Scientology Bizarre, but Not a Cult

Mark Oppenheimer at Slate has an article about Scientology where he writes that while it’s strange beyond belief, it’s not very different from other faiths: And everything of which Scientology is accused is an exaggerated form of what more “normal” religions do. Does Scientology charge money for services? Yes—but the average Mormon, tithing 10 percent [Read More...]

I Should Be Scared…

But Cthulhu is so cute in these pictures… (via MyConfinedSpace) [tags]atheist, atheism, Cthulhu[/tags] [Read more...]

Atheist Criminal

47-year-old Kevin McKeither (above) has been charged with beating and raping a 77-year-old woman (umm… what?) at knife-point. The attacker ripped her dress, and threatened he would cut her throat if she didn’t do what he told her to do. He pushed her to the ground, stood on her chest and [then] raped her before [Read More...]

Is this Preferential Treatment for Muslims?

Two things I never like to do: Link to an article from USA Today. Agree with a representative of the Thomas More Law Center (a Christian advocacy group). I will do both, though. The USA Today article talks about schools giving Muslim students preferential treatment: The University of Michigan at Dearborn is planning to build [Read More...]

Atheism is a Religion!

Reminiscent of Stephen Colbert’s “The Word” segment, Edward Current presents “Atheism is a Religion!” Funny stuff (via Atheist Perspective) [tags]atheist, atheism, Stephen Colbert, Edward Current, religion[/tags] [Read more...]