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April 21, 2015

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9:47 PM | In the face of discrimination, non-believers commit more strongly to their atheism
It’s widely recognised that atheists are one of the most marginalised groups in the USA. As you might imagine, this can cause all sorts of problems for non-believers. But might it also help explain why the public face of atheism in the USA is so stridently vocal? Many American atheists are passionate about their identity as [Read More...]

Doane, M. & Elliott, M. (2014). Perceptions of Discrimination Among Atheists: Consequences for Atheist Identification, Psychological and Physical Well-Being., Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, DOI: 10.1037/rel0000015

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9:47 PM | In the face of discrimination, non-believers commit more strongly to their atheism
It’s widely recognised that atheists are one of the most marginalised groups in the USA. As you might imagine, this can cause all sorts of problems for non-believers. But might it also help explain why the public face of atheism in the USA is so stridently vocal? Many American atheists are passionate about their identity as [Read More...]

Doane, M. & Elliott, M. (2014). Perceptions of Discrimination Among Atheists: Consequences for Atheist Identification, Psychological and Physical Well-Being., Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, DOI: 10.1037/rel0000015

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April 14, 2015

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8:54 PM | Countries free of religion are the most socially advanced, data show
  Yesterday the international polling organisation WIN/Gallup released the results of a massive new survey into religion worldwide (here’s their press release). You’ve probably seen the news reports, mostly talking about which countries have the most (or fewest) religious people, and speculating what that might mean. Some other important data come out just last week [Read More...]
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8:54 PM | Countries free of religion are the most socially advanced, data show
  Yesterday the international polling organisation WIN/Gallup released the results of a massive new survey into religion worldwide (here’s their press release). You’ve probably seen the news reports, mostly talking about which countries have the most (or fewest) religious people, and speculating what that might mean. Some other important data come out just last week [Read More...]

April 08, 2015

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9:36 PM | The science is in, and God is not the answer
The Canadian news and current affairs magazine Maclean’s has just run a glowing article claiming that science says ‘God is the answer’ to teen anxiety and health problems. It’s basically a promotional piece for a new book by Lisa Miller, Director of Clinical Psychology at Columbia University’s Teachers College. To give you a flavour of the article, [Read More...]
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9:36 PM | The science is in, and God is not the answer
The Canadian news and current affairs magazine Maclean’s has just run a glowing article claiming that science says ‘God is the answer’ to teen anxiety and health problems. It’s basically a promotional piece for a new book by Lisa Miller, Director of Clinical Psychology at Columbia University’s Teachers College. To give you a flavour of the article, [Read More...]

April 02, 2015

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1:08 PM | Tecnología Obsoleta
via: https://www.behance.net/gallery/16545253/Obsolete-Technology

April 01, 2015

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1:46 PM | Papeles manchados
via: Field Notesvia: Smith Journal

March 31, 2015

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9:57 PM | Mariposas replicantes
http://www.festo.com/cms/en_corp/14253.htm
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9:15 PM | Religious authority increases the number of donations but decreases the value
In a run-down market place in Kabul, Afghanistan, groups of men hang around hoping that someone will offer them a job for the day. But today is different. Today they get an unusual offer. Somebody is willing to pay them a whole days wage (about $9) just to fill out a survey. Of course, many [Read More...]
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9:15 PM | Religious authority increases the number of donations but decreases the value
In a run-down market place in Kabul, Afghanistan, groups of men hang around hoping that someone will offer them a job for the day. But today is different. Today they get an unusual offer. Somebody is willing to pay them a whole days wage (about $9) just to fill out a survey. Of course, many [Read More...]
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