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Understanding how a culture keeps itself blissfully ignorant


Here is a perfect example of how a culture keeps itself ignorant and a threat to the civil liberties of everyone. Students of a northeast Ohio school district (or should I say, their parents and guardians) decried the fact that … Continue reading

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Losing Our Religion


At 7pm on Wednesday, January 24th, there will be a one night showing of a Losing Our Religion, a feature-length documentary about how preachers who are no longer believers make the transition out of the church. Allowed access to the 600 … Continue reading

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Crabb Apples Taste Sweet This Week


This was a big week for supporters church/state separation, when U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb ordered the suspension of the IRS regulation that allows Christian ministers to deduct housing allowances from their taxable income, because the deduction benefits religious leaders and … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cake


This was one of the most contentious weeks at the Supreme Court with the Justices hearing the case of the intolerant baker, Jack Phillips of Lakewood, Colorado, who lawyers were painfully arguing again that he has the right to refuse … Continue reading

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Boy Scouts Continue to Discriminate


The Boy Scouts of American made a lot of noise this week by stating that they were opening Cub Scouts to include girls as members, to be followed by girls as Boy Scouts a few years down the road. While … Continue reading

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Make your plans for PaStAHCon!


PaStAHCon 2017 will be held in Philadelphia the weekend of October 13-15. Over the next few weeks, this blog will highlight some of the speakers that you will miss if you don’t go, which is clearly something that you want … Continue reading

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New Feature for Our 9th Annual Canoe Trip/Shrimp Boil


It is now after Independence Day – and that means that summer is well under way. Which means that it is time (past time, really) to start making plans for summer fun – like our annual Canoe Trip on the … Continue reading

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Trump and the Vatican


On his first visit overseas, Trump will be visiting several nations including Saudi Arabia, which is very odd given that, according to Wikipedia Islam is the state religion of Saudi Arabia and its law requires that all citizens should be … Continue reading

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CFI Social Night: 5/2/2017 at Sharp Edge Bistro


Where: Sharp Edge Bistro (922 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222) When: 5/2/2017 RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/CFI-Pittsburgh/events/239392884/ Center for Inquiry – Pittsburgh Welcome to the Center For Inquiry’s monthly social night, held every first Tuesday of the month at the Sharp Edge … Continue reading

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CFI Monthly Lecture Meeting!: 7PM TONIGHT at First Unitarian Church


Where: First Unitarian Church (605 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213) When: 7PM TONIGHT RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/CFI-Pittsburgh/events/238654422/ Center for Inquiry – Pittsburgh Welcome to CFI’s monthly lecture night series! This month Chip Walter will be speaking to our group. Chip Walter is … Continue reading

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