Monthly Archives: October 2011

Re: Christian And Atheist Persecution.

I said on someone’s blog that there is no christian persecution in the US and that the many examples I’ve seen of so-called persecution in the US and canada that christians call persecution are always bogus in my experience, and … Continue reading

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Re: Challenge(s) To Bible Critics.

My response to a challenge to skeptics of the bible someone posted: 1) Present one piece of archaeological evidence which disproves the history recorded in the Bible. I can give you thousands.  Every artifact or document or tablet or coin … Continue reading

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Creepy Herman Cain Ad.

This creepy ad with no substance was featured on the daily show/colbert. (Disable Above Playlist First) I’m surprised no one noticed that the guy says it’s time to “take our country back” (from liberals/democrats, a common republican sentiment) sandwiched between … Continue reading

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Religious Instruction In Schools.

This is part of a comment I gave about whether there should be religious instruction in public schools (or schools in general): “Schools should give people facts in order to prepare them for life.  Teach them facts about sex, facts … Continue reading

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People Choose To Be Gay.

This is a common belief of christians and conservatives in america, and like many beliefs I think it stems at least a little from the idea that life wasn’t just created in some sense, but created the way we’d make … Continue reading

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The Republican Party And Extremism.

When you think republican or conservative extremism you probably think of the birther movement or the guy(s) showing up with a machinegun to a political event.  But the extremism I was thinking about is more mainstream economic extremism.  The general … Continue reading

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The State Of The Republican Party (And US Politics In General).

Politicians are going to tend to be corrupt and full of shit by the simple nature of the job, every election is like a beauty pageant, what gets people to vote for a candidate is not necessarily brains or qualifications.  … Continue reading

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What A “White Hole” Really Is In Physics.

I recently read an article about white holes and I thought I would explain the dynamics of stars, black holes and white holes for anyone who was interested.  If you’re sketchy on how a star or black hole works it … Continue reading

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Why Christian Moralism Is Bankrupt… According To Jesus.

A lot of the stuff in the bible seems to center around the definition of sin, what it actually means to be a sinner.  And a big theme found consistently throughout the bible is that sin requires understanding.  It’s not … Continue reading

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Why Questioning Faith Is Scary.

I’ve given a lot of thought to what makes people tick for years and especially to how faith works, because it is such a major part of peoples’ thought processes and emotional makeup in the US. One striking difference between … Continue reading

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