All Blog Posts Tagged 'Jesus' (74)

'Did Jesus exist?' vs. 'Did God exist?'

In the beginning was the word, and the word was, like all words, a human invention, to label something that humans want to label. This gave shape to a concept that eventually led to an ontological fallacy (God-the-greatest-thing-I-can-imagine does indeed exist as a concept - that's the whole point - but that doesn't mean that God-the-greatest-thing-I-can-imagine also exists) ...



Whether a word represents 'the truth' is beside the point -… Continue

Added by Sigmund on September 23, 2010 at 11:29am — 62 Comments

Was Mary’s husband Joseph was a “cuckold”

I think we all know the story of Jesus being born in a manger.

And I think we all now that “Jesus” was the “Son of God.”

Now Jesus’ mother was Mary.

His human “father” was Joseph.…

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Added by Rick on August 3, 2010 at 10:32pm — 2 Comments

Deconstructing "Christian" Morality: Leaflet, Jesus' Ethics in Ten Easy Lessons

Those who claim to believe in "absolute" moralities usually don't actually follow them, and don't even pretend to try.


A few years back I decided to study the ethical teachings of Jesus. I sat down with a notebook and pen and a Bible, and (over the course of a week, off and on) read through the four Gospels, taking note every time Jesus said something about what we should DO. I skipped through the biography,…
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Added by John B Hodges on August 3, 2010 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Mondo Diablo Episode 265: Doctore Legume presents The Death Cult that Controls American Minds: Don't Be Lured!





Dottore Legume Ranted/Preached this screed many years ago, and it's just as relevant today, if not more so, than it was oh, so many years ago.



Playlist



Legume 1

Alleee1

Hal Blaine * Freaky

Os Mutantes * Baby

Legume 2

Brazilian Octopus * Pavane

Ingo and His Continentals featuring Manny the Singing Chef * Liechtensteiner Polka

Legume… Continue

Added by Rev Hellbound Alleee on July 30, 2010 at 6:40am — No Comments

Help me make an atheist movie.

Your part in the making of a Tacoma movie



Dear Friends and Family,



On February 20th of this year I started writing a screenplay. I assigned myself as director, and asked my friend Sarah Mangum to help out in the production of filming the screen play. We formed Aroma…

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Added by Riggs on July 2, 2010 at 3:06pm — 4 Comments

Mondo Diablo Episode 260: Awkward Questions: Outnumbered





Clips this week come from the BBC comedy "Outnumbered," in which awkward questions are asked by children, and adults fail.



Hopefully, I will be off-planet in a couple of days. So if you don't see me next week--you'll be too busy escaping the horror that awaits. Otherwise, I'll be podcasting from the saucers after I've had my fill of alien ecstasy. Praise… Continue

Added by Rev Hellbound Alleee on July 1, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Where’s Jesus’ birth certificate?! (Photo)

While my wife and I were traveling through Arkansas this weekend, I decided we just had to pull over to take a picture.







I couldn't help but laugh at this. I'm assuming there were two separate intended messages here:



• I haven't seen enough proof that Barack Obama was really born in America, and therefore he shouldn't be… Continue

Added by IAmTheBlog on May 24, 2010 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

In some way, I envy the born-agains

I've always been fascinated by born-agains. They usually are sad people, who live a miserable life and hate themselves. They want to make a change to their life, but never have the motivation to do it themselves. Once they find out about this Christ character, that like a genie he can wave a magic wand and wipe away all the wrong things they did in their lives by just accepting him as there personal 'savior' they can feel guilt free. Murderer? Cheated on your husband? Drunk and beat your kids… Continue

Added by Hekate Moon on May 3, 2010 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments

Ressurection Venn Diagram

Copied off of someone on FB. I think I'll post this on my FB page the next time I feel like ruffling a few feathers :-)


Added by Mike Haynes on April 5, 2010 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Pastors pray for the only Ghanaian Hydroelectric Dam (Akosombo Dam)

Akosombo Dam, The only Hydroelectric Dam in Ghana prayed for by group of pastors so rains come down or be restored to supply the country's energy. They believe its the devil stopping the rains. so wont look for any solutions or renewable sources of energy, they get an excuse like always its the devil and satan. Ignorance once again.



Why do we as a people sit down, watch for a Dam like this to run out of water without looking at…

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Added by Naked Satan on February 21, 2010 at 1:00am — No Comments

Jews, Crucifixion, and Blame

It's good to visit fantastic worlds of Christian web-sites. A recent one said that blaming the Jews for the death of Jesus was unChristian and with no biblical support. Blaming all Jews, or any people for that matter, for the death of any real or imagined person some 2000 years ago is nonsensical and is usually for dangerous purposes. However the "no biblical support" - you have got to be joking.



