5 Things You Won’t Believe Aren’t In the Bible

As a predominantly Christian people, Westerners think they know the Bible pretty well. But not everybody realizes that many of the most iconic features of Christianity were never mentioned by the holy book or the church, but were actually pulled from the ass of some poet or artist years after God turned in his final…

6 Ways Religion Does More Bad Than Good

Original post by Valerie Tarico Most British people think religion causes more harm than good according to a survey commissioned by the Huffington Post. Surprisingly, even among those who describe themselves as “very religious” 20 percent say that religion is harmful to society. For that we can probably thank the internet, which broadcasts everything from Isis beheadings,…

The Threat From Within: Dominionists Taking Over America

In America, religion is not supposed to be a factor in lawmaking or governance. The Founding Fathers were cognizant that religious fanatics may attempt to subvert the secular nature of the Constitution in favor of a theocracy, so they crafted the 1st Amendment to maintain the separation of church and state. However, the religious right…

The Colossal Fraud of Alveda King.

I think it is incredibly sad and pathetic how Alveda King, niece of Martin Luther King Jr., trades on his name while fighting against everything he stood for. Where he was an advocate for justice and equality, she has been an enemy of it. At a 1997 protest rally against a bill to extend civil…