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Who do atheists thank?

Their creators, of course. Thanks, Mom and Dad! You provided me with 23 chromosomes each, and I strive every day to make the best of them since I realize my limited command of these 46 chromosomes is temporary. I take … Continue reading

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“a homogenous group of white boys”

Which is what the New York Times described the National Scout Jamboree as in an article dated yesterday. And they’re right. The Boy Scouts are a very limiting and bigoted in-group that overtly disallows gays, atheists, and girls (at least … Continue reading

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Comic-Con’s Revenge

There are just some things that you’d think the Phelps clan wouldn’t try to out-do. They tried to picket Twitter (epic fail). Now they tried to picket Comic-Con, triggering a counter-protest. Guess who won? LOL.

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Jesus H. Carbine with a High-Power Scope

Once upon a time, The East India Company greased its rifle cartridges with pork or beef lard. This was bad for two reasons: 1) to load rifles in the 1800s, a rifleman had to bite the paper cartridge open and … Continue reading

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Coffee pots, kettles, and several shades of black

Image by Majiscup – Drink for Design via Flickr I happened upon a Christian blog today in which the author was critical of a message on the Starbucks coffee cup he read: We invite you to listen to your desires … Continue reading

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Theme Update

I just realized that my previous theme didn’t show a “Comments” link or the comments unless you clicked on the post title, so I’ve temporarily changed the theme until I find one that suits my needs. I’m looking for a … Continue reading

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Faith-Based Initiatives: Do They Work?

Image by Phoney Nickle via Flickr One of the many criticisms leveled at George W. Bush by atheists and secular free thinkers was his tendency to favor “Faith-Based Initiatives” as a means to solve social problems such as substance abuse, … Continue reading

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John Wiley Price is an Idiot

I’m sorry, but I just had to say it. This story got past me earlier this month, even though it was local news. I heard it mentioned on The Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe podcast that was released earlier this … Continue reading

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A Spell to Break: Demonic-Possession

The state of Texas recently made it legal for clergy to abuse children. No shit. [via Pharyngula] I’ve been thinking of writing a post that looks at exorcism from an anthropological and psychological perspective for some time now, and I’ll … Continue reading

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Atheists on Twitter?

Just curious: how many atheist bloggers are on twitter? I’ve been using Twitter with another username for a while and I’ve got to say it has its advantages. I was skeptical about whether or not I’d find it useful at … Continue reading

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