Another Way To Stage a Counter-Protest Against Westboro Baptist Church

When Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church come to your town to protest outside a funeral or near some site of tragedy, there are many ways to counter-protest. At the University of Chicago last month, some students had clever signs: They also staged a fundraiser while they were at it. But I’m thinking this [Read More...]

A New Way of Looking at the Quiverfull Movement

I’ll say this about Evolved Rationalist: She can definitely put together a presentation that will keep the audience entertained. This one is on the Quiverfull movement. I don’t remember any of my college professors ever using the phrase “epic lulz” in their powerpoints… ditto with the acronyms “ZOMG” and “STFU.” (via Evolved and Rat/i/onal) [Read more...]

Scientology + Atheism = 1Truth

Man! I knew we shouldn’t have announced this on April Fools’ Day. Now nobody’s going to believe it… Scientology and Atheism unite, ‘sexy’ worldwide demonstrations scheduled In an historic move, the surging Global Atheist Movement has officially joined forces with the controversial Church of Scientology to form a new organisation, 1Truth, capable of taking on [Read More...]

A New Way to Capitalize gOd

I posted about the capitalization of God yesterday. This comment from James stood out from the bunch and made me laugh. I never thought of it that way…: A friend of mine… has for some time now been capitalizing not the “g” but the “o” in the word gOd to emphasize the nothingness in the [Read More...]

If You Can’t Show An Image of Mohammed…

Jeff Swenson points out the obvious problem: (via Freethunk!) [Read more...]