"Zach Weiner's "Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal" comic answers the question "How can you run a 'science channel' but have most of your shows be about ghosts and aliens and other nonsense?"
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"And in a case of religion doing serious harm, a millionaire preacher who claims to be able to cure cancer and HIV is sending holy Anointing Water to Sierra Leone.
As Hemant Mehta writes at Friendly Atheist: "This isn’t just…"
"Of note: secular humanistic rabbi Judith Seid's book God-Optional Judaism (which I recommend, btw) got a thoughtful, positive five-star Amazon review, which I just discovered, from a (theistic) Hasidic rabbi! "Seid has given a lot of…"
"I can imagine a religion teaching that learning about science and trying to understand the world honors its creator -- but that study, when not compartmentalized, can easily lead to the conclusion that no supernatural creator was needed! (In the…"
""The past should have a vote but not a veto." (Mordecai Caplan)
That said, some attempts to eliminate traditional practices and exaggerate their harms might come from anti-Semitism or other forms of hate, rather than from reason."