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Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 11 2013

On Availability

Artificial dichotomies bother some people; With only two options to choose, But sometimes, two choices are all that you need— Like which do, and which don’t, make the news The killings we see on the six o’clock news Are the killings that happen in bunches They frighten the viewers, and panic the anchors, And inundate …

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Jun 10 2013

Bottom-Up Vs Top-Down Morality

The pope is opposed, as of course are the bishops; The church says they’re living in sin. But the priest gave his blessing; their parents approve, And St Christopher calls it a win. The position, long held by the Catholic Church Is incredibly bitter to swallow— But as Gandhi has said, when the people do …

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Jun 08 2013

“All Religions Are Made Up (Except Mine)!”

Yes, the Catholic Church is absurd, And its story the daftest I’ve heard A tale hard to swallow, Not easy to follow— Of course, I believe every word. Now, it’s not that I’m simply naïve But a worse church, I cannot conceive The incompetence, sin, And corruption within, Are the reasons I choose to believe! …

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Jun 07 2013

National Doughnut Day, 2013

Let us raise our voice in chorus For that deep-fried, doughy torus Though it’s not the best thing for us It’s a super special treat Found in bakeries or delis, Dipped in sugars, filled with jellies, We can stuff them in our bellies Just as fast as we can eat And it’s Donuts, Donuts, Donuts, …

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Jun 06 2013

GOP Congressmen Debate Atheist Chaplaincy, Display Incredible Ignorance

Shockingly, Mockingly, Ignorant congressmen Pandered to Christians, and Put on a show; “Atheist chaplains? That’s Incomprehensible!” Members then voted Resoundingly, “NO!” Via the huffpo, video of the House Armed Services Committee, debating an amendment to the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act. The amendment was quite simple: Sec. 502. Inclusion in the Chaplain Corps of Persons …

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Jun 05 2013

Why Can’t You Just Meet Me Halfway?

I love to start fires; it’s just what I do— I’ve started them all over town— But recently, folks have begun to complain, And they’re working on shutting me down. I’m just having fun, but they say that it’s wrong; I’m a danger, or that’s what they say I want lots of fires; they’re screaming …

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Jun 05 2013

Predictable Reaction To “Atheist Monument”

A Decalogue carved out of granite began it; Jehovah’s commandments on six tons of stone An atheist group then complained; they maintained The establishment clause says it can’t sit alone The lawyers advised “don’t take chances; your stance is ‘If one is allowed, well then, so are the rest’.” So, while maybe it wasn’t their …

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Jun 03 2013

Angel’s Devils; or, If You Can’t Believe A Demon, Who Can You Believe?

The man’s name was Angel; for fourteen long years He’s been home to some demons, or so it appears; The exorcists tried to remove them, but nope— And they even (the demons) resisted the pope. They must have some purpose, or something to say; For so many years, treating Angel this way The Vatican exorcist …

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Jun 02 2013

“It’s Not A Hate Thing”

They say, “It’s not a hate thing, it’s a moral stance we take” But the things they do betray their lie with every move they make When your words don’t match your actions, it will come as no surprise That the people who observe you will conclude you’re telling lies. It’s a simple observation; you …

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Jun 01 2013

Belief In Satan Leads To Terrible Things… In Priests.

It isn’t just God that believers believe in— There are angels and demons as well; But I don’t really think there’s a Devil at all So I guess I’ll be heading for Hell There’s a priest who believes that he’s figured us out; Though his logic’s a little bit odd; Not believing in Satan (he …

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