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Violent Video Games Reduce Violent Crime

With the recent shooting at a school in Newtown Connecticut and the shooting in Aurora Colorado violent video games are in the news again. The old men in the old media are blaming violent video games as they always do when a shooting hits the national news.

Violent video games have been the target of old media and conservatives for years. They will spout dubious studies and claim there is a link. They will blame any act of violence on violent video games even if the perpetrator never…

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Added by Lone Wolf on December 21, 2012 at 10:32pm — 1 Comment

Star Wars Is Overrated

Edit: I didn't name this? I are dumb.

Now before you jump down my throat I'm not saying it's bad, the original trilogy is good for the most part but it is not the gold that people seem to view it as. There are many good parts but there are bad parts as well.

I know someone will say in response to some of my criticisms: "in the novelisation ..." I don't care. I doesn't matter what the novelisation says, the movies are what matter, not the novelisations of the movies. Another…

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Added by Lone Wolf on April 22, 2011 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Enough Election Shit!

Every commercial break an ad for some asshole candidate comes on. Every fucking commercial break. There is nothing positive in these commercials. They are nothing but quote mining, lies of omission, perversions of facts, straight lies and calling the other candidates "liberal" (as if anyone in this fucking state know what liberal means). I'm sick and tired of hearing about it. None of these idiots know what the fuck they are doing. No, that not true, they know what they are doing they are… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on October 11, 2010 at 1:46pm — 2 Comments

The World is Not Nice

Unbalanced scales of justice
There are people out there who think that the wold is supposed to be a nice, happy, joyful, fair and just place. It is not and it never has been. The world is a cruel unfair and unjust place. Bad things happen to good people, bad people get away with doing bad things, shit happens to every one, innocent people suffer and ass holes don't get their comeupance!

Some… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on September 27, 2010 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

We are Gods

When many people hear about things like genetic modification, geoengineering, etc, many scream “Your playing god!” Well in a sense we are gods. Look at us, look at what we have done, look at what we can do. We can communicate with people on the other side of the world with small devices we hold to our heads, we can heat food by putting in in a metal box, we can cure diseases that have plagued humanity for thousands of years, we can build buildings hundreds of stories tall, we can fly faster…

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Added by Lone Wolf on September 24, 2010 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Rant: Anarchists

Anarchy

I was looking at the comments of a video on Youtube and I come across an anarchist with the typical anarchists argument meaningless rhetoric about taxes: "its extortion" and "its theft".



The stupid! It burns! These anarchists will call taxes theft and whine and wangst about the problems in our… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on September 19, 2010 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

This is America!

I don't know the ngenral opinion on the ground zero "mosque" here because I haven't been as active as I should be but I know at least 1 (thunderfoo at youtube) atheist has used the argument.



This is not Saudi Arabia this is America! The A in USA doesn't mean Arabia, it means America!

What am I talking about? Among the pathetic arguments against the "mosque" (its a cultural center you ignoramuses) the bigoted idiots spout out is "they don't allow churches in… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on August 30, 2010 at 4:46pm — 1 Comment

Rant: Whats the Meaning and Purpose of Meaning and Purpose?

Many theists say that with out god life has no meaning and purpose, we atheists say that with out an afterlife life has more meaning and we make out own purpose, they reply with "but its not objective", we point out that objective meaning and purpose are impossible. Well here is a new question: Whats the meaning and purpose of meaning and purpose? Do happy people give a shit… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on August 28, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

Alien Abduction

Alien abduction is a phenomenon that many have claimed to have experienced. People who claim to have experienced this phenomenon described the aliens as short with grays skin, frail bodies, large heads with large black eyes, no fur or hair and no visible genitalia. They say that they aliens take them into their crafts, experiment on them and even molest them[1].



Most people who claim to have been abducted by aliens sincerely believe they have been abducted by aliens and… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on August 24, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

I don't care about cosmic meaning

Copied from my blog



This is an extinction to a comment (3 actually due to the 500 character comment limitation) I am made to this video (under the name "thenamelessone83"). It is not a Christian video about some cosmic meaning (which is what it would seem like from my comment) it is an atheist video… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on August 21, 2010 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Evolution is Unfalsifiable?

