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The hypocrisy of "love thy neighbor"

They preach to their choirs about values to pander for votes... but when it comes to a matter of a necessity to life and well being... the Governors of Alabama, Florida and Georgia fall short of practicing such values. WoodyBass.com

Added by Woody Bass on September 6, 2009 at 8:36pm — 1 Comment

One, Two and a Few Sentence Movie Reviews

It has been a crazy couple of weeks and writing has not come easily so I just threw together these short reviews of GI Joe, Julie and Julia, Away we Go, and Aliens in the Attic as well as a complete review on District 9.



Aliens in the Attic


After an hour of dimwitted dialogue, the alien planet the antagonists hail from becomes a viable option to escape the mind-numbing effects of this movie.



Away We Go

A surprisingly mature look at love,… Continue

Added by LaRae Meadows on August 17, 2009 at 7:12pm — No Comments

Me, Robert Wright, and Francis Collins sittin' in a tree

Hello once again!



It's been a while, and I just wanted to do a quick post to highlight some recent work at my Examiner.com column, where I'm the DC Secularism Examiner.



Drop on by and witness the nerd match of the century!



UNKNOWN ATHEIST BLOGGER VERSUS VAGUELY NONTHEISTIC PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL!



* Robert Wright… Continue

Added by Paul Fidalgo on August 5, 2009 at 9:43pm — 1 Comment

The State of Rationality

It was with great boredom and no small sense of anticipation that I signed on to Atheist Nexus today. After setting up my account over a year ago (I think), I hadn't touched it.



After accepting the single friend request from a stranger, I began to browse about. I was eventually drawn to the chat feature.



The discussion was hot and heavy between two individuals. The topic was smoking, its health impact for those near it, and the possible rules and regulations that should… Continue

Added by sean hogge on July 25, 2009 at 3:35pm — 10 Comments

Sex and Religion in Manila.

Jacqueline Sarah Homan sent me a very disturbing video about Sex and Religion in Manila. I haven’t been so pissed off at the Catholic Church since Brother George failed me in religion and spoiled my academic record. With 90s in the NYS Regents in science and math, I was turned down by two universities because of my apathy and animosity to Catholicism.



Years ago in Mirror Reversal I… Continue

Added by Richard Goscicki on July 22, 2009 at 9:30am — 4 Comments

The Prejudice of Christians

AN: Am I asking for it? Read this here or at Good Reason News





This is a little out of character for this blog, but this guy from the New American, whatever that is, really needed a logical spanking. You can see several of my posts in the comments there, but I warn you, someone on there… Continue

Added by Billy Deaton on July 18, 2009 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

First Blog Entry

Hey, sorry I haven't done much with this site yet. I am very glad to be a part of the Atheist Nexus community. It's so comforting, like coming home.

I have been working on YouTube videos detailing my experience with the Worldwide Church of God. If you're interested, I invite you to check them out. Here's a link to my latest video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InaPGWgAlEc

I hope to be posting more on this blog and creating more videos soon! Feel free to ask questions. I would love to… Continue

Added by Jeanine on July 16, 2009 at 10:42pm — No Comments

It's time to mess with Texas

I've also posted this at the ever-growing Good Reason News, please visit, if you feel like it.

Thanks.

-b.




A Wall Street Journal article says there's a big push to bring Christianity into the public classroom.



The Texas Board of Education, which recently approved new science standards that made room for…
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Added by Billy Deaton on July 16, 2009 at 5:23pm — 3 Comments

Chariots of Iron

My interview on Chariots of Iron Podcast came out today. I talk about The God Virus and Recovering from Religion. Eli, Mark and Lamar really did their homework and had great questions. I think we explored the Civil Religion idea better in this forum than in any others I have done. Having three guys interview is a trip. It was more like we were all sitting around the table with a beer and having some good laughs. The interview portion is in the last half of the podcast.



Here is the… Continue

Added by Darrel Ray on June 24, 2009 at 5:16pm — No Comments

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Review: Action + Action + Action + Action + Action



When a subway car is taken hostage, it’s left to the dispatcher to save the passengers from the gunmen. Packed with action and sprinkled with emotion, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, based on a book of the same name by John Godey, is a satisfying action-packed escape.



