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The Morning Heresy  with Paul the Morning Heretic
October 21, 2014

The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities.     

CFI chief Ron Lindsay's new book, The Necessity of Secularism, is available for pre-order, and comes out December 1, which is my birthday! Coincidence?!?!? Probably!   

Kate Greene was part of a NASA experiment of mock Mars missions, and comes away with a pretty solid case based on a wide array of practical factors for women, as opposed to men, being first on Mars.

Saskia Vermeylen, meanwhile, explores issues of jurisdiction, sovereignty, and property rights of hypothetical Moon missions and colonies.

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Tim Farley Ignites Skepticism at Dragon*Con

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper  with Ben Radford
October 20, 2014

Tim Farley has an idea for a new format for skeptical outreach in bite-sized bits.

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Weekend at Bernie’s 3: God’s Not Dead 2

The Morning Heresy  with Paul the Morning Heretic
October 20, 2014

The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities.     

The HHS is taking public comments on all the bending-over-backward they keep doing for "religious" businesses and nonprofits, and we'd like you to chime in. Here's how.

CFI legal director Nick Little examines the implications for humanism and free expression in the horrific threats against Anita Sarkeesian. And absolutely no one had any opinions about it.

Speaking of opinions, the CFI Institute has a course coming up on How to Make Arguments (Not Just Argue).  

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Utah, Guns, and Free Speech

by Nicholas Little
October 17, 2014

Anita Sarkeesian, a feminist writer most known for her analysis of sexism in video games, was meant to give a lecture on Wednesday, October 15th, at Utah State University. I say “meant to” because Sarkeesian cancelled her lecture, fearing for her safety. 

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