Reading Time: 17 minutes How much of the healthcare debate is being driven by the efforts of religious groups, even more than insurance companies, to influence this legislation?
Reading Time: 19 minutes Religious language and iconography, coupled with gender and identity politics may be the clearest lens through which to view what happened in this election.
Reading Time: 2 minutes People are killing each other all over the world. The stated cause? Religion. In this blunt, edgy podcast, David Silverman, president of American Atheists, goes after the ultimate sacred cow.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The narrative of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as a radicalized religious zealot isn’t necessarily in keeping with case evidence.
Reading Time: 1 minute In this intriguing lecture, the philosopher Stephen Cave discusses four common stories we tell ourselves to overcome our fear of death, and explains why it is better simply not to fear it—because death itself may be nothing to fear.
TVWHO: Russ Baker on RT about Obama’s UN Speech, the death of the US ambassador, the inflammatory video, and more.
Reading Time: 1 minute WHO’s Russ Baker on Obama’s statements about the inflammatory anti-Islam video, the death of the US ambassador, freedom of speech, and more. (Comments cut short by technical difficulties, but you get a bit…)
Reading Time: 2 minutes In Syria, the regime is criticized for being from a religious minority. So how do we feel about that issue when it’s the United States we’re talking about?