July 2009 Blog Posts (227)

Religion and god

With or without religion, good people can behave well and bad people can do evil; but for good people to do evil - that takes religion.



The Bible is not a moral guide, it is a collection of misogynistic folklore which is designed to control the behavior of the citizens of post Roman governments. It is a slave religion, made for slaves by their masters.



The biggest advantage to believing in god is you don't have to understand anything, no physics, no biology. Everything is… Continue

Added by Jeff on July 2, 2009 at 2:01pm — 3 Comments

My kid is (finally) talking and it's amazing what he's thinking about...

My 3 year-old son is awesome. He was having a rough time the other day and was walking off to the bedroom, looking dejected. I asked him, "Are you happy or sad?" He turned around and came back into the living room. "Sad" he said, in the lowest, clearest voice. Then his face lit up, he smiled at me and yelled, "Oh well!" Then he babbled something I couldn't discern for a minute and resolved with asking me "Sad or Appy?" and when I asked him this question (He often feeds me my "lines".) he… Continue

Added by Angie Jackson on July 2, 2009 at 10:04am — 4 Comments

Floridians gather to protest new atheist billboard - Video

A new atheist billboard went up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this week. The American Atheists (AA) affiliate, FLorida Atheists and Secular Humanists (FLASH), who put it up, wanted to let fellow area atheists know that they are not alone.

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Added by Trina Hoaks on July 2, 2009 at 9:11am — 2 Comments

Why I Became a Militant Non-Believer

There’s been much debate about trying to deprogram religious people, as opposed to ignoring them and letting them adore and worship any divinity they please. Live and let live, it’s a free country and what harm are they doing. In fact, religion can be a good thing because, like music, it soothes the wild beast.



Religion was fine with me most of my life. Religious people felt sorry for me, I’m losing my soul; I felt sorry for them, they’re losing much of the joy of life in… Continue

Added by Richard Goscicki on July 2, 2009 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

Think Tank concludes that Sharia courts should not be recognized in Britian...and I agree...

Think tank concludes that Sharia courts should not be recognised in Britain



Sharia courts should not be recognised under Britain’s 1996 Arbitration Act, according to a new report from independent think-tank Civitas.



According to Denis MacEoin, author of Sharia Law or ‘One Law For All’?, sharia courts operating in Britain may be handing down rulings that are inappropriate to this country because they are linked to elements in Islamic law that are seriously out of… Continue

Added by Rick on July 2, 2009 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

Things Atheists Didn't Do

Dave Hitt has compiled a list of Things Atheists Didn't Do. Go take a look.

Added by Paul on July 1, 2009 at 12:06pm — 2 Comments

What I want to believe based on emotions and what I should believe based on evidenc.

A descriptive explanation on how a person can view the supernatural and unexplainable things in a septic vantage point. Please refer to the following article A skeptic's journey for truth in science

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=what-skepticism-reveals&print=true

Added by Isuru Ayodhya Chamarasinghe on July 1, 2009 at 12:18am — No Comments

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