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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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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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Parapsychology: Belief, Statistics & Coincidence

Saturday April 19, 2014
One of the reasons people believe in psychic phenomena is not because of experiments which purport to show something statistically significant - these results only serve to bolster beliefs which already exist. People's beliefs are instead based upon their own personal experiences. The more such experiences a person has, the stronger their belief will be.

 

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Is Godless a Slur? Is it Slander, Libel to Accuse One of Godlessness, Atheism?

Friday April 18, 2014

Who is more of an immoral bigot, the person who uses "Jew" as a slur or the person who files a lawsuit against having that label applied to them? Is it the person who uses "homosexual" as a slur or the person who goes to court over it? That's a hard question to answer, and the same is true when comparing someone who uses "godless" or "atheist" as a slur and the person so offended by the label that they file suit in court for damages when the godless label is applied to them.

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