Reason Rally Not A Religious Revival

The following is a response to a point the Chaplain raised. She felt the Reason Rally was comparable to those old Billy Graham revivals and thus, a religious event with attendees having what looked to her as a religious experience. Chaplain, I think you’ve enter the “atheism is a religion” fallacy. This Saturday you’ll have [...]

American Myths

I just caught this over morning coffee and had to respond. The willful ignorance of many in this country to both believe what’s demonstrably false and to forward this Christian theocracy goal in direct opposition to our constitution and in light of both how theocracies generally fare and the grave division between the various Christian [...]

Not intended to be a factual statement

The Daily Show – Countdown to the Next Countdown – Jon Kyl’s Planned Parenthood Statistics The Colbert Report Two things that stand out here in terms of religion, the excuse that religion doesn’t cause any harm and the age old religious belief that the ends justify the means. Opposition to abortion is largely based on [...]

Real American Sermon

I came across this ridiculous article from Texas where some fat, ignorant Councilman is proposing starting meetings with a prayer. As obnoxious as that is, the article was worse, suggesting the only obstacle is merely upsetting atheists, and then there are the ignorant commenters. So I figured for this red state full of “real” Americans, [...]

Wrong on both sides

Quite a head scratcher here the other day in Philadelphia. We had Geert Wilders of Fitna fame come to give a speech, invited by conservative Republicans. You see as good Christians, they love anyone who not only bashes Islam, but actually is working to outlaw and censor it, which is what he’s trying to do [...]