February 2012 Blog Posts (145)

Ardent Atheist Tonight at 7pm PST on Newdissidentradio.com

Hey Everybunny!

Listen to the previous week's episode of AA at 6pm PST.

THEN

Join us again for another live Ardent Atheist at 7pm PST!

(http://newdissidentradio.com/now_playing_.html)

The following folks will be in the studio;

Gary Shapiro - http://www.youtube.com/user/MrReee

Michael Ornstein - …

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Added by Heather Henderson on February 29, 2012 at 3:44pm — No Comments

The Christian Right’s View for the U.S.

New blog up.  The Christian Right’s View for the U.S.  Thanks for all the support.  I really appreciate it and the great comments you guys are leaving there. 

Added by Reason Being on February 29, 2012 at 2:31pm — 6 Comments

I just finished the book, "How to Become a Really Good Pain In The Ass".

I just finished and really enjoyed the book "How to Become a Really Good Pain In The Ass". It brought me back to my college days of hanging out in the student lounge with my philosophy professors. It is a combination of a basic philosophy 101 combined with a good English lesson on how to make an argument in clear and concise language. Ultimately, I felt that this book was preaching to the choir in my case.  I could not find much to argue with and have been in agreement with this view point…

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Added by Suzi Rhae on February 29, 2012 at 11:15am — 6 Comments

It is dilma behind the guise ... Isto é o dilma por trás do disfarce.

It was discovered that the Incas, and they ended up with all the priests. We must rid the Society formatted as pasture.

And we must make our civilization to…

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Added by Athan Veron on February 29, 2012 at 6:39am — 1 Comment

Can you tell me what a feeling is?

You can take any feeling, but here I will take the feeling of anger as an example. The next sentence is an everyday simple sentence:

He is angry.

You would be more accurate to say: He looks like I do when I'm angry.

You could say I have a sick feeling in my stomach when I am angry. Or, I have a tension headache when I am angry. Or, I shake like a leaf because of the adrenaline when I am angry. Or, I want to hurt him when I am angry.

Did you…

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Added by AtheistTech on February 28, 2012 at 10:53pm — 7 Comments

Grand Theocratic Party May End Up Converting Theists to Atheists

I will no longer be referring to the GOP as such.  Grand?  Not.  Old?  Maybe.  Party?  Sweater vests.  I rest my case. 

 

From now on, I will only be calling them the Grand Theocratic Party, or GTP.  Their wars against science and women are well documented.  Many Atheists have become so due to their interest in and education on science.  The conflicts between the two are also well, if not over, covered. 

 

The past two years have seen a Conservative revival in…

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Added by matthew greenberg on February 28, 2012 at 7:46pm — 3 Comments

Judge rewards religious violence and punishes free speech.

Bill Burns

There is a petition to bring this judges decision to the attention of the governer:

https://www.change.org/petitions/judicial-conduct-board-of-pennsylvania-thomas-corbett-governor-of-pa-investigate-judge-mark-martin-for-condoning-religious-violence#



Judge’s dismissal of atheist's… Continue

Added by William Burns on February 28, 2012 at 4:15pm — No Comments

"Sorry. Your Boss Said No."

Hi all--new blog up "Sorry. Your Boss Said No".  Thanks for all your support.  I love the comments you all leave me at the site.  Good discussions!

Added by Reason Being on February 28, 2012 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Pissing in the wind...

I've been around the block.  Because I have an obsession with knowing things I have learned things I wish I didn't know.  Human ignorance and depravity are far deeper than the average person, whose head is stuck firmly in the sand, can even fathom.  For every "good thing" there are a thousand opposites.  I've learned things I cannot tell any other person for fear it would fuck up their head permanently, as mine has been.

I reject the notion of a creator because of the Hubble Deep…

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Added by Ted Gresham on February 28, 2012 at 1:39pm — 1 Comment

Pity the Priesthood?

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…

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Added by Jas Brimstone on February 28, 2012 at 1:10pm — 3 Comments

Never Smarten Up a Chump or Give a Sucker an Even Break

ME: The following came to me from a friend’s distribution list. It immediately pissed me off! Normally, I let such ignorance slide so as not to rock the boat, but it was a bad day in Muddville. I replied to “all.” A move that brought several scathing letters from so-called friends that I had taken a shot at their imaginary friends. I lost at least two “friends” on this one, but I figure that anyone that believes this crap is a risk to intelligence. Anyway, here is the joke, letter or whatever… Continue

Added by Donald R Barbera on February 28, 2012 at 6:59am — 4 Comments

Us against Them

I guess I better define who is Us and who is Them.

1) Us=Atheists and Them=Christians

2) Us=Americans and Them=Non-Americans

3) Us=Americans and Them=Middle-Easterners

4) Us=Americans and Them=Chinese Communists

5) Us=Blacks and Them=Whites

6) Us=LGTB folks and Them=Religious folks

7) Us=Democrats and Them=Republicans

8) Us=Northern States and Them=Southern States

I could go on and on and on, but I think you get the…

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Added by AtheistTech on February 27, 2012 at 11:59pm — 2 Comments

Santorum's Theocracy

Thanks for all your support on my page.  I really appreciate it.  I also really appreciate the comments you have left there.  Thanks folks!

New Post: Santorum's Theocracy

Added by Reason Being on February 27, 2012 at 10:47am — No Comments

Where Are You?

In the US, when people mention the word Libertarian, I think of Ayn Rand, …and have to fight a gag response. This to me is usually a neo-liberal/right wing/anarcho-capitalist simplification.

 

But, this is all relative, the word libertarian (small "L") meant an entirely different thing to my father, who also equated it with a strong sense of socially responsible governance as a means to achieve a greater good. Conservatives like to tout their "fiscally conservative" positions,…

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Added by Richard ∑wald on February 27, 2012 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

how can I save you ---if you love alcoholic so much ?中国文章

我拿什么拯救你?爱酒的人

 

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Added by Selen on February 27, 2012 at 4:33am — No Comments

The Oberlin Project

Click here: http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/futuristsunite/forum/topics/the-oberlin-project to read my discussion about a City that is working with the College within its borders to come up with a model for a city that uses renewable energy and has a sustainable economy in today's and tomorrow's world.

Added by AtheistTech on February 26, 2012 at 9:08pm — No Comments

Lizards threaten traditional marriage.

Ha-Ha Hee Hee Hee! ^^

God Hates Lizards

Added by Richard Healy on February 26, 2012 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

My first blog post, a dirty (science) joke.

From memory, I can't remember where I first read it, but it was pre-internet. All I can remember was the premise and punchline, the original author (whomever they are) should not be held responsible for anything, other than the original idea -> if it is badly told, the fault is entirely mine.

~ R

 

In the far future, man discovers not just a convenient means of inter-stellar space travel, but the first alien race as…

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Added by Richard ∑wald on February 26, 2012 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Have you tried Stumbleupon.com? I put in Atheism and got this, Suz

Have you tried Stumbleupon.com? I put in Atheism and got this, just having some fun...Suz

 

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/our-humanity-naturally/201102/the-myth-militant-atheism

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Added by Suzi Rhae on February 26, 2012 at 12:58pm — 3 Comments

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