Evangelical Christians in the USA | DW Documentary

Evangelical Christians often have a huge impact on American politics. Many of these people are socially conservative, consider themselves patriots, and believe that Americans have a constitutional right to own guns. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S33bTCrv-vE This documentary explores the core beliefs of America's fundamentalist Christians -- including the concept of creation, as opposed to evolution. Our report features… Continue lendo Evangelical Christians in the USA | DW Documentary

God Bless America: How the US is Obsessed with Religion | ENDEVR Documentary

God Bless America: How the US is Obsessed with Religion | Investigative Documentary (2019) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFMvB-clmOg Despite being an officially secular country, religion is everywhere in the United States. 70% of Americans are Christians and the majority of them voted for Trump. Evangelicals mobilized in their masses to get Donald Trump elected and they similarly geared… Continue lendo God Bless America: How the US is Obsessed with Religion | ENDEVR Documentary

Richard Dawkins exploding at bullshit in the Bible | Truth Seeker

Constant attacks of bullshit made Richard Dawkins lose his cool and created a very awkward moment in the room. One essential voice in the matter is absent from the debate though: Harold Bloom (1930-2019). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTXN5nOstRs

Iraq’s lost generation | DW Documentary

The criminal injunction of Genesis—“Be fruitful and multiply . . .”—could never have come out of the mouth of the Good Lord. “Be ye rare,” He would have suggested, surely, if He had had any say in the matter. Nor could He ever have added the fatal words: “. . . and replenish the earth.” They should be erased… Continue lendo Iraq’s lost generation | DW Documentary

Bangladesh – Dawn of Islamism | DW Documentary

In Bangladesh headlines are dominated by violence: Secular bloggers murdered by islamic extremists, government opponents disappear, the Hindu minority is under attack. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6DxXI6wD8U The country that wants to reconcile democracy and Islam appears to be finding it harder and harder to strike a balance between the two. Bangladesh was born in blood. The Bangladeshi government… Continue lendo Bangladesh – Dawn of Islamism | DW Documentary

Rescuing Ex-Muslims: Leaving Islam | Vice News

To be called a deicide is the most flattering insult that can be addressed to an individual or to a people.CIORAN, Anathemas and Admirations I hate all gods; I am not healthy enough to scorn them. That is the Indifferent Man’s great humiliation.CIORAN, A Short History of Decay Around the world, people who leave the… Continue lendo Rescuing Ex-Muslims: Leaving Islam | Vice News

“Marcion of Synope’s relevance in the contemporary world vis- à-vis religious violence” (G. Andrade)

Acta theologica, vol. 38, n.2, Bloemfontein, 2018 ABSTRACT Marcion of Synope has long been considered a heretic by all Christian churches. He is frequently grouped with the Gnostic trends of Early Christianity, although this is not entirely accurate. While he made a handsome financial contribution to the Church of Rome, he was eventually excommunicated. Yet, even if his doctrines… Continue lendo “Marcion of Synope’s relevance in the contemporary world vis- à-vis religious violence” (G. Andrade)

Aeon Byte Gnostic Radio: “Dealing with Christian superstition” – Robert M. PRICE

Superstition is more than just believing in fiction. It’s a dangerous incubator for cognitive dissonance, confirmation bias, and warped perceptual filters. Most of all, superstition cuts us off from experiencing the sublime and engaging in deep introspection. We deal with Christian superstition, from the notions of eternal damnation to the idea of a personal Jesus… Continue lendo Aeon Byte Gnostic Radio: “Dealing with Christian superstition” – Robert M. PRICE