Anorexia journal: today’s update.

Last night I went to bed having eaten 700 calories on the day, but got up after a bit and forced down a spoonful of peanut butter and a scrambled egg to get me up close to 1,000 calories on the day.  Today I've had 250 calories and can't see myself eating more for a bit.  I just...can't.It's so strange how the world can appear to change so fast.  A few months ago 700 calories in a day would've seemed unbearable.  Now it feels like so much that I should feel guilty.  What else is there to say … [Read More...]

Judge blocks law in Louisiana that would’ve closed all abortion clinics in the state.

How about some good news?  Bobby Jindal signed a law a few months ago that would've forced any abortion clinic without admitting privileges to a hospital to close.  It's a completely arbitrary standard made in the exact same vein as laws which make life harder for gays: we only do it because we care about them so darn much.  The idea here is that the religious right wants to make abortions safer and, if that makes them completely unavailable, well, what a strange and unforeseen co … [Read More...]

Florida mayor ejects constituent from town meeting for not standing for prayer/pledge.

Below is a video of a town meeting in Winter Garden, Florida where resident Joseph Richardson is kicked out for refusing to stand for a prayer and for the pledge of allegiance.Fucking Christ.First, why is there a prayer at a city council meeting in the first place?Second, the police … [Read More...]

Erick Erickson tweets: truth about Christ is irrelevant.

Erick Erickson, who is part of my special twitter feed, retweeted this the other day:I couldn't find any non-Christian sourcing for the quote, but it wouldn't surprise me if Dostoevsky actually said it, since he absolutely did say (and believe) that "if everyone were actively Christian, not … [Read More...]

Secretly recorded video of boy coming out to his parents.

For all the Christians who read this blog, this video should confirm to you why people like me think religion does more evil than good.Before you click play, know that there is pretty harsh abuse present.  Be ready for it.  This is also NSFW.All with constant assurances from the family t … [Read More...]

Grand Ayatollah issues fatwa against high speed internet.

There are a total of 66 Grand Ayatollahs (also known as Marja) in the world.  Their voices carry tremendous political weight in largely Islamic countries like Iran, where 40 of the 66 reside.  One of them has just issued a fatwa against 3G internet coverage in an attempt to stop Iran's political l … [Read More...]

Your morning happiness: chihuahua found the massager.

Happiest dog ever: … [Read More...]

The Holiness of God: Chapter 3 – The Fearful Mystery

Awhile back, I was explaining why I don't get Christianity. A commenter suggested I read a book - "The Holiness of God" by RC Sproul [1985]. … [Read More...]

No, that’s not descrimination

I was perusing my usual sites, and I came across an article posted on Fark. … [Read More...]

Youth pastor arrested on child pornography charges.

Pastor Lucas Dillon Brandenberg was, up until recently, a youth pastor at St. Gabriel Episcopal Church in Florida.  For Brandenberg this vocation was the result of getting ever closer with Jesus: In a speech to the 44th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida last year, he … [Read More...]

Jehovah’s Witness parents sneak their son out of hospital. Child in critical condition.

The search is on for a child abducted from a hospital by his Jehovah's Witness parents.  The child will die without medical care: A major search and social media campaign is under way to find a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour after he was taken from hospital by his parents without the consent … [Read More...]

One of my first atheist heroes, Victor Stenger, dead at 79.

Hemant reports that the great Victor Stenger is dead.  He is neither in heaven or hell, but that doesn't matter.  What matters is the mark he left in the world we all share.  If a person's greatness is defined by the number minds changed and lives altered, Victor Stenger memory shall reside in the mo … [Read More...]

Pat Robertson: Robin Williams killed himself because he worshiped false gods.

I was trying to think of a way to introduce this video that wouldn't simply be an ad hominem, but all I could think was "This man is a sick, twisted, evil fuck."Pat Robertson, because if you don't believe in Jesus you'll probably kill yourself, assuming the hurricanes created by gay pride … [Read More...]

Adopt-a-highway sign for atheists of Butte county vandalized with religious message.

Think people in California are free of religious dickery?  Nope: The Atheists of Butte County are upset after they say the Adopt-a-Highway sign bearing their name has been vandalized.Group president George Gold said someone put stickers on the sign which read "God Loves" before their name, … [Read More...]