Children today are in a very tough situation - their role models like their Trump-voting parents and the president #45 himself, they contradict everything that is said by their common sense, or faith, or non-Trumpists, or their teachers, or ... and if that's so, how the hell should young people learn what's appropriate and what's not?

Common sense
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Religion, it's a strange thing. So many people find comfort in it while others use it to justify their cruel actions. Lately, for obvious reasons, the...


The history of Mankind is filled with numerous instances which can be seen as advancements or retreats. The advent of writing is universally seen as a...


I will always remember something my former religion teacher said: Religion is a human beings yearning to attach to something. But is religion a blessi...


I am on the plane to Atlanta. I have been reflecting upon the Buddhist concept of emptiness over and over. If you are not familiar with Emptiness, it ...


Vatican, which is noted as the smallest country in the world, has been always considered suspicious. This notion can be justified with the simplest ex...


While I would be the first person to defend anyone's right to practice their chosen religion unhindered and where and when they please, and while I al...


Well might you say, "You can't be serious making that statement" and I would then reply that I am very serious in terms of what I am saying and that I...


I would like to propose that religious beliefs be placed in the DSM as a category of mental illness for the following reasons


Let's watch the greatest show on earth (if we can afford it).


Discrimination in the United States goes on.


How a decade of racial and political turmoil, a religious president, and an activist priest shaped the religious identity of a nation.


With the election finally over, we can turn to the biggest social divider of our lifetime, religion.


Religion! Ah...there's a word that crashes into a conversation like a Steer on a Segway. Nothing creates more drama, tension, and war than the old 'my...


Proposition 8 (Amending the California state constitution to make same sex marriage illegal) was touted as preserving Religious Freedom. Can anyone be...


A generation or more after the Holocaust, the Troubles in Ireland, and consistent religious oppression in other countries, there comes a phenomenon: t...


The Islamist terror and subsequent Iraq War have let loose a huge debate around what is ďJust WarĒ? The Islamists claim that Just War is Jihad and it ...


The pope's in town! Will American Catholics listen to him?


Islamophobia exists but the OIC report is the wrongway of going about it. A phobia is a strong irrational or powerful fear and dislikes of something, ...


Once upon a time, when Muslims were restive, worried about having been left very far behind the West in terms of scientific, political, economic and e...


When it comes to debating religion, theists keep missing the point.


HAPPY NEW YEAR can only happen as we individually face reality that we are being taken by a system that does not like us.


You don't have to believe the Bible, but you will have to face the beast sooner or later. It watches us each moment of our lives. What is this Beast...


Did you know that Israel was promised to the Jews not only in the Jewish Holy books but also in the Bible and the Quran? I didn't, so I went looking a...


There are times when I am amazed of how a woman will allow herself to be so engulfed in a man to a point she does not consider the logic behind it. T...


When I think about Fatherís Day, I canít help but to think of the only father I ever knew. He was a man so loved by the women and his family. He was...


Islamic, Christian, Hindu, and Jewish Fundamentalists share many common traits. As I patiently waited in line at the supermarket, an elderly lady behi...


Is religion causing a split among civilisations in the current global climate? Undoubtedly yes, with the conflicts between many religions being more t...


Religious conservatives argue their moral beliefs against contraception give pro-life pharmacists the right to refuse dispensing prescriptions for var...


One canít help wondering why every journalist at the Presidentís press conference last month missed the obvious question. Which is, does the President...


FREETHINKERS is a must-have for anyone who values liberty in America, for secularists and the religious alike.


"The right to worship or not worship as the individual sees fit is a cornerstone of American life," said the Rev. Barry W. Lynn, Executive Director of...


The battle between Islam, Christianity and Politcs heats up with the election of a born again Christian into the White House.


Itís time to clear up the obvious confusion surrounding the words "Christianity" and "fundamentalism." The two are not necessarily synonymous. Having ...


Everyone has their own way of coming to terms of not being alive. I have my own.


Since no one has ever told me why conservative branches of organized religion found it necessary to demonize sex, I decided to come up with a few theo...


The Quran verses are quoted wrongly, to present the that Islam allows marrying unlimited number of women at the same time, this however is not true.


Life after death is an eternal life. The life that we will never find the death anymore. It is different life from the life in the world.


There was no reason why he would choose to die, rather than be sentenced to 13 years for his pedophelia case, whereas he wrote a letter that he would ...


Often non-moslem people judge moslem people as a bad people, like terrorist, brutal, etc. The judgment influences their thinking about Islam itself th...


True story: my mother has friends that, by osmosis, are my friends also, who are kissing cousins. No, theyre not stereotypical American hillbillies or...


Many maintain that temporal lobe epilepsy is connected to divine encounters, artistic creation and fearful visitations from other realms. But can it r...


Do you have strong beliefs that your friends just don't seem to get?
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