YOUR Thoughts and Feelings Are Nothing. Wrong. Bad.

Whew.I just stumbled across a link to an Answers in Genesis page, and oh boy, it’s ugly.In an article posted June 6, 2012, Tim Challies asks and answers the question, What Kind of God Would Condemn People to Eternal Torment?The beginning lays out the question, but in a way that’s almost comical in its intensity: … [Read more...]

Desert Warrior Seeks Millionaire. Sort Of.

I doubt he would ask for help.In fact, presented with this piece, I expect to hear from him, and I’m about half convinced he will be annoyed or embarrassed and ask me to take down the post.(And then, crap, I will have to decide whether to honor his wishes in what really is a personal matter, or ... you know, help him against his will.)But ...I have this friend. He’s a distant friend, an Internet friend, someone I’ve met in person only once. But he’s a Friend, with a capital-F, probably ev … [Read more...]

On The Bright Side …

Yes, this is a commercial. Still. … [Read more...]

God Weighs In on ‘God Particle’ Discovery

“I wish people would stop bringing Me into it.”So complained God, the supernatural superbeing and all-powerful deity of the Bible, in an exclusive interview today with FreethoughtBlogs’ Blue Collar Atheist.We sat in a small café in Schenectady, New York. On the day after Rolf Heuer, director of European physics research center CERN, announced the likely discovery of the Higgs Boson, God appeared in a blinding flash at roughly 9:17 a.m. (all the clocks stopped, as did most of the people in the … [Read more...]

I Saw Angels! Hovering! Over Flight 93! Crash Site! Angels!

Yes, former FBI agent employee, you saw ANGELS. A former police officer who retired from the FBI due to post-traumatic stress disorder linked to her role in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terror attacks has written a book about seeing legions of angels guarding the Pennsylvania site where a hijacked airliner crashed. Officer Lillie Leonardi, who arrived at the Flight 93 scene about 3 hours after the crash — and this is the plane that didn't crash into a building on Sept. 11, 2001, but into a f … [Read more...]

Fanboy Says Yes to The Amazing Spider-Man

Got to see the new Spider-Man movie, and I have to say I liked it a lot. Warning: Possible spoilers.Warning 2: It's after 3 a.m. as I write this, so I don't promise perfection.Holding this movie up against The Avengers, Spider-Man 2, or Iron Man, I'd say it ranks slightly below them, but only slightly.  If those are 10-star movies, I'd give this one an 8 or 9. It won't make you want to leap out of your chair and cheer, but I liked it and will want to see it again.  … [Read more...]