July 2011 Blog Posts (205)

Twin Attacks - A Revolution is the Aftermath

I'm currently following the aftermath and the only word I can find to describe it is mostly inspirational. I'll try to compile a list of the lessons Norway can teach other terror-stricken nations and a list over shameful events.It'll be a long post, you can skip uninteresting paragraphs if i score a critical wall-of-text hit.

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I'll start with the worst.

Immediately after the blast everyone though of Islamists. After the shooting started everyone (including…

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Added by Arcus on July 25, 2011 at 3:49pm — 4 Comments

Going to Vancouver, BC!

Hey everyone, I am riding my bike around the country for a while and will stop in Vancouver for a couple of days. Does anyone have a floor or couch I could sleep on? I'll be there around the 7th or 8th of August. Thanks!

Troy Carter

Added by Troy C on July 25, 2011 at 7:41am — 2 Comments

A religion's use of a public school

 

A publicly funded school in Toronto, Ontario Canada is allowing an outside (muslim) group to use the cafeteria as a mosque 1 day per week.  Non muslim students are not permitted inside during services, males and females are segregated and ...menstruating girls  are not allowed to participate. 

 

 

 

I can't believe this crap happens in my country, in my province!  Please follow the link, read the story and sign the petition, even if you're not…

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Added by Ralph Day on July 25, 2011 at 6:49am — 1 Comment

disclaimers

i am the lord your god & all that is wrong

in the world has been spawned by a fallen angel of whom

i created so that he would tempt humankind into madness---

if you have a bone to pick, please pick it with him,

for that is his purpose,

a purpose which is an integral part of my overall plan,

a plan wherein you & you

alone

are still a vitally important character---

yes,

so keep on worshipping me

though you…

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Added by delapruch on July 25, 2011 at 1:47am — No Comments

complete & utter gibberish

that there is a personal something out there

something greater than what you can see, hear, touch, smell, taste,

study, test & validate through rigorously systematic rational

inquiry---

that this personal something cares about what your life specifically entails

on a daily basis

wherein what you as a little pubic hair in the great great great universe

somehow matter more than what your short life actually entails---

that this…

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Added by delapruch on July 25, 2011 at 1:43am — No Comments

Somali Islamists maintain aid ban and deny famine

I had to repost this..I posted it when the terrorist controversy happened so it didn't get more attention but it is urgent..

 

More from the "religion of peace" - they would rather have their own people die than to receive aid and food from the international community and the United…
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Added by Sassan K. on July 24, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Religion and Violence

I was thinking, (something I have an uncontrollable propensity to do), about how all religions claim to be peaceful, but all seem to condone murder (with the exception of Janists).  Not only in their religious texts, but also in their literature.  In the Chronicals of Narnia, the first time the children meet Aslan, he teaches them to kill.  And lets not even discuss the "Left Behind" series.  It has been my general experience that when someone tells you how loving, wonderful, and peaceful…

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Added by Doug Reardon on July 24, 2011 at 5:29pm — 3 Comments

Portal to Another Dimension?

Last night, while driving home from dinner, my wife mentioned that there was an archway or door in China that is believed to be a gateway to another dimension.



Obviously this is ludicrous and my wife felt the same. She further stated that people have gone through it and have not been seen again. I know, spooky!







Anyways, I tried to search for it to see what it was about and research it further. I could not find anything related to the search terms I used. I was… Continue

Added by Matthew Wood on July 24, 2011 at 2:45pm — 18 Comments

Science Channel Chat?

 

I'm hoping I'm not the only one here who watches the Science Channel. They're on an upswing of really good, quality shows after a few years of drivel. I'm very excited for all the new shows. I'm wondering if anyone would like to join me in watching/discussing them after new episodes have aired. We could find a time after the show to discuss, or chat while watching the show. I prefer having people to talk with during the show, but I'd be willing set up a chat for a later date. There…

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Added by Mallory on July 24, 2011 at 1:17pm — 7 Comments

The Three Painters :A parable for athiests

A woman gave birth to a set of triplets, two boys and a girl. The three of them all grew up to be amazing still life painters and all three of them were born with a degenerative eye disease. They knew that some day they would go blind so they tried to paint as much as possible before the world went black.

