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Transgender woman stands up to Arizona religion law →

Guys, if their religion is to discriminate against people of transgender experience, we have to just respect their beliefs and not hold them to any standard of evidence. That’s what’s offensive here, the idea that they don’t get to steamroll over the entirety of culture with their religious delusions.

Does anyone get pissed when you tell them why Amway is a scam?

Religion is just a more effective con because it calls anyone who questions it ‘offensive.’

Babylonian tale of round ark draws ire from some Christian circles →

This is just another clever attempt from Satan to try to disprove or distort the existence of the ark,” one said. Another wrote, “A round ark would have sunk.”

Yeah, it’s the geometry that’s suspicious about this story,

Pastor Preaches Naked to Nude Congregation Because…Jesus (Video) | Americans Against the Tea Party →

Is this real? Do I need to even explain what’s so stupid about this?


greenstate:

srsly—tho:

i have zero tolerance for creationists. 

Most of these are arguments from ignorance, but that last one appears to be ignorance in general.

Source : srsly--tho

'Love or burn' ultimatum on the Simpsons this week.


Marge: Jesus says to love your enemies.
Bart: that's because Jesus knows one day he gets to look his enemies in the eye and say 'it was me who sent you to hell!'

Inventor of the World Wide Web Brings Atheist Response to BBC’s ‘Thought for the Day’ →

Apparently it’s not enough to have invented the World Wide Web, but Tim Berners-Lee also has to infect the airwaves of the United Kingdom with his godless propaganda.

For some time now, nonbelievers have been clamoring for representation on BBC radio’s “Thought for the Day” segment, which is always presented from a religious viewpoint. But in a stint as guest-editor for BBC 4’s Today, which hosts the segment, Berners-Lee was able to at least get an “alternative thought” for Boxing Day an hour earlier in the show, but notably, still wasn’t able to co-opt the “Thought for the Day” segment itself on behalf of atheism.

Said Berners-Lee, “It was worth trying to point out that somebody who doesn’t believe in God can still think.”

irishily:

I have a question for religious people, and I realize it can be construed as offensive, but I legitimately want an answer, if someone can explain it to me, because it makes no sense to me and is the biggest reason I can’t believe a god exists.

If god is omnipotent, all power, and he created you, than he is directly responsible for every single bad thing that ever happens to you, either by causing it or by allowing it to happen. To me, loving a god like that and thanking him for your life sounds to me like thanking someone who permanently maims you for not killing you. If anyone can please explain this to me I would really appreciate it. And I’m aware that I’m going to get a bunch of hate mail for this, and I’m trying to prepare myself for that, but in all honesty, I am not a strong person, so please don’t be too mean :/

That’s not a bad question at all, but I have some bad news for you. You’re never going to get a legitimate answer, because there is none. Your question is too intelligent. You take into account the meaning of words and you don’t simply obey commands and submit when told to submit. If your questions is ‘how could religious people believe that?’ then there’s your answer: obedience and submission. If your asking for a logical explanation, you’re in for a world of painful logical fallacies and derailments.

You should know, though, that to even ask this question is to give too much credit to those making god claims, because the premise presupposes a god exists, when no evidence for one has been provided. It’d be like me asking ‘if there is a yeti, how long does it hibernate?’ It makes no sense to ask about the nature of something that doesn’t have a nature. When we discover a yeti, or a god, that’s the time for questions like these. Until then, put your mind at ease.

Source : irishily

Seriously?! Conservative Group Asks for Help Rewriting the Bible So it’s Less ‘Liberal’ | Americans Against the Tea Party →

I actually hope this gets accomplished and succeeds so I can forever point to it as evidence the Bible is nothing more than a load of manipulative bullshit written by power hungry bastards.

I mean, there already is plenty of evidence for that, but this is so current.

Religious Camp Counselor Allegedly Abused Teen Girl For Years →

The woman, identified only as Jane Doe, was 16 years old when she attended the religious Camp Awana, run by Chicago’s North Side Gospel Center, where she says counselor Cherie Carlson repeatedly molested her during the summers 1996 and 1997.

"She said she was showing me God’s love," Doe recalled to NBC 5 in Chicago last month. "Eventually the physical demands became constant. Sometimes maybe four times a week."