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Yasmine Mohammed - Confessions of an Ex-Muslim (The Thinking Atheist)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Idaho Spud Jul 7. 6 Replies

Yasmine Mohammed is not your average ex-Muslim.  Not only did she get shut of Islam, she also managed to escape what was at one time the most notorious of radical Islamist organizations: Al Qaeda.  She has since documented the story of her apostasy…Continue

Tags: Islam, Al Qaeda, Yasmine Mohammed, The Thinking Atheist, Seth Andrews

Ignorance is Bliss: Why Religious People Seem Happier Than the 'Nones'”.

Started by Joan Denoo Jul 6. 0 Replies

“Highly Religious Volunteer More, Lie Less, and Claim to Be Happier”~ Houston Chronicle; “Strongly Religious People are Happier than Non-Religious”  ~ Christian Daily."The study determined that 40 percent of highly religious adults—defined as those…Continue

Tags: Nones, happiness, non-religiosity, religiosity, bliss

Afrodisiacs – African Aphrodisiacs

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jun 26. 4 Replies

Am I so old and not know the definition of aphrodisiac, and its historical definition being based on Aphrodite, that her name came from the African drugs that Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans used for sexual enhancement? Dhu!  Aphrodite, ancient Greek…Continue

Tags: Africa, Lady, Victorian

Degrees of Doubt: The Claims and Credentials of Ravi Zacharias (The Thinking Atheist)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Chris May 17. 1 Reply

Anyone here ever run onto an apologist by the name of Ravi Zacharias?  I've seen his name dropped multiple times on YouTube as supposedly being THE ONE APOLOGIST that no atheist wants to cross swords with, because of his facility with christian…Continue

Tags: Ravi Zacharias, Steve Baughman, The Thinking Atheist, Seth Andrews

The Most Hated Woman in America (The Thinking Atheist)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Gary S Apr 19. 7 Replies

Before Aron Ra and Matt Dillahunty, before Dawkins or Dennett or Harris or even Hitchens, there was Madalyn Murray O'Hair.  In the midst of an America where Christianity was being flaunted as a defense against the godless communists of the Soviet…Continue

Tags: Frank Zindler, The Thinking Atheist, Seth Andrews, Madalyn Murray O'Hair

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Comment by Joan Denoo on October 13, 2012 at 12:27pm

Comment by Joan Denoo on October 13, 2012 at 12:23pm

Compassion abounds. 

Comment by sk8eycat on October 13, 2012 at 10:48am

booklover: Prozac Kitteh has such a sweet face; I wanna kiss that pink liddle noze!

And I feel terribly sorry for Dumpling Cat...I've been obese in the past, and I hated every painful minute of it.  I've also seen photos of even fatter cats (and dogs), didn't think they were a bit funny, and want to slap people who overfeed their pets.  (I think kibble is the real culprit, not high quality canned food, or...even better...certified raw food.  I've never seen a cat or dog cooking something they've caught.)

Comment by sk8eycat on October 13, 2012 at 10:34am

Another caption for the same photo. 

From BuzzFeed and Twitpic.com

Romney surprises students at Fairfield elementary School by farting the national anthem.

Funny photo of Romney posing for photographs with students of Fairfield Elementary School. via AP

Comment by Ian Mason on October 13, 2012 at 3:27am

Voted and shared, Sk8eycat. Stealing the pill-happy chappy, Booklover. Have a great weekend all.

Comment by sk8eycat on October 13, 2012 at 12:06am

My JW sister ceated this LOL (srsly!)  PLEASE vote for it here: http://cheezburger.com/6662509824

Holy cow! They DO wear funny underwear!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on October 12, 2012 at 10:49pm

Cute LOLcats, booklover and Steph. Patricia, that's the funniest gif I've seen in a long while. Thanks.
Sweet dreams to you all.

Comment by Steph S. on October 12, 2012 at 7:04pm

Oh and thanks so much for the black cat booklover - I really appreciate it.

Love black cats!!

Comment by Steph S. on October 12, 2012 at 7:03pm

You have a great weekend too booklover and everyone! 

That lolcat is too funny - thanks booklover. 

Comment by Steph S. on October 12, 2012 at 7:02pm

hehe - LOL Booklover - that's too cute!

 

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