Friday, May 18, 2012

Friday Link Dump ~ 5/18/12

Which side of history will you be on?

“...such statements should be encouraged. Do traditional religious values not say that those sins are equal? Perhaps if more people wrote about what their intolerant faith has them believing more often, fewer people would keep such faith.”
I have to agree with Karli on this one.  This teacher has every right to post this on his facebook page.  Contrary to popular opinion, freedom of speech includes speech that I don’t like.

Fighting the the killing of 'cursed' infants I have written about this type of atrocity before.  This is the worst case scenario for tribal superstition.  

Heavy Penalties for Witches at Liberty University Liberty prefers to dictate the type of magical thinking of its students.

Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived So much innovation came from this one mind.  But most of us never heard of him because he had no desire to make money from his inventions.

Homophobes and Neo Nazis: Behind The Conservative War on LGBT  Can I point out that if you are choosing sides on an issue, and you find Neo Nazis on your side...You may want to reconsider your position.  Just sayin.

Isolating the Youth “...available evidence shows that anti-gay activism is souring young people on Christianity.”   

Because Of Abstinence Education, 60 Percent Of Young Adults Are Misinformed About Birth Control's Effectiveness “40 percent of respondents said that birth control doesn’t matter because “when it is your time to get pregnant, it will happen.”

MSNBC Host Tamron Hall Throws Conservative Weasel Tim Carney Off The Air Journalism with integrity.  What a revolutionary idea.

Bill Donohue: "Nature Has Ordained" That Only Men And Women "Can Have A Family. Gay People Have Been Disqualified From Nature"  I wonder if regular Catholics are embarrassed by the venom that comes from this representative of their religion of peace.

The Gruesome History of Eating Corpses as Medicine Yuk!  When the modern Christian ritualistically eats the flesh of their religious leader through transubstantiation, it just tastes like bread.