Mother Teresa: The Soon To Be Saint That Aint

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Nineteen years after her 1997 death, and thirteen years after her 2003 beatification, Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be canonized in September 2016. At least, this is what Archbishop Salvatore Fisichella was quoted as saying to the Italian media. According to Coconuts Manila, Fisichella declared that Pope Francis would perform the ceremony as part of [Read More...]

God spares Bibles to sadistically show he cares

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This is sad. I understand that trust and reliance on god(s) often provide solace in times of tragedy. While I don’t wish to wallow in people’s pain, I felt I had to comment on last weekend’s tornados which caused $40 million in damages to the city of Van, Texas. According to the ABC affiliate WFAA, [Read More...]

Are the terrorists winning?

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Everyone knows the meme. A few years back it was popular to declare that if you didn’t get your way, that the terrorists would win. I used it several times myself to make fun of the “fighting them over there so we don’t fight them at home” But with yesterday’s news of yet another shooting at [Read More...]

I apologize for dooming America by mocking Pat Robertson

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Well crap. I guess I am going to have to stop ridiculing Pat Robertson. My posts about him are never the most popular, but I enjoy them so. In the below video, Robertson warns that people like me, who mock fundamentalists, need to wake up. Because: “Sooner or later, a holy God is going to [Read More...]

The Gideons did not rush Bibles to Nepal. They were already there.

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The death toll from the Nepal earthquake may soon reach 10,000. Add to that another 6,500 injured, and you understand the scope of this tragedy. To get an idea of the destruction in Kathmandu alone, check out this drone footage from The Guardian: Thank God the goodness of humanity, millions of dollars in supplies and food [Read More...]

Can You Trust A Presidential Candidate Who Does Not Fear Hell?

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I will be the first to admit that there are many great and trustable people who happen to be theists. In fact, at the risk of sounding like the “I’ve got a black friend argument,” some of my closest friends are true believers. In my experience, religious belief has little to do with the trustworthiness [Read More...]

Pleistocene Park: Woolly Mammoths May Return From Extinction

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Perhaps I was the only one, but I sat through each Jurassic Park movie wishing they were true. Not because I had a death wish, but because I thought the whole idea was awesome. Of course, in my fantasies, I was always Alan Grant (the surviving hero) and not Donald Gennaro (the T-Rex snack sitting [Read More...]


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