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Top 7 Redefinitions of Marriage

Originally posted on Lucas's Weblog:
A friend asked me if the idea of same-sex marriage was the biggest redefinition of marriage in Western history.  With a nod to her and others who seem attached to this trope, here are…

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RE: Religions Are Products of Culture and Geography, Not Truth

My response: The source of the “challenge” comes from John Loftus’ blog. Here it is in its full context: http://debunkingchristianity.blogspot.com/2006/02/from-atheists-perspective.html 0:22 No, Loftus’ argument is not a genetic fallacy. Loftus is not claiming that the geographic sources of the beliefs … Continue reading

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Why we have no use for a disembodied intellect – a book review

An excellent review of my favorite book about atheism.

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Words Worth Repeating #7

I saw in a thread on the timeline of a person who shall remain nameless a group of Christians bemoaning marriage equality’s victories, denouncing same-sex couples’ marriages as not real, and offering various dire predictions about what will result from … Continue reading

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RE: Atheists, Prove Abraham Lincoln is Real!

My response: False analogies–false analogies everywhere. Let’s start here: Contemporaneous records for Abraham Lincoln exist. Contemporaneous records for Jesus of Nazareth (or was it Bethlehem?) do not exist. Unlike Jesus, it is significantly more likely that Abraham Lincoln existed than … Continue reading

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Words Worth Repeating #6

The best manipulators are charlatans. I define charlatans as fraudsters with the unique ability of being able to fool themselves. Regular fraudsters envision how their victims could be fooled by appearances. They know they are lying, but do it anyway. … Continue reading

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Saving Christmas Review: An interminable, shoddily-researched lecture masquerading as comedy

For those of us who have watched Kirk Cameron pontificate on the wonders of the banana, or read his musings on the legitimacy of the existence of fire-breathing dragons, we know that Kirk Cameron himself is comedy gold. One might … Continue reading

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