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Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 29 2013

Poland High Court: Atheists Are Human, Too

“It isn’t important,” you’ve argued before, “Cos God doesn’t really exist” But look! When the hospital gave you last rites, Though you weren’t on the Catholic list, (And when you recovered, which no one expected, And found your desires were ignored), You sued, and you claimed “immaterial damages” Thus making fun of our Lord. The …

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Nov 27 2013

“How To Share The Gospel With An Atheist”

When you’re talking to an atheist The sort that’s kinda nice, And you don’t know how to handle it, Here—follow my advice: Remember, as you’re listening: He’s lying through his teeth— You’ll have to translate carefully The message underneath He’ll often try to shock you With the claim “there is no god” Just assume that’s …

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Nov 26 2013

Robert And Larry (They’re Just Fine)–Guest Song!

Via twitter, reader Kate Morrison shares a beautiful, simple, song–and I can hardly believe it, but… it seems I wrote it–well, the lyrics, anyway. I just love it. I want more. So far, Kate’s SoundCloud stream has just this one song… but I have a feeling I’m gonna want to keep checking. The original verse …

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Nov 23 2013

“Equality Should Never Be Mistaken For Hostility”

“Some might view a rule against preferential treatment as exhibiting hostility toward religion, but equality should never be mistaken for hostility”—Judge Barbara B. Crabb, FFRF v. Geithner When decades of deference Yield to one’s preference One can’t help but feel one’s virility! As such, abrogation Feels more like castration: Equality feels like hostility! When unequal …

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Nov 23 2013

An Atheist Wedding? Good God!

In the planning for our wedding We had made the usual list Of the people we’d invited Making certain none were missed From your little cousin Hanna To my scary uncle Todd There was one, though, uninvited: We had left no room for God. We would build our world together We would make our solemn …

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Nov 22 2013

“Spoilers…”

There’s only one thing that could get in the way There’s only one reason I’d wait There’s only one reason I’d take one more day One reason alone to be late I’m taping The Doctor, and not watching live, I’m freeing myself from time’s tether— Just twenty hours later, her plane will arrive, And then …

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Nov 20 2013

Ah… Memories…

I remember it so clearly It’s as if it just occurred I remember every image, Every moment, every word; I remember every instant, Every story, brief or long, I remember it forever… But I just remember wrong. I can tell you all that happened On a day ten years ago— I can tell you, I …

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Nov 19 2013

Natural Disasters And Acts Of God

God isn’t in the weather—in the wind and in the rain— It’s a natural disaster, never God, which caused such pain Oh, but God can be detected (so they patiently explain) In the actions of the people on the ground God would never cause a hurricane; the gospels make it clear Though the “acts of …

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Nov 18 2013

Atheist Christmas Verses, Poems, Cards…

… and all proceeds going to charity. So checking the site stats today, I note that it is the beginning of the season for searching google for “atheist christmas poem”, “atheist christmas cards”, “atheist xmas” and the like. So I just thought I’d link again, to the only collection you need. Some 17 verses, 32 …

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Nov 16 2013

Ink!

Ink

Checked my mail, and there it was! Ink! It’s the latest in technology, delivered to your door Like the internet, but portable—why, who could ask for more? All that Cuttlefishy goodness, but in one convenient book What a marvelous invention; don’t you want to take a look? You can take it to the mountains; you …

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