Is myth more comforting than reality?
by Quinn O'Neill
Added by Dallas the Phallus on October 4, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Dear members of TA,
I have found some in this excellent website belong to another type of church: I call it "The Al Gore Church of Irate Gaia".
Well, guess what: I bring good tidings for the Gaia Atheists like me: peer-reviewed study which shows, based on a NASA new satellite data, that the amount of heat let off by the atmosphere into space is greater than the one assumed for all the fatalistic models which Al Gore (et al) shoved down our…Continue
here we are again! thanks as always for stopping in to see what i've collected for you. hope you enjoy!
so, first off, last week i told you i had just finished locking down our next contest, and that it would be for 3 signed copies of John Loftus' new anthology The End of Christianity. i can now…Continue
I thought it only appropriate for my first TA blog to be a story of how I lost my faith. Let it be a lesson on how to reason with the unreasonable. First a little background on where I came from.Continue
I’ve always been one to let curiosity get the best of me. On the playground as a child, I refused to use the space as it was intended the way other children did. I played on the roof, I played on the outside of the walls, I climbed up the support beams. I wasn’t inclined to be restricted by the ‘right’ way to interact with the space set out for me. This trend of individualism marked many important decisions in my life, from being an exchange student…Continue
Added by Derek S Murphy on April 26, 2011 at 1:30am — No Comments
I am often surprised by the heat in discussions about the Bible, even amongst atheists. Questions about myth and history in the Old Testament and Jesus as a historical or mythical character result in people slinging references from their favorite experts, back and forth. I finally formulated an explanation for why everyone is a little wrong and little right in these discussions. No, I will not feed you some…Continue
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Does it matter if you vote or not since corporations can spend as much money as they want to buy any election? Are your cherished notions about truth and freedom mere illusions? Are you being suckered by both parties who are playing 'good cop-bad cop' with you?…Continue
Added by willailla on September 14, 2010 at 6:00pm — 17 Comments