The following is an old blog from Atheist Nexus, around October of 2015. I think the topic material is still very relevant to the here and now, though.…
...they [the Roman Catholic Church] for example thought that slavery was perfectly fine... absolutely okay, and then they didn't, and what is the point of the Catholic Church if it says, “oh…Blog Then What Are You For? 4 Likes
Words are subtle and powerful things. Ten billion different things can be said with words, from rage to romance, with a multidimensional gradient of meanings and emotions in between those two…Blog A Difference In One Word 3 Likes
For a while, there, it was an absolute truism that among the single most frustrating activities one could indulge in was the pursuit of an appointment to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination. Starting…Blog A Shot In The Arm 4 Likes
I just sent the following to Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman, by email and physical letter:
26 September, 2020
Senator Rob Portman
448 Russell Senate Office…
JOMO KENYATTA (1892-1978), first prime minister of independent Kenya:
“When the Missionaries arrived, the Africans had the Land and the Missionaries had the Bible.
They taught us how…
Written by Malcolm Hutton: National Secular Society 9 January 2009.
Bibles in Hotels and Hospitals
Respect for the Fallen
One could take action when a bible is presented in hotel or hospital. First of all, go
prepared with a yellow…
The scene is set in the Rotunda of the US Capitol building. Hardly a few weeks earlier, that had been the site of a riotous attempt at raucous, lawless insurrection. This moment could not be…Blog Respect for the Fallen 1 Like Sam Harris - First Rebuttal Against William… The following is OLD, not quite 10 years old, presuming that the video was released not long after the Notre Dame debate between Sam Harris and William Lane Craig. That doesn't change the fact that,… Discussion Sam Harris - First Rebuttal Against William… 3 Likes
I have no doubt but that Joe Biden is one busy new president at the moment, and I tend to suspect that he may never actually READ the following (do they ever?), but considering the events of two…Blog Dear President Biden: Regarding Christian Nat 3 Likes Marlon Craft - State Of The Union I came across the following as a result of watching a conversation between Ari Melber, Michael Steele, and one Marlon Craft, the young man who authored this rap. I was especially struck by the fact… Discussion Marlon Craft - State Of The Union 2 Likes Excuse Our Coups! (Betty Bowers) It's been a bit over two weeks since the debacle at the Capitol happened, and I must confess that I was expecting Betty Bowers, America's Best Christian, to make herself heard on the topic a bit befo… Discussion Excuse Our Coups! (Betty Bowers) 4 Likes Calling for "unity" and 'healing" after last… A comment by Beagle at joemygod.com that deserves to be read widely: To conservatives talking about “unity” and “healing”: You need to realize a few things. Above all, that you have fucked up. Big t… Discussion Calling for "unity" and 'healing" after last… 5 Likes The Problem With Miracles
“You see there is only one constant. One universal. It is the only real truth. Causality. Action, reaction. Cause and effect.”…Blog The Problem With Miracles 2 Likes Temper Tantrum
Well, it finally happened.
One way or the other, Donald Trump has been building up his backers and his base to this moment from before the 2016 election. Trump talked virtually…
The 2015 movie Spotlight didn’t win the Best Picture Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences purely on the strength of its production values or the performances of its…Blog Saying "No" To God 1 Like