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Go to: Child welfare report calls for church abuse inquiry

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Lol...the tweet that sent me here just said "Child welfare report calls for church abuse" without the word 'inquiry' at the end. "What kind of child welfare report calls for more church abuse??!?!"

Sun, 04 Mar 2012 21:41:52 UTC | #924427

Go to: [Updated 15th Jan]- Atheists have no right... - Atheists face Muslim-led censorship from UCL Union

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Having heard about this from the society’s president, I’d be interested to know precisely how many complaints UCL Union have received;

Does this matter? Free expression is free expression. It shouldn't matter if the number of complainants was one or 1 million.

Wed, 11 Jan 2012 01:44:21 UTC | #907124

Go to: Your Genes: More Virus than Human

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Just by chance, I just finished listening earlier today to Carl Zimmer's speech "Viral Time" on this subject to the Long Now Foundation. Interesting stuff. You can d/l the podcast from iTunes or from here: (A little over 1.5 hours long, but worth the listen.)

Tue, 21 Jun 2011 06:25:38 UTC | #641087

Go to: New PBS Doc: An Atheist Mom Goes to the Supreme Court - and Wins

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My local PBS station (Champaign/Urbana, IL, where the story unfolds) aired this a few months back. This is well worth watching as a critical but often forgotten (even among atheists) part of the history of atheism and separation of church & state in America.

Tue, 19 Apr 2011 02:01:20 UTC | #616934

Go to: Video shows tsunami surging across San Francisco Bay

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And to think that such a large phenomenon originated thousands of miles away! Even at its most terrible, nature never ceases to fascinate.

Sat, 12 Mar 2011 00:50:51 UTC | #601762

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