Language Log: Tautology of the day - StumbleUpon - Waterfox Tautology of the day I just recently bought a new CD case. Here it is:
Forever in Hell | Aren't your fists just empty in the end?
Exploring Our Matrix
What are Ethics? People disagree on ethics — and for very good reasons. To clear up the disagreement, the wrong move is to try and figure out the “right” ethical theory — arguing endlessly about the truth of your system and the foibles of others. Triangulations
Vridar Introduction I’ll begin this post by acknowledging my debt to Earl Doherty. It was he who convinced me that the gospel Paul believed and preached was derived only from scripture and visions/revelations, and that it did not include a Son of God who lived a human life on earth. Doherty’s demonstration of those points in his The Jesus Puzzle and Jesus: Neither God Nor Man is, in my opinion, quite persuasive. And since some of his arguments for those contentions are available on Vridar (See part 19 of: Earl Doherty’s response to Bart Ehrman’s ‘Did Jesus Exist?’)
Church Discipline I couldn't resist reposting this essay from the Hibernia Times (Ireland's newspaper) Here is a link to the originals: part1 part2 Everything below this line is Paula's By Paula Kirby Until 2003 I was a devout Christian. And I mean devout.
It's Okay That Bill Nye Debates Ken Ham The Science Guy Bill Nye is going to debate Ken Ham at the Creation Museum in Kentucky on February 4th. Ham believes the universe is not more than 6,000 years old and that there was a world-wide flood that took place about 4,500 years ago. He believes the animals saved by a guy named Noah in his ark can explain biological diversity. Debunking Christianity
Greta Christina's Blog - Waterfox This piece was originally published on AlterNet. In a society that reflexively copes with death by using religion, grieving atheists are turning to each other. How do you deal with death -- your own, or that of people you love -- when you don't believe in God or an afterlife? Especially when our culture so commonly handles grief with religion... in ways that are so deeply ingrained, people often aren't aware of it?
Pseudoscience and the Atheist Community During my elementary years, my older sibling and I attended a Montessori school that focused a great deal of its resources on creating scientifically minded students. We weren’t given extensive lectures on... Read More De-Conversion “Double-Takes” & Rational Reminders I used to be a Witch. Atheism Resource
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