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The Breakthrough Starshot Initiative & the Spiritual Aspirations of Atheists and Agnostics

Two atheists and a minimally observant Jew have recently teamed up on a $100 million research and development project aimed at designing a fleet of tiny spacecraft that would take only twenty years to reach the nearest stars and photograph

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Posted in Current Events, Science Philosophy and History

Judge Verda Colvin Reads the Riot Act of Love to Troubled Teens

Bibb County, Georgia, Superior Court Judge Verda Colvin did not know she was being filmed as she read the riot act to a group of troubled young people as part of a “Consider the Consequences” program meant to show kids

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Posted in Current Events, Spiritual Growth

A Test for Religious Groups: How do they Treat Women?

Renee Rabinowitz, a retired lawyer whose family fled Nazi-occupied Belgium when she was a child, was settled into her aisle seat on an El Al flight from the U.S. to Israel, her adopted country, after visiting family members in New

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Posted in Current Events, Sex Marriage Relationships

Evil Is Real, and it Does Harm the Innocent

There’s a New Age myth floating around that evil is not real; that evil is just an illusion; that if anything evil happens to us, it’s either karma for evil we ourselves did in a past life, or it’s something

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Posted in Current Events, Pain and Suffering

Traffic Laws: Humans vs. Robots

Google is having some technical difficulties with its driverless cars. Or perhaps they’re having human difficulties? Okay, here’s the story: according to a University of Michigan study, self-driving cars are getting into twice as many accidents as human drivers. None

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Posted in Current Events, Science Philosophy and History

What if the Quran were the Bible?

Islam is in the news these days—and mostly not in a good way. Unfortunately, the version of Islam that is grabbing the headlines is its violent, fundamentalist wing. The recent attacks by Muslim extremists in Paris and San Bernardino are

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Posted in Current Events, The Bible Re-Viewed

Facebook vs. Reality

For a video reading of this article on YouTube, click here. The Happiness Research Institute recently published a study called “The Facebook Experiment.” Its question? “Does social media affect the quality of our lives?” For the study, they signed up

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Posted in Current Events, Popular Culture

When “Lying” is an Act of Love

Georgia State Trooper Nathan Bradley had a difficult task to perform. He had responded to a fatal car accident on Halloween evening, and now he and two other officers needed to notify relatives of the deaths of the couple who

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Posted in Current Events

Pray to God, but Row Away from the Rocks

In recent news, Edgar Lungu, current president of the nation of Zambia, proclaimed Sunday, October 18, 2015, a day of prayer and fasting to save the kwacha. The kwacha is Zambia’s currency. You see, since the start of 2015, the

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Posted in Current Events, Money and Business

Evil Lives in a Fantasy Land

“I believe I helped Inmate Matt and Inmate Sweat escape because I was caught up in the fantasy.” That’s what Joyce Mitchell said to New York State police investigators in her sworn testimony following the Shawshank Redemption style escape of

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Posted in Current Events, Pain and Suffering
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