UPDATED: Calling your Congress People on Religious Exemptions

As a general rule, I try not to get involved in politics, but I don't feel that religions should be exempted from anything -- they should pay taxes, they should have to enroll in health care. As Jesus reminded them, render unto Caesar what is Caesar's. Jesus also said "suffer the little children" (Matthew 19:14) … Continue reading UPDATED: Calling your Congress People on Religious Exemptions

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what I’ve been reading: this post will make you happy!

Half a drugs power comes from thinking it will work via NPR Proof that group meditation can change the world via spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com Meditation transforms roughest San Francisco Schools via sfgate.com Scientists finally show thoughts can cause specific molecular changes to your genes via tunedbody.com Can you actually get sick from being cold? via gizmodo This … Continue reading what I’ve been reading: this post will make you happy!

what I’ve been reading: education

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.

what I’ve been reading – money & the church

Megachurch pastor tells his congregation his newly built 16,000-square-foot house is gift from God* German 'Bishop of Bling's multi-million euro mansion to be used to serve needy Scientology's fraud conviction upheld in France Incredible skeletal remains of Catholic saints still dripping in gems and jewellery discovered by 'Indiana Bones' explorer Sort of related, when you … Continue reading what I’ve been reading – money & the church