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Tag Archive: Buddhism

Sep 28 2011

Exorcism: what’s the harm?

Oh, no harm, no harm at all. A 13-year-old girl suffocated after she was strapped down and doused with water by her father and a monk who were trying to expel an “evil spirit”, according to Japanese police and media reports. [...] “They allegedly strapped the victim to a chair with belts and doused her …

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Apr 23 2011

How strawman arguments and shitty authors undermine #atheism

I haven’t read anything by Anthony DeStefano aside from his anti-atheist screeds on various news journals like USA Today, but I have no doubt merely by looking through the title list that he is a man of deep conviction in that which he cannot see. He’s written a book for children called Little Star, all …

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Dec 20 2009

Formspring – “Just what do atheists believe in?”

I jumped on the Formspring.me bandwagon and set myself up an account where people can ask me questions anonymously. It’s in the left sidebar, as well. I’ll be syndicating some interesting ones here as well as on my Twitter / Facebook accounts. The first serious question I got was a pretty broad one, so it …

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Sep 05 2009

Perspective

Once again I find myself lacking for time. So, as my placeholder for today so I don’t miss a day on my daily-posting-streak, here’s a little snippet of perspective. The theist’s idea of what atheism is: The atheist’s self-definition: So which one do you figure atheism actually entails, especially considering all the atheists that either …

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