Abstinence – not quite effective
This blog is about lack of belief of all kinds, and atheism in particular. It's run by a team of skeptics from across the USA.
The U.S. is the last remaining highly developed country that hasn’t abandoned this problematic belief
From the article: ”Isn’t it time to save the South from itself, and/or to save America from the South? These studies and the current political zeitgeist remind us that it’s the religious South that continues to hold the country in some kind of 1860s time warp. While the more secular America is trying to deal intelligently with real problems — taxes, spending, environment, healthcare, education, inequality, and poverty – the South is rooted in religious fanaticism, ancient grudges and demagoguery.”
Over the millennia, religion has done much harm, in myriad ways. Of the major world religions, the one that places the greatest emphasis on forgiveness is, to my knowledge, Christianity. This was a…
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I thought it would spice up the blog a bit. What do you think?
John Harvey Kellogg, devout Christian, was the inventor of Corn Flakes. It is well known he condemned all forms of sexuality, even within marriage. He wrote books on the sins of sexuality, especially masturbation. He worked on one of these books on his honeymoon, and the marriage was never consummated. It is thought he invented Corn Flakes to help curb sexual appetite. He helped “rehabilitate” young boys and girls guilty of masturbation. Most of it was close to mutilation, like electroshock therapy to the genitals and applying acid to a girl’s clitoris.
American Christian History lesson over :)
Many years ago, with the help of a friend, I attempted to create a new religion. The idea to try this was prompted by observation: everywhere we looked, we saw examples of religion gone horribly w…