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Accepting the Truth About Climate Change is a Matter of State/Church Separation

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Hemant Mehta, Friendly Atheist

Another mundane “miracle”: a cross left standing in the wake of a hurricane that killed 33 people. God didn’t save the people or even the church from Hurricane Michael. Instead, he saved a torture-device-turned-religious symbol.

This religious myopia is remarkably consistent. After Hurricane Harvey, Christians claimed that their god saveda cross and let over 100 people die. And it might not have been a cross, just a telephone pole.

Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. He is a former National Board Certified high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago, where he taught for seven years.

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Preaching on Climate Change: Why it Matters, Jim Antal, Utne / Climate change is not going to affect me; it’s someone else’s problem. The challenge is too enormous; there’s nothing I can do about it, so why should I think about it? Photo by Getty/BenGoode

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