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Waiting for the Rapture

Started by Neal. Last reply by Chris Jun 2. 8 Replies

Welcome to the CrazyIn Texas there's a case going to the Supreme…Continue

Tags: religion, atheist, universe, homeschooling, education

Saudi Muslim cleric claims the Earth is 'stationary' and the sun rotates around it

Started by Neal. Last reply by Stephen Jun 2, 2016. 40 Replies

Yes, religion does have all the answers. Saudi Arabian cleric has claimed…Continue

Tags: is, stationary, earth, claims, cleric

Bahraini Intellectual Describes the Problems in the Muslim World

Started by Stephen. Last reply by Mrs.B Jan 29, 2016. 1 Reply

Bahraini Intellectual Describes the Problems in the Muslim World  Men like this give me hope for the Middle East.Continue

Another decade, same old song.

Started by Neal Mar 30, 2015. 0 Replies

A decade or so ago, Judge Moore's ten commandments monument went on tour across the U.S. When it made it's way to Lansing, MI, I went to protest the monument sitting on the state capital grounds. There I ran into a fine christian man and his son who…Continue

Tags: song, old, same, robertson, phil

400 men cut their testicles off believing it would help them meet God.

Started by Neal. Last reply by Chris Mar 1, 2015. 3 Replies

Hell, this might be even better than the stationary earth dude. Cutting off your balls should be an action that all religious men partake in. …Continue

Tags: to, get, closer, god, testicles

Foundational Worldview Questions

Started by Brennan Bowman. Last reply by Chris Sep 24, 2014. 40 Replies

Hi everyone. i am working on project for a class and for it I am asking some questions on worldviews. If you are willing I would really appreciate it if you would answer these questions for me.1.What is actually reality? What is really real?2.What…Continue

How is this for the stupidity of Interpretation of an Old Book!

Started by Davy. Last reply by Suzanna Apr 1, 2014. 4 Replies

Council of Islam in Pakistan has declared that mere existence of women is against sharia and the will of their sky fairy! Read the full report in the following link.…Continue

Tags: Pakistan, council, sharia, ideology, islam

Creationist Version Of Neanderthal Human Interbreeding

Started by Davy. Last reply by Chris Mar 20, 2014. 10 Replies

Creationist Version Of Neanderthal Human Interbreedingvia The Panda's Thumb..Had to put this up. Apparently creationists have their own take on the recent findings that…Continue

Tags: Creationist, Earth, Old, Betiality, Neanderthal

Chris Cuomo Schools Catholic League's Bill Donohue

Started by Neal Feb 27, 2014. 0 Replies

Bill Donohue speaks to CNNCatholic League President Bill Donohue got a course on modern…Continue

Tags: catholic, crazy, atheist, universe, to

The spiritual scientist

Started by Davy Sep 5, 2013. 0 Replies

Science would not exist without an innate spirituality driven by a sense of wonder about the natural world, writes Paul Willis.Early this year my seven-year-old son Chester began his current obsession with the computer game Minecraft. It seems he…Continue

Tags: problem, desidn, solving, zombies, science

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Comment by Neal on October 1, 2011 at 7:21am

That one confused me as well. In local language use here that would be a child; can't figure out why a child would make him sick though. =(

Comment by A Former Member on September 30, 2011 at 7:51pm

WTF is an ankle biter?

Comment by Neal on September 30, 2011 at 7:28pm

Comment by A place called Doone on September 29, 2011 at 4:19pm
Comment by A place called Doone on September 27, 2011 at 8:01pm

"It Is Our Tradition To Question God From Top To Bottom"

Kimberly Winston looks at atheism's diffusion amongst self-described Jews:

Atheism is entrenched in American Judaism. In researching their book “American Grace,” authors Robert Putnam and David Campbell found that half of all American Jews doubt God’s existence. In other groups, that number is between 10 and 15 percent. Those figures have some in the Jewish community alarmed. A recent issue of Moment, a magazine of Jewish thought, asked influential Jews if Judaism can survive without God. The answers were split.

Comment by A place called Doone on September 26, 2011 at 1:14pm

Smearing The Bear

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From Alexander Nazaryan's takedown of Michel Pastoureau's The Bear: History of a Fallen King:

In cave paintings, in fact, "the bear, except for man, is the only living creature that is shown upright," which is what politicians would call a special relationship. The bear is the emblem of Artemis; a she-bear nursed the prince Paris, the same who later fancied Helen. King Arthur, rock star of the Middle Ages, was an "ursine divinity," according to Pastoreau. And for the pagan tribes of Germany, "the bear was much more than the king of the forest … it was the quintessential totemic animal."

And that is precisely the problem. The early Church tended to not practice much tolerance toward pagan rites, subverting those it found attractive (the whole Virgin Mary business) while suppressing those it feared would threaten its stature. The brown bear of the European forest, with its unchecked aggression and appetites, clearly fell into the latter category. 

Thus, circa 1100 C.E., the Church launched what Pastoreau regards as a massive smear campaign to wean Germans, Scandinavians, and Europeans off their ursine adoration. This was done by denigrating the bear while promoting theretofore "lesser" animals such as lions; the process was made easier by the fact that while anyone who came into contact with a bear was not likely to emerge with sound life and limb, lions were distant enough that Church scribes could paint them as they wished.

 

Comment by Neal on September 23, 2011 at 6:13pm

Holy shit. Certain kinds of human beings are on the way to extinction!

 

Umm, if certain kinds of humans are not on the way to extinction, doesn't that mean humans are not on the way to extinction?

 

I used to like the fucking stupid, but only when they STFU and mind their own business.

Comment by A Former Member on September 23, 2011 at 5:28pm

Wanted: More White Babies

 

Comment by Hope on September 23, 2011 at 8:29am

Thank you DG :)

Comment by A Former Member on September 22, 2011 at 6:58pm

Poor video quality, but good speech.

 

 
 
 

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