Monthly Archives: September 2013

You Ain’t From Around These Parts, Are Ya, Son?

You know, I really wish we could, Mike … I wish we could. Michael’s Essay: Could Atheists please stop complaining? Michael Enright is a writer for CBC Radio.  In his essay for the Sunday Edition, he describes how atheists have … Continue reading

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The Netherlands Has a Bible Belt??

I got this link from Reddit, showing the correlation between those municipalities that voted for the SGP (a far right-wing fundamentalist Christian party) on the right and the number of measles outbreaks on the left.  It appears that those areas … Continue reading

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Outflanked by Idiocy

During the last week, two religious groups filed separate lawsuits in an attempt to prevent the Kansas Board of Education’s new science standards – which include the teaching of evolution – from taking effect. First up is the Pacific Justice … Continue reading

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Biocotta Barilla

As I’m boiling up some Ditalini to go along with my spinach-lentil spaghetti sauce, I get a quick text message from Miss Pink, out for the day but ever on the lookout for news of the strange, silly, and self-righteous.  … Continue reading

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O, Will No One Think of the Catholics?

The latest set of regulations released by the Archdiocese for the Military Services (AMS) has made specific moral allowances for Catholic chaplains to treat homosexuals and same-sex couples as if they were human like the rest of us … but … Continue reading

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Credit Where Credit is Undeserved.

Prayer does not cure HIV: Doctor SOME churches in Namibia appear to be taking advantage of HIV positive people, whose viral loads would have drastically gone down to levels where they cannot be detected, by telling them that their disease … Continue reading

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These Things Take Time.

A few days ago I wrote about Pope Francis making overtures to the more moderate and liberal elements of his flock by saying that church leadership focuses too much on homosexuality and abortion, and not enough on pretty much everything … Continue reading

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