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    ICYMI: August 5 – August 11 on the Skepchick Network

    Now that the Olympics are over, I can stop pretending like I want to get in shape. Which means that I can sit in front of my computer reading blog posts guilt-free. And you – yes, you! – get the benefit, dear readers, because I have compiled a list of some of the best stuff you missed last week on…

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  • Ricky Gervais on His Atheism

    Via The Skeptic Mag

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  • Brad Pitt to Religious Zealots: Stop the Nonsense

    Via Gawker, Brad Pitt goes on Bill Maher’s show and says this: To the three who are watching, I just say you have to, you really have to check what country you’re living in because the freedom that allows you to practice religion is the same freedom you’re stepping on. That’s not right….And I want to add… if there was…

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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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