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2011-12-02 01:58:36

Study reveals 17 percent of atheists with children are involved in religious institutions for social and personal reasons Some atheist scientists with children embrace religious traditions for social and personal reasons, according to research from Rice University and the University at Buffalo -- The State University of New York (SUNY). The study also found that some atheist scientists want their children to know about different religions so their children can make informed decisions...

2011-11-14 10:00:00

Stephen Fry and other friends came together on Wednesday night, November 9, for an historic evening to celebrate Christopher Hitchensâ life, loves and hates, while Hitch himself watched from his hospital bed. Complete video available on FORA.tv. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 At this historic Intelligence2 event on Wednesday, Nov. 9 â“ which was live streamed exclusively around the world on FORA.tv â“ Stephen Fry (who described...

2011-11-09 19:00:00

Stephen Fry, Martin Amis, Christopher Buckley, Richard Dawkins, James Fenton, Lewis Lapham, Sean Penn and Salmon Rushdie will look at the Life, Loves and Hates of Christopher Hitchens, Live streamed on FORA.tv, Today at 3:30pm, ET San Francisco, California (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 An impressive circle of friends will gather in London, New York and Los Angeles to look at the life of their good friend and public intellectual, Christopher Hitchens. Anchored by Stephen Fry and Richard Dawkins...

2011-11-03 16:30:00

Partnership with Intelligence² offers exclusive live stream of an exchange between Hitchens and Fry about âœthings that make life worth defendingâ San Francisco, California (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 FORA.tv, the leading online destination for video programs from the best conferences and events, has seen strong demand for a special event being produced in partnership with Intelligence² UK, the worldâs premier debating forum. On...

2011-03-31 01:57:15

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and Union College (Schenectady, N.Y.) have found that people's death anxiety can influence them to support theories of intelligent design and reject evolutionary theory. Existential anxiety also prompted people to report increased liking for Michael Behe, intelligent design's main proponent, and increased disliking for evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins The lead author is UBC Psychology Asst. Prof. Jessica Tracy with co-authors Joshua...

2011-03-09 00:00:27

The Scientology religion has opened its first major Church in the Russian Federation"”the new Church of Scientology of Moscow. The building stands in the city's central Garden Ring, just a mile from Red Square. Moscow, Russia (Vocus/PRWEB) March 08, 2011 Commemorating this new Scientology Church, Mr. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board Religious Technology Center and ecclesiastical leader of the religion, declared: "It has been said that Russia cannot be understood with the...

2010-08-05 13:43:04

Thinking about God may make you less upset about making errors, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The researchers measured brain waves for a particular kind of distress-response while participants made mistakes on a test. Those who had been prepared with religious thoughts had a less prominent response to mistakes than those who hadn't. "Eighty-five percent of the world has some sort of religious beliefs," says...

2010-06-04 13:52:00

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sun River Energy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SNRV) is pleased to announce the addition of Jason Dawkins, Senior Vice President of Energy for Yorkville Advisors, LLC, Denver, CO, to the Company's Advisory Board effective June 1, 2010. Sun River will look to Mr. Dawkins to provide the Company with professional guidance and advice regarding oil and gas Accounting, Financing, Sarbanes Oxley Compliance, and SEC Compliance. Mr. Dawkins...

2009-11-24 09:25:00

150th Anniversary of Origin of Species TODAY LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As atheists celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species TODAY, thousands are still livid at best selling author and Creationist Ray Comfort and 1200 Christians for handing out 170,000 copies of a special edition at 100 of the top U.S. universities on Nov 18. Now Comfort says he plans to giveaway 1 Million more copies at universities worldwide. Comfort's...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.