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Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 26 2012

The Use of “Fuck” by Bloggers and Commenters

. “Fuck” is an English, or Anglo-Saxon, word that, according to the O.E.D., has been around since 1503. Wikipedia says since 1475. Either, or both, may be wrong. As Ken Ham, regarding his mission of substituting Creationism, a religion, for Evolution, a science, would say: “Where you there?” It is generally considered vulgar, and certainly …

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Oct 22 2012

The Death of Paul Kurtz

Regardless of whatever else may be said of him, Paul Kurtz was, in my opinion, the most significant Humanist philosopher of the 20th Century. His obituary can be found here: http://centerforinquiry.net/paul_kurtz_obituary Edwin Kagin

Oct 19 2012

Mormon Song

(May be sung to sorta a combination of “Davy Crockett” & “the Beverly Hillbillies”) Hear the story of Joseph Smith Snake oil salesman who wrote a myth About a book on sheets of gold Very sacred—very old. Written in an ancient tongue A tale of Jesus yet unsung The angel Moroni helped him translate Those …

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Oct 08 2012

Time to Elect a President. Which line are you in?

This was published a while back Seems appropriate to publish it again now. TWO LINES The future waits in one of two great lines, two endless human queues And each of us is in one line—there is no other line to choose. Our journey as human creatures has fashioned these two lines With very different …

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Oct 04 2012

Kentucky Freethought Convention. October 8th, 2012.

Media Advisory: Godless Convention in Lexington October 4, 2012 This weekend atheists, agnostics, freethinkers, humanists and others of like mind will gather at the inaugural Kentucky Freethought Convention, organized with the aid of the Bluegrass Coalition of Reason in Lexington and the Louisville Coalition of Reason of Louisville–with major funding provided by the United Coalition …

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