A Gay Blogger Undercover At “Love Won Out”

A couple of years ago now, Box Turtle Bulletin’s Jim Burroway attended Focus On The Family’s “Love Won Out” conference about how not to be gay.  It was a conference attended by few actual gays but, rather, primarily by their worried religious family members.  His report is long and endlessly informative, frustrating, enraging, and saddening. In [Read More...]

Sundaily Hilarity: “One Nation Under God”

When tackiness and theocratic tendencies meet self-parodic proportions: Like all other great artists do, this one provides an explanation of the all the richly symbolic choices he made.  All you have to do is click here and scroll over all the characters and have their importance explained to you. And then there’s the brilliant non-self-parody, “One [Read More...]

ZJ On Coming Out Day

ZJ gives the reasons to come out: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

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...]


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