Falsifiability is very important in science; scientific theories and hypotheses can not be scientific unless they are falsifiable. When creationist finally learn this they attempt to use it to discredit the theory of evolution.



Before I tear apart the argument I should explain what falsification is and its relevance in science. If something is unfalsifiable it can not be shown to be false, if it is falsifiable is can be shown to be false. Science does not prove theories and… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on August 18, 2010 at 9:35pm — No Comments

A Simi-Agnostic Atheist Manifesto

Before you read this: if you have an allergy to stupidity don't read this.

"Journalist" Ron Rosenbaum has written an article for Slate Magazien called An Agnostic Manifesto. In the article he takes the agnostic fence sitting to its illogical conclusion. He has taken his misunderstanding of agnosticism, and mixed it with the holier than thou attitude of a religious… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on August 16, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Taking on Libby (libertarian) bullshit: The Market Will Take Care of It

You know of those religious people who say “God will provide”, the Libby equivalent to that is “the market will take care of it”. While Libbies do not apply it to everything they do apply it to the economy, job markets, etc.



The market does not take care of things, it doesn’t even take care of it self much of the time. What is dose and doesn’t do depends on the many variables (supply, demand, how much money people have, how much people are wiling to spend, how many people there are,… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on August 16, 2010 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

A history of Life and the Universe Part 1: Before the Before

Its a question that people have grappled with for millennia: Where did the universe come from? People came up with creation myths to answer it but didn’t have any concrete answers and its still the same today. While we have strong and well supported theories to explain things all the way back to 10-34 seconds after the big bang but from before moment zero to then is still a mystery.

So the question still remains but that doesn’t mean there are not possible answers.



But wait,… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on August 16, 2010 at 1:06am — 2 Comments

It’s time for a good old fashioned rant: Utopianist Idiots

A utopia is a perfect (or close too it) society free from the problems that plague real societies. You can find utopianists throughout the spectrum's but mostly on the edges. Authoritarians are utopianits as well are anarchists, there are atheistic utopianists who thing if we get rid of religion the world will be at peace and there are theocratic utopianists who believe if everyone and every government followed their religion the world would be a peace and there are…

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Added by Lone Wolf on March 9, 2010 at 10:30pm — 7 Comments

Old Warehouse

This started out as free writing but turned into something.

"Do you have it?" Red said.
"Yes." William answered, lifting a large duffel bag.
"Where did you find it?"
"Does it matter?"
"Yes."
"Well I prefer to keep that a secret. Do you have the money?"
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Added by Lone Wolf on March 8, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Make your own creation myth

This is somethimg I thought would be interesting: Write a creation myth. It doesn't have to be the creation of this world it can be the creation of a fantasy world, alien world, etc. You can have one god, many gods or no gods.





Heres one for a story idea I had that would probably be allot better off as a game scrip.





In the beginning there was only void and from the void came Phoenix and Lóng. Phoenix and Lóng battled, from their battle came Air,…

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Added by Lone Wolf on March 1, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

AC Article: Evolution: Mutations, Natural Selection, Genetic Drift and Speciation

In Evolution: The Basics I gave the basics of evolution including mutations, natural selection and speciation in this I will go into further detail about these as well as go into genetic drift



Mutations

Mutations are random changes in the sequence of the nucleotide base pares (bases for short) of DNA. The bases are adenine (A), thymine (T), guanine (G), and cytosine (C). It is these that code your genes and it is your genes that determines your inherited traits… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on February 28, 2010 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Green is not always “Green”

You hear allot about being “green” lately. For those of you who may not know what I mean by “green” it basically means being environmentally friendly. While that is a good thing, there is allot of bullshit in this green movement. Many things that people think are “green” are in reality not “green” and in fact very bad for the environment.



I’ll start with the inspiration for this post: Allot of people (including Obama) think ethanol is “green” because it comes from plants grown on… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on February 13, 2010 at 6:00am — 6 Comments

AC Article: Astrology and the Modern Understanding of the Universe

Astrology is a form of divination that uses the positions of stars, planets, sun and moon to gain insight into peoples personality's and predict the future. Astrology has been around for thousands of years. Millions of people use astrology in their daily lives and millions of astrologers make their living with astrology. More

Added by Lone Wolf on February 12, 2010 at 10:53pm — 3 Comments

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