Ryan cameron's Blog – May 2010 Archive (3)

Great Emo Phillips quote

Recently spotted on a thread at CNN:

"I was walking across a bridge one day, and I saw a man standing on the edge, about to jump off. So I ran over and said 'Stop! don't do it!' 'Why shouldn't I?' he said. I said, 'Well there's so much to live for!' 'Like what?' 'Well, are you religious or atheist?' 'Religious.' 'Me too! Are you Christian or Buddhist?' 'Christian.' I said, 'Me too! Are you Catholic or Protestant?' 'Protestant.' 'Me too! Are you Episcopalian or Baptist?' 'Baptist!' 'Wow! Me… Continue

Added by ryan cameron on May 28, 2010 at 12:59pm — 1 Comment

"Bride has a cold...please pray for me!" - argh

I dont understand how one decides what deserves God's attention via prayer, but the hubris to ask God to pay attention to you while he apparently ignores, for example, those two Asian women recently discovered to have been chained up in a neighbor's basement for a year...or those kids getting diddled by priests...is really frustrating.

/rant

Added by ryan cameron on May 24, 2010 at 10:42am — 2 Comments

Just as annoying on national radio

I often come to the site and nit pick, point out fallacy, and am the ever present skeptic. It can be annoying, I know, but I cant help it...and yesterday when I heard the CBC claim that Jupiter's lost belt would be around 150,000 KM long, I just couldnt sit idly by without response. Fortunately for the listeners, CBC found a most clever and entertaining method to wrap my comments in, which, I felt, made it well worth sharing with all you folks at A/N.…



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Added by ryan cameron on May 19, 2010 at 7:43am — 1 Comment

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