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Pledge of Allegiance: Information, History, Arguments

Was the 1950s addition of "under God" unconstitutional? Not only that, it's fundamentally immoral because it tells people that there is an inherent, officially supported connection between American patriotism and belief in a particular sort of god.

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Atheism Basics: How Modern Dictionaries Define Atheism

Tuesday April 22, 2014
What is the definition of atheism? How do atheists define atheism? How do dictionaries define atheism? A common theme throughout the definitions here is the primary use of 'disbelieve' when defining atheism. Some dictionaries drop this, but most comprehensive dictionaries do not.

 

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Theological Trends: Theology, Apologetics, and Religious Philosophy

Monday April 21, 2014
Both theology and the philosophy of religion have played important roles in Western culture, but not everyone understands the important differences between them. The motives behind theology and the philosophy of religion are very different, but the questions they ask and the topics they address are often the same.

 

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Book of the Week: Government vs. Erotica: The Siege of Adam and Eve

Monday April 21, 2014
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Should the government have the power to regulate private sexual conduct -- and if so, how far should that power reach? Why would the government even be interested in regulating such conduct? What would be the purpose, and what would be the consequences?

Book of the Week: Government vs. Erotica: The Siege of Adam and Eve

Church/State Fundamentals: Christianism, Christian Nationalism: Christian Extremism, Patriotism

Sunday April 20, 2014
Christianism or Christian Nationalism is analogous to Islamism. Just as Islamists seek to reform society along Islamic, Christianists seek to reform society along Christian lines and force conformity to conservative Christian values, ending church/state separation. As Christian Nationalists, they combine conservative, evangelical Christian theology with extreme American nationalism.

 

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