Bill Maher: ‘Religion: It’s Like Wikipedia. Anyone Can Write Something In’

On Friday’s “Real Time,” Bill Maher dissected the media’s fawning coverage of Pope Francis and how the rules of Catholicism are pulled out of nowhere. The good part begins around 2:18:

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Shades of Black Atheism #11: Ex-Jehovah’s Witness, Ex-Pentecostal Bridgett Crutchfield

Although she’s the founder of Minority Atheists of Michigan Bria Crutchfield said, “I haven’t always been an Atheist, unfortunately. I was raised a Jehovah’s Witness, baptized at 17.” Angry at being forced to be raised in a high control group, she walked away at 18 and was disfellowshipped at 20. For those of you not familiar with Jehovah’s Witnesses and disfellowshipping, it’s an extreme form of shunning where your entire congregation is notified and it is understood that no one is supposed to talk to you thereafter. Having been raised one myself, I know it’s a very difficult thing to go through. Bria said she “later segued to Pentecostalism” in her 30s. She was very active and was “an intercessory prayer warrior, Evangelist & Prophetess.” [Read more...]

The Auto-Tuned Bible with Levitical Lyrics

I didn’t know Mike Lee made music videos, much less ones with Bible-based lyrics… but if this is Christian rock, call me a fan:

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A Rebuttal to the Argument That Gay Couples Can’t Get Married Because They Can’t Produce Children

You can see the rest of the strip at Atheist Pig :) [Read more...]

Ask Richard: Grieving Atheist Responds to “He’s in Heaven Now.”

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, Almost a year ago, my cousin killed himself. We were very close and I am still grieving for him. At the time, almost everyone in the family talked about how he was up in heaven with our (mutual) grandmother. This was particularly poignant, [Read More...]


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