Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Austria becomes latest country to ban burqas. Austria on Sunday becomes the fifth European country to ban wearing full face veils such as the burqa and niqab in public, a move prompted by the recent wave of migrants from Muslim countries seeking asylum. The prohibition will also apply to scarves, masks and clown paint that […]Read more "Austria becomes latest country to ban burqas."
Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Phrases To Avoid With Your Children, According to Psychologists. When we are first born our parents are all that we have in this world. We would not be who we are today without them. Our parents are the people we look to for support and guidance. They are supposed to keep us […]Read more "Phrases To Avoid With Your Children, According to Psychologists. "
Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Neuroscientists explains how free will might be an illusion. It happens hundreds of times a day: We press snooze on the alarm clock, we pick a shirt out of the closet, we reach for a beer in the fridge. In each case, we conceive of ourselves as free agents, consciously guiding our […]Read more "Neuroscientists explains how free will might be an illusion. "
Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Malaysia minister calls for atheists to be ‘hunted down’ and ‘re-educated’ Atheists in Malaysia should be “hunted down” as they violate the constitution, a government minister in the increasingly fundamentalist Muslim-majority nation has said. Shahidan Kassim, who serves in the Prime Minister’s inner circle, called on Islamic scholars to re-educate non-believers. Apostasy […]Read more "Malaysia minister calls for atheists to be ‘hunted down’ and ‘re-educated’"
Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists White People are Going to Asia to Beg For Money on the Streets. Many Western backpackers frequent the streets of Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, and other Asia countries to beg for money. Some can be seen sitting on pavements with posters asking for money, while others play music to attract people on the […]Read more "White People are Going to Asia to Beg For Money on the Streets."
Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists “Spiritual Capitalism” Yes. Apparently it is a thing now. In a recent interview, Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger discussed the nuances of what made his invention a billion-dollar app: an intense focus on quick upload time, user friendly features, and, well, luck. When Instagram began adding sponsored photos into user feeds, uproar ensued: […]Read more "“Spiritual Capitalism” Yes. Apparently it is a thing now."
Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Rabbi and several others arrested in welfare fraud case. Seven married couples from the same New Jersey shore town, including a rabbi and his wife, now face charges that they misrepresented their income to get a combined $2 million in public welfare benefits to which they were not entitled. Three couples were […]Read more "Rabbi and several others arrested in welfare fraud case."