Monthly Archives: May 2014

Church in Norfolk has no idea how Facebook works

The other day I was at the grocery store loading my trunk with cheap beer, where I was accosted by an evangelical Christian, which, although extremely annoying, is expected and trivial. Unfortunately public Christian proselytization is not only common, it’s … Continue reading

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What “pure” religion is according to the bible: It’s actually quite good

Often in my posts I mock the bible (and this one is no exception), but there are some verses with which even militant atheists should agree. These are the verses that eschew supernatural claims and make profound social statements. Jesus, for … Continue reading

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Book of Ezra can’t do simple addition

We learn to add one plus one before we even start our schooling. By time we’re ten we should be able to perform relatively complicated arithmetic. So the following math problem should not be too difficult for anyone: 30 + 1,000 … Continue reading

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Contradictions in the Hadith #2: Selling gold for silver?

Can we trade gold for silver? If we listen to the Prophet Muhammad we won’t know what to do. First, Momo tells us clearly that we must trade gold for gold, which kind of defeats the entire purpose of capitalism. … Continue reading

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God throws bastard children under the bus

A while back I made a post showing a bible contradiction about the number of the sons of Abraham (see link below). After pointing out the contradiction, I argued that when god ordered Abraham to kill his “only” son, Isaac, Abraham … Continue reading

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The case about the Sudanese woman condemned to death should not surprise you; it is the exact response we should expect from Islam

Source: ABC News I’m sure most of you are already familiar with the Sudanese woman facing execution by hanging for the “crime” of apostasy. For anyone unfamiliar, Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag, a former Muslim, married a Christian man and is now … Continue reading

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An entire book of the bible is a trashy romance novel bordering on pornography

Song of Songs (or Song of Solomon) is one of the more interesting books of Judeo-Christian-Islamic* canon. It’s pretty much porn. The “song” is allegedly about Mick Jagger’s “Brown Sugar” … ahem. It’s about a black woman … Well, it’s … Continue reading

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Bible Contradictions #36: Does everyone have to die?

Death is an absolute. There’s nothing we can do to stop our march towards the grave. What happens after that is unknown (and therefore not worthy of debate). But when we look to the bible we see an apparent uncertainty … Continue reading

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Contradictions in the Hadith: Evil Omens?

The Quran is not the only textual authority in Islam. There also exist the hadith, a collection Muhammad’s sayings. Here I present to you two of these that contradict one another. That is, do evil omens exist? Thankfully, the Center … Continue reading

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Quran Contradictions #3: Could Allah have a son?

Christians believe that Jesus Christ was the son of god (Allah). Islam follows from both Judaism and Christianity, building upon them, absorbing Jesus into the Quran, but not his divinity. So when the question comes up — did Allah have a son? … Continue reading

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