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Why Trump Is Always Right

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper  with Benjamin Radford
January 18, 2018

It's not a popular thing to admit, but let's face it: Trump is always right. Here's why. 

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Crack Our Souls Open

The Morning Heresy  with Paul the Morning Heretic
January 18, 2018

The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities. 

The Atlantic has a big feature all about CFI's Secular Rescue program, profiling some of those we have saved, and quoting our boss Robyn Blumner and me in one of my less eloquent moments. Specifically talking about Bangladesh, I told David Robson:

We know there have been, and may still be, hit lists, issued by those who are trying to keep their hands clean, encouraging young radicals to slaughter secularists of their own volition. And one of the worst parts is the callousness of the response from the Bangladeshi government. From the prime minister and other officials, we get several versions of ‘Well, they shouldn’t have been insulting religious beliefs.’ After one student was murdered, officials began to investigate the dead guy to see if he had written anything worth killing him over.

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Less Bad

The Morning Heresy  with Paul the Morning Heretic
January 17, 2018

The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities. 

President Trump is super-human. Here's what the doctor who performed his physical examination said:

It is called genetics ... Some people have just great genes. I told the president that if he had a healthier diet over the last 20 years, he might live to be 200 years old. 

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Sticks!

The Morning Heresy  with Paul the Morning Heretic
January 16, 2018

The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities. 

Cosmos with Neil deGrasse Tyson is coming back for a second season...five years later. Better late than never. It's coming in the spring of 2019 and titled Cosmos: Possible Worlds. Cue the endless review headlines wondering if it will be the "best of all" said possible worlds. 

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