What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Smaller
September 25, 2013
The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities.
The Morning Heretic is traveling this morning to be amongst the journalists at the Religion Newswriters Conference in Austin, so this is going to be a very short roundup.
Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova says she is going on hunger strike to protest the "slavery-like" conditions at her penal colony.
Popular Science is shutting off coments. Can't imagine why.
CFI Summit keynoter Bill Nye is Injured with the Stars.
Pew: Small majority of Muslims around the world have a negative view of Al Qaeda (57%), but 67% say they have "great concern" about Islamic extremism.
Tom Flynn fears the implications of link rot in citing online scholarship.
Former CFI intern and student leader superstar Stef McGraw writes at the Dawkins site that women will save the skepto-atheist movement.
You want to eat babies, says science.
Dawkins does the Daily Show.
Indian spiritual guru "Asaram Bapu" (real name Asumal Harpalani) is arrested for sexual assault.
Ratzinger emerges to pen a letter to Italian atheist Piergiorgio Odifreddi, writing, in part:
If you want to substitute God with Nature, the question remains: What does this Nature consist of? Nowhere do you define it and it appears rather like an irrational divinity that doesn’t explain anything.
Filmmaker Joseph Zabrosky releases The Real One Nation Under God, arguing that the US is in fact based on Christianity. Sounds like fun.
Quote of the Day
Bill Murray on Twitter:
“What doesn’t kill you makes you smaller” - Mario
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