Child abuse is revealed in the Duggar family, a pastor is found with child porn on his computer, a Texas college bans its gay athletes from dating or supporting same-sex marriage, yet another…Continue
Children abused to death, rapist-pastor asserting that he only need answer to god, a government representative wanting to legislate mandatory church attendance, a pizza place that won't serve the…Continue
After a hiatus, YouTube user "Religion Hurts Humanity" is back with yet another chapter on what religion has brought to our world. This particular report includes everything from sex abuse of…Continue
He's BACK! After a somewhat sustained hiatus, CoolHardLogic has returned, and this time his Fleidermaus Scheiße takes the form of - Da, Da, DAAAAAAAAH! Chemtrails! "What are chemtrails?" you ask. …Continue
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The week of 21 June, 2015 is likely one of the more momentous of the past several years or more that I am aware of. It was a week of amazing and impactful news, incredibly GOOD news from where I sit, news which will be far more benefit than detriment in the long haul or so I’d be willing to wager. Though all of those stories are important and worthy of comment, it is one in particular on which I wish to record a few thoughts.
And that is the confirmation by the United States…
Anyone who listens to The Thinking Atheist radio podcasts knows well what kind of storyteller Seth Andrews is - damned good! That said, Opus 227 of his offerings is especially noteworthy. In this specific piece, Seth relates a variation on the story of Abraham and Isaac. This story was originally written by one Edwin A. Suominen, of Ed Suominen's Shitty Little Blog. Edwin has about as much patience with the bible in general and the…Continue
There is a school of thought which says that atheism offers no comfort to those who hurt, who mourn the unfairness of life, the proverbial “slings and arrows of outrageous fortune” and cling to religion on the chance that the next life will be a marked improvement on this one. I submit that this is a mistaken concept, that there can be comfort in the absence of a deity and indeed, a demonstrably better existence in the one life we have. The four points listed below give some expression to…Continue
I’m the kind of guy that says if I don’t see it, then it doesn’t work. And nobody can show me god.
-- Kerry King, guitarist for Slayer
Doubtless there are believers out there who would label the above statement as simplistic, but boil it down and what’s left is the single biggest reason why religion ultimately will have to either collapse or descend into irrelevance. Regardless of the tradition or culture it may come from, all concepts of god share one…