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Archive for January, 2011

I Got 99 Problems But Evil Ain’t One

23 Jan

If you got philosophical problems, I feel bad for ya, son. I got 99 problems, but evil ain’t one!

It all began when a fellow atheist, nicknamed The Thinking Atheist (a redundancy if I ever heard one) released a revamped version of his video, The Story of Suzie, a tale of a Christian woman who prays to God, hasn’t yet realized it’s all futile, thanks God that natural disasters didn’t claim more victims than they already had, and thinks that everything that happens is according to God’s plan. Of course, The Christian Post took offense to TTA’s portrayal of Suzie and people like her.

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Don’t Tell Me to Respect Beliefs

14 Jan

I absolutely hate it when people tell me that I should be respectful of other people’s beliefs.

Let me get one thing straight: I respect people, on a case-by-case basis, after getting to know them — and there’s no guarantee that I’ll respect everybody. I refuse to respect beliefs because of the harm they have been known to cause.

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My “Debate” With Right-Wing, Conservative Global Warming Deniers

12 Jan

I shouldn’t have bothered. I really shouldn’t have.

You know the quote that goes, “Debating creationists on the topic of evolution is rather like trying to play chess with a pigeon — it knocks the pieces over, craps on the board, and flies back to its flock to claim victory”? Well, the same goes for the more dogmatic of global warming deniers. There’s a huge difference between being a skeptic, and being an outright ignorant moron.

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Evolution and Speciation

11 Jan

A news article posted some time ago (which I only recently discovered) got me to thinking. And when I start thinking, I start posting. (Does that mean I haven’t been thinking in the past few months?)

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