Pirate Bard has not received any gifts yet
A while back we were standing in line in Costco and we look over and standing in a nearby line is an older fellow in a peculiar outfit. He was wearing cargo pants made out of a fabric with the American Navy logo all over it. He had white hair and a white handlebar moustache (to give you an idea of what I meant by "older fellow"). He was also sporting a white t-shirt with the following on the front in large letters:
I'll start off by admitting that I don't know how "new" this trend is, hence the reason I did not give it that qualifier in my title; however, it is something that has recently begun to stand out to me.
I've noticed a disturbing trend in politics of restating or informing people that alternate opinions or concerns exist, while at the same time saying and doing absolutely nothing to actually address them.
Example: Fill out, create or sign any given petition on Whitehouse.gov…Continue
Before you sharpen your pitchforks and light the torches, let me qualify that title with: Not all of them!
Those who are child molesters, or knowingly aid such vile excuses for humans deserve all of the scorn and contempt they get from any thinking human.
That said, I was thinking the other day of how religion is basically a mind virus that has permeated and infected much of humanity for millenia. Then the thought struck me that if that is the case, should we not feel…Continue
I'm sure it's been mentioned before, but just a quick thought upon seeing another pick of Pope Palpatine riding around in his popemobile...
Isn't it obvious that even he doesn't believe in God if he's that worried about being assassinated? Wouldn't "God" protect him if he's supposed to be "His" emissary on Earth?
Contrary wise, if it's his time to go, wouldn't "God" make it happen no matter how much bulletproof glass he's surrounded by?
How to believers not…Continue
My wife and I were privileged enough to be able to see the world premier of Hamlet in the Original Pronunciation (since Shakespeare's time) this past weekend. There were some odd cuts in the script, and the original brogue took a little getting used to, but over all it was an excellent production beautifully acted and directed.
Why am I posting this on an Atheist blog? Because of one particularly amusing bit of directing. In the scene where Hamlet is reading a book and…Continue