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Go to: My Journey

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Thanks Eliza, You made me smile.

Tue, 12 Jun 2012 06:04:32 UTC | #946988

Go to: You want to ban hate speech? Isn’t that what religion is?

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As long as they ban "burn in hell". And a lot of other religious phrases.

Fri, 01 Jun 2012 00:38:06 UTC | #944879

Go to: Evolution skeptics will soon be silenced by science: Richard Leakey

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Did anybody notice the group that petitiioned for the changes is called "Creit"?

Isn't creit short for something?

Tue, 29 May 2012 03:19:25 UTC | #944139

Go to: Evolution skeptics will soon be silenced by science: Richard Leakey

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          [Comment 7](/articles/646060-evolution-skeptics-will-soon-be-silenced-by-science-richard-leakey/comments?page=1#comment_944132) by  [El Bastardo](/profiles/46263)          :


                 I've seen this on a few sites now and the comments are always the same.  First a few state that this isn't likely due to the willing ignorance of the religious, allowed by multiple religious insisting evolution is a lie, it's "only" a theory, usual drivel, a few trying to talk sense onto them, then it's ad hominems and mud slinging.Te science is in, the facts are the facts and the creationists will simply put on their "la la la I'm not listening" headbands and espouse bible verses.Still we can hope.

I agree. There was a study recently written about on this site where people (christians) were asked if science had proof that a certain myth were proven wrong would they believe it. There were still people that would believe the bible first and facts second.

Ya can't fix stupid!

Tue, 29 May 2012 02:44:56 UTC | #944136

Go to: Church puts Pat Tillman on a Christian cross for Memorial Day

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          [Comment 5](/articles/646058-church-puts-pat-tillman-on-a-christian-cross-for-memorial-day/comments?page=1#comment_944105) by  [mordacious1](/profiles/39498)          :


                 His rank was Corporal, not Specialist or Staff Sergeant...in the Army he'd have to have been in the service longer than he was to be Staff Sergeant.S. AustinI'm not sure  what you're on about, but Justin's outrage got the part about Pat's name being on a cross removed from the news piece. This woman may have made an innocent mistake, but you'd have to have been living under a rock not to know that Tillman was an atheist. The news station knew for sure or should have. When you're in the military you take these things seriously because it matters, a lot.

I I stand corrected. In the Air Force SSGT follows SGT and could be earned in three years. (a long time ago)

Tue, 29 May 2012 02:13:15 UTC | #944127

Go to: Church puts Pat Tillman on a Christian cross for Memorial Day

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And a cheap looking cross with magic marker? What a damn insult!

Mon, 28 May 2012 23:24:43 UTC | #944102

Go to: Church puts Pat Tillman on a Christian cross for Memorial Day

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I believe he was a staff sargent. That should read SSGT

Mon, 28 May 2012 23:23:36 UTC | #944101

Go to: Richard Dawkins & Lawrence Krauss Tribute to Christopher Hitchens - 2012 Global Atheist Convention

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I have shed more tears when Hitch died than when my own father died. I miss him.

Mon, 28 May 2012 00:39:00 UTC | #943885

Go to: Bullying, lies, and discrimination aren't "religious liberty"

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Shouldn't the christians have religious freedom to kill their children if they speak out? How about their wives? Shouldn't they be permitted to take them to the villiage square and stone them to death?

And what about the people who work on Sunday?

Religious freedom is nonsense. Religious opression is what is happening.

Sat, 19 May 2012 17:21:29 UTC | #942300

Go to: Texas's war on history

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"Of course! A multi-level construction. So that's how Noah did it. God, it's so obvious once you think about it."

Sure! It went something like this.

Ok,....You dinosaurs are on the bottom level,...and don't eat the chickens.......Are you listening? Giraffes are on the top level so they can be the lookouts........And if you need to poop, please tell someone. The flying birds are on the top so they can go out for exercise and come back and tell us if they see land.(those are the talking birds).

The horses are on the top level cause this darn ship is so large we will need transportation from the stern to the bow. Put the sheep on the bottom level with the dinosaurs because they will be safe there. (oh yea,,,put a few in my quarters but don't tell anybody).

And send some hay to the galley for food because we don't plan on eating any animals.(if the dinosaurs promised I guess we can too).

Fri, 18 May 2012 20:43:33 UTC | #942227

Go to: Texas's war on history

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I gotta comment on this silly and childish thing called "noahs ark". This is more logistics and retorical questions.

To begin with, where did that much cut wood come from to construct an ark of that size? Where was the sawmill and how long did it take to process it?

How many skilled boatbuilders did it take to build the ark?

How did they collect the animals (several million) and how did they return them to their proper geographical location?

How long did it take to collect the animals and return them?

How did they provide for food for each type of animal? How many people did it take to take care of several million animals?

It's not that I don't believe in the story, As Lewis Black states "I have thoughts".

Fri, 18 May 2012 17:23:59 UTC | #942199

Go to: Conversion on Mount Improbable: How Evolution Challenges Christian Dogma

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The questiion of when the first human came is like asking where the river starts. Or where is the base of the mountain.

Congradulations Mike, You are not a slow learner.

Mon, 07 May 2012 00:04:31 UTC | #940227

Go to: One in seven thinks end of world is coming

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Fri, 04 May 2012 22:10:43 UTC | #939764

Go to: How Critical Thinkers Lose Their Faith in God

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You can't think analytically if you have low iq. These people are having enough problems balancing themselves.

