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Mike Pence and the Gospel of NASA – The Atlantic

August 24th, 2018 No comments
Categories: Religion, Space, USA, USA! USA! USA! Tags:

The Doomed Island That Loves Trump – POLITICO Magazine

August 24th, 2018 No comments
Categories: Environment, Religion, Science, Uh-oh, USA Tags:

Getting High with the Most High: Drugs in the Bible | Ancient Origins

March 3rd, 2018 No comments

As the Bronze Age grew old, some of its oral traditions were recorded by poets with gods in their quills and drugs in their gardens. The Odyssey and the Vedas include verses still recited today that describe psychoactive plants and their effects, but the most impressive stash is in the Bible:

Source: Getting High with the Most High: Drugs in the Bible | Ancient Origins

Categories: Cannabis, Psychedelics, Religion Tags:

A Gift From the Gods: The History of Cannabis and Religion | Leafly

March 3rd, 2018 No comments
Categories: Cannabis, Drug War, Religion Tags:

A Priesthood of Programmers – Jacobite

January 17th, 2018 No comments
Categories: LongRead, Politics, Religion Tags:

European Antisemitism from Its Origins to the Holocaust — Media — United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

August 29th, 2017 No comments
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Here’s How To Be Kinder To Your Fasting Friends This Ramadan

June 12th, 2017 No comments
Categories: Food, Religion Tags:

The Myth of the “Shabbos Goy” – Parshat Ki Tisa – Mitzvahs & Traditions

February 23rd, 2017 No comments
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How Texas Inflicts Bad Textbooks on Us | by Gail Collins | The New York Review of Books

February 8th, 2017 No comments

No matter where you live, if your children go to public schools, the textbooks they use were very possibly written under Texas influence. If they graduated with a reflexive suspicion of the concept of separation of church and state and an unexpected interest in the contributions of the National Rifle Association to American history, you know who to blame.

Source: How Texas Inflicts Bad Textbooks on Us | by Gail Collins | The New York Review of Books

Categories: Politics, Religion, Science Tags:

Why the humble cow is India’s most polarising animal – BBC News

September 15th, 2016 No comments

The cow is worshipped in India, but it is also the country’s most polarising animal, writes Soutik Biswas.

Source: Why the humble cow is India’s most polarising animal – BBC News

Categories: India, Religion Tags: