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Are You Gay? Take our Simple Cake Test

Doubtless you will by now have heard about the gay cake which was the centre of a controversy recently in Northern Ireland.  If you haven’t, the story goes like this: gay couple ask Christian bakers to make cake.   377 more words


This Is Not A Phobia: How the Candidates Could’ve Answered the Debate’s Inevitable “Islamophobia” Question

A phobia is an irrational fear. There is nothing irrational in America’s concerns about Islam.

CounterJihad, October 11, 2016:

An important question came up in Sunday night’s debate.   1,009 more words

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Beware this jailer of freedom ... and enemy of growth

“We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems – for conformity is the jailer of freedom, and the enemy of growth.” ~ John F. 1,208 more words


Free Speech And Speaking Your Mind

I’ve been tied up with a lot of things recently – work and home commitments, and other things that have taken up a lot of my time. 2,741 more words


'Gun control,' watch lists, and convictions about sexuality

If it is considered hatred to believe homosexuality is not God’s design for human intimacy, if Focus on the Family and Chick-Fil-A are mentioned in the same breath with ISIS, Nazis, and the Klan, what barriers do you suppose there are to peaceful Christians being added to a terror watch list? 104 more words


Review: Strange Gods: A Secular History of Conversion, by Susan Jacoby

One of my favorite authors, who wrote the great Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism, has written another wonderful book that I believe should be foundational to any freethinker’s library, or any historian’s for that matter. 981 more words

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