The Christian God agrees with President Trump that He is doing a tremendous job. Many of Evangelicals running the Government would concur that Trump has done more for religion than Jesus ever did while the remainder of the moral majority have abandoned Evangelicalism for Trumpism. Does it matter to any of them that their religious privilege is complicit in greater suffering during the pandemic? If only their God would send us a sign about what He thinks of the Evangelicals, just like the courts have done to Betsy DeVos. Meanwhile Jim “the Faker” Bakker must be laughing all the way to the bank.
U.S. Supreme Court expands Religious Freedom in key rulings.
Atheism and Humanism in Africa. It could happen that more atheists in Nigeria are imprisoned or murdered by the terrorists of the Religion of Peace.
South Korea’s latest church-linked coronavirus outbreak is turning into a battle over religious freedom.
In Brazil feminists prevent religious bigots from further ruining the life of a child rape victim.
Religions have a long history of objecting to vaccinations.
Climate Crisis: The RNC refuses to believe it is happening.
The 5 greatest blunders in the history of Science.
Nano-diamond self-charging batteries could disrupt energy as we know it.
Quantum paradox points to shaky foundations of reality. Maybe a touch of absurdity could help us figure it out.
Long Reads: Churchgoers are helping to spread QAnon conspiracy theories. Jerry Falwell Jr.’s filthy, predatory finances. What computer-generated language tells us about our own ideological thinking. The Biblical Flood that will drown California. Unlearning the myth of American innocence. A century after women’s suffrage, the fight for equality isn’t over.
This week I am reading this book: A book many may not want to read – The Discomfort of Evening.