Christian Nation? A loving God? Agnostics in Foxholes?July 4, 2018
Happy 4th of July everyone… and as George Carlin once said, “Let’s get right into the heavy sh#@.” Is the U.S. a Christian Nation? R. Frapples Yes and no. It is in the sense that the largest religion is Christianity, but if you mean was the U.S. founded as a Christian country, then the answer …
Sex with the Unchurched, Atheist for Trump, Benny Buck$June 27, 2018
As a general rule, is sex with an atheist better? Let me know. —Curious in Kentucky (This question was asked in one form or another multiple times…) The answer is yes. Much better. Much much better. Let’s put it this way: I’m sure there are plenty of believers who can raise the old flag, if …
Ask the Atheist: Activist and Comic to Field Believers’ Tough QuestionsJune 22, 2018
Hollywood: Despite the fact that the nonreligious are among the largest “belief groups” in the United States, most of what people think they know about atheists comes from believers. That’s why veteran atheist activist and performer James Underdown is launching a new column, “Ask the Atheist.” “People who are atheists, they hate God,” says Pat Robertson to his daily …
Nature vs. Nurture, Verified Miracles(?), and Why do you hate God?June 20, 2018
I don’t hate God, Homer Simpson, or any other fictional character. Though I have seen Homer Simpson.
Irony MaidenJune 29, 2017
Elizabeth Moss’s role in The Handmaid’s Tale should be a cautionary tale for all Scientologists
Cubs win, but what about the Universe?November 3, 2016
Coins land on edge, someone wins the lottery, asteroids kill off large swaths of life on our planet, a universe pops into existence. All of these things happen without defying the laws of physics. The Core Theory is intact. We’re ok.
Give Scientologists a ChanceMay 19, 2015
Leah Remini, another ex-Scientologist (and former co-star of King of Queens) was there, and mentioned at one point that most Scientologists were good people. That shouldn’t have surprised me. I was sitting in the midst of a crowd of people who to a person were kind, fun-loving, decent people. Many were at one time not just Scientologists, but big hitters in the church with serious positions and responsibility.
“You (non-Christian) Kids Get Off My Lawn!”February 26, 2014
Nowadays, to be intolerant is not the opposite of being Christian, it’s the essence of it!
Grand Canyon Atheists? Dear Jeffrey Kluger at Time magazine…December 6, 2013
What cold-hearted atheist could gaze upon such a sight and not be filled with marvel and reverence – not for some vague deity created to explain ancient mysteries, but for the barely imaginable grandeur and power of nature? We could practically hear Darwin whispering in our ears to take note of condors soaring effortlessly while we plodded, of scorpions scurrying about while we slept, and of healthy plants that thrive on less than 10 inches of rain per year. We felt God could only be superfluous to such scenery, and would unnecessarily complicate the story behind of this massive mechanism at work.
Pez, Scientologists, and Super PowersNovember 19, 2013
I challenge your entire worldwide church to find ONE person who can pony up ONE super power and demonstrate it under scientific testing conditions.
You Scientologists do like science, don’t you?