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There’s Now an Evangelical Christian Version of Facebook in Brazil

Readers of this site know that there are Christian versions of everything that's secular and popular. For every YouTube, there's a GodTube waiting to convert you. For every Facebook, there's Faithbook. And for every "Thrift Shop," there's... whatever the hell this is.But Faithbook just isn't growing fast enough, I guess, so some folks in Brazil created a new Christian version of the social networking site. It's called Faceglória and, well, you heathens are never going to appreciate it:

Richard Dawkins Discusses What Leads to a Meaningful Life

At the recent Aspen Ideas Festival, Richard Dawkins spoke with Jane Shaw of Stanford University about what constitutes a "meaningful life." A lot of it is a preview of his next book, Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science (the second half of his autobiography).

Attack Survivor Rafida Ahmed Bonya Talks About the Problems with Religious Freedom in Bangladesh

Back in February, author Dr. Avijit Roy and his wife Rafida Bonya Ahmed were returning home from a book fair in Dhaka (Bangladesh) where they were promoting Roy's latest work when two assailants came after them with cleavers and "hacked them mercilessly."Roy died shortly afterwards. Ahmed, who's getting better, has been criticizing the government response ever since.

Turkish Gay Pride Parade Broken Up By Police

The Istanbul police's violent response to the local gay pride parade last Sunday is a chilling reminder that the victory for marriage equality in the United States does not necessarily improve the lives of LGBT people around the world. In the short term, it might even make it worse for some.Marchers and onlookers at the parade, which began in historic Taksim Square, dodged rubber bullets and water cannons shooting streams laced with tear gas. When revelers moved the parade to nearby streets, police troops in riot gear followed them, sometimes grabbing marchers and hurling them to the curb, as this CNN video shows.

The Cover of Richard Dawkins’ Next Book, Brief Candle in the Dark

In 2013, Richard Dawkins released the first half of his autobiography: An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist.We now have more details on the sequel, the part that will likely focus on his career as a public atheist and communicator of science:

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Comment by Heather Steingruebl on August 20, 2008 at 12:02am
Hmmm...Your server move is not quite done yet, but I got a mail back from Samuel Krause. He must have sent this to many folks, but I'm putting it up on my profile page in case anyone wants a gander.
Comment by Tracy Caraker on August 10, 2008 at 5:09pm
Hi Hemant! I love your blog. BTW, NICE picture!
Comment by Emily on August 2, 2008 at 10:35pm
I always read your blog every single day.
Comment by Angela Haynes on July 27, 2008 at 4:51pm
Enjoyed reading the post "When prayer doesn't work."
Comment by Larian LeQuella on July 22, 2008 at 9:03pm
Okay, I'm a happy go lucky kind of guy. I'd rather hug than anything, so I suppose I am "friendly" in a creepy sort of way?
Comment by JackC on July 22, 2008 at 10:53am
You may not have as many members, but I believe you have more posts!
Comment by Sciteach6 on July 20, 2008 at 10:21pm
I've been following the Friendly Atheist for some months now and thoroughly enjoy the camaraderie.
Comment by Stephen Murphy on July 20, 2008 at 6:31pm
Someone with pretty brown hair was cropped out of your photo!
Comment by Just Trying on July 20, 2008 at 4:41pm
How's it going F.A.? Hope you are doing well.
Comment by Jimmy on July 20, 2008 at 3:57pm
I am the first member other than Hemant, praise FSM!
 

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