Tag: snark

The Sky Is Falling! Seeds! Buy Seeds!

This advertisement is being promoted by WorldNut Daily. Surprise, surprise. …in an economic meltdown, non-hybrid seeds could become more valuable than even silver and gold. I love the “graph” that purports to show the value of gold, silver, and “Nonhybrid Seeds.” It’s odd that there aren’t any numbers on that graph, isn’t it? I suppose …

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North Korea Seeks Trillions in Compensation from U.S.

North Korea has demanded that the United States must pay nearly $65,000,000,000,000 (That’s sixty-five trillion dollars!) as compensation for what they regard as sixty years of hostility against them. See the following news articles: North Korea Figures It May As Well Ask the United States for $65 Trillion and See What Happens — New York …

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A Thanksgiving Story: What Would Jesus Tweet?

Chirp01a from ChristianChirp.com: Tell us about your Christian Beliefs. Your user name says you are a Liberal Christian. Why?

I was recently made aware of a web site which claims to be “The Christian Alternative to Twitter”. Isn’t that just darling?!?! It really isn’t surprising, what with events like the “no god” debacle on Twitter. The ‘Pilgrims’ Because it is November (the month of the US Thanksgiving holiday), and because I’m witnessing a group …

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I am an Atheist, But am I Anti-Religious?

I’m guessing that any of you who have read my previous posts regarding atheism or religion probably don’t need any clues as to the answer to the posed question. There are those who do ask me, occasionally, whether or not I am anti-religious, in addition to being an atheist.

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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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I’d like to welcome some people to the real world, but they aren’t here yet.

Mr. Pink and the World's Smallest Violin

I recently saw an article in the Washington Post, entitled “Squeaking by on $300,000“. Squeaking by… on $300,000… I think I could “squeak by” on that kind of money. Let me say this first: I do not begrudge anyone their earned income (provided that income is not derived from an illegal source). Let me say …

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Science Must Declare a Reality War on Religion

Mooney and Kirshenbaum are at it again. I heard about it earlier today when PZ posted “The Mooney/Kirshenbaum crusade flops again“. It seems that Chris and Sheril have written a nice little op-ed piece for the LA Times, called “Must science declare a holy war on religion?“. I find it very telling that their piece …

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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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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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Accomodation? Okay — I’m Convinced. I’m Giving In.

There have been many posts recently in various places around the blogosphere about Accommodation. Heck, some of them have been here! At any rate, I think it may be time for me to finally give in and say “Okay” to accommodation. Yes, I know; it’s unexpected, and probably quite out of character for me, but …

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