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The Religion With No Name

Brian C. Muraresku – Before the rise of Churchianity, in the long-forgotten cradle of Western Civilization, our ancestors were also drawn to a spiritually independent lifestyle – free from any doctrine or dogma.

Non-Duality and the Meaning of Religion

Hans Meijer – The challenge is to dive deep into your mind and to become aware of those aspects of your life where your self interest is contrary to the spiritual laws which sustain life.

12 Worst Ideas Religion Has Unleashed on the World

Valerie Tarico – In a world that is teeming with humanity, armed with pipe bombs and machine guns and nuclear weapons and drones, we don’t need defenders of religion’s status quo…

7 Types of Non-Believers Who Don’t Need Religion

Valerie Tarico, AlterNet Waking Times Religious labels help shore up identity. So what are some of the things non-believers can call themselves? Catholic, born-again, Reformed, Jew, Muslim, Shiite, Sunni, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist…religions give people labels. The downside can be tribalism, an assumption that insiders are better than outsiders, that they merit more compassion, integrity and

Is Religion Inherently Authoritarian?

Adam Lee, AlterNet Waking Times Compared to secular reasoning, the religious establishment has been slow to act when it comes to moral progress. Human history is a story of gradual moral enlightenment. Over the ages, we’ve become less violent, less xenophobic, more tolerant, more committed to the ideals of democracy and equality under the law.

A Colossal Dilemma Within Science & Religion

Christina Sarich – Religion is nothing more than a human construct to try to explain the unexplainable. In the process it becomes political. Oh. So. Political.

A One World Religion is Already Here

Julian Wash, Contributor Waking Times Dear Humans, Today I would like to return to your awareness an aspect of the Human condition that adheres to certain religious beliefs and practices. It has long been understood by the architects of social order that a belief system predicated on fear and consequence was essential for maintaining control

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