He's BACK! After a somewhat sustained hiatus, CoolHardLogic has returned, and this time his Fleidermaus Scheiße takes the form of - Da, Da, DAAAAAAAAH! Chemtrails! "What are chemtrails?" you ask. …Continue
The moon's a balloon, so says the song. Problem is, there's a guy out there, perhaps more than one, who want to claim that the moon is actually a PROJECTION (up around 55,000 ft, so he claims!), and…Continue
We've all seen it - claims either so outrageous or so ignorant that they test the bounds of credibility, and they're usually, though not always associated with religion. Well, it would seem that…Continue
I get an email of links to mostly political pieces from the Daily Kos every day, and that's how I became aware of the following. Personally, I have no idea whether the three smoke detectors we have…Continue
Loren Miller has not received any gifts yet
Christianity insists on dependence on its god and its savior. Indeed, it demands submission to that supreme being, saying “thy will be done.” Islam is not only no different, the very word means “submission.” Both expect the believer to trust in Yahweh or Allah to provide for them and nurture them and bring meaning to their lives. The price for that nurturance, though, is utter obedience without question. One of the immediate consequences of such an attitude is vulnerability to…Continue
Is god good?
If we’re going to ask that question, the first thing that has to be established is: whose “good” are we using as a standard? If human good is to be the benchmark, then the task is relatively easy. Whatever good god recognizes, however, will introduce a degree of vagary which may be insuperable.
Regardless of which deity is supervising this reality, he/she/it cannot be said to be good by human standards in the slightest measure, and one need look no…
Just watched “The Best of Charlie Skinner” on YouTube for the umpti-umpth time. Sam Waterston’s portrayal of Charlie in the HBO series, The Newsroom, is dear to me for his alternation between avuncular father-figure and curmudgeonly news director, and I get a big kick out of him. Watching that made me think about how much I’d love to see Atlantis Cable News become a real, actual news organization, and then…Continue
That time of year is very nearly upon us, and so it is appropriate that I post this now, I suppose. I literally just learned of this through the good offices of Seth Andrews and The Thinking Atheist podcast. I do truly wish the following were words of my own invention, but they're not. About all I can do is offer them to you for your enjoyment and edification.
Along with my very best wishes for a happy and safe Christmas / Hanukkah / Kwanza / Yule / Saturnalia /…