"Well, what do you consider success for your blog? Is it a repository for your thoughts? An experiment in writing? A news source for people? Do you want lots of views or do you care? The answers to these questions might help out a little.
"The RIT Skeptics Club is a bit defunct this quarter, Nathan. A few key people left last year and no one's stepped in to take their place. There's plenty of Woo in the ROC to combat, it's just not as flashy as taking on religious…"
"Wow. If I wasn't going to the New Orleans Aquarium 20th birthday tomorrow and flying out the next day, I'd be down in city park looking for a Flying Spaghetti Monster. I bet there's tons of em thanks to Spanish Moss. But where's…"
""Some critics told Dean that most teenagers can't talk coherently about any deep subject..." Hehehe.
At least it looks like the teens interviewed are becoming "indifferent and inarticulate about their faith." Must be some…"
"Comments are disabled for all letters to the editor. Which is kinda dumb considering those types of opinion pieces are usually there to stir up conversation...
It could use a follow up letter to the editor maybe, or a letter to Steve LeMay."
"Funny a few months ago, I read an article that said American parents are too lax with their children when they do poorly on tests. IE getting a child an ice cream to make them feel better after getting an F. Whereas Chinese mothers tell their…"
"This is simply a form of externalizing one's failures and deflecting one's responsibilty for bad decisions. It's a cheap cop out and a get out free card for one's stupidity. Religion is a convenient out for Xtian fuck ups."
"I'd have to agree that a big part of it is not taking full responsibility for your own actions. It's part of god's plan, the devil made me do it, the Atheists/gays/people of other religions are holding me back.
Quite sickening when…"
"Understandable. It's a lot less stressful to think that any error you commit is part of God's plan and thus, not entirely your own fault.
Who wouldn't feel better if they abdicate some of the responsibility?"
"This demonstrates a major inconsistency in theism. If theists are really in it for the purpose of being good then why are they not more rather than less concerned about their mistakes? Good people feel bad when they make mistakes. A good person…"
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