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Secular Society - London,UK
Mr Kelly claimed that secularism not only wants to push religion into being a
strictly private affair, but also seeks "the creation of atheism as the de ...
Believing in the power of humour
Post - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
For an atheist, Dr. Buckman has an unusual tolerance and warmth for religion.
It comes from having been an oncologist for the past three decades and having ...
Kerala Sunni group to take anti-textbook stir to mosques
TODAY - Sindh,Pakistan
Religious and political organisations allege that the book promotes atheism and
communist ideology. 'We have decided to tell people about the textbook at ...
BOOKS, FILM, THEATRE, TV, YOU TUBE
In Defence of
Secular Society - London,UK
We now have a paperback version of Michel Onfray's extraordinary book In
Defence of Atheism. Onfray is a French philosopher — the Continental version of
Companion to Atheism: Book Review by Will Podmore
Secular Society - London,UK
Eighteen leading scholars, mostly from the USA, discuss aspects of atheism and
its implications for philosophy, religion, law, anthropology, sociology, ..
Georgina Ferry on a single cell that has taught us a
lot about ...
Perhaps the least challenging but most publicised was the question of "intelligent
design". Zimmer relates how, in 2005, 11 parents took the school board of ...
EVOLUTION, CREATIONISM, I.D.
Review interview: Richard Dawkins
Online - UK
More seriously, Dawkins believes that many science teachers who do believe in evolution
are selling our children short by kowtowing to political correctness ...
Atheist Richard Dawkins blames Muslims for 'importing
Mail - UK
By Daily Mail Reporter Britain's most famous atheist has blamed devout Muslims
for importing creationist theories into the country's science classes. ..
'Battle of ideology' in Ohio
Tribune - United States
Others say Freshwater, who teaches creationism and intelligent design at
Matolyak's church, has been pushing his personal religious agenda in the public
big fat (adorable) mistake?
The recent death of Ling-Ling, the only giant panda owned by Japan, sent the
world into mourning. Everything about these giant teddy bears — their squat, ...
Canadians Choose Evolution Over Creationism
Reid Global Monitor - Vancouver,BC,Canada
(Angus Reid Global Monitor) - Roughly three-in-five adults in Canada side with
the theory of evolution, according to a poll by Angus Reid Strategies. ...
Survival of the fittest: even cancer cells follow the laws of ...
(press release) - Washington,DC,USA
This finding, which appears in the August 2008 issue of The FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org),
improves our understanding of how evolution shapes life ...
Cavemen vs. Us: Who'd Win the Evolution Olympics?
By Jeremy Hsu Olympic athletes may benefit from today's sports drinks and
high-tech training, but their gymnastics or wrestling performance probably
Scientists map Neanderthal maternal DNA
Science Online - Australia
.. three major discoveries about the extinct stocky European individuals,
representing a breakthrough for studies on the evolution of the human family. ...
Robot Intelligence Advances One Step at a Time
- New York,New York,USA
.. of professor Mark Bedau of Reed College in Portland, Ore., who believes
that computer evolution could help scientists better understand human evolution.
Red Flour Beetle's 'Selfish' Gene Sequenced
Daily (press release) - USA
ScienceDaily (Aug. 7, 2008) — Tracking the red flour beetle in grain storage
facilities could become easier, thanks to research to identify a key gene in ...
Newly Discovered Monkey Is Threatened With Extinction
ScienceDaily (Aug. 2, 2008) — Just three years after it was discovered, a new species
of monkey is threatened with extinction according to the Wildlife Conservation
Society, which recently published the first-ever census of the endangered
Like Eavesdropping At A Party: How A Tiny Protein
Senses All The Communications In A Cell
ScienceDaily (Aug. 2, 2008) — Cells rely on calcium as a universal means of
communication. For example, a sudden rush of calcium can trigger nerve cells to
convey thoughts in the brain or cause a heart cell to beat...
Cold And Ice, Not Heat, Episodically Gripped Tropical
Regions 300 Million Years Ago
ScienceDaily (Aug. 1, 2008) — Geoscientists have long presumed that, like today, the
tropics remained warm throughout Earth's last major glaciation 300 million
years ago. New evidence, however, indicates that cold temperatures in fact
episodically gripped these equatorial latitudes at that time...
Autopsies Reveal Changes To DNA In Major Depression
ScienceDaily (Aug. 1, 2008) — Autopsies usually point to a cause of death but now a
study of brain tissue collected during these procedures, may explain an
underlying cause of major depression and suicide...
