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Does "Removing God from School" Invite Tragedy?

After the horrific mass shooting in Newtown Connecticut, in which 20 children and 6 adults the gunman and his mother were killed, I have heard numerous people make the argument that this is what happens when you take God out of schools. 653 more words

Politics

Harvard South Asian Institute Annual Symposium

April 24th-25th
Charles Hotel
Cambridge, MA, USA
Free & open to the public!

Interested in South Asia?

Come check out some excellent workshops led by regional experts in mobile tech, disaster relief, urban water challenges, and more.

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David Cameron's faith in the Church of England

David Cameron, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and leader of the Conservative Party, recently had an article published in the Church Times. 1,511 more words

Birmingham schools: the 'plot' thickens

Events surrounding the so-called Trojan Horse allegations in Birmingham have taken a further, bizarre, twist with the¬†appointment, yesterday, of Peter Clarke, former head of Scotland Yard’s Counter Terrorism Command, to investigate claims about the city’s schools. 551 more words

Unions

May events and meetings

We’re stepping up the pace here at Swindon Humanists with two meetings during the month of May!

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First is our regular group meet at the Wheatsheaf Ale House in Old Town on… 344 more words

Humanism

Pastor's Illogical Tweet

I tend to veer to the more secular side of atheism. By and large, people should be left alone to believe what they wish, so long as they don’t use religion as a means of bullying or intolerance. 250 more words

Religion

Doing It Right In The South: Youth Summer Camps That Are Making A Difference

As a Sociology undergraduate and reader of Southern Studies literature, most conversations and writing that I participate in are far from optimistic. As the Sociology Student Sheep meme… 1,095 more words

The South