My stepson found the following online:"I call my weed the Koran, 'cause when I burn that shit, I get stoned.""Having a religion is like having a penis: it's OK to have one, it's OK to be proud of…Continue
...America was making some progress towards becoming a secular nation, what with all our many secular/atheist organizations, you realize what an uphill climb the progress of reason will be. The…Continue
I recommend to all my fellow heretics the cover story of this month's Atlantic. "What ISIS Really Wants" makes it eminently clear that defining motivation of ISIS is indeed religion, the most…Continue
The media are all ablither about Rudy Giulani's recent accusation that the President does not "love America." What does it mean? It must mean something -- or more than one thing -- because so many…Continue
Alan Perlman has not received any gifts yet
I had not meant to post again so soon, but circumstances compelled me. I'm writing partly in response to Joan Denoo's hopeful response that we atheists can do better in creating a world free of religious fantasy and conflict.
Maybe religion will retreat only so far and under certain conditions. Maybe we can't cause major change. I think it was Shimon Peres who said that if a condition resists all effort at change, perhaps it should be considered a permanent part of the…Continue
All your Western theologies, the whole mythology of them, are based on the concept of God as a senile delinquent.”
Hey, it’s National Day of Prayer! What are you atheists doing as your superstitious fellow-countrymen, led by a hypocrite who exemplifies their values in no way whatsoever, declare their obeisance to their Imaginary Friend, and ask him for lots of stuff?
Mel Brooks compared God to a Chinese waiter,…Continue
"I have only a small flickering light to guide me in the darkness of a thick forest. Up comes a theologian and blows it out."
“Imagine the religious principles which have, in fact, prevailed in the world. You will scarcely be persuaded that they are anything but sick men’s dreams.”
Another Passover is upon us. Jews around the world celebrate their founding…Continue
“In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it,
You’ll be the grandest lady in the Easter Parade…
On the Avenue, Fifth Avenue, photographers will snap us
And you’ll find that you’re in the rotogravure…”
“They tried to nail him down, but he got away.”
Marquee outside church in Massachusetts
Well, it’s that day again, and our Greek Orthodox friends, as well as our Roman…Continue