religious

  1. The Man

    Religious freaks kill fun event (yet again)

    Zombie Walk in Russia Canceled Over Religious Objections Orthodox and Muslim regional spiritual heads in Perm Damn killjoys... Typical religious bs... Of course, to be fair, I cannot image "zombie walks" being allowed in officially atheist USSR either haha Russia really always has...
  2. T

    Sessions announces new 'religious liberty task force'

    Is it just me, or does this seem like it is really the "white Christian liberty task force? Because considering the administrations ugly and bigoted views on Muslims, I have very little faith, pun fully intended, that this task force will be used for anything other than protecting fringe...
  3. knight

    How can you be logical and religious?

    I have a very serious question. First off, I know what you're thinking, that I'm about to slam religion as I always do. Hopefully this thread doesn't sink to that. How can logic and faith coexist? Can they coexist? I'm a very cynical person, have been my entire life. I hear stories told by...
  4. aboutenough

    Republicans protect religious adoption agencies from being forced to give kids to gay

    Republicans protect religious adoption agencies from being forced to give kids to gay couplesWASHINGTON, D.C., July 13, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A Republican-dominated U.S. House committee has approved an amendment to a Labor and HHS spending bill that would prevent religious adoption agencies...
  5. RNG

    Changing trends in religious belief

    A new Pew Research investigation into religious observance in the world has yielded some interesting results. (From the Axios PM Newsletter) Here is a neat map. If you go to the source, it is interactive. Religious observance by age and country | Pew Research Center
  6. Gnostic Christian Bishop

    Should the religious world thank the secular world for improving older religious law

    Should the religious world thank the secular world for improving older religious law to the level of excellence we now enjoy? If we grade secular law against theistic laws, I think we will agree that God’s laws are unjust when compared to the laws of most lands. Three cheers for secular...
  7. Gnostic Christian Bishop

    Can you be spiritual without being religious?

    Can you be spiritual without being religious? Spirituality might be exemplified by this quote. John 6 ; 63 It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life. One can practice spirituality alone. One cannot...
  8. ProgressivePatriot

    Religious Freedom and Circumcision? Where do the issues Intersect and How

    We hear a lot about religious freedom these days in the context of various "culture wars" issues, but circumcision? I grew up in Brooklyn NY in a neighborhood that was mixed Italian Catholics and Jewish people. Circumcision was not an issue. All males, including myself were circumcised, at least...
  9. ProgressivePatriot

    The Religious Right Takes on the UN Over Sex Education

    Why is the religious right attacking UNICEF? You might not believe the answer https://www.rawstory.com/2018/03/religious-right-attacking-unicef-might-not-believe-answer/ More absurdity from the religious right. These people have to be borderline psychotic. They are targeting UNICEF – a...
  10. C

    Businesses Can’t Fire Trans Employees for Religious Reasons

    INB4 "activist judges" 11 out of 16 of the current justices were appointed by a Republican president, with three of them appointed by Trump. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Court_of_Appeals_for_the_Sixth_Circuit Businesses Can’t Fire Trans Employees for Religious Reasons...
  11. C

    AR-15 Religious Commitment Ceremony Held in Pennsylvania

    Not satire. No, really. Couples clutching AR-15 rifles hold commitment ceremony at Pennsylvania church - Chicago Tribune I had to check this with three or four different sources to make sure it wasn't a joke, but so far as I can tell, it's not.
  12. Gnostic Christian Bishop

    Religious lies. Why do we knowingly accept them?

    Religious lies. Why do we knowingly accept them? People, I hope, are not foolish or gullible enough to really believe in the talking serpent and donkey of the bible nor the 72 virgins ot the Qur’an. I also hope their gullibility is not broad enough to have them swallow all the other...
  13. ptif219

    where is separation of church and state for religious holidays

    How is it the democrats use the lie of separation of church and state against christians yet have no problem with Christian holidays like Thanksgiving day and Christmas being government holidays. This once again shows the double standard and hypocrisy of the democrats
  14. Havelock

    How Clueless Straight White Guys Excuse Religious Homophobia

    Here’s an interesting article about the Masterpiece Cakes case. How Clueless Straight White Guys Excuse Religious Homophobia I think it’s a bit unfortunate that the author chose to frame his article in terms of “straight white guys versus the world.” But, that understandable and...
  15. DemoWhip

    2400+ religious leaders sign letter condemning 'fundamentally unjust' Republican tax

    2400+ religious leaders sign letter condemning 'fundamentally unjust' Republican tax bill By Hunter https://www.dailykos.com/stories/1719903 ==================================================== KUDOS to the religious leaders in sending their letter in opposition to the Republican...
  16. Devil505

    why do many religious people look down on those who don't believe or question it?

    Since the existence of god has no more evidentiary proof than non-existence, aren't both sides equal here? Why should one side look down on the other? Ignorance is the only reason I can think of.
  17. Madeline

    Trump's Candidate For US Senator From AL Loses To Religious Nutter

    In recent weeks, Trump has made a few appearances in Alabama on behalf of Luther Strange, as he sought the Office of US Senator from Alabama. He also tweeted about him. Yesterday, the state had a runoff election for the GOP candidates, and Strange lost to the former chief justice of that...
  18. RNG

    New survey of American religious affiliations

    A new survey done by the Public Relations Research Institute on the religious affiliations of Americans has been publish. This post is excerpts from an Axios story on it. Both the Axios story and the original PRRI publication are linked below. Of interest to me...
  19. Rob Larrikin

    Politically Incorrect lamb ad depicting religious figures enjoying a BBQ

    Here’s a great politically incorrect ad for lamb, featuring many gods, but leaving one religion out to avoid the PC police. I like the way they handled the fact that Atheism is growing faster than any. https://www.facebook.com/weloveourlamb/videos/1949300261959884/ Read more here: Meat...
  20. Rob Larrikin

    Earth’s population is mostly religious and Left winged.

    Millions of conservatives are not religious. I’m one example, being both an atheist and a conservative. There are millions of others like me. Yet the Left always say Conservatives are bible bashers.” If your average middle-class Republican’s 14 year old daughter gets pregnant, most will...