"Thanks for the kind words Darrel. When I read a book such as yours that brings together some ideas floating around the edges of my brain and expresses them and expands on them simply but thoroughly, I want to spread the word and share those ideas…"
Congratulations John on getting the Billboard up and getting loads of publicity for the cause. Someday the christianists will learn that threats only give us more opportunity to show the world their true colors.
Hi John and Fran! Yes, I heard from Chelsea that Ohio went very well - although she told me that there were around 65 kids! I hope you are well - I'm still planning on coming to LA for the AAI convention (it took a lot less convincing than Minneapolis), so hopefully I'll see you soon. :)
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…