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Still More to Be Written - Project Semicolon

A sentence that has more to say might use a semicolon in the middle; the words continue on the other side of the grammatical symbol for "there is more to say about this." Many people today are tattooing themselves with ...

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Freedom From Religion and Faith in Space

The founder of the advocacy group Freedom From Religion Foundation has died at age 88 in Wisconsin. A pioneer in the effort to create a secular society, she leaves a legacy of activism that has inspired atheists, agnos ...

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Religious Leaders Address War and Poverty

Pope Francis continues his tradition of speaking with pointed candor on urgent issues of the day, this time commenting on the awful costs, and some of the root causes, of war. President Obama headlines a panel at a Geo ...

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Keeping the People in Line With Religion

All human societies have been shaped by religion. A current view in science holds that the human belief in a great deity an all-powerful entity who oversees human action and metes out judgment and punishment is essential ...

Category: Human Rights Morality Religion

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The Tyranny of Extremism

Amid the grief and outpouring of support for those murdered in Paris comes the wailing of tears from another continent, where they are also suffering unspeakable brutality from extremists armed with weapons of war and eq ...

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10 Reasons Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 2) - Universal Life Church

In a recent blog entry titled "10 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 1)", we attempted to refute five arguments used to justify homophobia and deny LGBT people equal rights. Here we will attempt to refute the re ...

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Alabama Pastor Fears Gay Marriage

Why the ULC Ministries cannot stay silent on Pastor Richey's broken silence on gay marriage This is the third installment of the ULC Ministries's "Fear Blog" series where we highlight the ways in which fear is used in i ...

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Homophobia in Comedy

It has been reported that comedian and actor Tracy Morgan went on a "homophobic rant" at a Nashville comedy club last night. His comments were not well-received by the crowd, and the backlash has been great. Comments abo ...

Category: Human Rights Social Equality

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A Look at The Naming Project

Everyone knows how Lady Gaga feels about being gay. Repetitive and upbeat, she declares no matter "gay, straight or bi, lesbian or transgender life, you're on the right track baby. You were born to survive," in her new s ...

Category: Human Rights Social Equality

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Youth: the Generation Choosing to Go to Church - Universal Life Church

Religion was one of the most time honored family, and even national, traditions. It was passed down from generation to generation as parents woke their children up on Sunday mornings to attend church, teaching them to do ...

Category: Freedom of Religion Human Rights Religion Spirituality

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