Sophie Willis

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Lazy Religion Tackles Gay Marriage: With Liberty and Justice for Most

With liberty and justice for most... Wait that's not it. Some? A few? Oh no, it's liberty and justice for all.<p>I was raised in the Bible Belt, a hyper-conservative Christian who in the past few years has had his worldview crushed and rebuilt at the hands of experience. Where I once would have …

Atheism and Agnosticism

Religion in public schools: Religious people need to speak out against it.

I recently posted about Zack Kopplin, a young man we need to clone. He is tirelessly working against ridiculous religious overreach in his home state …

Famed Atheist Richard Dawkins: Forcing Religion on Kids Is ‘Child Abuse’

Famed evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins made a claim over the weekend that will likely draw the ire of religious people across the globe: That forcing religion upon children is a form of child abuse.<p>Rather than “indoctrination,” Dawkins called for a form of education in which children merely …

Could scientific breakthroughs lead to new religions?

NYU psychologist Gary Marcus has penned an interesting article for <i>The New Yorker</i> in which he complains about how some scientists are using science …

'Science is wonderful...religion gets in the way,' says Dawkins in 'The Unbelievers'

'The Unbelievers' follows evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and cosmologist Lawrence Krauss around the world as they debate and discuss the merits of science vs. religion.

Unapologetics: Countering Apologetics With Humer

01<p>of 18<p>Omnipresence: God is Omnipresent & Everywhere, Even in the Bathroom<p>Bad Ideas Should be Laughed At, Not Just Refuted with More …

Atheism, God and the moment of unbelief

One day, when I was six years old, I was standing in the playground of my infants school. This was in the early 1970s. I can remember exactly where I …

Faith

David Bowie's new video is the least subtle comment on religion ever

There's a ton of amazing talent in David Bowie's music video for "The Next Day": Bowie, for one, but also Gary Oldman and Marion Cotillard, reunited …

Exercise or religion? Yoga is for everyone: Column

Yoga can clearly be practiced in harmony with any religion, or with no religion, and is diverse and flexible enough to adapt to any setting.<p>Millions of people of varying religious beliefs practice yoga and find that it enhances their spiritual life. Millions of others view it strictly as physical …

UK Census: religion by age, ethnicity and country of birth

Christianity has had a boost from people born overseas, nearly half of Muslims in England and Wales are under 25 and Hindus are the least likely of …

Godless UK: A quarter of Britons have no religion with Christians increasingly likely to be retired people

• One in four people in Britain no longer believes in any religion<br>• Figure rises to more than a third of under 25s<br>• 2011 census shows number of Christians …

An Experiment That's Never Been Tried: Morality Without Religion

A long tradition of thinking tells us that due to man's animal nature we need to have order imposed from above, in the form of religion. Without …