Makayla Sault, killed by religion and gullibility

It’s always sad when a child dies of cancer. Makayla Sault, an 11 year old Ojibwa girl, has died after refusing chemotherapy for her treatable cancer. She claimed to prefer indigenous medicine, although actually it was her parents who insisted on it, and strangely, this indigenous medicine consisted largely of megadoses of Jesus.

But guess who gets the blame for her death?

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Mary’s Monday Metazoan: UNCLEAN

After learning that some media are practicing “cultural sensitivity” and being delicate about portrayals of animals that certain religious groups found offensive, Mary suggested that today’s metazoan should be a pretty pink pig. A good idea, I thought, but you know me — I can’t just stop there. So I read Leviticus.

Boy, Leviticus doesn’t just despise pigs…it detests just about everything. All these dirty, filthy animals (except the ones their tribe happens to raise for food and milk and fur, of course) that are disgusting and unclean. They are not only unfit to be sacrificed to the Lord, and not to ever, under any circumstances, be eaten, but if you touch them, alive or dead, you are befouled; if they touch any object it is unclean and must be destroyed. This is like the anti-biology chapter of the Bible.

So, for your edification, I’ve put the complete text of Leviticus 11 below the fold, along with a sampling of examples of the animals the Bible frowns upon. You know, it’s not just pigs — the Bible really loathes birds, and all invertebrates except 4 species.

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Duck morality is not for me

I was sent this choice quote from Paul Elam, the ignoramus who runs A Voice for Men, and it stunned me into silence. So much wrong. So painful. Such unscientific nonsense.

The reason women do not suffer the burden of anxiety when it comes to mate finding is because we, as a species, rely almost entirely on Intersexual selection these days (also known as 'female choice'). In other words, a woman will always have men fawning upon her in the hope that they will be granted an opportunity to pass on their seed. You only have to observe the beta White Knights over in the feminism corner to see this in action. It is much more common in the animal kingdom to see Intrasexual selection, where it is the alpha-male who beats off all competition and then chooses his mate. Such a system is inherently better, as it removes the possibility for genetic regression. In today's society. women are never held to account over who they choose to breed with, and as more often than not it seems they are intent on passing on the Jackass-gene. This isn't an argument in favor of rape, Intrasexual selection isn't really rape at all, and evolution is driven by it in most other species. Mallards reproduce almost exclusively by gang-intrasexual selection.

The reason women do not suffer the burden of anxiety when it comes to mate finding is because we, as a species, rely almost entirely on Intersexual selection these days (also known as ‘female choice’). In other words, a woman will always have men fawning upon her in the hope that they will be granted an opportunity to pass on their seed. You only have to observe the beta White Knights over in the feminism corner to see this in action.

It is much more common in the animal kingdom to see Intrasexual selection, where it is the alpha-male who beats off all competition and then chooses his mate. Such a system is inherently better, as it removes the possibility for genetic regression. In today’s society. women are never held to account over who they choose to breed with, and as more often than not it seems they are intent on passing on the Jackass-gene. This isn’t an argument in favor of rape, Intrasexual selection isn’t really rape at all, and evolution is driven by it in most other species. Mallards reproduce almost exclusively by gang-intrasexual selection.

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