Category Archives: Religion

Second annual day of protest against hereditary religion coming soon

January 20, 2013 will be the date for the second annual international day of protest against hereditary religion. The protest will again be held in cyberspace, but the aim is to eventually have annual protests in the real world. Complete … Continue reading

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Focus on the familily is a political organization masquerading as a relgious organization

Before you write off Focus on the Family as some sort of fringe group, you have to understand that this fringe group has achieved main stream acceptance around the world and they have vast media resources that constantly pump out … Continue reading

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Children in fundamentalist families are often regarded as little adults Children and the Burden of Shame Children in fundamentalist families are often regarded as little adults, with the same sinful tendencies and the same need to be “saved.” Consequently, there may be little or no realization that a growing … Continue reading

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Now, I wish this were not a terribly large church, or a terribly politically active or important church

The following excerpt is clipped from a post written by a women who successfully walked away from a dominionist cult and now is considered a leading expert. Her articles appear on DKos and She writes under the pseudonym of … Continue reading

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Director of Strategy and Policy for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Science and Reason

 Sean Faircloth served five terms in the Maine Legislature. Faircloth served on the Judiciary and Appropriations Committees. In his last term Faircloth was elected Majority Whip by his colleagues. An accomplished legislator, Faircloth successfully spearheaded over thirty laws, including the … Continue reading

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Another Journalist Revels in Ignorance about Dominionism

Frederick Clarkson  print page      Mon Sep 19, 2011 at 11:00:10 PM EST In recent weeks, we have seen an odd flurry of articles and conservative op-ed columns attacking a number of authors and journalists who write about the Christian Right.  Religion writer … Continue reading

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Childhood religious grooming is unethical and can be emotionally abusive.

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Robert Kunzman: The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child vs. the Parental Rights Movement

Today’s post is from Robert Kunzman, author of Write These Laws on Your Children: Inside the World of Conservative Christian Homeschooling. Kunzman spent ten years as a high school teacher, coach, and administrator and is currently an associate professor in the Indiana … Continue reading

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Bridging the science-religion gap is possible — some stunning new insights

Robert A. Burton, M. D. has advanced compelling arguments for radically rethinking the age old science versus religion fight. Burton in the closing chapter of his book, On Being Certain Believing you Are Right Even When You Are Not fingers the glaring … Continue reading

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For children to be free, mothers must first break free from superstition and dogma

A major roadblock to elevating children’s rights over parental authority is the conservative refusal to modify their position on gender roles, and to discard worn out family stereotypes. The religious nuclear family with father at the head, an obedient wife … Continue reading

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