All Blog Posts Tagged 'Catholics' (5)

So, you wan't a war on Christmas...

(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN SU NOMBRE EN VANO)

 

In the United States there is a widespread idea that there is an ongoing "war on Christmas" waged by atheists and in general, people who prefer a secular government in which every person has the same rights. As usual, this idea is proposed by the whiny religious right (mainly conservative Christians).



Sometimes they will…

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Added by Diego on December 23, 2010 at 7:25pm — 2 Comments

Sinead O'Connor: Potential Atheist Ally?

As usual, Sinead O'Connor has some choice words about the Catholic church and the Vatican. Speaking about the recent…
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Added by Steve Ahlquist on October 25, 2010 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Unhindered by King or Priest: The Value and Necessity of Tolerance

I don’t believe in religion, but I do believe in religious freedom and religious tolerance. That doesn’t mean I am innocent of irascibility when it comes to my attitude about religion. I have all manner of opinions on the subject, but I find myself in the same position I imagine John Adams (also irascible) found himself in when he observed the Jesuits were coming to our newly founded republic.



I do not like the reappearance of the Jesuits.... Shall we not have regular swarms of them… Continue

Added by T Andrew Klatt on August 4, 2010 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Public ranting against atheists from a senior Catholic educationist

In case you missed it. Here's great opinion piece from an Australian vice chancellor of a local Catholic university equating new atheists to a plague of blowflies or something from biblical Egypt. Excellent!



Here's link to the article in The Age newspaper: Age - Plague of atheists



And here's my comment:… Continue

Added by Alex McCullie on November 3, 2009 at 9:01pm — 4 Comments

Stoopid bloody catholics

I've just had an encounter with some doorstepping Jehovah's at my dad's house. I sent them packing with my 'I'm an atheist and I'm not prepared to argue with you' speech. Then as I left the house my aunty (lives next door) and 1 of my cousins were on the step. The cousin (a pain in the arse if ever there was one) started asking about the Jehovah's to which I explained what I said. He and the aunty then started going on about how 1 day I'll realise the error of my ways and come… Continue

Added by Anne Halligan on July 18, 2009 at 6:40am — 13 Comments

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