Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

The Rapture Didn’t Happen

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

Just when you thought people couldn't get any crazier: I SAID : THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH IS GOING TO HAPPEN, THIS YEAR 2007!! I WAS WRONG!!! Yeah, no kidding! How come the loonier someone is, the more they use CAPS LOCK and font colour changes, not to mention font size changes? But they ...

Idiot America

Thursday, December 15th, 2005

A truly wonderful piece from Esquire via Temple of Polemic: Greetings from Idiot America by Charles Pierce Nov 01 '05 There is some undeniable art—you might even say design—in the way southern Ohio rolls itself into northern Kentucky. The hills build gently under you as you leave the interstate. The roads narrow beneath ...

Servitude

Monday, November 21st, 2005



Free-thinker

Friday, October 21st, 2005

Yay! I'm Satan's slave! ;-)

Quiz

Friday, October 21st, 2005

You fit in with:Atheism Your ideals mostly resemble those of an Atheist. You have very little faith and you are very focused on intellectual endeavors. You value objective proof over intuition or subjective thoughts. You enjoy talking about ideas and tend to have a lot of in depth ...

Religion is society’s biggest threat: author

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

From The Australian: Religion is society's biggest threat: author September 28, 2005 LONDON: Religious belief can cause damage to a society, contributing towards high murder rates, abortion, sexual promiscuity and suicide, according to research published yesterday. The study says belief in and worship of God are not only unnecessary for a healthy society, but ...

The War on Rationality

Wednesday, August 10th, 2005

Wonderful spoof! Click to see the full sized image.

Intelligent Design

Tuesday, June 21st, 2005



Swearing on Bible scrapped for jurors

Monday, June 13th, 2005

From The Sydney Morning Herald: Swearing on Bible scrapped for jurors By Geesche Jacobsen There's been no need to kiss it for some time and soon you won't have to touch it any more either. But even if you don't believe in it, your oath of "so help me God" will continue to bind ...

Howard butters up the religious

Friday, February 18th, 2005

From The Sydney Morning Herald: Church got federal funds February 18, 2005 An evangelical church with links to the Liberal Party has received almost $800,000 in grants from Federal Government departments in the past five years. Hillsong Church has received $473,588 from the Department of Family and Community Services since 1999, ...

What Use is Religion?

Tuesday, September 14th, 2004

From Secular Humanism: What Use is Religion? Richard Dawkins The following article is from Free Inquiry magazine, Volume 24, Number 5. As a Darwinian, the aspect of religion that catches my attention is its profligate wastefulness, its extravagant display of baroque uselessness. Nature is a miserly accountant, grudging the pennies, watching the clock, punishing ...