Walter Garber (Denzel Washington) is directing motormen through the tunnels of the New York Subway when armed men take control of a train. Ryder (John Travolta), the leader of… Continue

Added by LaRae Meadows on June 11, 2009 at 11:20pm — 3 Comments

Mayan Doomsday 2012 - Part Two - Man is Made of Corn

In part one of these articles the Mayan calendar was explained and shown to be lacking knowledge in some areas. If you are the type of person who ignores practical common sense solutions to problems and answers that are right in front of your face (and I know that there are quite a few people like this) then please ask yourself why you should consider the Mayan prophecies to be true in the first place? Hindus believe in reincarnation, many gods, and… Continue

Added by Doug Anderson on June 11, 2009 at 11:40am — No Comments

asleep in God

My reply to The Cost of Religion thread



Because of God a people slept

For God they conquered

Mothers wept

For king and country under God

Over they innocent they trod

Yea, there were those to question "why?"

In public did those people die

God gave the rulers holy right

God's… Continue

Added by Kitty on June 10, 2009 at 8:15pm — 2 Comments

Land of the Lost Review - American Cheese

Dr. Rick Marshall, bent on proving his crack-pot theory, is literally dumped into a land with dinosaurs, distant primates and evil alien overlords. Land of the Lost suffers from a lack of comedic timing, outdated effects, pitiful editing, and painfully shallow writing, but offers plain silliness as a consolation prize.



Disgraced and outcast, Dr. Rick Marshall (Will Farrell) is inspired to finish his work by graduate student Holly Cantrell (Anna Friel). Using the newly finished… Continue

Added by LaRae Meadows on June 4, 2009 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

Lot of talk about gay marriage today and yesterday

Obama's declaring it LGBT month, Cheney's calling fo gay marriage, I'm blogging about it...:

http://goodreasonnews.blogspot.com/2009/06/june-declared-lgbt-month.html

Added by Billy Deaton on June 2, 2009 at 11:32pm — No Comments

Fruits of the Spirit

Come on over to Angie the Anti-Theist where I muse on the good old fruits, and how an atheist doesn't need any ghosts to be joyful, peaceful, loving, kind, good, patient, gentle, and self-controlled. Faithful is another story.

Added by Angie Jackson on May 31, 2009 at 7:02pm — No Comments

The Genius of Charles Darwin - The Fifth Ape [5 part video]

The Genius of Charles Darwin - The Fifth Ape [5 Parts]



1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8kTMxfpLng&feature=PlayList&p=6B7A6E7A5C8F0870&index=0&playnext=1&fmt=18



2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6acAKaUkPU&feature=PlayList&p=6B7A6E7A5C8F0870&index=1&fmt=18



3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ofy6gNxeLk&feature=PlayList&p=6B7A6E7A5C8F0870&index=2&fmt=18



4.… Continue

Added by Subrata Banik on May 24, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Look At Me, Momma. I Got A Blog!!

Actually, no. Don't look. You don't know I'm an Atheist yet. . .



Now, since this is the beginning of my blog... I think... I should probably start at the beginning. And naturally, at the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth, riiiiight? :D



So I'll start at Genesis, and see how far I get before I get bored with myself.





First off: What up with Lilith?



It's impossible to get the full story unbiased or full, but I've known the basics for… Continue

Added by Jezzy on April 27, 2009 at 11:18pm — 11 Comments

Two Kinds of Non-Theists

There seem to be two kinds of non-theists. The first kind (type 1) are those who were raised that way. Their parents were not religious and didn’t teach or encourage religious participation. The second (type 2) are those who were infected early in life and had to endure religious indoctrination and intimidation through their most formative years.



These two groups often have difficulty understanding one another. Type 1 non-theists often think religion is just to obviously ridiculous… Continue

Added by Darrel Ray on April 21, 2009 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

The "Daily Devotional" combatant

A few weeks ago I came accross a woman who decided that she would post her daily devotionals in what was then an almost entirely secular group in the sense that no one else had ever thought to post religous topics, though I still have no idea how many believers vs non believers there are in the group. The theme of the online group was "a few good women" and I would imagine she felt that in order to be considered a good woman, she would show everyone how strong her faith in god and Christ is.… Continue

Added by Dionysus on April 20, 2009 at 3:00pm — 6 Comments

ALARM, ALARM, THE ENDMEME THREATENS ALL LIFE

This is the sequel to “Why I Became a Militant Non-Believer” on this blog.



Humanity is in a race with itself and we're running out of time. The planet is in dire straights. Nature has given mankind the power of reason, and in return, like Frankenstein’s monster, humans destroy her with the power of science. The waste of billions of years of evolution is unbearable to contemplate.



It’s the arrogance and stupidity that’s so hard to take. Instead of blessing nature with joy… Continue

Added by Richard Goscicki on April 2, 2009 at 12:30pm — 19 Comments

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