Jesus, Fine. Christ, Not Fine.

According to British comedians David Mitchell and Robert Webb, the BBC’s blasphemy rules dictate that one can say “God” and “Jesus” on TV, but you cannot say “Christ.” Also, one “can only get away with saying ‘fuck’ two or three times in a sketch show.” But don’t you dare say “Christ.” I don’t have any [Read More...]

Catholic Schools Show Decline in Math Scores

True story: I spent a year in medical school. To make a long story short, at some point during the year, I felt that I wasn’t as passionate about becoming a doctor as I thought I would be. So I took a year off (the school was fine with this). In that time, I got [Read More...]

Lewis Black’s The Root of All Evil

Last night, I watched the first episode of The Root of All Evil, Lewis Black‘s new show on Comedy Central. I didn’t find it that funny… it was just the lead-in to The Daily Show for me. (Very disappointing, though, that Comedy Central hasn’t found a better venue to showcase Black’s talent.) The episode revolved [Read More...]

Barack Obama’s Faith

There are some atheists who despise Barack Obama’s faith and think he will use his Christianity to override good judgment. I’m not proud of everything he says, either, but I recognize the need to pander to a religious audience to gain their goodwill and votes. Obama is a Christian; there’s no denying that. But his [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins’ Speech in Madison

It’s choppy video, but it’s understandable. And it’s part 1 of 9. (The rest are here.) (via Life Without Faith) [tags]atheist, atheism, Richard Dawkins[/tags] [Read more...]


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