"I don't fear death, I just want to stick around for a few hundred more years and see how it all turns out. A hundred or fewer years really isn't enough to do everything, considering it takes most people the first fifty or so, just to pull…"
"Not surprised. An anti-theist friend of mine lives in Tasmania, and every time I talk with him about what's going on his his neck of the woods he is always howling about the fundies down his way. We have good conversations."
"And that, Angela, I've little doubt, is why he came to the US - there's not enough of a market for his bullshit in Australia.
If I ever wanted to escape, Australia would be the first place I'd go, but my work, and those I love, are…"
"That's why is say "worth their salt." I don't consider evangelical/fundamentalist theologians, theists, etc. worth their salt because they refuse to see things beyond their own nose. You could spend a lifetime in the…"
"At least with this one there is also a corresponding disagreement over the spelling of "aluminum" (Yanks don't put that second I in there). But at least when you folks in the commonwealth do throw that I in there you actually…"
"You haven't met very many evangelicals and fundamentalists have you? Yes there are plenty of more "liberal" theists out there who would agree with what you say here, but there are many, many, many serious Xians who insist the…"