Tag: Religion

Spanking the Biblical Literalists… Again

Another comment from zdenny has come up that is so amazingly full of misinterpretations, disinformation, irony, misinformation, foolishness, and utter bullshit that I decided to make my response into its own post rather than another reply in the comments. Dan said, “But you’re an expert on that, Denny, you believe countless things that have absolutely …

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Why Nearby Planetary Systems Could Mistake Earth for a Supernova

Yes, I think that it just might happen. You might be asking yourselves how it could be possible that the inhabitants of any planetary system nearby (relatively speaking) could ever mistake our planet for a supernova. A supernova is a stellar explosion which can occur at the end of a star’s life if triggered by …

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Need any more reasons to keep religion out of politics?

Just in case you haven’t yet been convinced that the most fervent followers of Christ in the United States, those zealots that call themselves fundamentalists or evangelicals, are doing everything within their power to move our country further toward a theocracy, Jacques Chirac drops a little inside dope about former President George W. Bush. In …

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Stuff like this is why we can never give up.

This video should serve as a warning to each and every one of us that there are countless people in this world who honestly, completely believe this bullshit. We cannot let this stuff go unchallenged. One YouTube user in particular who challenges this type of nonsense on a regular basis is AndromedasWake. He specializes in …

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I guess I’m still not civil enough. Go figure.

Recently, there have been several posts that I’ve read (even commented on a couple of them) in which the topic of discussion was the continuing saga of whether atheists such as PZ myers are hurting the cause of atheism. How are these atheists hurting the “cause”? It seems that their actions are often seen as …

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Why can’t some Christians understand the concept of “Burden of Proof”?

Burden of Proof. You’ve seen that phrase before, I’m sure. It can be used in different ways, depending on the context. If you happen to be discussing a legal case in the United States, it has a particular meaning. However, in this case I’d like to discuss the term in the context of logical arguments, …

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How Fucking Thick are These People?!?!!?

I simply couldn’t hold my tongue any longer. I had to type it up for all to read. I recently read a blog post from a Christian’s blog. The post was entitled “PROOF that GOD EXISTS!” I found my way there from the author’s comments on another blog post, Why don’t atheists just shut up …

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What is it with creationists?

What is it with these people that they can’t let go of arguments that have been refuted time and again by respected scientists. Oh, wait. I forgot. That would mean they were wrong, and since they have God™ on their side, they just can’t be wrong. So many of them think they have The Truth™ …

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Do You Find That Billboard Offensive?

Fuck You and the Cross You Rode In On

I recently read an article entitled ‘Religion’ billboard brings debate in which metion is made of how offended people are in Birmingham, Alabama because of a billboard. The billboard was paid for by the Alabama Freethought Association, and is a part of the national campaign by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. It seems that the …

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On Knowing the Difference Between Fantasy and Reality

The Accommodation/Framing/Moderate/New Atheist/Whatever discussion rages on… Greg Laden has written post about how Accommodationists and New Atheists Sail in the Same Boat. Jason, at Lousy Canuck weighs in with his analysis in Two boats tethered together on a lake. Stephanie Zvan has written an interesting take on a part of the discussion with Mere Factual …

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