ScathingAtheist 218: Christianese Edition
In this week’s episode, Science tells us that we should have just called it PLUS, we learn the role of the Jewish people in starting the Marvel Civil War, and we’ll head to the board game aisle in search of ancient, supernatural wisdom.
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Headlines: Researcher suggest atheist population of America may be double previous estimates: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/04/14/researchers-say-a-quarter-of-americans-may-be-atheists-higher-than-any-survey-has-ever-suggested/ Foster parents lose kids for not teaching about santa and the easter bunny http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/04/13/foster-parents-lose-children-because-they-wouldnt-tell-them-the-easter-bunny-and-santa-were-real/ NC bigot congressmen propose bill to nullify same-sex marriages in the state: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/apr/12/north-carolina-considers-legislation-roll-back-gay/ State House Speaker says no, even though he probably like the idea: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-carolina-same-sex-marriage-ban-20170412-story.html British christians don’t think jesus was resurrected http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/04/09/23-of-self-proclaimed-christians-in-great-britain-dont-believe-jesus-was-resurrected/ Marvel artist sneaks pro-Islamist message into new X-Men reboot: http://religionnews.com/2017/04/12/marvel-comics-less-than-marvelous-muslim-mix-up/
This Week in Misogyny: Detroit doctor charged with performing FGM: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/04/13/detroit-area-doctor-charged-with-performing-genital-mutilation-on-girls/?tid=pmpop&utmterm=.444c064c8bf2 Utah judge praises rapist as a “good man” https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2017/04/14/utah-judge-rape-sentencing-mormon-bishop-good-man/100488404/ P-Robes prefers ‘manly men’ http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/04/12/pat-robertson-i-prefer-manly-men/