Science

Is Rape Really That Bad? You Get Over It…

The line between Fundamental Christians and Fundamental Muslims is not only thin, but broken in many places.  The issue of rape and the support that both the bible and the koran give it is a topic that is rarely touched on, but it is one of the proverbial white elephants that should not be ignored. …

All homosexuals should be castrated – Rev. Billy Graham

“Homosexuals are brute beasts…part of a vile and satanic system that will be utterly annihilated, and there will be a celebration in heaven.” – Jerry Falwell “As a mother, I know that homosexuals cannot biologically reproduce children; therefore, they must recruit our children.” Anita Bryant “Many of those people involved with Adolph Hitler were Satanists,…

The Incompatibility of Christianity and Science

The universe is a funny thing.  Really. With all that we have come to understand about the cosmos, there is much we do not know.  Richard Feynman, one of the greatest minds in the field of quantum mechanics said, “If you think you understand quantum mechanics, then you don’t understand quantum mechanics”.  Our universe operates…

Against Abortion? Then Don’t Have One…

Before my inbox gets filled with reminders that I said I would not write about this ever again, it should be known that I am writing about it again because my inbox was filled by people asking me to.  Abortion is a subject that I rarely touch upon because, as I have stated, I do…

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

I don’t often write environmental pieces.  It’s not that I don’t care about the environment.  I am very concerned about the planet, actively recycle and end up in some rather heated debates with certain people who would just let the earth suffer a slow death because they believe that “any time now” god is going…

The Evolution of Morality

In my travels across the unending reaches of the ether, I communicate with a vast amount of people from different walks of life and worldviews.  Outside of my sphere of like-minded friends and acquaintances, most of the people I deal with have, to one degree or another, a belief in the supernatural.  They believe in…

How Did We Get Here?

It continues to amaze me how otherwise intelligent people can cling to a belief in God.  A belief that there is an omniscient, omnipotent and omnipresent supernatural being who, in addition to creating everything that has ever existed, is interested in our daily lives, what we eat, who we have sexual relations with and what…