Fact Checking What the Minister Says

I came across the image above on Facebook, not long after sharing an article about what you should use your cell phone for at church. And so I found myself envisaging the above family as doing something very devout: looking further into what they were hearing from the pulpit. Anyone who says that you should accept [Read More...]

All the Days of My Life

From the blog TheologyGrams, which also shared the news that its humorous diagrams will soon be available in book form. The title will be Theologygrams: Theology Explained in Diagrams. [Read more...]

Smart Android Phone

HT Marc Cortez   [Read more...]

Is That a Metaphor?

I've shared both of these before, but thought they should be circulated again, since I still hear people talking about “Biblical literalists” as though there were such people. Please be more accurate and call them selective Biblical literalists. Otherwise you give them credit for being consistent where it isn't deserved.   [Read more...]

Recyclable Souls

HT Steve Caruso on Facebook. While our metaphysical views must inevitably differ from those of bygone eras, the nature of identity, personhood, and self continue to fascinate. Feel free to have a serious discussion, if you are so inclined, taking this non-serious cartoon as a starting point. Do you think your soul/self is in any [Read More...]

Grey’s Law and Hanlon’s Razor

In a recent comment, this reworking of Clarke’s Third Law was drawn to my attention: It is known as Grey’s Law, and it is the counterpart to what is known as Hanlon’s Razor: [Read more...]

Star Wars Deleted Scene

From Savage Chickens   [Read more...]

This Argument Doesn’t Seem Quite Kosher

From The New Yorker   [Read more...]

Philosophy Referee Hand Signals

Via Boing Boing   [Read more...]

Stay Thirsty, Creationists

Another meme about the most interesting God in the world, courtesy of God of Evolution.   [Read more...]

The State of Marriage in the United States

A federal judge struck down Indiana’s ban on same-sex marriages yesterday. Fred Clark shared this useful map illustrating the impact that this is having on traditional heterosexual marriage in the United States: Meanwhile, Jeff Carter continued his series of Biblical limericks with one about even more traditional marriage, of a sort that is no longer legal [Read More...]


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