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I am not Charlie Hebdo. The Kouachi brothers are not Islam.

Signs reading “Je suis Charlie” or “I am Charlie” have sprung up in demonstrations offline and online around the world in the wake of a shooting in which two brothers shot and killed 12 people working for the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo. ┬áThe meaning

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A Religious Lesson About Forgiveness

It’s a common claim that religions around the world teach the wisdom of forgiveness. MoneyMatters101 writes, “Every major world religion teaches that forgiveness is necessary and important. Forgiveness is truly a universally accepted principle and provides common ground for love, acceptance, harmony and true happiness.”

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Religious Violence Challenge: Koran or Bible?

Calling all religious believers: O come, all ye faithful, and tell me, without looking, which holy book the following passage comes from: “If you hear it said about one of the towns that God is giving you to live in that troublemakers have arisen among

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Hindus Threaten Violence Over Image Of Krishna With Coca-Cola

Because I see Hindus threatening to kill anyone who shows this picture, I am deciding to join in the blasphemy, and to amplify it. If a Hindu activist group succeeds in pressuring the web host of the mythological discussion group to remove the blasphemous image, I want the image to survive, in defiance of the censorship.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?