It’s pretty unlikely that you throw enough paint at the wall and pop out a Mona Lisa. Just like this video from “Think Islam’s” youtube channel. Smoke and Mirrors What are they assuming? We were trying to build a helicopter. For 3.5 billion years the chemicals on earth were swirling around slamming into each other (that’s a lot more than 45 seconds) and absolutely nothing self replicating was formed. Extroardinarily large numbers of chemical interactions produced nothing more complex than simple molecules. By chance one […]
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Atheists are flexing their new muscles as Richard Dawkins and others promote “coming out” and using numbers as a new tactic. A great example of this shift is the Santa Monica Nativity scene debate from Solstices past. A bigger Soap Box Instead of fighting christian symbols in the courts Atheists bought their own spaces for Seasonal displays. “If these church groups insist that these public spaces are going to be dominated by a Christian message, we’ll just get in the game – and that […]
Directors know repurposing super heros in comic books is a cash cow, but is the same true for Biblical heros? Darren Aronofsky who also directed Black Swan hopes to rake in dollars at the box office on the back of this religious story. Problem from the secular world Films face fierce competition at the box office, and cutting off an estimated 30% of millenials is a difficult strategy. Darren hopes that the fervor of religious viewers will make up for the lack of appeal to […]
Did you ever wonder how big the tower of Babel would be compared to modern skyscrapers? Here’s a list of the worlds tallest 5 buildings including the mythical tower. Even with the mystical power of the old testament this tower falls short of the worlds highest mountains. The tower of babel is less than 1/3 the height of Mt Everest! If this made god so upset I’m sure he’s not happy about modern oxygen supplied mountaineering.
Carrie and Lauren from Enlighten Together write about their experience at an atheist meetup. The meeting was fairly pleasant as it was a simple meet and greet gathering held at a coffee shop. After group organizers gave their updates, about 30 people in attendance divided into groups to have discussions on topics of their choosing…. Read More.. Overall the meeting seemed pleasant, but there were some worries. They write some people might use these groups as a crutch similar to how churches base the “truth” […]
Autism effects 1 in 88 Americans across all economic classes and races1 . Parents and health professionals search their hardest for a link, a reason, and when science fails they cling to faith. From the anti-vaccination movement, to chem trails, or even reptilian overloards. What this video says about religion… How are high functioning autistic individuals different than average people? Other than the difference in their language development, people with high-functioning autism and people with Asperger’s syndrome share many similar characteristics. They typically have average […]
This is a beautiful infographic reminiscent of an evangelical poster. Atheists often dont take enought time to appreciate the grandeur of reality and all the connections that science unravels.
Atheism 2.0 is a new way of looking at religion. Starting with assumption “of course there are no gods /ferries/ etc.” Then asking the important question. Are we faced with fully accepting or rejecting religion completely? What benefit can Atheists pry from traditions and religious communities? “Lectures give you a little bit of info, Sermons change your life” Communication systems refined over Millenia Obviously you can leave behind the violent hateful garbage and stone-age scientific facts. Real value lies in the way that religions teach lessons, ingrain […]
Getting a Car fixed or your prescription filled? Not on Sunday! Basic functions of modern secular society roll to a halt on the christian “Sabbath” even when people are in desperate need of services. While fixing your car may be an inconvenience a closed pharmacy could be the difference between proper treatment, and risking a persons health. On a larger scale these Sunday laws depress job growth and economic activity can have a serious impact on their communities. Why people support closing on Sundays The most […]
Residents do not pay or sign up for the Weekly Inyo Register …with it’s prominent front page and religious tint. It just shows up in our yards. This junk mail 2.0 format is fine, but not when it spouts hate and condemnation. This weeks religious column titled “We’re All Praying For Reign” walks the well worn path from climate change to Gods Wrath. “In these radical weather patterns we are having lately, it seems all the talk is about global warming over and above any […]