Stuart M Rees's Blog – September 2012 Archive (3)

It's September at Last... Merry Christmas Everyone!

2012, the year of the London Olympics, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, and, of course, the year the phrase, “Christmas come early,” stopped meaning anything. It stopped meaning anything because Christmas couldn’t really come any earlier without bumping into the summer holidays.  People may realize how Christmas time seems to arrive a bit sooner every year, but if you work in a shop, as I do, it officially starts several months before winter, and it’s getting bigger.

When I was a kid,…

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Added by Stuart M Rees on September 18, 2012 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Police tell Man he should take down Atheist Sign

   I read in the papers (which probably means this isn't even true, but hey) a couple of weeks ago about a man who put up a sign in his front room window that read, "Religions are Fairy Tales for Grown Ups." (or something to the same tune) The article went on to say that the police have not YET ordered him to take it down, but have advised him he probably should.

   Now, I don't hugely like the idea of Atheists putting up signs like this as it seems like something a Christian would…

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Added by Stuart M Rees on September 7, 2012 at 11:00am — 9 Comments

Things I don't like about Theists

Here’s a few things I’ve noticed about theists that make me dislike them. I use the term “believers” instead of theist because this is more about followers of organized religion rather than, say, a deist or spiritualist. I realize that I’m attacking a straw man theist of my own creation, but it is one based on the behavior and attitudes of real believers from hundreds of religious debates I’ve watched on youtube. Also, in the interest of fairness, I plan to right a similar list about what I…

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Added by Stuart M Rees on September 5, 2012 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

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