anti-religious bigotry

American Media: Stop Sensationalizing Religion
When a reporter takes on the subject of (someone else’s) religion, he or she does not usually understand what he or she is reporting on, or is relying on biased/slanted data and ignoring the sensibilities of their intended audience.
An Open Letter from a Scientologist & Black Man to Tampa Bay Times Bigots
You see, I understand I am just another “nigger,” and you know what is best for me. You deem yourself my Master. You are not my friend.
Are Christians Right to Protest Netflix’s “First Temptation of Christ”?
I made it 31 minutes in, to the scene that managed to insult Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Rastafarianism, and yes, even managed to throw in multiple jabs at Scientology.
Beware the False Prophets of Profit
Dr. Singer is long dead now, gone to whatever religion’s Hell will deign to accept her. But she has her disciples who carry on her debunked work. One in particular is Stephen Kent, a sociologist who steadfastly clings to Singer’s universally rejected work like a flea to a hound. It is, after all, his livelihood.
“Cult” Defined: Any Religion Practiced by Others
The effort to make these religious groups seem dangerous, threatening or just plain weird was prodigious. And didn’t really work on me, to be honest—my husband’s family includes a large branch of Jehovah’s Witnesses and they all seem perfectly normal to me.
Most people are born good. Most people are born with an innate sense of decency, a good concept of justice, and an inborn understanding of right and wrong, One of the first things you’ll hear out of a child’s mouth is “It’s not fair.” Nobody has to teach them of the principle of fairness.
Ex the Exes
Since when did we start listening to Exes? Are ex-wives, disgruntled employees, former bosses and once-great friends really the best sources of intel on history, substance or fact? My first husband and I got married two weeks out of high school. I wasn’t even pregnant or anything.
“FaithLeaks” and the New Deprogrammers
The supposed purpose of FaithLeaks is to get anonymous tips of wrongdoing within churches and religions, “expose” them and educate people. But as past is prologue, expect old hatreds, prejudices and bias to flood out, carefully sourced to be untraceable, no one held responsible, the perfect forum to covertly smear the reputation and honor of legitimate religious organizations.
From Bambi to Bigotry: Disney’s Steep Fall
My sons were raised on Disney. We watched movies like Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Toy Story, over and over and over and over again.
Fun vs. Hate: The Difference Between Songs & Psychos
1964. For most Americans, vegetables at the dinner table were an afterthought. What vegetables there were, were certainly not fresh. They were frozen or canned. One of the biggest purveyors of such veggies was the Green Giant Company. The company’s symbol and “spokesman” was the Jolly Green Giant.