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Disgusted Young People: How Martin Luther King Predicted the Decline of the Mainline Church

<i>So often the contemporary church is a weak, ineffectual voice with an uncertain sound. So often it is an archdefender of the status quo. Far from being disturbed by the presence of the church, the power structure of the average community is consoled by the church’s silent--and often even</i> …

Faith

Tips, Resources, and Inspiration for the Black Vegan

From politicians to rap stars, respected actors to distinguished athletes, the list of African Americans who give attention to animal rights is …

Vegan

Points Panel

Great prizes, rewards and sweepstakes are just a few taps away! Panel app rewards users for simply going about their day.<p>Earn bonus points by …

New Moon in Scorpio – Healing Collective Trauma

11th November 2015 By Simon Vorster and Jennifer Langstone Contributing Writers for Wake Up World Nothing is as it used to be within us. We have been …

Planned Parenthood

'Supergiant' gas field discovered in Mediterranean

Italian oil giant Eni says field off Egypt's coast holds equivalent of 5.5bn barrels of oil<p>A "supergiant" gas field holding the equivalent of 5.5bn barrels of oil has been discovered off the coast of Egypt, the largest ever find in the Mediterranean.<p>Italian oil group Eni, which announced the …

Natural Gas
Tennis

Here's why the women's U.S. Open final sold out before the men's for the first time

Serena Williams, the No. 1 women’s tennis player in the world, may be going for history at the U.S. Open this year if she gets to the final, but …

Tennis

Australian bar sparks outrage after using naked women as fruit platters

Sydney venue criticised for objectifying women after pictures posted on social media show tropical-themed opening night party with naked models covered in fruit<p>A bar in Sydney sparked outrage after using naked women as fruit platters.<p>Cruise Bar hosted a tropical-themed opening night party, and …

The Egyptians Ayahuasca: The Tree Of Life

The civilization of Egypt as we know spans back thousands of years to the days when the last great glaciers in the world were melting (10,000 BC). …

Initiation and Islamic Gnosis

“We must not consider gnosis as a religion among others, but as the heart of all religions,” said Allamah Tabataba’i, one of leading Shi’ite Muslim …

Hatred is weaponizing Jesus: How violent evangelicals, faith-based con artists & serial abusers are using religion for the purpose of evil

In whatever Christian denomination you choose to look at, you’ll find despicable misdeeds left and right<p>I’ve decided that, at least in the United States, the religiously devout really do have the interests of rationalist nonbelievers at heart, at least as far as providing us with (a sick, unseemly …

Religion

Atheists are no less moral: The sad delusion of the Christian Evangelical movement

Sociologist Lori Fazzino dissects the religious right’s single greatest misconception about secularism<p>When most people thinks about Las Vegas they picture some combination of gambling, burlesque, night clubs and legalized prostitution—the pleasures that earned Vegas the nickname Sin City. But when …

Religion

Sweet Corn & Black Bean Tacos

August is slipping through my fingers. Time is slipping through my fingers. I celebrated my favorite tiny person’s second birthday this weekend and I …

Sweet Corn

The Christian Left Has a Voice in 2016

Charles Toy holds no high ecclesiastical office but this Oregonian has more influence then most any high church official can claim. Working with a team, including Rev. Mark Sandlin, this lay leader has brought together a community of over 200,000 progressive Christians to organize for the common …

The secret Jews of Ethiopia

Jews of Kechene, Ethiopia pretend to be Christians as they secretly practice Judaism in remote synagogues.<p>Elders of theBeta Israel community of North …

America enables mass murder: The inconvenient truth of the Aurora, Charleston and Lafayette shootings

Metadata collections will never stop domestic terrorism. It’s time we invest in our children like we do in our wars<p>Imagine that you’re in the FBI and you receive a tip -- or more likely, pick up information through the kind of mass surveillance in which the national security state now specializes. …

Guns

Christian Fragility

Anyone in the U.S. with a social media account has undoubtedly seen the outcry from many members of the Christian Right over Friday's Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality. What many Americans celebrated as a triumph of love and social progress, many Christian conservatives decried as evidence …

The One Commandment of Jesus

We were all beating each other up because of Jesus. We were six years old and half of us were Jews and half were Christians.<p>I will tell you this: …

Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

“The GOP has scores of racists”: A former Bush official condemns modern Republican orthodoxy

Colin Powell’s former chief of staff, Lawrence Wilkerson, warns of the militarism & racism of Republican lawmakers<p>Lawrence Wilkerson is a contradictory figure.<br>Wilkerson is a career military man, who served as chief of staff for Secretary of State Colin Powell; but he has also voiced reluctance to …

Political Science

Daag curry base: the most useful curry recipe you'll ever read

Simple curry base daag is one of Britain’s most-searched-for recipes according to Google - make a big batch to freeze and use later for a huge array of dishes<p>Just reading an <b>Indian cookery book</b> makes me want to go and have a lie-down. The yard-long list of ingredients, most of which need a special …

How To Grow An Avocado Tree for Endless Organic Avocados

Here’s a step-by-step guide to growing your own avocado tree.<p>Avocados are highly nutritious and flavored, whether we’re talking about salad, …

Gardening

My Father Is Against Gay Marriage—And Against The Indiana Law

Amid all the backlash and backpedaling that has followed the signing of Indiana’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act, there’s one important …

LGBTQI

Common, Pharrell, and ‘The New Black’: An Ignorant Mentality That Undermines the Black Experience

The rapper Common made waves during a recent appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart when he offered his take on race in America. It isn’t …

Israel

Tomb of mystery Egyptian queen discovered by archaeologists

Czech archaeologists uncover last resting place of Khentakawess, believed to be a previously unknown wife of Pharaoh Neferefre<p>Czech archaeologists have unearthed the tomb of a previously unknown queen believed to have been the wife of Pharaoh Neferefre who ruled 4,500 years ago, officials in Egypt …

Archaeology