Happy National Coming Out Day!

Let me just take the opportunity to let all my LGBTQ friends know how much I admire your resilience in the midst of so much cultural hostility.  Individuality, self-definition, self-creation, self-overcoming, and values-innovation are all extremely high ideals to me (in no small part due to my Nietzscheanism).  And the increasingly successful struggle of gays [Read More...]

The Nightmare Possibilities If Atheists Ruled The World

Three female atheist vloggers (xxxThePeachxxx, Healthy Addict, and the ever popular ZOMGitsCriss), A most enjoyable riff on the video I highlighted earlier today that quoted hilarious fundamentalist Christians from around the internet: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

But He’s Not A Racist, Of Course…

(via) Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Growth

Passion Looking Up by *In-the-picture on deviantART By Gerard De Nerval who insists no cropping or tweaking were involved in the production of this picture (besides watermarking). Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Is Conservatism Less Compatible With Science Than Religion?

Josh Rosenau makes an unusual argument: Roughly half of scientists are religious, but fewer than 10% are conservatives. John McCain, the leader of the Republican party, denigrated astronomy education by calling a star-projector for a planetarium “foolishness” and “an overhead projector.” His hand-picked successor suggested that fruit fly research should be defunded, and suggested that humans and dinosaurs walked [Read More...]

Piano Stairs

Such a neat idea: via Stupid Evil Bastard Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

ZJEmptv On Conservapedia’s Purge Of Bible’s “Liberal Bias”

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Bill Nye The Non-Creationist Guy

via Unreasonable Faith, comes this tidbit about a speech Bill Nye The Science Guy gave in Waco, Texas in 2006: The Emmy-winning scientist angered a few audience members when he criticized literal interpretation of the biblical verse Genesis 1:16, which reads: “God made two great lights – the greater light to govern the day and [Read More...]

Scientist vs. Blowhard

Daily there are great new interviews with Dawkins coming out as he promotes the new book.  This one is the most worthless and insight-free.  But it’s one of the most high profile since it’s on O’Reilly’s show and it’s also O’Reilly setting a personal record for stupidity.  He could not be any more tangential, desperate, [Read More...]


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