They also knew that nothing satisfied them quite as much as seeing the world and presenting it in art form. To them still life was the greatest thing in the world.

One sunny…

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Added by Carol Foley on July 24, 2011 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Is God Hiding?

There are some Christians who cannot be sure if their god is hiding or not. Their answer keeps changing. In debates, they sometimes speak of how all creation points to their god, or how speaking in tongues shows his holy spirit is real. They may speak of healing that could only have come about with their god's help, or how Bible prophecies being fulfilled is proof it was divinely inspired. In their eyes, God isn't hiding. Proof of his…
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Added by Serotonin Wraith on July 24, 2011 at 10:49am — 1 Comment

The Foxhole

There are those that still say that there are no Atheists in foxholes.  Firstly, one should point out that the amount of foxholes is declining rapidly.  So much of the big policeman of the world’s baton brandishing over the head of countries that will not do what they are told, is now done by comfortable family folk sitting in some office in Arizona, where after kissing their significant other and grabbing their lunchbox, they’re off to kill a few hundred in a drone attack as if they were…

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Added by delapruch on July 23, 2011 at 11:21pm — No Comments

US Armed Forces Ad Promotes Christianity

http://i.imgur.com/RZoGk.jpg



This is an ad I found while perusing through a Christian magazine. Considering the source, I am not surprised by the symbolism used...there is obviously a Christian cross and bible being used by the soldier. The text is what is interesting to me. It reads:



"As a chaplain in the Navy, you'll find limitless ways to employ your faith and you guide thousands of dedicated men and women who serve our nation.… Continue

Added by ungodlynews on July 23, 2011 at 6:00pm — 10 Comments

A Critique of William Lane Craig's Version of Objective Morality

 

This morning I read a blog entry written by William Lane Craig and shuddered. [http://www.reasonablefaith.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=5767 ]

 

According to Craig, his god is not required to follow "objective" moral laws.  At the same time this god is defined as perfectly good.  If it is perfectly good not to follow objective moral laws then there is no reason why humans…

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Added by Rosemary LYNDALL WEMM on July 23, 2011 at 4:00pm — 11 Comments

Thank you God

More than 80 died in the terrorist attack in Norway. It lasted an hour and a half. Even if you believed in God and accept the fact that this attack started you have to wonder why "God" would "allow" it to last for so long. Now all you will hear is that prayers are being sent to those involved. A lot of good that will do now. Thank you "God" for "allowing" this horrible event to happen and stregthen my athieistic beliefs

Added by David Eisen on July 23, 2011 at 2:18pm — 1 Comment

Best Xian Quote Ever!!!!!!!

This is priceless. In the most recent issue of GQ, no I don't have a subscription, Peyton Hillis was  interviewed about being chosen to be on the cover of Madden 2012. His quote absolutely sums up the sheepish oblivious nature of the mindset of the xian. The irony is almost hard to believe. I promise the quote is word for word. It made me literally lol and I had to share. Enjoy:

 

Q: If the infamous Madden curse holds up, you're headed for an injury. Worried?

A: People…

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Added by Robert Karp on July 23, 2011 at 8:54am — 9 Comments

Terror in Norway - the suspect

Now this is a real interesting turn. Unlike the Islamists everyone expected, the terror was done by right wing/xenophobic/neo-nazis. Welcome to the politics of Norway.

The place currently being ransacked by the police (Hoffsveien 18, 0275, Oslo):

(The can is anti terror police, call name "Delta")

Here's the building in a bit of better weather. Note the…

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Added by Arcus on July 22, 2011 at 8:15pm — 84 Comments

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