Pat Tillman's brother at his funeral. This is not disrespectful. I hope someone has the balls to say this when I die.

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Comment by Scarlette Blues on June 14, 2011 at 11:07am

That's so awesome. I'm glad the little brother had the balls to stand up and say that in front of all those people. I'd like to see the face of the audience during that moment! LOL 

 

With that said, I've also added this documentary to my DVD queue on Netflix! I can't wait to watch it.

Comment by Jennifer Stanley on June 19, 2011 at 9:39am
After this video, there was a link to a segment done by CNN about how the army treated the entire Tilman family regarding their being athiests. One high ranking army official said Tilman's family would never find peace basically because he was 'worm food'. That's a pretty harsh thing to say when you're supposed to uphold a certain code of conduct in the US Military. Jokes on him though, because we're all pretty much 'worm food' anyway.
Comment by William N Cooney on June 19, 2011 at 11:19am
Whether Lou Dobbs is on the right side of an issue or the wrong side of an issue, his self-righteousness is always difficult to stomach.
Comment by Sciencebetty on February 3, 2012 at 4:21pm

Wish I had a brother like that. I have 4 brothers. All of them would make some pitiful excuse as to why I don't believe in their imaginary friend. 

Comment by steven rodriguez on November 6, 2013 at 8:45pm

I had a similar experience burying a brother that was in the motorcycle club I rode with at the time, The family was pushin all their jesus shit and he wasn't that way and we buried him the way we knew he wanted to be buried. it almost ended up in a brawl.

Comment by Noel on November 7, 2013 at 6:47am

Yeah, that was really badass!

Made a card and put it in my wallet. In big bold letters "Atheist". For just in case I get hit by a car and there's no one left to bury my non believing ass.

My family has standing orders to cremate my ass and dump what's left in a body of water. Maybe I should explain further that toilet bowls do not constitute body's of water, but I think that love thing will preclude such an occurrence.

I"ve actually had this conversation with my wife and kids. No ceremony, no funeral home, no wake. Just get rid of the carcass. I even pondered them renting a helo and flying over some desolate forest in the mountains somewhere, and shoving my lifeless corpse, butt naked, out the helo and considering it a Tibetan Sky Burial. Food for the animals and the worms... But it be fucked up if some unsuspecting hiker came across my half eaten carcass and the authorities got involved. So that idea was icksnayed. 

My father was an atheist. He never really said that "hey, I'm an atheist" but when you're goddamning Jesus Christ and the nails that held him up you got issues with the whole belief thing. I cremated him and tossed him in the Caribbean. Myself and my aunt were the only attendees. My aunt said a prayer I just said goodbye and made a joke in the car about the Puerto Rican swimming his ass off right now saying, "wait! I actually wanted a burial!!!"... LOL. Two of his brothers have since followed him into the great beyond and my aunt has flung their ash's in the exact same body of water.

I've told everyone in my entire family that I'm an atheist. So their should be no misunderstanding. If they decide to pray for me then it's on them. I won't be around so I probably won't give a shit. Knowing my kids and my wife they'll probably say "thanks guys but dad he was a stone cold atheist".

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