Yay for Arkansas bigotry against non-Christians! Thank you Southern states for once again pointing out that non-Christians are second-class citizens in the USA once again. I was getting a little uppity lately and thinking I was equal to all the Christians out there, but I'm sure glad I got put in my place.
In other news, I'd gladly spit at these people's feet for this.
“I’m not speaking just from a private belief, but I’m speaking for the district I represent, the people … that are upset, dismayed, angry and actually fearful,” he said.
First, Constitutional rights are never up for popular vote, you asshole. Second, they're actually fearful? Of what? What is actually scary about that display that, to me, looked like a fancy outhouse? Seriously.
I think the idea that an Atheist display is 'scary' says more about the state of Christianity than anything. Just how weak must your religion be that an outhouse-shaped plaque with names of people most of your kids have never heard of can threaten it?
I think they are legitimately scared...of losing their position as the privileged class in the United States. Soon, they'll be on an equal playing field and have to compete in the marketplace of ideas...they SHOULD be scared.
There is a video of the Pope's 'exorcism' caught on film. The man isn't demon possessed, there are likely no 'real' demons. He's just delusional and doesn't want to accept personal responsiblity for his own behavior for his own dysfunctional life.
There is an ad that reads ' Do you support 'traditional' marriage? Vote Now"! .
No, I don't support 'traditional' marriage because there is no such thing. I support heterosexual and same-sex couples marry each other legally , yes. 'Traditional' marriage promoters largely do not believe that heterosexual women are co-equal to their husbands. Their only purpose in 'traditional' marriage is to sexually satisfy their husbands if they can and raise children and do all…
i've got no problem with everyone saying "merry christmas" on christmas day. however, they've turned it into an entire holiday season where it lasts a month or more. in those situations it should be perfectly acceptable to say "happy holidays" or call it a…
I posted the bulk of this on another thread, but wanted to add some context separately.
I finally confronted my faith and embraced the fact of my atheism late last August, 2012. Days after I revealed my "epiphany" to a few friends who knew me from another message board, my sister died from Lou Gehrig's Disease (which pissed her off because she hated catching a disease from someone she never f---ed).
THAT was my sister, understand? She was a beautiful, life-loving, potty-mouthed…