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Vexen Crabtree 2015

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Sociology, Theology, Anti-Religion and Exploration: Forcing Humanity Forwards


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Prayer is Pointless or Against Gods Will

A new page! God does what is best, and prayer doesn't change what it is best for God to do. Prayer is us saying to God that we think we know better than it's infallible and perfect plan. It's either pointless to pray (if it was already the best thing for God to do), or its directly satanic (being in opposition to god's plan). In full: "Prayer is Pointless or Against Gods Will"

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The Christian Dark Ages of Europe

A new page! "The Christian Dark Ages of Europe"

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The Argument that Everything Needs a Creator, Therefore God Exists as the First Cause

A new page about first-cause argument. This infamously self-contradictory idea has been embraced by an embarrassing number of people seeking to defend belief in god.

"The Argument that Everything Needs a Creator, Therefore God Exists as the First Cause"

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Slavery

New page. The African slave trade, modern forced labour, debt bondage, forced marriages and sexual abuse: Slavery is not yet consigned to history.

"The Historical Slave Trade and Modern Slavery"

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Popularism: When Mass Instincts Defeat National Strategy

A new page! Well-trained and well-educated politicians must make decisions based on long-term strategy and planning, not on the short-term policies that are popular with the masses. "Popularism: When Mass Instincts Defeat National Strategy"

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Jainism

A new page! A Vedic faith from India famous for non-violence (even against insects and parasites), but with a nonsensical mythology that is difficult to accept. "Jainism"

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Freedom of Belief and Freedom of Religion

A new page! The basic human right of freedom of belief and freedom of religion has some powerful enemies and some countries (and communities) instead think that people should be punished for believing the wrong thing or for changing their religion (including the death penalty).

"Freethought - Freedom of Belief and Freedom of Religion"

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Zoroastrianism

New page! Over 3000 years old, Zoroastrianism is one of the oldest religions, and was the precursor to monotheistic religions. It began in Persia (now, Iran), but is rapidly declining amidst problems with incest and a low rate of conversions. "Zoroastrianism" - http://www.humanreligions.info/zoroastrianism.html.

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The Poor Quality of the Brexit Campaign

A new page: Mass-media-led misinformation and heated one-liner arguments drowned out rational debate on the UK's membership of the European Union (EU).

"The Poor Quality Brexit Campaign: Brits Did Not Know Enough to Make an Informed Choice"

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The Best Academic and Educational Podcasts of SoundCloud

Science, economics, current events, politics, rational commentary and analysis; follow these episodes as casual background information sources, or delve into them for a good self-education session.

The list: "The Best Academic and Educational Podcasts of SoundCloud".