Daniel B's Blog – September 2011 Archive (3)

atheism definition

(Sorry if this topic has been beat to death in a million other posts & blogs on AN, but here it is again anyway...)

 

I'm a bit hung up on definitions of atheism at the moment.  Such a basic word shouldn't be this fuzzy.



After pissing a bunch of people off by telling them that atheism technically means "lack of belief in existence of thesitic gods", but does not necessarily mean "belief that theistic gods definitely don't exist", I find that it's pretty hard to…

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Added by Daniel B on September 22, 2011 at 3:16pm — 2 Comments

Oops - My minister friend should proofread his fb posts

A friend who is a minister posted the following on facebook.  He's a very liberal minister, so I don't have a problem with him believing what he wants to.  And I won't point out that he just thanked god for killing thousands of innocent people.  I'll munge the church name so it doesn't show up if my friend googles his church name...



Remembering and Thanking God for those who were killed 10 years ago today. At XYZ Christian in…
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Added by Daniel B on September 11, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Bad attempt at a joke...

Saw this post from a friend (who I'd guess doesn't seriously believe in god anyway).  I'm guessing the moral is that there shouldn't be freedom of speech.  It's hard to reply to something so stupid, but I'm interested in hearing your ideas...

A College Professor stood on his chair and said, "If GOD really exists, knock me off my chair." Nothing happened. The class was quiet. He said "See? I'll give it a couple more minutes". A Marine…
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Added by Daniel B on September 9, 2011 at 6:47pm — 11 Comments

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