All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘religion’

What if Dolphins had opposable thumbs?

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October 18, 2013 – I had the most interesting conversation with a fellow in my office. It actually started a couple of weeks ago. First he stopped at my desk and asked me why humans have two nostrils. Yes, it was a weird question and it gave me pause. He pointed out that two eyes and two ears made sense, …

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‘Sinners, you have four days until Judgment Day. Are you prepared?’

Entertaining column in the Vancouver Sun this morning….. ‘Sinners, you have four days until Judgment Day. Are you prepared?’ OPINION - BY PETE MCMARTIN, VANCOUVER SUN – MAY 17, 2011 6:15 AM “End is nigh come May 21, billboard campaign proclaims” — Vancouver Sun headline of May 5 story on U.S. evangelist Harold Camping’s prophecy predicting Judgment Day for May 21. …

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Richard Dawkins on militant atheism

Long, but a great and highly entertaining lecture. Richard Dawkins urges all atheists to openly state their position — and to fight the incursion of the church into politics and science. A fiery, funny, powerful talk. If you don’t know of Dawkins – As an evolutionary biologist, Richard Dawkins has broadened our understanding of the genetic origin of our species; …

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Gay Scientists Isolate Christian Gene

I love this, not even so much for what it says as for what it doesn’t say. When someone doesn’t share your values or ideals, it is assumed that “Something must be wrong with them” and that “We must look for a cure so we can change them and make them see things our way” Wouldn’t the world be a …

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What Century are we in?

Tragedy strikes a small, poverty stricken country in the Caribbean, an earthquake devastates parts of the island of Hispanola and destroys homes, history, and lives. And one man gets on his podium and says, “The Devil did it”. This is another example of why religion can be so dangerous. The television evangelist claimed that The Haitians reached an agreement with …

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