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Exploring Religion: Unitarian Universalism

Exploring Religion: Unitarian Universalism

There are many religions and philosophies out there today, some quite ancient, some relatively new, and there are even hybrids of religions. There are also different schools of thought, sects, various ways to worship, different places to gather, levels of activism, and so many different messages. The first one that is going to be looked […]

Why I Loathe The Christian Right…They Are Dark (VIDEO)

Why I Loathe The Christian Right…They Are Dark (VIDEO)

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Dylan Farrow’s Allegations Are An Eyeopener

Dylan Farrow’s Allegations Are An Eyeopener

Dylan Farrow- the adopted daughter of Mia Farrow and? Woody Allen. She is at the center of a firestorm right now and a hot button issue concerning sexual abuse, sexual abuse victims, and being brave enough to come forward. In 1993, there were allegations from her mother, Mia Farrow, that Woody Allen sexually abused Dylan. […]

The Nature of War

The Nature of War

Twenty-two years of mental tears Cries a suicidal Vietnam vet Who fought a losing war on a foreign shore To find his country didn’t want him back Their bullets took his best friend in Saigon Our lawyers took his wife and kids, no regrets In a time I don’t remember, in a war he can’t […]

Ryan Loskarn’s Suicide Note And Why We Must Read It For Understanding

Ryan Loskarn’s Suicide Note And Why We Must Read It For Understanding

In recent news, there has been a scandal in my home state under Senator Lamar Alexander due to one of his staffers being discovered with child pornography. Jesse Ryan Loskarn committed suicide on January 23, 2014, out of guilt and horror for what he did- the hurt that was caused by his actions to the […]

Christmas For Dummies

Christmas For Dummies

Ah, Christmas! This time of year that we constantly hear that there is a war about, that we hear that we should be kind, loving, and embrace all- the time that stories have been written about of mystical encounters with spirits. But what is Christmas exactly? Christmas is many things to many people and is […]

Yule for Dummies

Yule for Dummies

Tomorrow is the Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year and the shortest day of the year. It is a time of celebration for pagans and Wiccans. It is known also as Yule and Yuletide. History of Yule. Yule was celebrated by various cultures, long before Christians adopted the time of year as a […]

Let The Poor Starve

Let The Poor Starve

On a recent episode of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”, a contributor for Forbes’ has called for the complete abolishing of the food stamp program and allow those who are on the program to starve. John Tamny told “The Daily Show” correspondent Jessica Williams that it would create an outpouring of support from private […]

God’s Own Barbie Gets Fired! Another Reason To Love Pope Francis

God’s Own Barbie Gets Fired! Another Reason To Love Pope Francis

God’s own favorite Barbie doll, Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke, an American who is head of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (the Catholic Supreme Court) ?and former Archbishop of St. Louis, has been removed from the?Vatican’s important and influential Congregation for Bishops (COB). The COB vets those priests recommended for elevation by the papal […]

The Shocking Attitudes Of Christians Towards Victims Of Domestic Violence

The Shocking Attitudes Of Christians Towards Victims Of Domestic Violence

There is a trend among many Christians that is very disturbing and lacking in empathy. Many victims and survivors of rape and sexual abuse are being blamed for what was done to them at the hands of their rapist. Steubenville, OH, the women in the military who reported sexual abuse and rape at the hands […]

The War Against The Mentally Ill (OP-ED)

The War Against The Mentally Ill (OP-ED)

In the news, there has been a lot of fundamentalist Christians saying that true Christians do not develop PTSD. They are speaking, primarily, about the servicemen and servicewoman that are coming home with PTSD, saying that they should not feel guilty because they are doing God’s work in this war that President George Bush got […]

The Root Of All Of Our Problems As A Society (OP-ED)

The Root Of All Of Our Problems As A Society (OP-ED)

As I was on Facebook earlier, The Christian Left Facebook page had posted about the two commandments that Christ left Christians with- love your neighbor and love God. As they pointed out, pretty simple, right? But, if it is so simple, why aren’t we doing that? And it’s not just Christians, but it’s all of […]

Louis Gohmert To Atheists: Want To Be Safe? Then Worship The Christian God

Louis Gohmert To Atheists: Want To Be Safe? Then Worship The Christian God

Louie Gohmert, a Texas Republican Representative, says that, if atheists want they want to be safe, then worship of the Judeo-Christian God must be encouraged. And why? Because every country that stopped worshiping the Judeo-Christian God has fallen. The problem with Mr. Gohmert’s logic. Long before the Christian religion was even thought of, along with […]

To Hell With The War On Christmas, Let’s Talk About A War On…Advent?

To Hell With The War On Christmas, Let’s Talk About A War On…Advent?

I was reading the?Huffington Post today and came across an article that made my heart and spirit very happy to read and see. Diana Butler Bass has written a piece on Advent! Too few people who grew up in Christian households or who are Christian do not realize the tradition of Advent or even know […]

An Open Letter To Southern Baptist Leader, Richard Land

An Open Letter To Southern Baptist Leader, Richard Land

Mr. Land, I recently came across your opinion, courtesy of rightwingwatch.org,? concerning how you feel that single moms are selfish and should always put their children up for adoption. You also feel that they are not allowed to have an abortion for the unwanted fetus and you then just skim over the numbers of children […]

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