The ‘good guy with a gun’ myth – Expecting untrained civilians to shoot down terrorists is recipe for more dead innocents.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists After the slaughter of 14 Americans in San Bernardino, Calif., when two people armed with high-powered rifles and handguns ambushed unsuspecting Americans in a conference room, United States senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz held a press conference to issue a familiar refrain we hear after every major gun tragedy: […]

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Artificial intelligence will cause “structural collapse” of law firms by 2030.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists Robots and artificial intelligence (AI) will dominate legal practice within 15 years, perhaps leading to the “structural collapse” of law firms, a report predicting the shape of the legal market has envisaged. Civilisation 2030: The near future for law firms, by Jomati Consultants, foresees a world in which population growth […]

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The Largest Jewish “Gay Conversion Therapy” Organization Shuts Down.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists A therapist’s notes can contain the most horrifying, embarrassing and mundane confessions of his client, the rawest of fears and most guarded of feelings, from sexual desires to homicidal impulses. The key to a good therapy session is that what is said behind that closed door is honest, unfiltered and, […]

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Up to 5-year jail sentence for anyone who celebrates Christmas in Islamic state of Brunei.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists Anyone found illegally celebrating Christmas in Brunei could face up to five years in prison, according to a reported declaration by the Sultan of the tiny oil-rich state. Brunei introduced its ban on Christmas last year over fears that celebrating it “excessively and openly” could lead its Muslim population astray. […]

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China issues its first highest possible alert over poisonous pollution in Beijing.

Join us on Facebook: www.fb.com/unitedhumanists The pollution in Beijing has gotten so bad that on Monday the city’s government issued its first “red alert” about the poor air quality and warned that the city would be shrouded in heavy smog until Thursday. In an online statement, the government ordered all outdoor construction work to stop, urged schools […]

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Realistic face of “Jesus”created by scientist using Galilee-era Semite skulls.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists Using modern-day forensic techniques, retired medical artist Richard Neave has reconstructed the face of ‘Jesus’ by studying Semite skulls. His portrait reveals that ‘Jesus’ may have had a wide face, dark eyes, a bushy beard and short curly hair, as well as a tanned complexion. The features would likely have […]

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