religion

17 May 2019

Jesus Said Nothing About Abortion – The Pro-Life Movement is Built on Fallacies

Abortion was common during Jesus’s life, and he had nothing to say about it.
Abortion was common when the U.S. Constitution was written, and the founders had nothing to say about it, except for the adoption of British common law, which allowed it up to the sixth month of pregnancy, and abortions after that were considered a misdemeanor, though rarely enforced.

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11 Jul 2017

Growing Up Without a God. Diary of a Religious Tourist

By Hannah Harkness I had an unusual situation when it came to religion growing up. Both my maternal and paternal grandparents were in interfaith marriages. I had met kids in elementary school with one Christian parent and one Jewish parent before, but I still to this day haven’t met someone

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14 Jan 2015

Win Tickets To Sunday Mass @ Public Works SF!

At MASS, they believe in the sanctity of dance, giving you a reason to come out and cleanse your soul with FRESH electronic beats every week. They consider themselves a group of passionate artists and musicians with one common goal: to overcome SF’s nightlife redundancy. They want to fill the

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26 Apr 2013

Full Disclosure: Christianity Ruined My Sex Life

When I tell people who I used to be, they don’t believe me. And not just because I used to be black. It’s because I was withdrawn, lacking in all things self-esteem, clad in Matrix gear (complete with trenchcoat), and emphatically Christian. People who knew me then hardly recognize me

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23 Apr 2011

Celebrate Alternative Easter Ideas

Easter always seems like a weird holiday to me. I mean, the rest of the Christian world gets a week off of work for Semana Santa in Latin countries or Paaske in Scandanavian countries. Here in America, we don’t even get one day off of work! But many Americans do

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
31 Mar 2011

Everybody Act a Fool

God knows, I was never brought up with religion – but this one seems right up my alley. The First Church of the Last Laugh (FCLL) claims to be the, “world’s fastest growing snack religion, with 150% less dogma (it’s a ‘lite’ religion), and one holy day a year.”  The

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
20 Mar 2011

Things You Weren’t Expecting to Find at the Dollar Store

We need to talk about the dollar store. I remember hating trips to the dollar store when I was but a wee child dragged along by Grandma to shop for knockoff perfume and to socialize with the residents of her small town. But now I realize that Grandma knew what

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