Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 28 2013

Should Atheists Pray?

“Should atheists pray?” the paper asked And commenters all had to share… Seems nobody knows what an atheist is, And nobody understands prayer At the New York Times, the “Room for Debate” opinion page asks “Should Atheists Pray?”. With atheist church services this month in Louisiana and New York, nonbelievers are borrowing some of the …

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Jun 25 2013

Those Dead-Eyed, Soulless Atheist Types

The eyes are the windows to the soul Or at least, that’s how they are credited; And demons show up in a camera’s view When the image is printed unedited— The atheist hordes have no spirits inside, You can tell from their cold, lifeless eyes; Of course, they will claim it’s a trick of the …

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Jun 22 2013

Sarah, Rick, And Bill Report For Duty In The War Against Christmas

Dateline: Late June, 2013 Once again, the War On Christmas sees the atheists attack, But there’s something different this year—this year Christ is fighting back! Let the godless and their minions rant and rave and do their worst, Cos our strategies are changing—yes, we’re even striking first! There’s a book that’s set for launching, and …

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Jun 21 2013

Conscientious Objection The Godless Way

Your conscience is that little voice Contributing to every choice For those who let their conscience be their guide The conscientious types report If you’re the conscientious sort You know that voice is coming from inside For those who know their morals’ source No Christian God, nor Jedi Force Is necessary target for our search …

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Jun 20 2013

Dueling Apologetics

A perusal of the evidence can lead to some confusion When apologists say that logic leads to opposite conclusions— Is it obvious that God’s the cause that put us where we are? Or must faith be strong precisely cos the story’s so bizarre? When arguing theology (unless I’m misconstruing) Let not your right-hand arguments know …

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Jun 20 2013

By Human Intelligence I Mean…

I haven’t yet written a symphony And my poetry? Crude, simple verse. My theorems, my physical theories And technologies, frankly, are worse I question the meaning(s) of living, And I question the Meaning Of Life… Do my shortcomings say I’m not human? That’s the viewpoint of some (take my wife*). (*Please**.) (**I can quote Henny …

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Jun 19 2013

Does Life Have A Purpose?

What does it mean to be alive? What is life’s purpose, if any? Material stuff that wants, that strives, To turn its one self into many What does it mean to have an urge? What does it mean to struggle? Must we ensure that our gametes merge, Or is it ok just to snuggle? What …

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Jun 18 2013

William Lane Craig’s Wrong Number

The door to God is open, and the path is straight and true; A child’s faith is more than faith enough. But should you choose to leave God’s side (as many people do) There are obstacles that make your leaving tough. When the God that you believe in, ever since you were a kid, Is …

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Jun 13 2013

Well, Damn.

What’s the problem? I haven’t a clue And I’m hoping the man will pull through But he’s eight states away There’s not much I can say And there’s nothing at all I can do. CuttleFatherInLaw is, unexpectedly, not in a good way. I am hopeful–the man has been healthier than I am for as long …

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Jun 12 2013

Privacy? Nevermore!

Once upon a conversation, I received a revelation— Just a tiny aberration in the phone line could be heard It was near too faint for hearing, all too quickly disappearing, And it surely had me fearing they had listened to my word But of course, there is no reason to be snooping for my word …

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