Day: April 21, 2022

Our Species’ Success and the Humanist Worldview,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

It’s well documented and very well understood that no species can remain biologically or socially successful if it goes extinct. This seems obvious, at least to me anyway; the only way an organism survives is if it can adapt and protect both itself and its ecological environment. So here’s the thing and probably the core …

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Eminent historian endorses Thomas Paine D.C. memorial lauryn@ffrf.org (Lauryn Seering) News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation   A prominent scholar and historian has endorsed the construction of a statue of Thomas Paine in the nation’s capital — providing the project a huge spur.  Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., introduced legislation in February (HR 6720) to authorize the building …

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Pulitzer-winning atheist interviewed on FFRF Sunday TV show lauryn@ffrf.org (Lauryn Seering) News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation Click here to watch the teaser.  A Pulitzer Prize-winning exponent of science and freethought is the guest on the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s “Freethought Matters” TV show Sunday. Natalie Angier, who received the Pulitzer Prize in 1991, is the author of …

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Eminent historian endorses Thomas Paine D.C. memorial lauryn@ffrf.org (Lauryn Seering) News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation A prominent scholar and historian has endorsed the construction of a statue of Thomas Paine in the nation’s capital — providing the project a huge spur.  Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., introduced legislation in February (HR 6720) to authorize the building of …

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Together, We Are Building a Better Future Nick Black Nonbelievers, Inc.

Read More Black Nonbelievers, Inc. Greetings, April has been quite the busy month. In addition to proudly accepting the 2022 Irving and Anabel Wolfson Award (presented by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Worcester), I just returned from the 2022 American Atheists convention held here in Atlanta over Easter weekend. I must tell you that it …

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Riots Erupt in Sweden Over Plans to Burn Quran at Far-Right Rally P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic More than 40 people were injured in Sweden over the violent riots over the weekend. The clashes were sparked by rallies organized by a far-right, anti-immigrant organization called Stram Kurs (Hard Line). The group’s leader, Rasmus Paludan, a Danish-Swedish politician, said they have burned a copy of the Quran and plan …

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Indonesian Ex-Muslim Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail for Criticizing Islam P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On April 6, a Christian Youtuber in Indonesia was sentenced to ten years in prison for allegedly posting offensive videos. According to the Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News), prosecutors insisted on the 10-year jail sentence. The 56-year-old Muhammad Kace, a former Muslim cleric who converted to Christianity, has uploaded …

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Woman Who Sued Cop for "Forced Baptism" Found Dead P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic A woman who sued a police officer for allegedly forcing her to be baptized was found dead in her home on April 13. The 42-year-old Shandele Marie Riley’s body was discovered in her home in Log Cabin Lane in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee. According to Hamilton County Police, Riley’s cause of death …

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Indian Man Lynched on Suspicion of Cow Slaughter P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic A farm caretaker died after a group of men attacked him and five other individuals for allegedly slaughtering a cow. The attack happened in a farmhouse in Dwarka, a residential neighborhood in western New Delhi. According to local police, they received a complaint about the incident around 2:00 PM on Monday, …

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