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Monthly Archive: July 2012

Jul 26 2012

Absolute Truth(s)

It’s fun* sometimes, to look at what other people think atheists must think. I saw an example of this recently: Atheists love to tell Christians we’re just about as atheistic as they are. We’re atheistic about millions of gods; they’re atheistic about millions plus one more. Okay, it’s silly, but I’ll address it one more …

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Jul 25 2012

Guest Post: “Selective Miracles”

Selective Miracles–courtesy of long-time commenter and friend of cuttlefish everywhere Joan Just listened to a parent thanking God or Jesus Christ (Or their angels, a convenient second string,) For protecting his young children from the harm of being sliced Through with bullets in a maniac’s last fling. (continues, after jump:)

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Jul 25 2012

Are We Still Asking This Question?

In countless blogs and public fora, People try to get Aurora; And no one thinks the concept odd, To raise the question “where was God?”

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Jul 24 2012

New Pens!

How does one deal with writer’s block? I can tell you a dozen things that don’t work. Scores of things that work badly. I’m trying cure number, I dunno, three hundred seventeen. The Pilot G-2 Mini (this is not an endorsement, this is a desperate attempt to beat writer’s block, which may or may not …

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Jul 24 2012

That’s A Strange Car…

Which just reminds us that everything is better with cuttlefish. Not just cars. Hat tip to Mark, via twitter!

Jul 23 2012

Headline Muse, 7/23

“She’s a hero” said Mittens, with pride, Of an astronaut passed, Sally Ride But, of course, should he win, Then her love is a sin, And her marriage, of course, is denied. Headline: Sally Ride’s Partner of 27 Years Denied Federal Benefits. Is Romney Smiling?

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Jul 23 2012

Lobster License Plate Song.

So, in my last post I mentioned the Maine lobster license plate. Well, I found a version of the Lobster License Plate Song (video after the jump), and it turns out that it was a protest song, that got the (well, the old version) lobster removed from the license plate. Now, there is a new …

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Jul 23 2012

A Maine Mystery

The lobster on the license plate Is brilliant, vivid red— Which means, to folks who know such things It’s cooked, and clearly dead. But recently, some mutant forms Are showing different hues, With yellows, whites, and calicos, And oranges and blues So maybe, on that license plate (For those, again, who care) The lobster there, …

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Jul 22 2012

Sometimes, The Internet Comes Through

On the Fredericksburg news site “FredTalk” (I have a thingie that shows me this sort of stuff), an idiot asked a question: “Was the Batman Killer an Atheist?” I have to say, I am accustomed to Fox, and CNN, and the like; I was not expecting a local population of individuals to take this idiot …

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Jul 21 2012

21 Burned, In Clear Lack Of Faith

All the misses and the misters Who walked barefoot over coals And whose tootsies got some blisters In defiance of their goals Will be told they lacked conviction Or they’d overcome the heat— It’s a victim-blaming fiction, And a scam that can’t be beat You can pay a lot of money To achieve a state …

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