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Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct 31 2013

Subscribe and Kill the Ads!

A lot of readers routinely complain about the ads. You know some of the ads are rather inappropriate since atheists are less likely to advertise about religion than religious people and quite honestly it amuses many a reader to see advertisements about the saving grace of Jesus alongside my distinctly atheist viewpoints and often ungodly …

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Oct 30 2013

Not the Ducks – Suzanne Somers, Quackery and Fearmongering

Suzanne Somers joins a long line of celebrity figures who espouse the evils of universal healthcare with her rather shocking piece on the Wall Street Journal. It’s shocking to begin with because there is on that page without any sense of irony a little advertisement that says (and this is verbatim) “Read More From the …

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Oct 29 2013

Polio is Back

Syria has confirmed that it has 12 cases of Polio indicating a major outbreak as the national vaccination program has effectively been crippled by warfare. Especially with anti-vaccination concerns in places like Northern Africa and places like Yemen, there is a rather large worry that this could spread and overturn genuine progress made in fighting …

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Oct 29 2013

Social Justice, A+ and “Not Getting It”

Naw. Just completely Naw. I’ve tended to agree with almost everything you’ve said in the past, to the extent I’ve been able to understand it without a master’s degree. But this? Fuck that shit. You, Ophelia, and Murdock are all simply wrong. I see in your slimy sounding reply to comment 6 that you’re referring …

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Oct 28 2013

It’s A Sin

Being gay is a sin. We may think it’s laughable to think so but remember religion’s power comes through guilt. That any time you are having fun you are in fact damning your soul to eternal torment and that you are nothing but sinful. And this has a terrible effect on people.

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Oct 28 2013

The Moral Majority

In every nation there exists something called the “moral majority”. It’s a self identified group of holier than thou activists who believe  that they are so wholesome and good that their way of life is the only way of life to follow. These people are usually self identified as religious, either right wingers or identify as …

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Oct 27 2013

From Goo To You via Woo

The Huffington Post while critical of american right wing movement also plays host to some of the most amazing woo merchants in the form of Deepak Chopra, Bruce Lipton and Gregg Braden whose recent forays into the depths of pseudoscience have produced the idea of spirituality based science.This idea is a mix of religiously evocative ideology mixed in with science …

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Oct 26 2013

Halloween

This Halloween I am going as a doctor. What? What do you mean it doesn’t count?

Oct 26 2013

The Devil is in the Soup

Lou Landrum is the executive director of Spartanburg Soup Kitchen and I fear she has doesn’t realise what the word “charity” means. You see charity, “real” charity isn’t done under the narrow band of faith but it is open to all to both partake and participate. Charity if discriminatory is not charity but a farce. …

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Oct 26 2013

Evilution II – Caveman Boogaloo

Bryan Fischer joins the three pronged attack on Evilution where he has four points that disprove evolution and thus prove Governor Rick Perry as awesome and on the ball, not a backward hick with no knowledge of science. Bryan Fischer is normally a hate filled sorry excuse for a human being whose crusade to deny homosexuals …

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