8 comments CO Mar 13
AOC takes on the CEO of the blatantly corrupt Wells Fargo over funding the pipeline and caging children. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The CEO of Wells Fargo said they chose to finance the unstable Dakota Access Pipeline over Standing Rock Sioux ...
By jerry99 7 7 comments CO Mar 12
LINK Billionaire Musk releases all Tesla patents to help save the Earth
By snytiger6 8 5 comments WA Mar 12
LINK NYT’s Exposé on the Lies About Burning Aid Trucks in Venezuela Shows How U.S. Government and Media Spread Pro-War Propaganda
By Knitfreak 7 10 comments MI Mar 11
LINK Former Florida officer accused of using police database to find women to date
By BookDeath 8 26 comments VA Mar 11
For me... assassination of JFK.
By BeeHappy 8 58 comments NV Mar 11
At least 10 tornadoes confirmed in Louisiana and Kentucky
By FreddieAlfie 3 8 comments PA Mar 10
Ebola treatment centers under attack in Congo. [] The pandemic takes one step closer.
By Elganned 7 7 comments MI Mar 10
Guilty while being black in America (again) 🤬 []
By Science-guy 8 16 comments Canada Mar 7
LINK High School Students Shovel Woman's Driveway At 4:30 AM So She Can Make It To Dialysis Treatment
By Knitfreak 7 13 comments MI Mar 7
Wow! Deep. People fined and jailed for dissing their gov't? What should be done if the gov't disrespects it's citizens? []
By IAJO163 7 10 comments PA Mar 7
LINK There’s probably another planet in our solar system - MIT Technology Review
By david75090 7 6 comments TX Mar 6
The Do No Harm Act (H.R. 1450, S. 593) is a bill that would limit the negative impact of religious exemptions in federal law in areas such as civil rights and health care coverage. We need your help to build support for this important legislation....
By AtheistNews 5 11 comments TN Mar 6
This seems so common sense, but so many people refuse to see it. The radical moral implications of luck in human life []
By Benthoven 8 14 comments NY Mar 6
LINK Why Renewables Can’t Save the Planet - Quillette
By zblaze 7 10 comments OR Mar 6
LINK Health Experts Recommend Standing Up At Desk, Leaving Office, Never Coming Back
By resserts 8 16 comments NY Mar 6
LINK Trump Lays Groundwork To Ban Mandatory Vaccinations Across U.S.
By snytiger6 8 31 comments WA Mar 3
LINK Bill Would Lower Failing Grades For Public School Performance To 39 Percent
By snytiger6 8 10 comments WA Mar 2
Gun Deaths in 2018 Japan: 10 Sweden: 41 Switzerland: 47 UK: 50 Israel: 105 Australia: 207 Total: 460 Population: 246,959,950 Guns: 8,804,000 United States... Deaths: 39,773 Population: 329,093,106 Guns: 393,347,000 When will the...
By Charliesey 6 25 comments FL Mar 2
LINK Gun slips from waistband, shoots man in genitals
By HippieChick58 9 30 comments NE Mar 2
LINK Debunked: "Socialism Has Never Worked" - YouTube
By skado 8 11 comments AL Mar 1
LINK Two Santa Clauses or How The Republican Party Has Conned America for Thirty Years
By BSquared 6 4 comments TX Mar 1
LINK David Gilmour Wish you were here live unplugged - YouTube
By DavidGreen1 5 6 comments UK Mar 1
LINK Fordham confirms that Trump team threatened the school if his grades became public - MarketWatch
By david75090 7 9 comments TX Mar 1
LINK Did you know that before 1973 it was illegal in the US to profit off of health care. The Health Maintenance Organization Act of 1973 passed by Nixon changed everything. – Investment Watch
By HippieChick58 9 18 comments NE Mar 1
American Atheists announced the first wave of speakers, including Jim Obergefell, for its 2019 National Convention in Cincinnati on April 18-21. Jim Obergefell became an “accidental activist” by standing up for equality in the landmark case ...
By AtheistNews 5 10 comments TN Feb 28
The Center for Inquiry's Director of Government Affairs, Jason Lemieux, is a veteran of the US Marine Corps. On the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court, he tells what is really behind the Bladensburg Cross case (American Legion et al. v. American ...
By AtheistNews 5 6 comments TN Feb 27
Kent State students and the Gen Z/Millennial generations overall are showing that the most prominent religion is not having a religion at all. In the 2014 Religious Landscape Study of over 35,000 Americans from The Pew Research Center, the ...
By AtheistNews 5 13 comments TN Feb 27
The U.S. Supreme Court has an easy call to make over the constitutionality of a 40-foot concrete cross on governmental land in Bladensburg, Md. Oral arguments are being heard on Wednesday, Feb. 27, over this fraught challenge. One would expect to ...
