Unlike what I usually do when I crosspost from my blog (where I simply paste the text in), I'll provide a TL;DR here because I want to highlight the thing I found really surprising.
In a Gallup Poll where they classified people into "very", "moderately" and "non" religious, and did this…Continue
Crossposted from here:
Every once in a while you read something that makes you seethe.
In a generous display of clemency a woman from Norway is…Continue
[Crosspost from here: http://letreasonreign.wordpress.com/2013/03/13/advice-for-pope-francis-i/]. Visit letreasonreign for more caustic commentary on religion.
In most matters (with one exception I will get to), here’s my advice, one moving picture worth a thousand words:…Continue
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Well, you've heard it said... and I imagine many of you have said it yourself, exasperated with some atheist complaint about prayer in school or a creche scene in front of a courthouse: "It's freedom of religion not freedom from religion."
Well, actually it is both; you cannot…Continue
Added by SteveInCO on February 10, 2013 at 11:52pm — No Comments
(cross posted from http://letreasonreign.wordpress.com/2012/12/25/nativity-naivete/#more-549)
Well Saturnalia is over–and I didn’t even get to see Saturn.
So I guess I will have to focus on Christmas instead.
The overwhelming majority of well educated Christians realize that there’s no evidence, not even from the bible, that this day is in any way the birthdate of Jesus. I’ve heard…Continue
Crossposted from here: http://letreasonreign.wordpress.com/2012/10/22/you-know-its-the-bible-belt-when/
2 March 2013, added an update between the first two pictures.
I recently had occasion to be driving on I-40 from Oklahoma City (which, unlike Kansas City, is actually in the state of the same name) west to Amarillo, TX.
I first saw…Continue
[The following is crossposted from here: http://letreasonreign.wordpress.com/2012/04/24/open-letter-to-christians-2/]
Yes there they go again. Some…Continue
[Crossposted from here: http://letreasonreign.wordpress.com/2012/04/15/easter-arithmetic/ Please crosspost any comments you make in the comment section there.]
It’s still Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Easter as I write this, so it’s just under the wire.
[Cross posted from: http://letreasonreign.wordpress.com/2012/04/01/deuteronomy/]Continue
Added by SteveInCO on April 1, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments
Cross post from here: http://letreasonreign.wordpress.com/2012/03/30/the-reason-rally/Continue
This is a cross-post from here: http://letreasonreign.wordpress.com/2012/03/27/open-letter-to-christians-1/
Many of you believe yourself to be moral, upstanding members of your communities. Many of you are leaders in your communites, or respected businessmen, or perhaps even clergy.
So I'd like to ask you a "what if" question.
Let's say when you get…Continue
Added by SteveInCO on March 28, 2012 at 1:34am — No Comments
I posted the text below on my blog, http://letreasonreign.wordpress.com/2012/03/08/religious-polarization/, and to my surprise it got a like from one person and I am now being followed by another. (And this is huge for the amount of traffic my blog is getting.) I follow back to the liker and follower, and they are both Christians!
What gives? Well I am accusing moderate Christians of not following…Continue
Added by SteveInCO on March 9, 2012 at 1:02am — No Comments
Link to the original blog post (and comments): Let Reason Reign: My Two Cents' Worth On "In God We Trust"
The claim is often made that “In God We Trust” did not appear on US Currency until 1957. Well, yes and no. And why is it important?
Added by SteveInCO on March 2, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments