I Want An Atheist President

#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

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They do not move

ESTRAGON:Wait! (He moves away from Vladimir.) I sometimes wonder if we wouldn't have been better off alone, each one for himself. (He crosses the stage and sits down on the mound.) We weren't made for the same road. VLADIMIR:(without anger.) It's not certain. ESTRAGON:No, nothing is certain. Vladimir slowly crosses the stage and sits down … Continue reading They do not move

“Atheists are about as useful as a third tit”

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”

Faith in Capitalism

As the debate over the economy rages, one common dichotomy keeps resurfacing to frame the whole topic in drastic shades of good vs. evil.  The opposing forces are Capitalism (good) and Socialism (evil).  Complex narratives often get reduced to such simplistic terms, and we prefer it that way.  "Economics is complicated," we say, "just give … Continue reading Faith in Capitalism

What God and Hipsters Have In Common

Not to harp on this subject any longer, but one of the funnier comments left on the Washington Post article was one referring to me, inexplicably, as a "Pretentious Hipster Doofus."  Or something like that, I'm not really gonna research it. This is quite funny to me and, I imagine, to most people who have … Continue reading What God and Hipsters Have In Common

Extranatural: How Intelligent Design Hopes To Reclassify ‘God’

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’