Announcing a new video series — The stories of young Scientologists not told in ‘Going Clear’
Now, the two young men from those stories, Aaron Smith-Levin and Nick Lister, are teaming up to create a new YouTube channel that will feature the stories of other young Scientologists who grew up in the church and believe they have a unique view of it.
A Texas Christian couple fled the country after failing to raise a starved child from the dead
In Texas, two church members have fled to Mexico after an anonymous tip was called into the local police that church members had been trying to resurrect a child from the dead.
The child reportedly died a week earlier according to NBC News.
Bill Maher’s Bigoted Atheism: His Arrogant Shtick Is Just as Ugly as Religious Intolerance
You know what you call someone who makes sweeping generalizations on billions of people based on the extreme actions of a few? A bigot. Bill Maher, for example, is a bigot. And if you’re a fan of his smug, dismissive shtick, you’re a bigot too.
I’ll let you guys argue about this one amongst yourselves.
How Christians Think They Can Convert Atheists… According to WikiHow
You learn a lot about campaigns when you read their strategy memos. WikiHow contributors have put together a page on How to Persuade an Atheist to Become Christian, and it’s probably a little more revealing than they intended.
Australia to stop welfare cash of anti-vaccine parents
Learning the Hard Way: My Journey from #AntiVaxx to Science
10 Questions With Science Babe, the Blogger Who Took Down Food Babe
The article referenced in the link above, written by the Science Babe, appears here. If you’re a Food Babe fan, please read it. Sorry guys, but she doesn’t know what she’s talking about and her campaigns are actually hurting the quality of the foods she targets, not helping them.
The skeptical community is abuzz with the announcement by the FDA’s announcement that they are reviewing the “regulatory framework” of homeopathic products and are open to public input. We have written about this at Science-Based Medicine, and as you can imagine, this is a serious topic of discussion among the editors.
Not unlike the Food Babe, homeopathy is full of shit.
More evidence that near death experiences are related to brain activity, not the supernatural
So even more research, then?
Atheists Rewrite The Ten Commandments — They’re Much Better Than The Originals
Like that’s hard. Seriously.
Author Suggests Jesus Never Existed After Finding No Mention Of Him In Historical Texts