Why Asking Why Isn’t Enough

by Jesse Galef – The question “Why?” is an impressively vague word. Used without context, it can be almost useless. I got contacted by the makers of the documentary “The Nature of Existence” whose trailer starts with the filmmaker saying “We all have one thing in common: We exist. But why?” What a nebulous question. [Read More...]

Everything You Need to Know About the Major Religions

Michael Xuereb has written a very insightful new book called Everything You Need to Know about Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Other Major Religions. It’s self-published but don’t let that sway you. Just check it out for yourself: I’m afraid I have to be the bearer of bad news, though. Michael plagiarized this book. He clearly [Read More...]

If Vatican City Were a TV Show…

There are already sex scandals, abuses of power, and incredible wealth on display… so it’s surprising the Vatican City hasn’t been made into a TV show yet. But at least we have cheesy 80s theme music now If only the show would go off the air… (via UiscMaster) [Read more...]

Heterosexual Questionnaire Extraordinaire

by Jesse Galef – Ever thought about the silly questions that gays and lesbians get asked? What would it be like to have that turned around? Check out this fantastic job done by Ashley Paramore and Greta Christina: The questions are from a tongue-in-cheek post by Joe Kort at Psychology Today. What was your favorite [Read More...]

A Malevolent Middle Eastern Dictator?

Greg van de Krol summarizes (via email) the recent chaos brought about by that awful dictator… No, not him. The other one: Speculation has been growing about whether God’s dictatorship will be the next to crumble under the demand for freedom that is sweeping the earth. Yahweh has now ruled without free elections for over [Read More...]


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