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One difficult area where India has a particular blind spot – Lots of words, little serious action about female rapes


India to investigate TV crew’s interview with rapist who claimed victim was responsible for what happened to her ORIGINAL SOURCE http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/india-to-investigate-tv-crews-interview-with-rapist-who-claimed-victim-was-responsible-for-what-happened-to-her-10086390.html Minister of Home Affairs says film will not be aired in India and accused its makers of violating ‘permission … Continue reading

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Let’s kill these contrary Clerics = Islamic State Threatens Kurdish Clerics


Not safe to be a religious scholar or cleric sometimes.  Here are rather extreme examples for disagreeing with the dominant religious view.  Here it seems much more concentrated that the inquisition times of the Middle Ages. There have been other … Continue reading

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Breakaway Episcopal churches in South Carolina can keep property: judge


  By Harriet McLeod 2 hours ago By Harriet McLeod   CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) – A breakaway group of Episcopal churches in South Carolina can retain its diocese name after leaving the U.S. Episcopal Church and keep historic church real … Continue reading

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Wonder why some folks think patriotism is dumb? Way to go, Quebec. A wonderful explanation to parents.


MAYOR REFUSES TO REMOVE PORK FROM SCHOOL CANTEEN MENU… EXPLAINS WHY Muslim parents demanded the abolition of pork in all the school canteens of a Montreal suburb. The mayor of the Montreal suburb of Dorval,has refused, and the town clerk … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: To Care for the Poor is Not Communism, It is the Gospel


So many clergy wish they could make this emphasis that Pope Francis makes.  If you are a “literalist”, or even just believe the Bible tells what God expects of us, the Bible’s direction ” cannot serve God and mamon” is … Continue reading

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Government to list legal places of worship (not USA)


China to list legal places of worship, ‘root out’ illegal activities: state media Names and addresses of ‘Buddhist and Taoist’ places of worship to be published by officials but no mention of Christianity or Islam PUBLISHED : Saturday, 27 December, … Continue reading

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How academia’s liberal bias is killing social science


How academia’s liberal bias is killing social science A blockbuster new report includes some unsettling revelations By Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry | December 17, 2014 Article source http://theweek.com/article/index/273736/how-academias-liberal-bias-is-killing-social-science Social science should be non-partisan. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) I have had the following experience more than … Continue reading

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