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Hitchens vs. Blair: “Is Religion a Force for Good in the World?”

Hitchens’ most recent debate was held in Toronto.  The pairing of debaters was not too shy of pitting George Bush against Sam Harris, and not surprisingly Hitchens slaughtered Blair.  It is a … Continue Reading →


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Christian College Hiding Debate Video between Hitchens and Dembski

They captured the debate on video, which they soon refused to air on their website.  Why?  Hitchens, in good form, creamed Dr. Dembski.  Apparently some people have been able to grab the video before Prestonwood decided not to share the defeat of Dr. Demski. Continue Reading →


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Jesus’ Blood carries Hepatitis A: Communion Wine Fluid Swap

“Standing in line to swap fluids and disease by swilling from the same cup was going to get someone in trouble, eventually — and now it’s happened. Catholics in New York have been exposed to hepatitis A through sharing Jesus’ blood.” Continue Reading →


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Serious Catholic Hospital Issues Brought to Light

The tradoff of handing over administrative authority in return for magic crackers and wine seems to be a loosing situation for “Catholic” hospitals. Continue Reading →


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Respect for Faith? No Way.

Pat Condell: “Faith disqualifies reason the way… a criminal disqualifies the law.” Continue Reading →


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Christmas is really an Astronomical Holiday

Winter Solstice was a month long event in December which celebrated the turning of days from getting shorter to getting longer because of the earth’s rotation on its axis around the sun. In other words, the reason for the season is the axial tilt of the earth, to put it bluntly. Continue Reading →


POPE BENEDICT INVOLVED IN CHILD RAPE COVER-UP

Pope Enjoys Topless, Sexy Men Performing at Vatican

So this is what it takes to get him to smile. I suppose, what else are we to expect from men who wear gowns everyday and have fancy hats for special occasions? Continue Reading →


Agnostic Dad looses Joint Custody

Thanks to Malcolm for the link: alternet.com.  This is the most obvious form of religious discrimination in America.  The father feels he needs to pander to the ex-wife’s religion just … Continue Reading →


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American Egos are Bigger than our Brains

Here in America, it seems not only are our eyes bigger than our stomachs, but our egos are bigger than our brains. A new study reveals how this “better than thou” attitude dribbles over into our religious self perception: Continue Reading →


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Pastors who disbelieve their own Faith

A Godless Clergy: Faith in God—and holding fast to it despite your fears and doubts—is a central tenet of nearly every religion. But what if the head of your church … Continue Reading →