Monthly Archives: April 2012

But is it Kosher?

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Pale Red Dots

Odds of Finding Alien Life Boosted by Billions of Habitable Worlds A new estimate of the number of habitable planets orbiting the most common type of stars in our galaxy could have huge consequences for the search for life. According … Continue reading

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Where Did You Go to Church?

Oh, Paul.  You should realize by now that the church has spent centuries claiming a corner on the market of morality, charity, compassion, and basic human decency – regardless of whether it’s ever been worthy of such a position.  So … Continue reading

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They Also Walk Without Rhythm …

Work is being a pain in my ass again, so I give you this, courtesy of the Internet.

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The Moral Incongruity of Pat Robertson

Yeah, talk about phrases that don’t need to be said on the basis of their being too obvious.  Apparently on today’s episode of the 700 Club, he took on the topic of anti-gay bullying, and had this to say: ROBERTSON: … Continue reading

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Vatican to American Nuns: STFU

Vatican Criticizes U.S. Nuns for Being Too Progressive Apparently America’s nuns are being way too lenient on gay rights, abortion, and women’s ordination–which is why the Vatican reprimanded and ordered disciplinary action against the largest group and most influential group … Continue reading

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