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Faith-Based Magic at Davos

Faith-Based Magic at Davos

News Highlights for the Week of January 14, 2024 Latest news, notable cultural moments, and media commentary for the atheist community: a weekly update from the editors at AFL. Faith-Based Magic at Davos: WEF Invites Amazonian Chieftess to Perform Shamanic Rite A post on X went viral this week showing a woman doing some kind […]

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Martin Scorsese Announces New Jesus Film

Martin Scorsese Announces New Jesus Film

News Highlights for the Week of January 8, 2024 Latest news, notable cultural moments, and media commentary for the atheist community: a weekly update from the editors at AFL. Martin Scorsese Starts Work on a New Film about Jesus This week, Martin Scorsese announced his latest film project: an adaption of A Life of Jesus by Shūsaku Endō. […]

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Extremes and Political Homelessness: It’s Worse Than Ever

Extremes and Political Homelessness: It’s Worse Than Ever

In a recent AFL Live Stream, President Thomas Sheedy and Vice President Matthew Hebb discussed the increase in bifurcation and political homelessness among Americans. With the tendency towards viewing political parties as extreme caricatures of themselves, many people, arguably the majority of the population, find themselves never 100% agreeing with their chosen party. The positions […]

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Navigating the Landscape of Skepticism, Cognitive Dissonance, and Confirmation Bias

Navigating the Landscape of Skepticism, Cognitive Dissonance, and Confirmation Bias

In an age characterized by an influx of information from various sources, the human mind often finds itself grappling with a trio of psychological phenomena that profoundly influence the way we perceive and process information. Skepticism, cognitive dissonance, and confirmation bias are all integral aspects of human psychology that shape our beliefs, decisions, and interactions […]

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California restaurant must pay workers $140,000…

Restaurant hires fake priest to extract confessions from workers. After allegedly hiring a fake priest to extract confessions of workers’ ‘sins’, a California restaurant must pay workers $140,000. A California restaurant has received a court order to pay $140,000 in back wages and damages to its employees. Additionally, federal investigators have deemed the restaurant’s act […]

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Atheist scientist speaks out against DEI

Atheist scientist says what we’ve all been thinking about DEI…   Lawrence Krauss is a well-known scientist and writer who doesn’t believe in God. He has written articles criticizing religious faith. Recently, he wrote an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal where he questions the need for collecting certain information about students studying science. […]

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Does God exist?

Does God exist? Half of Americans say a definite yes… About half of Americans are sure that God exists, according to a recent survey. However, the number of people who have no doubt about God’s existence has decreased from over 60 percent in 2008 to less than 50 percent in 2022. The survey also revealed […]

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Lauren Boebert Getting a Divorce

Lauren Boebert, a Republican congresswoman from Colorado, has filed for divorce from her husband of 15 years. Lauren Boebert and her husband have been married for 15 years and have four children together. Lauren Boebert is a conservative Christian who has spoken out against divorce in the past. In 2022, she told an audience at […]

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Texas Senate Passes Ten Commandments Bill

“Every time American secularism decreases within the State of Texas it affects the rest of the country. Texas is one of the largest exporter of textbooks, boos that shape the future minds of American children. The Ten Commandments is not the Constitution of the United States nor the State of Texas and are NOT part […]

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