Hi all,I'm trying to "Reply All" to an email I received this morning about the crazy quran and the benefits of replacing it with jebus here in Canada.I want to link to the Skeptic's Annotated Bible…Continue
"I'd never heard of truthdig until I watched this Harris vs Hedges debate.
As I understand it the moderator of the debate, Robert Scheer, is the publisher of truthdig. He was the worst moderator I've watched. He hijacked the conversation…"
"Howard, I hadn't thought of balance in that "sense" but you're right.
Our imagination is at the root of our pervasive nonsensical thinking. It takes effort to separate imagination from reality. An effort that many, including the…"
"Martin, when it comes to calling supernatural claims misguided I fall back on my, probably childish, argument of "five sense or less". I call it childish because it is my childhood argument that remains unanswered.
Despite many studies,…"
"About #3, I've heard something about this in the past. If I remember correctly, we can't make even a simple decision without emotion. We would never leave the cereal isle pondering the benifits of fiber verses fruits and nuts. What we…"
"Well there is a 4 letter word that starts with F and can be used as a noun, verb or adjective. It can also be surrounded by other words for phrases that roll off the tongue such as "for F sakes".
If that doesn't go over big in…"
"I don't know if I agree with that argument James. Having never been indoctrinated, I was a person in the middle until 9/11. I gave religion almost no thought to the point that I didn't even know I was an atheist. I do remember being…"
"I think most sane theists are actually deists. They don't believe the mythology is literally true and say things like "something must have created all this" and "no religion is correct but they all have a sense of the same real…"
"Nice images people.
I stopped showing this picture to people 10 years ago because I got some crazy reactions to it. It's a macro of the source of a spring in winter. If you look at the ice in the picture you'll see faces. The most…"
For the most part we photographers see the world as it truly is through the lens of a camera which is what we also strive to do as atheists and skeptics. Photographers of all skill levels welcome.See More
"Last year I had a truck driver drop some stuff off for me. When he came to have me sign his paper work the very first thing he said was "I'm a muslim". He seemed proud to be telling me this. I was taken aback. I said "I'm…"
"They mistake logic with internal consistency.
If you show a theist that his views are internally inconsistent, you will have some measure of success. He will make a good faith (ha!) effort at modifying his views to make them more internally…"
"Melinda that's so nice of your mom to support your daughter in her decision to focus on her classes. Did she already start summer school?
Joan we are here to support you and you are in our thoughts.
Happy hump day to you too Melinda!"