I don't believe in gods or guns. Why this offends the sensibilities of a large portion of America I'll never understand. But, rest assured, in times of trouble, I don't suddenly start praying for a .45.
#Iwantanatheistpresident It's May, now, which means only 4 years and 7 months until the 2016 presidential election. Of course, before that, we have to survive this one. Since Mitt Romney is the Republican Nominee (yes, I know, not technically, but...) and we have a 2-party system in which a 3rd party can never hope to … Continue reading I Want An Atheist President
I don't normally do this, but this is irresistible. In response to my blog post, "In Support of Jessica Ahlquist," a commentator calling himself "Lord Monty" wrote this: You must love North Korea a fine atheist nation as is China and the rest of the fucked up nations of the world.. your kind will bring … Continue reading “Atheists are about as useful as a third tit”
Jessica Ahlquist is a normal teenage girl. She goes to school, reads Harry Potter and.. oh yeah, challenged her school board on the legality of having a Christian prayer plastered on the wall of her public school. I recently wrote on the prayer in school debate. My opinion on it, in my mind, seems pretty … Continue reading In Support of Jessica Ahlquist
Ex-tra-nat-u-ral: Adj. - 1. Any explanation for unexplained phenomenon that is a possibility in nature, yet so outside the realm of normal human experience and scientific discovery that it is highly improbable. 2. A method of explaining the Supernatural as an aspect of the Natural. Let’s discuss the idea of God A Designer as a … Continue reading Extranatural: How Intelligent Design Hopes To Reclassify ‘God’
What happens to us after we die? Kind of a big question. Or, you know, the biggest question. Religion developed as a means of answering that one question (before tackling other subjects). Heaven, hell, purgatory, reincarnation, Morgan Freeman. We expect that we will experience one of these things when we make our last CO2 deposit. … Continue reading When we die, we will die with our arms unbound
I've just picked up two plates from the table, the remnants of a mostly eaten meal still on them, and I'm balancing them in my left hand as I ask if there will be any dessert for my guests (there will not), 60-something-year-old visitors from Louisiana who have been very pleasant all meal, a friendly … Continue reading I Am An Atheist
The twelve miles from your sanctuary to civilization is paved with good intentions and overrun by weeds The graffiti-scratched stone walls trace back to the past like a holy scroll with no bodies to find, only empty tombs dug by bloodied knuckles A metaphor, but no less true for it Repentance comes easy and absolution, … Continue reading Sacrosanct