Interesting story in the UK today; Richard Dawkins approves of government plan to put Bible in all state schools.
Prompted two thoughts. One is that there's a lot of complaints from christian groups here that they are persecuted by militant secularists, and this shows that atheism is essentially a tolerant…Continue
say what you will about mr. hope & change
as far as him being a politician & doing the
shady, scummy, dirty & bloody things that
say what you will about him doing all the dastardly deeds for another
say what you will about anything ya got to say that’s sour, beautiful or
indifferent about the man,
but mr. ken bennett,
residing in good ol’…Continue
Added by delapruch on May 19, 2012 at 9:06pm — No Comments
Hey guys i just wanna kno what you all think on Christianity being a Cult? I feel like it is and even when i was a christian i felt like i was in a cult, send some comments plz id like to know what you guys think?
Hello world, I am Réasúnach! As you can well see I have called this blog “The Tyranny vs the Humans of LGBT”. The tyranny is indeed in reference to the majority of mainstream religions practiced on this planet to this day, mainly Christianity & Islam.
I quite very purposely use the phrase “the humans of the LGBT”. Too often are the LGBT treated as less than human or second class citizens,which by the way there is no justification. I recall once coming across an…Continue
Added by Nerdy Keith on May 18, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments
see them get all cleaned up
shaven & schellacked
bearing suits, long long gingham dresses
(hide them alluring ankles)
the shiniest shoes that money can buy,
regardless of whether or not
it set them back---
in their “sunday best”
they go to worship
the splendid characters of fiction
as put down in the big book of bullshit
that has been edited & rewritten,
Added by delapruch on May 18, 2012 at 10:29am — No Comments
Film really captures the essence of the struggles some people go through when coming out to their family.
This past month I went to First Monday (huge trade day thing in Canton) and this was my first time to go. There was crosses in pretty much every booth/shop. Some specialized in just that and verses. Every one of those made me shudder or roll my eyes. To me that cross represents a hell of a lot of bad things. I just recently opened my eyes and accepted my atheism with open arms, and now I really resent and am angry at religion. My question is, why do people wear those crosses? I get that it's…Continue
I've been there too many times to count - a discussion with a religious person which seems absolutely impervious to Facts. Actually, it doesn't even have to be a religious person, it can be people holding very strong opinions on everything from political to economical to social to aesthetic to any type of issue. I know that I am correct, I can present plenty of evidence for my position and why the opponent's argument doesn't hold, but they are impervious to it. Why is it that my Facts don't…Continue
Published On Sun May 13 2012
Some years ago I attended a meeting in the home of a prominent Toronto businessman. Probably because he recognized me as he let me in, he felt compelled to warn me that he was a devout atheist.
So North Carolina decided that somehow it was a good idea to vote on a civil rights issue seeing how it all worked out so well the first time. This time it wasn’t some racist ideas but it was close enough. It was about gay people having the gall to demand fair treatment under law and be afforded a legal status that is for some reason given only to heterosexual couples. They want to get married.
I’m sorry but there’s this thing called Article 6 of the United States Constitution and…
Recently a good friend's mother died. It was very sudden and heartbreaking.
My friend is an atheist like me, and I can only hope he isn't being flooded with the usual garbage of "She's in a better place," or "She's watching over you now."
I remember when I lost my grandmothers I was filled with this pain, this realization that these wonderful women were inaccessible to me. Unfortunately I was religious at the time, and my first years of grieving were filled with guilt and…Continue
So im currently in a relationship with a christian woman, she knows i dont believe in god and the bible, yet i do believe that whatever makes you a good human being is fine by me. Should the fact of me not believing in a god sway our interest in eachother? Here i am a man of logic and she a woman of faith yet i dont see her any different but she does, so i ask myself, why believe is a god that sees all others wrong? I dont care what you believe all i know is i like you for you, not what u…Continue
Added by Terence Vermont on May 14, 2012 at 3:42pm — No Comments
uniting farcical flocks all over the world,
gregarious garments, talismans &
little good luck charms required by religions
to ward off “evil spirits,” to separate man
from “god,” or to just protect the fuzzy sheep
from the rest of us heathens,
are donned by believers everywhere
(but kept oh so secret).
the infamous magical mormon underwear
whose mere mention offends the mormons
strike the nonbeliever as an…Continue
Added by delapruch on May 14, 2012 at 2:24am — No Comments
I was dieheartend at atheistcon in Melbourne this year by a number of things: Hirsti Ali suggested that Islam was 'our' biggest concern, as did Harris; Mr Deity referenced our government before retracting in recognition of the fact he was speaking in Australia; Eugene Scott was introduced as representing the 'National Centre for Science Education (NCSE), we, in Australia don't have such a thing; Lesile Canold suggested that ' this is a numbers game' and that we, the atheists, should be good…Continue
Added by Colin Mackay on May 13, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments
| Balaam’s Ass
Numbers 15:1 to 22:1
15:1 Yahweh told Moses he needed revenue and he said to raise taxes on the people again. He also detailed how much in fees and penalties people would have to pay this time to be forgiven for an array of new sins. He said that any strangers in the area should be taxed and penalized under…
Added by Brad Snowder on May 13, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Generally speaking, we're all ignorant of one or more topic. Discourse, research, and cosmopolitan gossip are sure fire ways of educating ourselves. But lately, and it may be just me noticing it more, people have been watching too much F0X News, associating with Tea Party members, and listening to devout Ron Paul disciples. They purposefully omit facts with pull verbal stunts reminiscent of Pascal's Wager, as if there are only two possible answers to all questions.
Added by Cathy Cooper on May 13, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
So the other day I went to see The Avengers at a nearby movie theater. It was a great movie with an amazing cast but one particular scene was almost vomit-inducing. As Captain America was about to confront the gods Loki and Thor, Black Widow informed him to be careful because they were powerful gods. In response, Captain America stated something like "There is only one god ma'am, and I doubt he dresses like those two". Upon hearing that statement, several people in the theater applauded and…Continue
the bigot walks around the empire
head held high
worrying not in the least about the rights of humans cohabitating
with the rest of us &
as long as the bigot’s opinions are not called into question
s/he goes about her/his day
taking part in the systematic oppression of others
taking part in the denial of rights to others that one unappreciatively holds
believing in a illusion of “freedom” &…Continue
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