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As coronavirus spreads, the futility of religion becomes obvious

Coronavirus your god cannot stop a pandemic As coronavirus spreads, the futility of religion becomes obvious

One wannabe Osteen, a right wing preacher named Jonathan Shuttlesworth, posted a video that called churches that follow medical guidance and close are “sissies” and “pansies,” with “no balls” who “got neutered somewhere along the line.” But in between his sips of Acqua Panna, this Patagonia-clad preacher stumbled on the truth when he asked of the basins bereft of holy water, “how holy is the water then? That should be a sign to you that your whole religion’s a fraud. Any faith that doesn’t work in real life is a fake faith. Totally fake.”

Administration’s coronavirus response shows importance of secular government

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Trump’s cabinet is full of Christian Nationalists like Pence who believe in the bible and not science. But it would be hard to pick a worse candidate to lead this effort. Pence was actually responsible for an HIV epidemic in his home state of Indiana in 2015. That’s not hyperbole, that’s the conclusion of scholarly studies.