All Blog Posts Tagged 'pay' (4)

Your Karma Ran Over My Dogma

An interesting thing occurred after I returned to the Land of the Rising Sun. I had been in Tokyo a couple of days, and jet lag had seemed not to be too much of an issue, thanks to napping at the appropriate times. However, after running about Harajuku with a friend of mine and visiting Oedo Onsen afterwards, I was a content and drowsy foreigner. We each paid the fee for all the wonderfulness that was the Old-fashioned Edo village inside the bathhouse, on the way out. We tossed on our shoes and… Continue

Added by Nerdlass on January 8, 2012 at 12:00am — 3 Comments

Tax Exemptions: The Business of Religion

Disclaimer: The Omnipotent Poobah, aka Jack Koeneman, is a former Christian turned atheist. He has nothing against most theists and respects their beliefs – up to the point where they step on his.



I have dozens of theist friends. Our discussions are generally polite and lean toward the relative merits of atheist and theist beliefs, not mundane secular topics like religious tax breaks. But with the hew and cry over…

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Added by Omnipotent Poobah on September 10, 2011 at 3:37pm — 1 Comment

Scientology Ad on Atheist Nexus - Pay to Play Religion?

I thought Atheist Nexus was about the eradication of religious beliefs, yet Scientology is advertised in the right-hand panel under Bill Payers.



I have all the facts I need about Scientology. In short, it's a nut-job cult.



From Wikipedia:

In the OT levels, Hubbard explains how to reverse the effects of past-life trauma patterns that supposedly extend millions of years into the past. Among these advanced teachings is the story of Xenu (sometimes…
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Added by on February 12, 2009 at 9:00am — 8 Comments

TANSTAAFL - Atheist Nexus, Money and Ads

I've noticed the Support Ads that are now gracing our pages in place of the chat. I've never had the pleasure of talking to Brother Richard (I hear he's nice ) but if I did, I'd make a suggestion, borrowed from one of my favorite authors and also from my time at different communities on the web.



First, I miss the chat feature, but that may be that it just needs work, like the photos section. Hopefully these things will come back. I understand the huge undertaking that… Continue

Added by Neece on August 9, 2008 at 7:20pm — 5 Comments

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