Category Archives: Religion

Those persecuted Atheists

As a follow up to yesterdays post on Christian Persecution, here’s some info on what it’s like to be an atheist. Saudi Arabia has declared all atheists to be terrorists. Saudi Arabia has introduced a series of new laws which … Continue reading

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Ragnarök

The world ends again tomorrow—this time in Viking fashion. Ragnarök has arrived  a series of future events, including a great battle foretold to ultimately result in the death of a number of major figures (including the gods Odin, Thor, Týr, Freyr, Heimdallr, and Loki), the occurrence of various … Continue reading

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Dueling Theories of Exorcism

Last summer, I wrote about Bob Larson who runs a private school for exorcists as well as performing personal and Skype based exorcisms. However, he has his critics, and not just from the skeptical crowd. “They just can’t be done … Continue reading

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The Only Righteous Man in Sodom

Abraham did his best, but there weren’t as many as 10 righteous men (and the women didn’t matter), so Sodom and Gomorrah were doomed. Lot, the one righteous man was saved. Here is his story in animation. You might want to … Continue reading

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Christians offended because their dominance is questioned

Some Christians are offended when their dominance in western culture is questioned. American Atheists has paid to have a billboard in Times Square that emphasizes that the holiday this time of year is not the property of Christians. Anyone with … Continue reading

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Jesus and Mo on Discrimination

Some religious believers struggle with the concept of discrimination. In their minds, anything than impinges on their ability to enforce their beliefs and practices on the rest of society is discrimination against them. We have seen this play out in … Continue reading

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Blasphemy Laws

Blasphemy laws are found around the world. The strictest are found in Muslim countries, some of which are pushing for a UN worldwide ban on blasphemy. according to a Pew Forum Study released in 2012, 94 countries have laws against … Continue reading

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Born Again Virgins

Religion has mastered the art of slut shaming to an amazing degree. The most extreme physical manifestation is the hymenoplasty, where a woman’s hymen is restore to virginal status. This is nearly exclusively done in cultures in which religions, such … Continue reading

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Theological Telephone

Most of us are familiar with the childhood game known as secret, telephone, or gossip. Someone thinks of a short phrase and whispers it to the person next to them, who then whispers it to the next, and so on … Continue reading

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A Little Devil Goes a Long Way

I know there are Christian sects that do not believe in the existence or the power of Satan, but I think it is safe to say that most accept his presence. Along with a belief in God and Jesus, the … Continue reading

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