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Podcast #245 – Thank God for Science

We are bemused and befuddled by the tendency of the pious to thank God for their good luck (especially when it comes to medical recoveries), but ignore the direct and obvious contributions of medical researcher, doctors, nurses, paramedics, etc. (And … Continue reading

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August 23 in freethought history…

August 23, 2007 – Letters written by the late Roman Catholic nun Mother Teresa (1910-1997) are made public, revealing that, despite her public proclamations, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning nun admitted to friends that she did not feel the presence of … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa was a jerk

Might Christopher Hitchens be vindicated in his controversial view of Mother Teresa? Hitch famously raised pious hackles by criticizing the late humanitarian for being a fraud who glorified suffering and hobnobbed with tyrants.  Now a new study calls into question … Continue reading

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