Exercise In A Pill: Researchers Identify Drugs That
Enhance Exercise Endurance
ScienceDaily (Aug. 1, 2008) — Trying to reap the health benefits of exercise? Forget
treadmills and spin classes, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological
Studies may have found a way around the sweat and pain...
Living With A Partner Reduces Risk Of Alzheimer's
ScienceDaily (Aug. 1, 2008) — Living with a spouse or a partner decreases the risk of
developing Alzheimer's and other dementia diseases. This according to a study
by Krister Håkansson, researcher in psychology at Växjö University and
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden...
How The First Stars In The Universe Came Into
ScienceDaily (Aug. 1, 2008) — Researchers believe that our universe began with the Big
Bang about 13 billion years ago, and that soon after that event, matter began
to form as small dust grains and gases...
The Amazing Quantum World Of Ultra Cold Matter
ScienceDaily (Aug. 1, 2008) — Scientists have been fascinated by the concept of
absolute zero, the temperature at which everything comes to a complete stopBut physics tells us otherwise: absolute zero cannot be reached but only
approached, and the closer you get, the more interesting phenomena you find..
SEPARATION CHURCH / STATE
Flocking to Faith
News - New York,NY,USA
About that pesky separation of church and state. Obama says he wants to ramp up
church provision of social services because the churches know the people ..
New Jersey School Back In Court For Banning Christmas
Evening Bulletin - Philadelphia,PA,USA
The controversy first arose in 2003 when the school district, citing concerns
over separation of church and state, banned all Christmas music from the ..
School voucher proposals head to the polls
- Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
Critics cringe, saying vouchers violate constitutional separation of church and
state. In 2004, a state appeals court agreed, but like the Supreme Court ..
County Commission pulled into the fray
Junction Sentinel - Grand Junction,CO,USA
Organizations such as the American Atheists and Americans United for Separation
of Church and State agreed with Hugenberg. "The county commissioner is wrong ...
Americans United Deplores Florida Court's Decision
United - Washington,DC,USA
Americans United for Separation of Church and State will appeal Leon Circuit
Judge John Cooper's decision to allow two amendments on Florida's November ...
Fla Judge Hears Challenge To Voucher Amendments
4 - Miami,FL,USA
.. argued on behalf of associations representing school boards, superintendents
and administrators and Americans United for Separation of Church and State. ...
Do you think Boynton Beach should relax alcohol sale
- Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
"I thought this was a religious law and I'm a strong believer in the separation
of church and state," said Schmalz, 85, a retiree and self-proclaimed ..
Farrakhan blasts educational system
Sun-Times - United States
Farrakhan condemned America for implementing an "extreme separation of
church and state" in taking God out of schools, saying that a new
Ruling keeps religious school voucher plans on ballot
Beach Post - FL, United States
Opponents of the proposals, including Americans United for the Separation of
Church and State, plan to appeal. Whether a final ruling will come before the ...
Cross Is Central Symbol Of Christianity And Must Not Be
Secularized By Government, Americans United Tells Court
is a Christian symbol and government should not try to use it as a secular
memorial marker, Americans United for Separation of Church and State has told a
federal appeals court...
Lesbian Appeals Firing from Publicly-Funded Bapist
Group Home in ...
Boston - Boston,MA,USA
by QVegas Staff The American Civil Liberties Union and Americans United for Separation
of Church and State filed a brief July 17 in a federal appeals court ...
Group files complaint against Cornerstone pastor
Tennessean.com - Nashville,TN,USA
"The bottom line is, the people that want the separation of church and state,
they don't want Christians to have a voice at all,'' Davis said ...
Activists, Hindus, Jews protest highway crosses
Today - USA
A friend-of-the-court brief was filed Wednesday in the 10th US Circuit Court of
Appeals in Denver by Americans United for Separation of Church and State and ...
X-treme Faith request tabled at city planning and
Sentinel - McPherson,KS,USA
The local code requires a 200-foot separation between vendors of alcoholic
beverages and any "church, school, nursing home, public library or hospital. ...
Changing A Light Bulb The Christian Way
Christians Does It Take To Screw In A Light Bulb?
Q&A: Bill Maher
Reporter - United States
I think there is an extraordinary amount of people who are voiceless in this
country, who are atheist or agnostic, who I would call rationalists. ...
CONVENTIONS / MEETINGS / EVENTS
Atheists Alliance International Sept. 25-28, 2008 Long Beach, Ca.
Freedom From Religion Oct. 10-12, 2008 Chicago
Gift for Life Day Nov. 4, 2008 NATION WIDE