A website run by people who rely on childhood indoctrination to advance their causes has accused their political opponents of infiltrating schools and indoctrinating students. Funny, I guess indoctrination is only cool if you’re the one doing it.
I don’t care what Christians say about free will, or original sin, or personal growth. God’s behavior is inexcusable.
Got cancer? God’s plan. Had a miscarriage? God’s plan. Baby born prematurely? God’s plan. I call bullshit.
I left my first Lifetree meeting feeling encouraged that common ground could be found between believers and nonbelievers if we take the time to listen to each other and make an effort to understand each other.
Expect the Right to complain about the lack of references to religion in the debates, just as they’re fighting back vehemently against the modernization of our laws and societal norms in regards to the LGBTQ and secular movements.
Until we are willing to have an honest conversation about religion and its proper place in society, we will continue to be plagued by its violent kinds.
The narrowness of sex education, and the ease at which parental convictions can prevent children from getting valuable knowledge honestly scares me. It has to change.
Power corrupts. Believers suffer.
The truth is that I’m nothing less than profoundly grateful. What’s more is that mine is a gratitude I could never have arrived at if I thought earthly life was just the lesser part of our experience.
Months after Cardinal Pell testified in the Australian Royal Commission into sexual abuse by the church, he has been accused of the same.