I've transcribed this segment from Fox News after the death of Jerry Falwell for your reading enjoyment. It has become a Hitchens youtube classic, with over a million views. It is obvious why this is the case: Hitchens is at his best here, and his concluding jab at Falwell is perhaps the greatest thing that has ever been said on the mainstream media. Without further ado:
Alan Colmes, former host of Fox News show Hannity & Colmes.
Sean Hannity, former…
So yet another victim from the non-mental health funding republicans all the way back to Regan. He knew there'd be this crap happening what with PCP, LSD, whatever pills, angel dust.. coke.. (all man made like god and all fail people)
I wonder now about the validity…
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And the hating of America.. not so good.
I noticed that woman talking with a couple of priests or whatever level of crazy their at; they were pushing conspiracy theories like chemtrails and complaining about celphones/apps.. serious
they hate everything.. it's like another form of islam in catholischizm nowdays..
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And if you were wondering, yes I am an atheist. I do not believe in the supernatural, and have not for a while now. I have finally, fully embraced reality in light of recent events. I believe in scientific proof, it is my job, and I am good at what I do. I believe in humanity and our ability to reason. We are part of, and created by the Universe, and our purpose in life is to make it better for everyone. The meaning of life is that there is no…Continue
“Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd and bloody religion that has ever infected the world.”
“Properly read, The Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived.”
In an earlier post -- http://thejewishatheist.com/?p=391 , I referred to the battle for the religious brain of my young stepson Zachary, pitting…Continue
Hi all---Hope you are having a glorious and godless day! My new post is up. Please leave your comments there so that we can have a larger discussion. You can read my post here: Freedom to Practice Religion is NOT the Freedom to Impose Religion
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Here is the setup, I am the only science teacher in my community. Four to five weeks ago, the bible study class for youth started on this small, remote island, with Austin at the head. Since then, I have been targeted by students because someone in the congregation, I’m not saying Austin directly, but someone is teaching these kids intolerance for science. I finally manned up and decided to address the problem at its most likely source. Here is the entirety of my initial email…Continue
We are trying to get all the groups from Louisiana to band together. This is a group for Louisiana Atheists!! http://www.facebook.com/groups/297861210305767/
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Hi all. Hope you had a great long weekend (those of you in the U.S.). My new post is up. As usual please leave your comments there so that we can have a larger discussion. You can read my post here: Threats to Religious Freedom?
Added by Reason Being on May 29, 2012 at 10:39am — No Comments
like that vague title? ; )
from book 'the meaning of communism by miller and bancroft.. i hav the 'i think' original from 1968 hardcover.. wild illustrations etc..
aaand some funny stuff in email...
it's not 2011…
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Amid the brilliance of Dawkins, Harris, Dennett and Hitchens' books, Wendy Kaminer's Sleeping With Extraterrestrials may have been overlooked. Written just a couple of years before 9/11, this book breaks some important ground in the New Atheist movement. Kaminer takes the wise step of refraining from criticizing a person's individual beliefs,…Continue
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Hi all. Hope those of you in the U.S. are having a great long weekend! My new post is up. As usual please leave your comments at my site so that we can promote a larger discussion. You can read my post here: Thoughts on Memorial Day
Added by Reason Being on May 28, 2012 at 10:12am — No Comments
His speech to the AAI in 2007 was (to use the philosopher's craft) is an entertaining, thought provoking, full of ambiguous meaning, touching on many ideas - especially other peoples' ideas.
Professor Dennett introduced the word "brights" and "super" and others. What! He created the words, brights and supers? No, he (or someone he borrowed from) added another meaning or two those words. He is using religion's long time practiced tools to "evolve" the human language into a more…Continue
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Our law makers, our doctors, our artists, our engineers, and others make decisions every day without the complete information available on a topic. And the amount of information grows daily on any given topic. On TED:
Melissa Garren: The sea we’ve hardly seen is video I was watching when Melissa said something I have known for many years, but never had the thought I had when I was listening to her. The quote is between 30 to 45 seconds into the video which you can…Continue
Eeep! I'm so excited. Our group has adopted a highway in WI and our sign was just posted this week. I have always wanted to do an adopt-a-highway program and this is going to be such a fun group to do it with!
Added by Kristen Himsl Hunter on May 27, 2012 at 10:14pm — No Comments
21 May 2012
Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK
Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley spoke with Airmen today at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK. During the question and answer period, an Airman asked a question to the Secretary regarding rights for Airmen who are atheist, agnostic, humanist, or freethinking.
Here is the question that was asked:
I support & follow ALL Air Force regulations protecting an Airman’s religious freedom.…Continue