Brad Feaker's Blog – July 2008 Archive (9)

This could scar you for life :-)

Don't drink anything while watching this. You will never look at Richard Dawkins the same way again...

H/T Greg Laden and PZ Myers

Added by Brad Feaker on July 25, 2008 at 10:41pm — No Comments

Pat Condell - Freakin' Brilliant

I you have not seen this I issue 1 warning - if you are drinking anything it will wind up on your monitor :-)

Added by Brad Feaker on July 24, 2008 at 8:53pm — No Comments

Asshats out in force at Pharyngula

The catholic asshats are out in force at Pharyngula - they are posting massive comments 40K+ words of pope drivel in an attempt to crash the Science Blogs servers. It's time for a little activism folks - these are deliberate attacks on the SB servers. Support Professor Myers and the First Amendment. Please contact President Robert Bruininks at bruin001@umn.edu

Added by Brad Feaker on July 24, 2008 at 3:44pm — 3 Comments

Great article - Atheist Myths

Here is a link to a great article by Austin Cline on his about.com atheism blog. Go read it - now!!!

Added by Brad Feaker on July 24, 2008 at 2:53pm — No Comments

It is done...Professor PZ Myers rules!

One of my personal heroes of rationality, Professor PZ Myers, has finally put the infamous cracker out of it's misery...

http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2008/07/the_great_desecration.php#more

Added by Brad Feaker on July 24, 2008 at 1:52pm — 3 Comments

The utter insanity of Christianity (wow - that rhymes!)

I have been following the comment thread over at http://de-conversion.com/2008/07/22/i-never-wanted-to-be-an-atheist/ - and ran across the following exchange (names have been deleted to protect the guilty):



commenter 1 (a Christian)



Wow, the tone here is so interesting. Such great anger and pompousness, against God himself, even. Hmmm. He is not going to accept any of your excuses on Judgment Day. He is going to show you all of the ways he revealed himself to you quite…
Continue

Added by Brad Feaker on July 24, 2008 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

A survey of belief

Recently Sam Harris conducted an online survey about belief. He asked that responders to the surveys (4) be either atheists or Christian. The results are fairly predictable - but a few surprises. You can see the results here:

http://www.samharris.org/site/full_text/survey-what-do-atheists-and-christians-believe-and-how-strongly-do-they-bel/

Added by Brad Feaker on July 23, 2008 at 1:44pm — 1 Comment

What's up with the title of my page

Fos those who may NOT know (jeez - you people really exist?) Cthulhu is an invention of H.P. Lovecraft in his many stories of the Elder Gods. Cthulhu was the prophet/preacher for the 'Old Ones' or may have been and Elder God himself. He is described in 'The Call of Cthulhu' as " a monster of vaguely anthropoid outline, but with an octopus-like head whose face was a mass of feelers, a scaly, rubbery-looking body, prodigious claws on hind and fore feet, and long, narrow wings behind." How cool is… Continue

Added by Brad Feaker on July 21, 2008 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Why do Christians want to pray for me all the time?

If god is omniscient he knows everything, including my disbelief. If god is immutable the he cannot change his mind. So why would a Christian pray in the first place, especially for a heathen like me? If god has these attributes – he can’t change his mind about anything. This is also where the Bible contradicts the very nature of the god who inspired it. So message to the Christians – no thanks on the prayer thing.

Brad

Added by Brad Feaker on July 21, 2008 at 1:11pm — 4 Comments

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