christianity

  • Damn You, Harvard Humanists!

    I’ve had a busy week. Monday was Boston Skeptics in the Pub with the famed and justly popular Marc Abrahams of the Annals of Improbable Research. A wrap-up of that event, plus video goodness, will come soon enough. I’ve also had podcasts to record Sunday and Wednesday and a few other events Tuesday and this Saturday, thanks to the Harvard…

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  • Does the BBC have a pro-Christianity agenda?

    Stop me if I wander into the realm of conspiracy theory here, but I’ve noticed of late a subtle pro-Christianity leaning in the BBC’s news coverage. Stories about Muslims regularly dominate the headlines, and yet Muslims are a very small minority in the UK, so perhaps this is just an attempt to strike a balance, or even placate the growing…

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  • Hair Ad Banned For Being “Offensive to Religion”

    Despite the recent abolishment of UK blasphemy laws (blas for me, blas for you, blas for everyone!), the Advertising Standards Authority is still taking a dim view of marketing which “causes offense” to Christians. Yes, we’re all thinking it. What happened to ‘turn the other cheek’? This week, the victim of sensitivity is new hairstyling brand ghd, whose “a new…

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  • Hair Ad Banned For Being "Offensive to Religion"

    Despite the recent abolishment of UK blasphemy laws (blas for me, blas for you, blas for everyone!), the Advertising Standards Authority is still taking a dim view of marketing which “causes offense” to Christians. Yes, we’re all thinking it. What happened to ‘turn the other cheek’? This week, the victim of sensitivity is new hairstyling brand ghd, whose “a new…

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