Thu, 03 May 2012 01:03:48 UTC | #939217

Go to: Faith: A Barrier to Rational Thought (Podcast)

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I've always thought religion is a display of arrogance.

Sat, 21 Apr 2012 00:29:29 UTC | #936150

Go to: Cardinal Pell-"Jews intellectually and morally inferior"

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I guess Carl Sagan and Albert Einstein were not really Jews.

And this statement coming from a man who thinks there is a supernatural being watching our every move.

This guy IS a Neanderthal. (apoligies to any Neanderthals that may be offenended)

"He should be laughed at as much as David Icke who claims that 12 foot tall lizard men control the world and masquerade as Jews."

I agree. Everybody with any sense knows white mice control the universe and everything.

Sun, 15 Apr 2012 19:27:14 UTC | #934906

Go to: Indian skeptic charged with "blasphemy" for revealing secret behind "miracle" of weeping cross

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Is there not one microscope in India?

Blood looks different than dye or iron staining.

Sat, 14 Apr 2012 21:12:45 UTC | #934680

Go to: Dawkins West Coast Tour: Get Tickets While They Last

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Great! I have waited several years for this. I have to drive three hours to get there but whats three hours anyway? A couple of movies?

Sun, 04 Mar 2012 20:54:27 UTC | #924404

Go to: Andrew Copson and Anne Atkins discussing 'militant secularism'

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Wow, She sure sounds pissed off! Kind of shrill and militant...........Hey, wait a minute!

Wed, 15 Feb 2012 23:41:02 UTC | #918263

Go to: “Only a theory”???

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"Seeing as this young lady believes in the Bible, and not science or its methods, perhaps she can explain the lack of vocal cords in modern snakes, and the the remains of vestigal legs. Presumably the snake in the Garden of Eden had legs, because God's punishment for the snake was for it to forever crawl upon its belly"

Mr DArcy, I think you are on to something here.

Doesn't the Geico gecko have legs, speaks and resembles a snake?

Fri, 10 Feb 2012 07:56:32 UTC | #916123

Go to: “Only a theory”???

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Well Tony, I think its because they have been having a discussion with a talking snake...........

Comment 12 by Tony d :

How come the same people who are willing and happy to believe unlikely things with no evidence such as talking snakes, people living inside big fish and zombie's. How come they have such a problem with evolution which has loads and loads of corroborating evidence?

Thu, 09 Feb 2012 11:17:45 UTC | #915832

Go to: “Only a theory”???

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Jerry's cat Dusty has more brains than this nutcase.

Thu, 09 Feb 2012 11:09:58 UTC | #915830

Go to: “Only a theory”???

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"This process of mutation is called natural selection."

Is this written by a fourteen year old?

" deputy viewpoint editor"?

Is this a joke or is this really what she stated?

Thu, 09 Feb 2012 11:00:37 UTC | #915829

Go to: Atheist clergymen and belief in belief

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This is like a Police officer in a corrupt department. Do you stay for the paycheck even if you know its wrong?

Do you stay quiet and say nothing?

A new career is tough but not impossible.

I'm sorry I have no sympathy. Atheists are treated poorly by the religious in goverment and private employment.

Its time to do the right thing.

Mon, 30 Jan 2012 21:05:23 UTC | #912807

Go to: Student Faces Town’s Wrath in Protest Against a Prayer

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Give us merakins a break. Whats a orange hall?

Comment 29 by xmaseveeve :

I reminds me of the time I went with a schoolfriend and her parents to a dance in an orange hall. At the end, I stubbornly refused to stand up for the national anthem and was then surrounded by people who wanted to kill me. I was an eleven-year-old hate figure. Oh well, my mum warned me not to go...

Sat, 28 Jan 2012 08:27:38 UTC | #912153

Go to: Student Faces Town’s Wrath in Protest Against a Prayer

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You "people" in Cranston should be ashamed of yourselves. Your're acting like a mob rather than adults.

Your're a poor example of intelligence.

If I lived in Cranston I would volunteer to escort her to school and back and pity the poor fool who tried to do anything about it. I'm godddamed mad.

Sat, 28 Jan 2012 07:41:37 UTC | #912147

Go to: Priests brawl in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity

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Comment 28 by colluvial :

It's interesting to see how God's select representatives set an example for all humankind. Didn't see much turning of the other cheek, though.

When a man with a broom with a long shaft is coming after you with bad intentions the last thing you would want to do is present him with your cheeks.

Tue, 03 Jan 2012 10:37:29 UTC | #904856

Go to: Priests brawl in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity

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If advances in technology continue, in about another thousand years they will be throwing Roombas at each other.

Tue, 03 Jan 2012 10:25:40 UTC | #904852

Go to: Priests brawl in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity

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I'm just wondering if anyone said "I'll clean your clock".............oh my...that was bad.....

Tue, 03 Jan 2012 10:23:03 UTC | #904850

Go to: Priests brawl in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity

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Comment 29 by IDLERACER :

I look at the four guys with their backs to the camera in that photograph, and somehow get the feeling that if they were to turn around, we'd be looking at John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, and Terry Jones.

And in other news,......past members of Monte Python were seen in the Holy Land jousting with brooms. Back to you.

Tue, 03 Jan 2012 10:14:31 UTC | #904847