All Blog Posts Tagged 'Commandments' (7)

Atheists to Unveil Florida Courthouse Monument

Press Release: Atheists to Unveil Florida Courthouse Monument

Posted on: May 29, 2013

Stone Bench Featuring Secular Quotes Will Sit Beside Religious Tribute

Cranford, NJ—Following a settlement with Bradford County, Florida, American Atheists will unveil a new monument in front of the Bradford County Courthouse: a 1,500-pound granite bench engraved with quotations from Thomas Jefferson,…

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Added by Rob Klaers on May 29, 2013 at 2:11pm — 8 Comments

Just Some News :)

In Oklahoma, an atheist high school student and his family face threats and intimidation from angry Christians after the young atheist had the courage to report the unconstitutional display of the Ten Commandments in his public school classrooms.

On Saturday, May 11, atheist Gage Pulliam, a Junior at Muldrow High School, explained to the Friendly Atheist why he was motivated to blow the whistle on the unconstitutional…

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Added by Matt Dillon on May 13, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Movie Review: The Ten Commandments (1956)

Film: The Ten Commandments

Director: Cecile B. DeMille

Distributor: Paramount

Starring: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Vincent Price, and a cast of thousands

I don’t think I’ve had occasion to mention it, but I’m a big classic movie buff.  Watching movies is probably my favorite hobby and I almost always watch two or three each week.  After each film I rush to Netflix, Rotten Tomatoes, Flickchart, and my own personal database to add, rate,…

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Added by David Conrad on August 20, 2012 at 1:12am — No Comments

Bible Review: Exodus 14-40

And the LORD said to Moses, ‘Write these words, for in accordance with these words I have made a covenant with you and with Israel.’ So he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights.  He neither ate bread nor drank water. And he wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant, the Ten Commandments. – Exodus 34:27-28

I regret to report that Exodus, after a powerful opening quarter, ended with a very protracted, very frustrating, very inconclusive…

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Added by David Conrad on August 16, 2012 at 1:42am — No Comments

The benefits of atheism vis a vie the Ten Commandments

In public I rarely cuss.  In private, it's another matter.  Pain and frustration can cause me to say something like Jesus f***ing Christ!  In religious company, I try to bite my tongue, but there have been occasions where I have let a simple, exasperated Jesus! slip.  There have also been occasions where such an exclamation invited a rebuke inspired by the fourth commandment, such as, Don't take God's name in vain.

 

I just realized my rejoinder.  Now…

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Added by Thaddeus Dombrowski on September 21, 2011 at 4:27am — No Comments

Idol Chatter

Of all the days of my 13th summer in Paskaloochee, none stands out so clearly as the day Bent Turner completely lost his mind. He had always been a little off; thus the name, Bent. What his true first name was I never bothered to ask. Bent he was to the town, the nomenclature applied with varying degrees of affection depending upon factors such as age, social status, or denominational affiliation. I say denominational rather than religious, for all in my hometown claimed kinship in the same… Continue

Added by Buck O'Roon on September 18, 2010 at 3:13am — No Comments

According to legend, God came down to the mountain and etched 10 rules of living into the rock for the people of Israel. As we know, up until then the Israeli people were murdering each other, steali…

According to legend, God came down to the mountain and etched 10 rules of living into the rock for the people of Israel. As we know, up until then the Israeli people were murdering each other, stealing stuff, working all the time, and coveting all over the place. The Israelites knew God was serious after he killed all those people for building and worshipping that giant ass while he was busy with cavorting with Moses, who accidentally broke the stone tablets in the process (don’t worry, god… Continue

Added by Andrew Skegg on August 1, 2010 at 8:37am — 1 Comment

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