Seth Andrews: “The Mother of Bad Ideas”

Seth Andrews, the host of The Thinking Atheist, spoke at FreeOK 2015: the Oklahoma Freethought Convention on June 20, 2015 in Tulsa Oklahoma. In his talk, Andrews explores

how easily we, as human beings, become infatuated with ideas over facts, often leading to incorrect and even damaging assumptions that keep us in the dark.

First, Andrews discusses Chris Kyle; then, at @9:08, he begins his take-down of “The Mother of Bad Ideas”: Mother Teresa.

For more information, see the STOP The Missionaries of Charity Facebook page and the Independent article, “Mother Teresa: Why the Catholic Missionary Is Still No Saint to Her Critics,” which includes an upload of Christopher Hitchens and Tariq Ali’s 1994  documentary: “Mother Teresa: Hell’s Angel.

“Justin Trudeau Not Ready . . .”

The Vancouver Sun and other Canadian media report Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he isn’t planning for the moment to call Saudi Arabian authorities to ask that jailed blogger Raif Badawi be freed. Trudeau himself says “It’s not in my immediate plans.” “Raif Badawi has a family who are here … Continue reading

Angela Merkel: Multiculturalism Is a Lie

In a Reuters video via the Globe and Mail, German Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterates her belief that multiculturalism in Germany remains ‘a lie,’ telling immigrants to ‘obey our values and traditions and learn German’ Those fleeing from war and persecution will find protection with us. Those who found refuge and … Continue reading

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