24 Apr '11, 1am

Welcome to the War on....Easter?: And Ricky Gervais is her foot soldier. First of all, do ya' think they could a...

Welcome to the War on....Easter?: And Ricky Gervais is her foot soldier. First of all, do ya' think they could a...

Criticize religion, even in such mild ways as are noted in the video, and you're waging a 'war'. But criticize atheism and it's just freedom of speech, right? How many times have I heard 'good Christians' and members of other faiths publicly say seriously critical and sometimes quite ugly things about unbelievers - without worrying for a moment that anything they say might be considered inappropriate or unreasonable. Where was the major outcry when Bush, Sr. stated that he didn't think atheists could be considered real Americans or patriots? Or against some of the broadcasts of Pat Robertson, in which he blames atheism (at least in part) for everything from Hurricane Katrina to the toe he stubbed last Thursday? And against the half of Americans who in a recent poll stated they wouldn't vote for an atheist political candidate no matter how well qualified he might be - solel...

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treehugger.com 23 Apr '11, 6pm

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Currently reading Greg Muttitt's excellent 'Fuel on the Fire': powerful stuff and first-rate journalism...

Currently reading Greg Muttitt's excellent 'Fue...

energybulletin.net 23 Apr '11, 8pm

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Endangered Easter Bunnies??

Endangered Easter Bunnies??

climateprogress.org 24 Apr '11, 12pm

National Wildlife Federation : “While I’m not one to despoil the fantasies of children by pointing out this weekend’s spok...

Easter's Most Elegant Eggs

Easter's Most Elegant Eggs

motherearthnews.com 24 Apr '11, 6pm

work for pysanky decoration. The food-colors of the American Easter egg tradition, however, aren't usually as bright and p...