CS prays for healing at http://www.tampabay.com/news/health/linda-osmundson-casa-director-and-christian-scientist-prays-for-healing/2206547 Why does God Kill So Many Children in Idaho? at https://www.vocativ.com/culture/religion/faith-healing-deaths/?page=all Birthing Book Linked to Death of Baby at http://www.theragblog.com/metro-lamar-w-hankins-birthing-book-linked-to-death-of-pursley-baby-in-east-texas-cult/ Religious Freedom vs. Child Protection at http://www.csicop.org/si/show/faith_healing_religious_freedom_vs._child_protection
A must-read piece from the HuffPost Science Blog God Created Gravity: Why the U.S. Can't Keep Pace With Slovenia (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-schweitzer/god-created-gravity-why-t_b_4387942.html) Somewhat related: 33 jaw-droppingly bad multiple-choice questions from Accelerated Christian Education (http://leavingfundamentalism.wordpress.com/2013/12/09/33-jaw-droppingly-bad-multiple-choice-questions-from-accelerated-christian-education/) Image from the internet somewhere, I think I found it on facebook somewhere.
Pope Francis: Women called to service, not servitude There's Nothing About Abortion in the Bible -- So How Do Right-Wing Christians Justify Their Crusade Against Women? (found via the incredibly thought provoking abortion tag at Defeating the Dragons) "Babies are Cute" And Other Non-Starter Arguments for Forced Childbearing How I Learned I Was Pro-Choice By … Continue reading what I’ve been reading – women
Narendra Dabholkar - Narendra Dabholkar, fighter against superstition, was killed on August 20th, aged 67Another Obamacare Win: Religious Birth Control Exemption Thrown Out by CourtMichigan Attorney General Schuette: Marriage is for regulating sexual relationships to make babiesChristians, Can We Drop This 'Creationism' Thing Already?Texas Textbook Hearing Incites Debate Over Whether Students Should Learn Creationism meme via … Continue reading what I’ve been reading – superstition, sex & creation
I recently received an e-mail inviting me to "watch and pray" with a local CS group: Join us for the really rewarding spiritual experience of "keeping watch". Jesus expected his disciples to watch with him, Mrs Eddy had her household watch sometimes 3 days straight without sleep. It will be a continuous prayer from sunset … Continue reading break the neck hypnotic beliefs and animal magnetism
This is a Pilot article from May 2009 which I thought was worth sharing. It took quite some time to actually FIND the article (linked as a PDF and in full below the cut), which discusses the "new" (at the time) Free Speech Policy. The article also discusses the old Free Speech Policy with relation … Continue reading Recrafting free speech at Prin
There has been a noticeable increase in searches for "gay rights at Principia," "Principia homosexual policies," and "equality at Prin" which appear to be landing people at this blog. Welcome*. I know there is not a lot that turns up when you search for this stuff, there is the very active Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/ISupportEqualityAtPrin, … Continue reading Equality at Prin