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Hobby Lobby long term goal: "Mandate" 4 Year Bible Curriculum - that HL writes - in Public Schools →

Hobby Lobby wants the government to push Christianity on your children.

But it’s “liberals” who don’t understand church state separation or small government, RIGHT?!

The Seven Signs You're in a Cult →

1. Opposing critical thinking

2. Isolating members and penalizing them for leaving

3. Emphasizing special doctrines outside scripture

4. Seeking inappropriate loyalty to their leaders

5. Dishonoring the family unit

6. Crossing Biblical boundaries of behavior (versus sexual purity and personal ownership)

7. Separation from the Church

Before joining the prayer group, I had been a fairly tolerant person.  Now I was different. I was belligerent toward my gay and atheist friends. I picked fights and insulted them viciously. But I felt justified; I thought they were blind to God’s truth.

As the prayer group expanded, it became an enchanted sphere where supernatural things seemed to be happening all the time. I began having ominous dreams in which the school was flooded and taken over by monsters. Once, we found a candy wrapper in the ceiling of one of our members, Micah Moore; we burned it, because God showed us that it had been used to practice witchcraft. In the everyday college world of exams and choir concerts and dining-hall meals, these episodes seemed outlandish—and to outsiders, maybe even disturbing. But within the Gnostic dream world of our small Charismatic enclave, they seemed perfectly normal. By the end of the next semester, several of us were already making plans to move to Kansas City.

An FBI Counterterrorism Agent Tracked Me Down Because I Took a Picture of This →

FBI suspects 86-year-old former executive, photo enthusist of terrorism. Because he took some photos.

I am 86 years old and a retired senior corporate executive, having been president of a Levi Strauss division and previously the senior vice president of the Sara Lee Corporation in Chicago.

taking a photo of a well-known Boston landmark is now considered to be engaged in suspicious terrorist activity

Catholic-Protestant feud flares anew in Northern Ireland →

jewishatheist:

eretzyisrael:

We have more than the Iron Dome…we have G-d! 

riiiiiiiiiiiight… but I’m pretty sure any fucking sane person would rather the actual iron dome (missile intervention system) than “god”. 
but once again god gets credit for things we know have actual, physical - and human - explanations.
and when ISIS scores some amazing wins, of course, thank god!
He works in verrrrrrrrry mysterious ways… mysteriously similar to it not existing at all.

The Dylan song “With God On Our Side” springs to mind.

jewishatheist:

eretzyisrael:

We have more than the Iron Dome…we have G-d! 

riiiiiiiiiiiight… but I’m pretty sure any fucking sane person would rather the actual iron dome (missile intervention system) than “god”.

but once again god gets credit for things we know have actual, physical - and human - explanations.

and when ISIS scores some amazing wins, of course, thank god!

He works in verrrrrrrrry mysterious ways… mysteriously similar to it not existing at all.

The Dylan song “With God On Our Side” springs to mind.

Source : eretzyisrael

You explain the patriarchy to conservative assholes

And they just deny, deny, deflect. It’s enough to make you want to throw up your hands and scream “oh what’s the point?!” But you can’t think like that. Breaking through is like chipping away at a brick wall with a chisel. You, and a hundred others, keep at it and eventually they’ll be able to see sunlight shining through. It’s just not going to happen all at once.

Same goes for oppression from religious institutions.

Same goes for oppression from unregulated capitalists.

Hey, sorry, don't feel like reblogging and making a heap of replies. Those are annoying right? I meant that there are religions out there that don't even have god in their religion and also follow scientific teachings. Religion does not equal belief in a god

tenta-notthat-cool:

goodreasonnews:

tenta-notthat-cool:

goodreasonnews:

Atheism is about a belief in god though, so it doesn’t totally make sense, but OK.

You can be in a religion and also be atheist. I simply hate it when atheists say that they don’t believe in any religions specifically (it’s kinda obvious why someone wouldn’t believe in god, right) because they believe in science. It seems pretty rude to all the religions that follow scientific reasoning.

Which religion did you have in mind?

Pantheism is a good example I think. I know a few atheists who consider themselves as such

Does pantheism not hold that all is divine? I thought that was an ‘everything is god’ belief.

Source : goodreasonnews

Hey, sorry, don't feel like reblogging and making a heap of replies. Those are annoying right? I meant that there are religions out there that don't even have god in their religion and also follow scientific teachings. Religion does not equal belief in a god

tenta-notthat-cool:

goodreasonnews:

Atheism is about a belief in god though, so it doesn’t totally make sense, but OK.

You can be in a religion and also be atheist. I simply hate it when atheists say that they don’t believe in any religions specifically (it’s kinda obvious why someone wouldn’t believe in god, right) because they believe in science. It seems pretty rude to all the religions that follow scientific reasoning.

Which religion did you have in mind?

Source : goodreasonnews

What Happens When You Cross A Republican With A Republican? I Dunno But It’s Dumb →

crooksandliars:

What Happens When You Cross A Republican With A Republican? I Dunno But It’s Dumb

I’m beginning to think that the GOP run-off between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel is going to last forever and will end up looking like Sherman went through Mississippi instead of Georgia.This sucker runs the gambit from illegal photo-taking to suicide to breaking and entering to bribes to … hell, there’s no end in sight.Although the Mississippi GOP certified Cochran as the winner, McDaniel is claiming that he will challenge the decision.And get this: he’s superhero CorruptionBuster!

In an interview with WLOX-TV on Monday, McDaniel remarked that “there’s no timetable for justice.”“We’re going to find the corruption that exists in Mississippi, if it exists, and we’re going to put an end to it once and for all,” he said.

Yeah, putting an end to corruption in Mississippi would be just a little harder than moving the capital from Jackson to New York City.

And if there’s a circus anywhere within the boundaries of electoral college votes, Ted Cruz wants to be the ringmaster. So, he jumps in.

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What do you call the children of two Republicans? Sarah Palinbreds! :rimshot:

Source : crooksandliars

Hey, sorry, don't feel like reblogging and making a heap of replies. Those are annoying right? I meant that there are religions out there that don't even have god in their religion and also follow scientific teachings. Religion does not equal belief in a god

Atheism is about a belief in god though, so it doesn’t totally make sense, but OK.