All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘religion’

Re-Post: Ricky Gervais: Why I’m an Atheist

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I love Ricky Gervais. It’s so refreshing to find a celebrity who speaks out in a rational, well thought out, logical manner. He’s funny, and he’s honest. It’s so strange that in today’s world people hate those who don’t share their beliefs, but even worse, that people vilify those who have no belief and base their views of morality and compassion …

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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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