I have been often troubled by the many mortal human attitudes and behaviors many different deities have taken on in various holy texts. Petty emotions like jealously, bigotry, hate, anger, and lust, to name a few. All of these…Continue
So, I listened to a little bit of Dave Ramsey today on talk radio because, well, conservative talk is about the only option in East Tennessee, and I usually prefer talk with which I disagree compared with bad pop and worse rock. If you don't know who Dave Ramsey is, he's…Continue
Added by Our Daily Train blog on March 23, 2013 at 3:17pm — No Comments
Hi, I'm Phil Jarrett, the author and copyright holder of the sequence of poems posted on my blog today.
Someone got me thinking about growing up in poverty in West Virginia so I published the toys you never won growing up in Chespeake, West Virginia on the Kanawha River in the 'Fifties. and that one led to a poem after the Sego Mine Murders The Ghost of These Dark Hills. After came the one about my spiritual journey from the hard work and drudgerly…Continue
Added by Philip Jarrett on January 15, 2013 at 1:06pm — No Comments
With the recent shooting at a school in Newtown Connecticut and the shooting in Aurora Colorado violent video games are in the news again. The old men in the old media are blaming violent video games as they always do when a shooting hits the national news.
Violent video games have been the target of old media and conservatives for years. They will spout dubious studies and claim there is a link. They will blame any act of violence on violent video games even if the perpetrator never…
After 34 years, Bishop Benjamin Arreak and a team of Canadian Bible Society translators, including Bishop Andrew Atagotaaluk, have completed the project of a lifetime: translating the Old Testament to make a complete Bible in…Continue
Added by Godless Poutine on April 30, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Gwen (a fraudulent friend of my late mother) asked me why did I hate G'd so much. I asked, who told you that I hated G'd? When did I say that and where did I say that? Gwen told me, well you don't go to church, you don't worship Jesus. I knew where Gwen was going with this and I turned the tables on her. I said the following.
First of all, get your facts straight before you come to me with bullshit. Let's address this Jesus thang, shall we? Where does it say from the OT…Continue
Every so often, someone will tell me that atheists are impossible to debate, because they think they know it all. Someone will tell me that I am dismissing their claims before I have even heard them. They accuse me of shutting out the “evidence” they have to “prove” god’s existence. They say I am doing what I accuse them of doing: sticking fingers in the ears and screaming, “La-La-la! Can’t hear you!”
Well, they may have a point. I…Continue
"Without GOD there would not be any real logic, reason or science, In fact there wouldn't be a Donald Barbera (me) in this worlds age!! I'm not trying to change anybody's mind, each person sails his own ship and if he/she wants to sail it to…Continue
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