Monthly Archives: July 2014

Introducing the Silence of Mind Award

In keeping with the tradition of Potholer54‘s Golden Crocoduck Award, I’m suggesting a brand new award for the blogosphere. The Silence of Mind Award (The SOMA) will be awarded to blog commenters who make outlandish, unintelligible, and unscientific claims to … Continue reading

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When the objective morality argument backfires: A story of an atheist child

I’ve always been an atheist. Since my earliest memories I rejected the theistic stance. Fortunately for me I never had to go through the emotional trauma of de-conversion. For years, however, I didn’t know what an atheist was. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Prophesy of Tyre: New video!

As some of you might remember, a while back I made a post about god’s promise to so utterly destroy Tyre, Lebanon that it would never be rebuilt. The problem is, of course, that this never happened, and Tyre still stands … Continue reading

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There are no authorities: Stop block quoting to make a point (a short rant)

I’ll be honest, when I’m reading someone’s blog and they have a block quote by a philosopher to lend credit to their position on something, I usually skip the entire thing. Theists often block quote C.S. Lewis or, for whatever … Continue reading

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Bible Contradictions #44: Does god help us?

I once worked with a retired Catholic priest. He told me, “God helps you. It may seem like he’s not there, but every once in a while, when you need it most, he reaches down and dips the tip of … Continue reading

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Allah’s arsenal against devils: The Quran thinks stars are missiles

I’ve already written about the bible not understanding what stars are, so I’m not going to harp on that. This is a post to highlight the hilarious scientific ignorance about stars in the Quran. Behold: And We have certainly beautified the … Continue reading

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Study: Religious children more likely to believe fantasy than non-religious children

A recent study published in Cognitive Science this month reveals an interesting divide between children raised in secular homes and children raised in religious homes. The article, titled “Judgments About Fact and Fiction by Children From Religious and Nonreligious Backgrounds,” finds a … Continue reading

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Bible Contradictions #43: Does sacrificing an animal take away sins?

Animal sacrifices are widespread in the bible, dating all the way back to when god ordered Adam and Eve to kill an animal to make the first leopard print pimp suit and hooker pants. Sometimes it’s done out of sheer religious … Continue reading

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Small gospel churches and cults, murderous cults

A walk down Colley Avenue in Ghent will find you face to face with an old gothic-esque stone Lutheran church. Ignore it. The pubs are less than a block away. Another twenty blocks along Colley and things have certainly changed. No … Continue reading

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Does porn cause brain damage? Christian neurosurgeon fails at science

Everyone who knows me knows I’m a stickler for intellectual honesty. So when I came across this news article from a Christian news group, Today Christian, that claims, “A research study published in the latest Journal of American Medical Association: Psychiatry … Continue reading

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