Monthly Archives: February 2012

Georgia, The Ten Commandments and Legal Loopholes

“What would Jesus do?” – Bracelets, bumper stickers and T-Shirts everywhere  When one thinks about the core values of Christianity, the things that should come to mind are honesty, integrity and forthrightness. When one looks at the way some who represent Christianity, the things that actually come to mind are dishonesty, a lack of integrity…

Christian Doctrine Proves Their God Cannot Exist

“God Is Dead” – New York Times, Jan 9, 1966 The most common argument that Atheists are asked to defend is to provide proof that god does not exist. This is known as “Proving a Negative.” Technically, it is defined as an “Argument from Ignorance.” Essentially, it is a logical fallacy in that a claimed…

The Parallels of Radical Muslims and Christian Extremists

“We are at war against infidels…I ask all Islamic nations, all Muslims, all Islamic armies, and all heads of Islamic states to join the Holy War. There are many enemies to be killed or destroyed…the final aim of which  is to put Koranic law in power from one end of the earth to the other” – Ayatollah Khomeini …

OMG! Dawkins Converts To Christianity!!!

“I think the probability of a supernatural creator existing is very very low.” – Richard Dawkins Well, that’s what you’d think after reading some of the tripe that has hit the net, airwaves and radio over the past few days in response to the debate he had with the Archbishop of Canterbury. This is just…

The Christian Aversion To Socialized Medicine

“Riddle me this” – The Riddler  Christians should be the group of people who should be most supportive of socialized medicine, but they are not only against it, they are doing their very best to undo the changes already made in the United States. I am not ignorant to the teachings of the character portrayed…

A Near Perfect Reply To Creationists

“We are stardust, we are golden. We are billion year old carbon…” – Joni Mitchell Sitting here in bed with the empty canvas of a blank Word document in front of me, I struggle today to bring you some original thoughts. Why? Well, yesterday my good doctor removed a one-inch section of my sural nerve…

Yes! It’s Rape!

Feminism directly confronts the idea that one person or set of people has the right to impose definitions of reality on others.  – Liz Stanley and Sue Wise I got a call the other day from my friend, RJ Evans, who hosts American Heathen Radio, of which I am one of the co-hosts. He told…

The 2012 Republican Campaign For Divine Kingship

“…no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States.” – United States Constitution, Article VI This principle has long been interpreted to mean that no elected or appointed federal employee can be required to adhere to any religion or accept any religious belief or…

All Your Vagina Are Belong To Us

“Anything may happen when womanhood has ceased to be a protected occupation.” ― Virginia Woolf At first I thought it was just me, you know? Not that I am unaware of the religious right’s preoccupation with the vagina and women’s bodies in general. Kraken knows I’ve written enough about it. But the rhetoric has gotten…