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There is more religion in public schools today than there has been in the past 100 years. Christian fundamentalists are “planting” churches in public schools, waging war on science education, and rewriting textbooks to conform to a Christian Nationalist agenda. 240 more words

Freedom From Religion

The New Religious Intolerance by Martha C. Nussbaum

The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the politics of fear in an anxious age (2012) by Martha C. Nussbaum

This is an interesting, almost philosophical, discussion of various aspects of religious activities, from burqas to yarmulkes, discriminatory laws directed at a particular practice (forbidding Latin in church but allowing it in schools back in the day in England with hostility to Catholic services), and similar almost random ways that religious dogma infiltrates all aspects of human lives (including treatment of animals, such as kosher killing of animals). 4,877 more words

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Fear never motivates

In the last post I talked about “What’s your motivation?”  The truth is love motivates you.  Love is what you are.  Love made you.   965 more words

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