By AtheistNews 5 18 comments TN Feb 26
LINK What if the problem of poverty is that it’s profitable to other people? | Books | The Guardian
By skado 8 30 comments AL Feb 26
LINK Company Gives Nonsmokers Extra Vacation Days
By snytiger6 8 18 comments WA Feb 26
LINK Lions Eat Three Rhino Poachers Alive In South African Game Reserve - Healthy Food House
By snytiger6 8 26 comments WA Feb 25
LINK The Louder the Monkey, the Smaller Its Balls, Study Finds - Motherboard
By MsAl 7 25 comments MI Feb 24
LINK Ilhan Omar Owes No Apologies, Apologies Are Owed Her
By Krish55 7 9 comments FL Feb 24
LINK The brain’s wiring as you've never seen it before | Cosmos
By zblaze 7 5 comments OR Feb 24
LINK Megachurch Youth Pastor Will Only Serve 8 Months For Sexually Abusing Teen | Michael Stone
By snytiger6 8 10 comments WA Feb 24
LINK On this day 1313: Scots forces disguised as cows seize castle from English - The Scotsman
By SkotlandSkye 8 12 comments OK Feb 23
'Terrifying': Rapid Loss of Biodiversity Placing Global Food Supplies at Risk of 'Irreversible Collapse' []
By Lawrence63 4 8 comments PA Feb 22
LINK Snake Oil Cannabis? The Scientific Evidence for Medical Marijuana & CBD — Information is Beautiful
By Lukian 8 12 comments Canada Feb 22
That was fast!!!
By Lukian 8 12 comments Canada Feb 22
LINK Salvation by Words: Iris Murdoch on Language as a Vehicle of Truth and Art as a Force of Resistance to Tyranny – Brain Pickings
By tnorman1236 8 4 comments WV Feb 22
LINK This Viral Thread Explains How White Supremacists Are Trained By The Military
By DoctoralZombie 7 19 comments KS Feb 22
LINK IT EXISTS: A Flying Spaghetti Monster Colander
By SkotlandSkye 8 12 comments OK Feb 22
LINK Prosecutors worked to cut sex abuser Jeffrey Epstein a break | Miami Herald
By Countrywoman 8 10 comments CO Feb 22
LINK Colorado legislature sends bill to governor that would favor popular vote over Electoral College | TheHill
By chalupacabre 8 10 comments WA Feb 21
LINK World's largest bee not extinct as previously thought.
By david75090 7 7 comments TX Feb 21
LINK Notable women
By JackPedigo 8 5 comments WA Feb 21
LINK Little Brother Saves Sister In Wrestling Match! GET OFF My Sister! - YouTube
By BeeHappy 8 11 comments NV Feb 21
California State Senator, Jerry Hill has proposed California Senate Bill 360 removing a sweeping clergy exemption from the State’s mandatory reporting laws of child abuse and neglect. Sign the petition by clicking below. []?
By AtheistNews 5 6 comments TN Feb 21
LINK Monkees singer Peter Tork dies at 77 after being diagnosed with rare tongue cancer 10 years ago  | Daily Mail Online
By HippieChick58 9 19 comments NE Feb 21
LINK ‘I am dreaming of a way to kill almost every last person on earth’: A self-proclaimed white nationalist planned a mass terrorist attack, the government says - The Washington Post
By HippieChick58 9 15 comments NE Feb 20
LINK Neuroscientists Say They've Found an Entirely New Form of Neural Communication
By hippydog 7 7 comments Canada Feb 20
LINK Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature' | Environment | The Guardian
By zblaze 7 12 comments OR Feb 18
LINK Portland Considers Protection Against Discrimination For Atheists, Agnostics
By zblaze 7 9 comments OR Feb 18
LINK Death
By JackPedigo 8 6 comments WA Feb 18
POLL This is currently relevant to the UK but could affect any western countries. Should Jihadi brides be allowed back to their home country after joining ISIS and now finding themselves in a refugee camp in Syria. As usual I can see both sides and ...
By Moravian 7 36 comments UK Feb 18
LINK Soviet Storm: World War II — In The East. ep. 1. Operation Barbarossa. StarMedia - YouTube
By THHA 7 4 comments AZ Feb 17
LINK Why Misinformation Is About Who You Trust, Not What You Think - Nautilus
By tnorman1236 8 9 comments WV Feb 17
LINK Kansas Republicans back bill requiring doctors to promote reversing medical abortion
By jerry99 7 20 comments CO Feb 17
LINK Scotland’s Antonine Wall — scars of the past
By SkotlandSkye 8 6 comments OK Feb 17
LINK Washington state House committee passes bill to ban personal, philosophical vaccine exemptions | TheHill
By ScottHenrie 3 9 comments AR Feb 16
LINK 'My battery is low and it's getting dark': Mars rover Opportunity's last message to scientists |
By SkotlandSkye 8 8 comments OK Feb 15
LINK The origins of handfasting at Scottish weddings - When Scots ‘married’ for a year and a day - The Scotsman
By SkotlandSkye 8 7 comments OK Feb 15
LINK AOC is Under Fire Because She is Right
By Krish55 7 18 comments FL Feb 14
LINK 11 Literary Pick Up Lines for the Chronically Dateless | Literary Hub
By Lilburne 4 4 comments Australia Feb 13
LINK Organizations to Congress: Remove "God" Clause in Witness Oath - American Humanist Association
By HippieChick58 9 7 comments NE Feb 12
LINK Do Animals Have Feelings? - The Atlantic
By tnorman1236 8 17 comments WV Feb 11
LINK Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature' | Environment | The Guardian
By SkotlandSkye 8 5 comments OK Feb 10
Are we alone in the universe? @CNN []
By Charliesey 6 13 comments FL Feb 9
LINK Scientists Discover Giant Hole Beneath Rapidly Melting Antarctic Glacier | HuffPost
By HippieChick58 9 9 comments NE Feb 6
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