"Freedom From Super-Religion"

A super-religion is a religious movement that pretends to be non-religious, thereby allowing its faith-based beliefs to be imposed on other religions and on secularism itself.

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The reason why the LGBT movement has proven such a challenge to organized religion is because the conflict has wrongly been interpreted as religion vs secularism when it is actually religion vs religion.

Gender identity is a faith-based belief that contradicts provable reality and as such it has no business being anywhere near secularism. Sexual identity, on the other hand, does not currently contradict provable reality because it is only an interpretation of it, ...

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What is more important, having your favorite team win one specific game, or honoring the rules of the game and thereby allowing future games to take place? There are those who claim that you should fight, fight, fight, never conceding a loss for your team. Always there is some excuse why the game wasn't fair. Always there is some excuse why the other side cheated. Never was there any intention of honoring the rules if it meant accepting a defeat. If the rules ...

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Secularism, as it is commonly understood today, is only capable of protecting us from control by organized religion. It isn't capable of protecting us from control by faith-based non-religion.

This is very troublesome given that we live in a world where an increasing amount of people are abandoning organized religion yet obviously not abandoning faith-based beliefs entirely (Exhibit A: gender identity). Our society, clearly, must reconsider what it understands ...

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A trio of essays arguing that secularism must always give precedence to proof over faith and that gender identity therefore should not be taken seriously as a secular belief.

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"The Competition to Define the Words 'Man' and 'Woman'"

Why would we prioritize an unprovable definition over a provable one?

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"Unwanted Proof"

A miraculous invention. Proof, real proof, of gender identity. But then the invention is destroyed and the inventor's assistant murdered.

Who would kill to keep gender identity unprovable?

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The Religious Evangelism of the Rainbow Flag

Those who display the rainbow flag are advocating in favor of two progressive religious beliefs.

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It's Depressing ...

There is more than one way to view the circumstances of our lives, more than one way to think about ourselves; and the narrative we choose to believe about ourselves has a powerful impact on how we will navigate life's circumstances. That's why it's so depressing when a fellow believer chooses to identify as "gay". The declaration itself is technically ambiguous (Are they talking about attraction, or are they talking about action? There is an ...

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