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Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 28 2014

Medical Miracle In Mississippi! (or, I am one cynical bastard)

The word “miracle” isn’t used lightly Such conclusions are best left unsaid There’s a time and a place for such words, though, Like the man who came back from the dead! They’d detected no pulse, and no breathing So they’d fitted his toe with a tag And they sent him away for embalming… But his …

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Feb 28 2014

To The Person Who Cut & Pasted My Entire Post On Your Site…

Not cool. You may have been motivated by the best of intentions… you may have intended to flatter me… you may have intended to reap the ad revenue from your site without doing the actual work. I have no idea what your intentions were. I just know that you posted my entire post on your …

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Feb 27 2014

Godless Gold Is Worth More, Apparently

A couple found a stash of coins In cans half lost to rust Gold coins, so old some even lack The phrase “In God We Trust” There’s one coin, termed “miraculous”, Uncirculated, gold That doesn’t say “In God We Trust” Like others just as old That year the motto first appeared— This coin slipped in …

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Feb 27 2014

Bad News From North Carolina: Christian Love Strikes Again

I thought I saw an atheist Among the kids at school Who didn’t understand that, here, The Christian bullies rule You may call it “brave” or “foolish” But she dared to show her face I may have seen an atheist… They put her in her place. I thought I saw an atheist, According to report, …

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Feb 26 2014

Conservative? Check. Republican? Check. Atheist? Hang On There, Missy…

My mother-in-law is an atheist And conservative, too, to the core She’s a staunch and a lifelong Republican But lately, I wonder, “what for?” They claim that she ought to be Christian That her outlook on life is all wrong She’s in love with the party of Reagan But feels, now, she doesn’t belong Could …

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Feb 26 2014

Arguing Atheism At NPR

I have class coming up soon, so not much time to write, but I wanted to alert you to a story on NPR about the San Diego Coalition of Reason’s atheism booth. As always, the comment section is where the fun is. Even among NPR listeners (so, trust me, it is worlds better than the …

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Feb 25 2014

Arguing God In The New York Times

We can’t disprove a God, you know, Cos God can’t be defined. The God you claim cannot exist Exists within my mind My God cannot be fathomed, and Will never be undone Each heart perceives Him differently But God is only One. We disagree on details, like His numbers, or His name, But clearly, all …

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Feb 24 2014

July 21, 1978

Ok, first thing, before I forget: What, in your thinking, is the best thing you have ever seen on television? Ever? I am no Platonist, so I will not hold you to any choice you make. To my thinking, I could ask you this question a dozen times and get at least a handful of …

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Feb 23 2014

The Biblical Justification For Arizona’s Proposed Law

Jesus hated homos, which he says in [find this verse] Yes, he also hated hypocrites, but really, gays are worse So as Arizonans ask themselves just “What would Jesus do?” He’d engage in homophobia, like [look this verse up, too] See, Jesus always made it clear [um, look this up as well] Baking cakes or …

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Feb 22 2014

“The Church Of Self-Worship” (or, “are you faster than a unicorn?”)

You don’t believe in gods or demons, Spirits, souls, or elves— You’ve got to worship something, So it has to be… your selves! You don’t believe in hell or heaven, So I’ve heard you say You say my God is make-believe— To whom, then, do you pray? You look to find life’s meaning With no …

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