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By: Maryam Namazie
Since 22 year old Imad Iddine Habib founded the Council of Ex-Muslims of Morocco (the first public atheist organisation in a country with Islam as the state religion), he has received numerous threats.
Morocco’s High Council of Ulemas (the highest...
By: Dan Hettmannsperger III
Of course it is common knowledge that Christianity began as a goof perpetrated by the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce that got so far out of hand it ended up becoming the largest religion in the world. Right? Well, actually, no that’s not what happened but if it had it would probably make more sense then the truth, which is murky and more then a little frustrating. There is a pattern one finds in the growth of religions that is unmistakable and it goes like this: at some point a man comes along (it’s always a man, women who have serious work to do...
Yesterday I met with Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas. Well… Adam Brown, Cole Morgan, Fred Heeren, Michaelyn Everhart and I. We met at my apartment complex and piled into Adam’s car and headed for Topeka, KS. We were all a bit nervous and were trying to figure out what to say, how to say it, and whether or not certain issues should even be raised. We decided on Abortion, Science Education, and giving atheists a seat “at the table”.
Let’s break this down a bit so you know what we mean:
Abortion: Michaelyn and I were charged with the task of helping Gov. Brownback to see the...
Help with medical and legal bills
I have spent every day of my life since I was 15 years old fighting for equal rights amongst ALL people let alone those who are attracted to the same sex. My father, Roger Gorley, and his husband, Allen Mansell have been married for nearly 5 years. They have shared a home together, purchased cars together, have all of their investments, and any other paperwork taken care of to be considered a real marriage under the law. In the state of Missouri civil unions are not recognized but many same-sex couples go ahead and follow through with the paperwork and...
Blog post by: Dan Hettmannsperger III
Where did all this superstition come from in the first place and why has it managed to hold on to this very hour even in the age of Iphones and Twitter? No one can know with absolute certainty of course just how and where It all began, but we can make some pretty good guesses based on what we’ve gathered from Anthropology, Psychology, History and Archeology. We know for example that primitive stone age people as far back as 100,000+ years ago buried their dead with items that belong to the deceased and that the ritual of cannibalism was...