Monthly Archives: July 2014

The road to my exorcism (Part 1)

As some of you might remember from a post I made a week ago, Dr. “Chaps” Gordon Klingenschmitt recently said atheists should be exorcised so they’ll feel “free to enjoy the worship of Jesus Christ.” I retorted back with my … Continue reading

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How to destroy friendships: This woman uses Jesus

Yesterday I read one of the most frustrating blog posts I’ve ever come across. The post is titled “Saying Goodbye To Friends Who Reject Jesus,” and it’s filled to the brim with vitriolic rejection of people who merely have differing … Continue reading

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The Atheist Papers facebook page

Wow! Four posts in one day! It’s the summer, and I have more time on my hands. I’ve been keeping as busy as possible, which means reading, analyzing, and critiquing materials. And I have more time to blog (I also … Continue reading

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The most important source in the evolution/creation debate: Peer-reviewed evidence of speciation

In the evolution/creation “debate” (it’s not much of a debate if you ask me) a common fallacious talking point among creationists/intelligent design advocates is that no one has ever observed one species turning into another species, a process called speciation. … Continue reading

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Quran Contradictions #7: How long did it take Allah to create the heavens and the earth?

The Judeo-Christian bible tells us that god (AKA Allah) created the heavens and the earth in six days and rested on the seventh. In the Quran we can find a verse that supports this claim. On the other hand, the … Continue reading

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Auras and Kirlian Photography: Don’t waste your money

I don’t think I’ve ever written about occult-type beliefs. Well, I suppose it’s about time. The other day one of my friends — who says his religion is “eclectic paganism” — made a Facebook update with a colorful picture. I … Continue reading

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Vegans can never enter god’s kingdom, according to Jesus

I’m vegan, have been almost my entire adult life. There are many other atheist vegans out there, by the way, although admittedly we are a minority in a minority. And I’m not here to argue animal rights. I really don’t … Continue reading

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My experiences with Hezbollah

I’ve mentioned a few times that I had chance encounters with members of Hezbollah (“The Party of God”) when I was in Lebanon. But I’ve never written about those experiences. So I’ll depart from my usual criticism of religion (although … Continue reading

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Whites and blacks should not mix because that’s how god loses his power

Here’s another gem I found on the Black Atheists Facebook page. It was posted with the following commentary: “This is from a chick I went to high school with. Usually, I can agree with a lot of her posts but … Continue reading

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Don’t stand in the way of science in the name of god if you don’t know what god is

I recently discovered that my cousin is a young earth creationist — she should know better! — and I was forced to confront her when she posted an anti-science video to her Facebook page. Most of my family is moderately religious (there … Continue reading

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