Christianity insists on dependence on its god and its savior. Indeed, it demands submission to that supreme being, saying “thy will be done.” Islam is not only no different, the very word…Blog The Science / Religion Dichotomy – Another Vi 5 Likes Keep Saturn in Saturnalia photo Keep Saturn in Saturnalia 3 Likes Is god good?
Is god good?
If we’re going to ask that question, the first thing that has to be established is: whose “good” are we using as a standard? If human good is to be the benchmark, then the…
Just watched “The Best of Charlie Skinner” on YouTube for the umpti-umpth time. Sam Waterston’s portrayal of Charlie in…Blog I want to live in a world where... 6 Likes Christmas: Behind the Curtain (The Thinking… Well, it's that time of year again. Time to gird our loins, put on our battle armor and join the (dah-dah DAAAAAH!) WAR AGAINST CHRISTMAS!!! [groan!] Yeah, most of us have heard that crap before, p… Discussion Christmas: Behind the Curtain (The Thinking… 4 Likes
That time of year is very nearly upon us, and so it is appropriate that I post this now, I suppose. I literally just learned of this through the good offices of Seth Andrews and The Thinking…Blog What I Want for Christmas - Robert Green Inge 4 Likes Seth Andrews - The Copycats: How Christianit… Many of us have observed or learned how christianity shamelessly borrows from other sources to bolster its position and show off its supposed wonderfulness. Well, Seth Andrews of The Thinking Atheis… Discussion Seth Andrews - The Copycats: How Christianit… 1 Like It's Finally Official - Pope Francis Demotes… It's been in the news. Now it has been confirmed. As of this past weekend, Raymond Leo Burke, America's highest-ranking cardinal at the Vatican, was officially removed from the Vatican's Supreme Cour… Discussion It's Finally Official - Pope Francis Demotes… 3 Likes The Obama Opposition (Charles M. Blow, NY Ti… The president came to Washington thinking he could change Washington, make it better, unite it and the nation. He was wrong. As he ascended, the tone of political discourse descended, as much because… Discussion The Obama Opposition (Charles M. Blow, NY Ti… 2 Likes This is why I am a militant atheist Discussion This is why I am a militant atheist 2 Likes Interstellar
Right off the top, Interstellar is no small statement, either in time or what it attempts to say. It runs a full 169 minutes, not quite three hours, and while it might have been able to…Blog Interstellar 1 Like