Some Favorite Quotes

“You say you believe in Zarathustra? But what matters Zarathustra? You are my believers– but what matter all believers? You had not yet sought yourselves: and you found me. Thus do all believers; therefore all faith amounts to so little.” Nietzsche “The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in [Read More...]

'Nuff Said Award Winner: Discidius

HUMANCENTiPADGet More: SOUTHPARKKyle Broflovski,Eric Cartman,more… On Reddit, in a retort to a plea to stop patronizing people by telling them to read their Bibles and see the supposedly obvious things they are missing, discidius nails many Christians and makes the point for encouraging them to read their Bible more: Most Christians treat the bible like [Read More...]

Techniques Meant To “Cure” Homosexuality

James Voss describes the attempt to “cure” him of his homosexuality he experienced at Teen Challenge, “an Assemblies of God USA evangelical Christian recovery program and a network of Christian social and evangelizing work centers”: People that entered the center with psychological problems were often not allowed to take medications prescribed by doctors since there [Read More...]

On The Uses And Abuses Of Religion In Art: The Lines Between Expression, Tolerance, Respect, Fear, and Torture

Gary Bauer thinks Christians aren’t treated as well as Muslims in America because there are greater quantities of art works which use Christian symbols in ways that offend Bauer’s sensibilities than there are ones that use Muslim symbols in ways that would offend Muslim sensibilities: in a variety of contexts, American Muslims are treated better [Read More...]

Xenophobia Distilled In Song Form

Maybe when Cartman communicates all these sentiments at once, the xenophobia and racism in them might become a little clearer for all those out there who like to insist that they are of course definitely not racist (how could anyone imply such a thing??) but just wish there were not so many minorities being alive, [Read More...]

Matt & Trey Talk Skepticism

Thanks to Hemant Mehta for this video with the South Park geniuses discussing the skeptical themes in South Park: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

South Park’s Chef Explains God And Answers The Problem Of Evil

I used this video to help illustrate a point over a year ago. Back then we did not have the capabilities to actually embed the video. Oh, and we had almost no readers either. But now that we are at a new host that lets us embed whatever we want, it’s been finally added to [Read More...]

Christopher Hitchens On “Crucibles: Past and Present”

A couple of weeks ago, Christopher Hitchens delivered “The Fifth Annual Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture” and then was interviewed by Salman Rushdie.  During the speech he quoted this superb poem from Edna St. Vincent Millay: Conscientious Objector I shall die, but that is all that I shall do for Death. I hear him [Read More...]

Pakistan Blocks Access To Facebook Over “Draw Mohammed Day”

Out of solidarity with the recently threatened South Park creators, tomorrow will be “Draw Mohammed Day”, an international day of defiance and protest by secularists against religious extremists’ attempts to silence free expression through death threats.  A Facebook group was created advertising this event.  Pakistan considers Facebook‘s willingness to allow such free speech so inappropriate [Read More...]


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