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Bloomberg bans clergy

Roedy - 12 September 2011 38 Comments

Michael Bloomberg, the Mayor of New York City, banned clergy from the 9/11 anniversary ceremonies. The Christians are out with torches in fury. You can read about it with Google News . Many...

TAGGED: ESTABLISHMENT CLAUSE, RELIGION

Cathedral for the Salvation of Romanian People

Roedy - 01 August 2011 28 Comments

Have a look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romanian_People%27s_Salvation_Cathedral The Romanian government is jointly financing a cathedral costing up to 1 billion Euros, called the Cathedral...

TAGGED: IRRATIONALITY, RELIGION, SOCIETY

Did Darwin Kill God

Roedy - 17 December 2010 35 Comments

In this doucumentary , "Did Darwin Kill God", the author claims to be both Christian and to believe in Darwin's theory. He, however, sees Dr.Dawkins as an evil "ultra-Darwinist". He uses...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, DARWIN, EVOLUTION, GENETICS, RICHARD DAWKINS

Kentucky Creationist Theme Park gets Government Funding

Roedy - 02 December 2010 112 Comments

A $150 million dollar Kentucky Creationist Theme Park is being 25% funded by the state government. Its function is to promote bible literalism with a giant Noah's ark and to trash evolutionary...

TAGGED: CREATIONISM, EVOLUTION, POLITICS, RELIGION

Care in Atheist Terminology

Roedy - 14 November 2010 94 Comments

Atheists, even me, often inadvertently use terminology that reinforces the Christian myth, e.g. blessed cursed eternal for God’s sake for heaven’s sake give up the ghost ...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, CRITICAL THINKING, RELIGION

Mark Twain

Roedy - 18 October 2010 15 Comments

Many atheists tend to think a cynical attitude toward Christianity and gods started with us. But Mark Twain was taking wonderfully clever pot shots at religion back in the 1800s. He was considered...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, HUMOR

Rabbits with poison spurs

Roedy - 29 September 2010 46 Comments

It seems to me predator-prey drives much of evolution. If a prey loses an encounter, it loses its life. If a predator loses an encounter, it loses a meal, somewhat less serious. Any decent...

TAGGED: EVOLUTION

Christine O'Donnell, senate candidate

Roedy - 17 September 2010 22 Comments

Christine O'Donnell is a creationist who won the Republican primary in Delaware to run for senate in the USA. This woman is beyond nuts. She is convinced there is more scientific evidence for...

TAGGED: -, CREATIONISM, POLITICS, RELIGION

Friend of God, the movie

Roedy - 12 September 2010 1 Comments

I just saw a long documentary called Friend Of God . It came out in circa 2006. It one of the strangest documentaries I have ever seen. If an evangelical saw it they would say it shows the...

TAGGED: MOVIES, RELIGION

The Seven Most Dangerous Christian Ideas

Roedy - 02 September 2010 34 Comments

Here is what I consider the seven most dangerous Christian ideas. Gay people should be killed or at least persecuted. (I am gay myself, a recipient of thousands of death threats from Christians...

TAGGED: IRRATIONALITY, RAPTURE, RELIGION