Originally posted over at monicks.net
It’s the fourth anniversary of Hug An Atheist Day, so this is just a reminder:
It doesn’t matter what your worldview is, practice a little tolerance. Find your nearest Atheist, Absurdist, Agnostic, Anti-Religionist, Antitheist, Apatheist, Deist, Dystheist, Existentialist, Freethinker, Gropaga, Ignostic, Mahayana, Marxist, Misotheist, Naturalistic Pantheist, Nihilist, Nontheist,…Continue
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Right, because the only explanation is “god did it”, and when god’s motives seem fishy, it must be god’s “mysterious ways”. *facepalm*
Added by Monica McGee (Monicks) on April 30, 2012 at 5:29pm — No Comments
As you already know, your nominations took our beloved community and our awesome podcast to the final stage of About.com Readers’ Choice Awards. First of all, you deserve a huge THANK YOU! But, now, we need you to vote. So, please, do me another super special personal favor (last one this season, I promise), and take a minute out of each…Continue
It’s that time of the year again, when About.com hold the annual Readers’ Choice Awards, and our community Think Atheist deserves to be on the top 5 nominated as we were last year.
So, do me guys a super special personal favor and nominate Think Atheist for…Continue
There is this new tendency to label outspoken atheists as “Militant Atheists.” Here’s why I think it’s wrong.
I wish I could renounce the label Atheist, to begin with. In case you didn’t know, “atheist” is a label given to us by believers. It used to be a derogatory label, a Christian slur against us coined in France in the 16th century as a reaction to growing free thought, skeptical inquiry, and intellectual criticism of religion. When someone called you an atheist it was not a good…Continue
A brief history of religion
My friends, almost friends, just added friends, and soon-to-be friends:
I have no excuses other than I've been very busy fighting on Twitter and Google Plus - err... discussing important matters, I mean; also, got a book review dateline closing on me, started a new blog and I really don't know what I'm thinking but I might start yet another one, and my life is pretty much overwhelmingly stressful these days, some work-related annoyances and some feeling that time goes by so…Continue
There is a LOLcat for every situation in life, no doubt. — Judgement Day
No, no. Of course there were no dinosaurs in Noah's Ark, but we'll get to that.
I find it
irritating interesting that Religious Fundamentalists attempt to discredit science and put forth the Bible as absolute fact, as if the Bible were a History book instead of a piece of bull*** literature, which is what it really is.
They even go as far as to make up numbers and events, and depict them as if they were facts to feed the children with, …
“But what if you’re wrong?” So goes the common questions posed to atheists by Christians. Putting aside for a moment the obvious retort (what if they are wrong and another religion is right?) I decided to really organize my thoughts a bit. What would I say if I was wrong, the Christians were right, and a moment after dying I found myself before the blinding majesty of Yahweh with Christ at his right hand?…Continue
Yes, I do love Phil Plait, I do - and my crush is absolutely justified.
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I don't like it all that much that they call it "the god particle", but they are referring to the "Higgs boson" which is just the particle that the whole project was aimed to find.
This is awesome!
This is the news story:
'God particle' may be discovered soon