Monthly Archive:: May 2006
Organized religion has always been and remains the greatest threat to the rights of women. Here in the Christian dominated west two bible verses particularly show the position of women: To the woman he said, Ã¢â‚¬ËœI will greatly increase your pangs in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children, yet your desire shall be
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (May 26) – Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson says he has leg-pressed 2,000 pounds, but some say he’d be in a pretty tough spot if he tried. The “700 Club” host’s feat of strength is recounted on the Web site of his Christian Broadcasting Network, in a posting headlined “How Pat Robertson Leg
Category: Religious Right
In this article Sunday school teacher Jerry Bergman asks us why the court ruled against ID in the Dover case. His answer is that Ã¢â‚¬Å“critical analysis of Ã¢â‚¬ËœevolutionismÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ leads to intelligent design which leads to the Ã¢â‚¬ËœCreatorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢Ã¢â‚¬Â which Ã¢â‚¬Å“leads to religion, which leads to GodÃ¢â‚¬Â. As evidence for this assertion, Mr. Bergman brings up two
Researchers claim to have demonstrated that a process called paramutation, discovered in plant research, takes place in animals also. Paramutation apparently occurs when a gene is expressed even though it’s not there. This happened recently with mice and a gene called “Kit”. Kit comes in two forms. One will give them a spotted tail.Researchers found
A young boy was in school and was having a terrible time with his mathematics. His parents worked with him night after night but there was no improvement. His math marks were dismal. His parents in desperation decided to transfer their son to a new school. They decided to try a Catholic school but not
Why feminists should support the decriminalization of prostitution.
Yesterday I wrote about the interruption of a public school ceremony by Christian students after they lost the opportunity to say a Christian prayer as a part of the ceremony. Today, I would like to address one of the myths about school prayer. The myth is that students should be able to pray in school.
First, we had Rabbi Gellman writing about “angry atheists”. Now we have Rabbi Shafram who thinks we are little better than hit men for the Mafia: …the notion that there is no higher authority than nature is precisely what enables the vast majority of the killers, rapists and thieves who populate the nightly news. Utter
Go Get Yourself Some Power, Progressives: What this means is that we have to make being progressive in politicians’ self-interest, and acting as a right-winger against their self-interest. You see, politicians care about getting elected, and that’s pretty much all they can afford to care about. You can’t blame them for this, just like you