"Yes, the religionists have had thousands of years... time for us to catch up!
A few things you might like:
Heritage Songs of the Ethical Society -- a songbook from the Ethical Society of St. Louis, with some 40 humanistic songs, many to…"
""Sin" is imaginary. As Dan Barker said so well in Losing Faith in Faith: From Preacher to Atheist:
“The very concept of sin comes from the Bible. Christianity offers to solve a problem of its own making! Would you be thankful to a…"
"Right on cue, Bill Donohue of the Catholic League fulminates against Cosmos's "smear" of Catholicism:
Hmmmm.... There is "much dispute" about what really happened to a certain guy from Nazareth some 2000 years ago. And…"
"... while many politicians and industrialists still insist that extracting, using, and exporting more and more fossil fuel is the path to prosperity and well-being....
The elephant in the room, driving our demand to continue the unsupportable…"
For finding how incompletely the Christian bible is read in church, it turns out a magic phrase to google is "reverse lectionary". Here's one for the Episcopal Church as of a few years ago.
(In synagogues, the entire…"
"You're right, movies playing to the majority's beliefs, no matter how reality-based or not, will have an instant accepting audience.
Movies might be better if our culture idolized not superstar actors but screenwriters who bring powerful,…"
"Thanks for pointing us to that survey! It's mixed news; it's disappointing that so many American Catholics do think Pope Francis is addressing the sexual abuse scandal well.
I replied above about the huge jump in people expecting…"
"That requirement might be eliminated, maybe even within our lifetimes... the sooner the better!
The article The Flying Atheist shared (about Francis's popularity not translating into more Americans identifying as Catholic or going to Mass…"