I don’t check in with the sub-blogs I love very often. I should do that more. When the content doesn’t move as quickly I tend to forget they’re there.
SERIOUSLY, CATHOLICISM? I know you’re all about reverence and shit, but c’mon?
From boing boing;
May you get all of the presents and none of the guilt!
Is this thing still on? Hello my heathen friends. Come talk over the holidays and complain about stuff. Or talk about whatever you want! Free gift label included.
My daughter read this article to me while I was washing dinner. The gist is that the more an Americans goes to church, the more they tend to support torturing people. The article is from 2009, so it’s a few years old. But reads:
It’s sure to create controversy, its message misinterpreted by some (or, more likely, many), but it’s taking the right people to task: lawmakers, especially Republicans, whose platitudes are indeed meaningless pablum on a night like tonight.
An update from Southeast Texas Humanist Alliance:
Congratulations to Massachusetts resident and practicing Pastafarian Lindsay Miller, who is the new owner of a driver’s license on which she is depicted sporting a colander as a hat.
A mere 3.1% of American adults identify themselves as atheists. But as a recent survey shows, this increasingly important demographic consists of surprisingly diverse, and even contradictory, subsets of non-believers.
I recently came across this Salon article from 2012 that is adapted from a book called Brain Wars. This article summarizes the research, however limited, on Out of Body Experiences (OBEs) and Near Death Experiences (NDEs).
For me, it’s being grounded in reality.
‘Cause it’s the rapture, baby! Today all pious people get to meet Sky Daddy and their promised planet per wife or something while us cool people get to have a pool party in hell. Just don’t go to the other special room with child molesters and people who talk in the theater, we don’t like those.
Hey, I know this sub-blog isn’t too active, so let’s just check in and chat. What’s going on in your life? How are you being good without God? How have you oppressed the Christian majority lately?
Someone on Facebook posted this today. This is my least favorite kind of “persuasive” article. As an atheist, I see a lot of Christians use this kind of reasoning to try to convert atheists. “I used to be an atheist. I used to hate god. Then I had a revelation.” Etc., etc. These articles only serve to reinforce the…
Here is the whole episode with this guy.
Hey, NPR lovers, today’s Radio Times’ first hour is an interview with Kevin Kruse, author of “One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America”.
Hello there, everybody, this is Ridley putting out a call for authors for Bibliomancy. What’s Bibliomancy, you ask - well, I’ll tell you more about it in a minute. The short version is this: it’s a place to talk books, literature, and writing.
– “I have a secret. It’s called the secret.“
– “I have a secret, you’re an asshole!” - Garfunkel and Oates (29-31)