So I revisited the Gospel passion narratives as well as one of Paul's letters in… Continue

Added by Alex McCullie on December 31, 2009 at 9:13pm — 1 Comment

Jesus and the Laughing Deity

it was in the great cathedral when nobody was around

just Jesus on cross beams wishin’ he could get down

when a stranger came in ridin’ a dusty old horse

and the stranger he was laughin’, respectfully of course



“why so glum?” the stranger said, “it’s such a beautiful view”

“Jesus!” said Jesus, “don’t you know who you’re talkin’ to?

and who are you to interrupt my sacred misery?”

“oh I thought you knew,” the stranger said, “I am the laughing… Continue

Added by Jim Page on December 24, 2009 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Answer me this...

I wrote this blog on Myspace, intended for christians to read. I have posted it here to help other newly converted atheists in their quest for helping other theists to realize that God, in the biblical term, cannot exist.





Below are a series of questions. These are questions that I had asked toward the end of my christianity, and was never given a good answer for any of them. I challenge other believers in a god to ask these questions as well. If these questions could be… Continue

Added by Jasyn Taylor on December 22, 2009 at 10:47pm — 2 Comments

Prayer my ass

My stepson is a devout Catholic. It bothers him that I have an atheist website and a presence on several atheist forums. He has an account on my member forum, at AtheistExile.com, and follows the conversations there as a lurker instead of a participant.



He told me I should try prayer, just for a little while, to see if they come true or not.



I never approach my family members on the subject of religion but if they approach me about it, I don't hold back unless I see them… Continue

Added by Atheist Exile on December 1, 2009 at 7:30pm — 12 Comments

Iron FSM

Iron FSM

A picture I took of what appears to be the almighty Flying Spaghetti Monster on my iron. The image has reassured me that life is going to be good.

Added by TJMorgan on November 30, 2009 at 8:30pm — 9 Comments

Jesus is a Bastard (love child, nullius filius)?

How would you say something like - Jesus is a child of an unwed woman, and impregnated by a non-human (Angel, God, whatever).



"His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be with child through the Holy Spirit." (Matthew 1:18)



Here is the question I am trying to answer. How do you express Matthew 1:18 in a concise way. 6 words or less total, starting with "Jesus is a..." . Convey the same information, with quality,… Continue

Added by Jack Russell on October 21, 2009 at 11:33pm — 2 Comments

My Response And Thoughs On Kirk Camerons Video "Origin Into Schools"

1. - Why is Atheism such a bad thing? Atheists: never burned others at the stake, never started/engaged in a Crusade and just want to be left alone for the most part. However with the threat of FORCED CONVERSION, anyone would be pissed and come out swinging. Likewise, do you think we would just allow you to publicly deface our belief and ESPECIALLY with such non-sense as you, Kirk Cameron, have presented as "fact"? Why do Extremists think Atheism is such a threat to their… Continue

Added by Alex Tyler on October 20, 2009 at 8:51am — 1 Comment

My Personal Jesus - KICKS ASS!

"Yeah thats right! Super Mecha Death Christ 2000 Version 4.0 Beta - BITCH!" - The Angry Video Game Nerd aka My Personal Jesus's father and therefore God... along with Geddy Lee, Dave Mustaine, Tony Kakko and my Grandfather who was the best man I ever knew and will ever know. If there is a Heaven, he better have a seat in the best part or else I'll be pissed off big time.…



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Added by Alex Tyler on October 11, 2009 at 8:04pm — 1 Comment

Is a new Mormon right emerging?

Hi AN: I haven't posted from Good Reason News here in a while, but I thought this one was especially important. Please feel free to comment here or there.

-b.









Here's the most recent edition of…

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Added by Billy Deaton on September 23, 2009 at 8:24pm — No Comments

Jesus? Is that you? (Can anyone explain what this REALLY is?)

I just had an amazing experience!



I was standing in my bedroom, about to go to bed, and I had just set my alarm clock. All the nights in the house were off and everything was dark. I had an itch so I closed my eyes tight and started to rub them. BAM! I saw a glaring bright white light, like polished gold, in the form of three large circles, one in the center of my vision with two copies on either side (possibly in the form of a double helix?) all of equal size, made up of many… Continue

Added by OutlawGirl on September 23, 2009 at 12:16am — 5 Comments

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