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Isaac Got the Holy Ghost

Seeing people pretend to be possessed by the spirit of Jesus is pretty much always hilarious, but this video stands out for two reasons: 1. The little kid in the …

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The Story Behind Sarah’s Abortion

I knew even before the two little lines appeared that I was pregnant. I’m not saying I had magic intuition or anything, just that I use a period tracker app …

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Global Quickies: Bad PSAs, Sham Healer Jailed, and a School for Husbands

PAKISTAN “The actor Veena Malik has expressed anger at a 26-year jail term handed down by a Pakistani court after she acted in a scene loosely based on the marriage …

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The Silencing of Richard Dawkins

EDIT: The original introduction to this post contrasted Dawkins’s feelings of being “silenced” with the Transgender Day of Remembrance, which occurred at the same time that I wrote the piece. …

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New Video: Judge Orders Boy Circumcised Against Mother’s Wishes

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca. Sort of transcript: Last week, a judge in Florida decided that a 4-year old boy would be forced to undergo a circumcision against …

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New Video! Calling Out Religious Misogyny without Hypocrisy

Support more videos like this at Patreon! Pseudo-transcript: In Orange County, Florida, public schools, a Christian group was allowed to hand out Bibles and other literature on Freedom of Religion …

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Eric Hovind: What’s the Difference Between God & Santa?

Support more videos like this at Patreon! Eric Hovind’s “challenge” I was tipped off about the new charges by PZ Here’s the indictment info Also there’s this Sort-of transcript: Eric …

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Global Quickies: Bad Judgement, Catholic Antivaxxers, and a Dictator’s Quest for Longevity

NIGERIA Dr Adadevoh is being widely praised for helping prevent a more devastating Ebola outbreak in Nigeria, now declared free of the virus. She diagnosed and kept in the hospital …

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