Thursday, August 22, 2019

Tag: religion

Killing Gaza

Terrified Palestinian families huddled inside their homes as Israel dropped more than 100 one-ton bombs and fired thousands of high-explosive artillery shells into Shuja’iyya.

Life without limits: The delusions of technological fundamentalism

Playing god got us into this trouble and more of the same won't get us out.

Once again, the right hijacks that old-time religion

A new museum in Washington reminds us that the Good Book is subject to interpretation – and abuse.

Intro to Islam, Salafism and jihadism

Can we turn the clock back and make the Muslim world great again?

Merry Christmas: Right-wingers, the Red Pope and Jesus

Rationality doesn't seem to be included in the liturgy of right-wingers' political church.

Trump picks Ben Carson for dept of education

should Trump really take the steps to add ben Carson to his cabinet?

Tehran, USA

Fighting fundamentalism in the U.S.

Donald Trump and the Extreme Vetting of Muslims

Trump hopes for a bounce in the polls via this ugly religious bigotry. Here's to hoping that Americans are better than that.

The Psychology of Ideology and Religion

“Unfortunately, however, often enough the shared ideology or religion has a dysfunctional basis and the outcome is detrimental both individually and socially with the (violent) consequences sometimes reverberating throughout a national or even global society. This is why it is useful to understand the psychology of ideology and religion.”

Berrigan’s Witness to Nonviolence Challenged Church and Nation

Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan will be remembered for challenging the conscience of the Catholic church and the nation on the dangers of militarism.

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The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

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Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...

Fascism then and now

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Routing the two-tier system: Part III – Education

One of the best education systems in the world belongs to Finland.  Its constitution makes free education a right. Section 16...

Our vanishing world: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player...