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Atheist teacher sues Indiana school

Atheist teacher sues Indiana school

Meet Gerald Rasler, above, an Indiana high school principal who expects his staff to do silly Christian stuff – like like praying it won’t snow. Well, Rasler is the central figure in a law suit filed last week against against the Middlebury (Indiana) School District by Kevin Pack, 29, a former German teacher at Northridge High […]

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The new religion of madness

The new religion of madness

How the Christian concept of mental illness still infests psychiatric treatment. Emerging from the subway in San Francisco, before the sight of the city strains into view, you are hit with the smell of it – a bit of marijuana, a bit of smog, and an unavoidable nasal punch of urine and feces.  There are […]

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Dialling God

Dialling God

A couple recently complained that they had been inundated by phone callers trying to contact God after a spoof article had given out a very similar number as that of the Deity. For a laugh I dialled the offending number. “Thank you for calling God,” said an automated voice. “Calls are monitored and may be […]