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Ironic Health Care Positions

Has anyone seen this going around Facebook?
DEAR LORD, THIS YEAR YOU TOOK MY FAVORITE ACTOR, PATRICK SWAYZIE. YOU TOOK

MY FAVORITE ACTRESS, FARAH FAWCETT. YOU TOOK MY FAVORITE SINGER, MICHAEL

JACKSON. I JUST WANTED TO LET YOU KNOW, MY FAVORITE PRESIDENT IS BARACK

OBAMA. AMEN.



I'm not going to get into their picks for favorite actors and singers. I'm not even going to get into the fact that they are… Continue

Added by Matthew on April 22, 2010 at 12:28pm — 8 Comments

Jesus' "Sacrifice" Wasn't THAT Great

I was talking with my wife (also an atheist) the other day about Jesus. It suddenly dawned on me that his "sacrifice" wasn't really all that great. In fact, Jesus was kind of a jerk about it.



If you were told by god that you could save all of humanity that ever existed, exists, and will exist in the future from everlasting torture, wouldn't you be willing to do that? Then you hear the terms...by simply being tortured and humiliated for one day, and dying, you win everyone's… Continue

Added by Matthew on December 2, 2009 at 12:00pm — 8 Comments

Holy Book Morality or Anarchy...I Choose Neither.

This discussion got me thinking:

http://www.thinkatheist.com/forum/topics/did-you-become-an-atheist-to



I have been having some trouble reconciling something in my mind. I do NOT think we need god(s) to keep us moral, but I DO think we need government and laws to do so. Someone once challenged me on this and said I may as well be an anarchist. I couldn't come up with a satisfactory response to explain why that was false at that moment.



Finally, this morning, it dawned… Continue

Added by Matthew on July 24, 2009 at 12:07pm — 6 Comments

We're on the F****ing Moon!

I know this is late, but it's one of my favorites from The Onion.

Added by Matthew on July 23, 2009 at 10:21pm — No Comments

Jonathan Park: The How-do-I-refute-ID-without-offending Adventure Begins

I'm teaching high school summer school right now. The kids aren't there because they have to be, they are there because they want to be. This program I'm in is nice because I can pretty much talk about whatever I want. I got an interesting question about evolution, so we discussed it for a while. It wasn't long before I spotted the religious student. He gave himself away when he tried to debunk all of science because of our lack of total understanding of the beginnings of the universe. It seems… Continue

Added by Matthew on July 8, 2009 at 3:57pm — 16 Comments

  

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