Monday, March 25, 2019

Tag: religion

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.

No, Muslims Are Not More Violent Than People of Other Religions....

Terrorism is a tactic of extremists within each religion, and within secular religions of Marxism or nationalism. No religion, including Islam, preaches indiscriminate violence against innocents.

Will the US Catholic Church Divest from Fossil Fuels and Buy...

The pope is trying to get the word out to U.S. Catholics to do something practical about climate change. Will Pope Francis help move all Americans toward a greener and less dangerous future?

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

Still mandatory: Impeach the vast right-wing conspiracy, not just Trump

Until reactionary Republican malfeasance is exposed and discredited, the USA will remain the most divided, globally dangerous and morally backward of affluent western nations.

US and puppet Guaido implicated in terrorism plot against Venezuela

After the arrest of an aide to Juan Guaido this week, revelations came about that the U.S. and Guaido were plotting a terror campaign against Venezuela, with mercenaries trained in Colombia from surrounding nations and funded by $1 billion in assets the U.S. seized from Venezuela.

Indiana teachers shot with pellets during school shooting drills ‘without warning’

They shot all of us across our backs. I was hit four times. It hurt so bad."

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