Jim DePaulo's Blog – July 2009 Archive (3)

The Consequences of Human Life Extension

From the time the human species became aware of their mortality they have begrudged the short time granted them between birth and the long dirt nap. To escape that eventuality a great deal of irrational thinking has been invested to create alternative narratives more comforting than that which reality offers.

Resurrection, reincarnation, magic elixirs, fountains whose waters grant immortality or sorcerer’s incantations - all delusions of the desperate to avoid facing the reality of… Continue

Added by Jim DePaulo on July 28, 2009 at 4:38pm — 10 Comments

The Catholic Church is Nucking Futs

Several months ago, we witnessed a tragic spectacle in the news: a nine-year old Brazilian girl was raped, became pregnant, and got an abortion…and the Brazilian Catholic church responded by excommunicating all the participants. One cleric in Rome, Monsignor Rino Fisichella, said the church had been insensitive,(at the very minimum) but no one in the hierarchy stepped forward to outright condemn the heartlessness of the church's stance and the unfairness of the policy.

The… Continue

Added by Jim DePaulo on July 19, 2009 at 3:46pm — 9 Comments

There Was No There There

A great source on Christian mythology (read bullshit) can be found at the well researched site Jesus Never Existed (jesusneverexisted.com). I found the whole issue of Jesus’ alleged birth to be particularly interesting.

And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a CITY of Galilee, named Nazareth, to a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary.

(Luke1.26,27)

And all went to be taxed, every one into…
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Added by Jim DePaulo on July 19, 2009 at 11:39am — 8 Comments

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