Mike Gonsalves's Blog (5)

Religious clap-trap masquerading as news: What Does 'Church' Mean in 'Separation of Church and State'? from Yahoo News

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ac/20101118/lf_ac/7216028_what_does_the_word_39church39_mean_in_39separation_of_church_and_state39



I don't understand why Yahoo News would make something like this a headline, let alone publish it. The author seeks to create a controversy out of nothing, as if anyone thinks the 1st Amendment only applies to the Christian… Continue

Added by Mike Gonsalves on November 18, 2010 at 4:59pm — No Comments

Agnostic's Serenity Prayer

Got the "serenity prayer" from a friend via email recently:



God, grant us the...

Serenity to accept things we cannot change,

Courage to change the things we can, and the

Wisdom to know the difference

Patience for the things that take time

Appreciation for all that we have, and

Tolerance for those with different struggles

Freedom to live beyond the limitations of our past ways, the

Ability to feel your love for us and our love for each other and… Continue

Added by Mike Gonsalves on September 17, 2010 at 7:28pm — No Comments

Atheism is a non-prophet organization

I saw this in a collection of funnies I received via email and had to share. :-)

Added by Mike Gonsalves on February 1, 2010 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Should we all go out and buy Pepsi in the new can?!? No, wait, it's Dr. Pepper, but in an old can!!!

I received this via email today:



> Subject: DON'T BUY PEPSI IN THE NEW

> CAN!

>

> Don't buy Pepsi in

> the new can. Pepsi

> has a new 'patriotic' can

> coming out with pictures

> of the Empire

> State Building , and the

> Pledge of Allegiance on

> them.

>

> However, Pepsi left out

> two little words

> on the pledge,

> 'Under God.'

>

> Pepsi said… Continue

Added by Mike Gonsalves on July 17, 2009 at 7:15pm — 1 Comment

Yahoo News reports on "Game show looks to convert atheists" to be run on Turkish TV

I am very amused by this but also saddened by the thought of how theists would react to a gameshow aimed at persuading theists to renounce their theism.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090703/od_nm/us_gameshow_odd;_ylt=An.3xk5rAVRKBYGJX1LXH0is0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTFmZ3Jqcm12BHBvcwMyMDcEc2VjA2FjY29yZGlvbl9vZGRfbmV3cwRzbGsDZ2FtZXNob3dsb29r

Added by Mike Gonsalves on July 6, 2009 at 7:40pm — 5 Comments

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