Great Memes About Religion

Are anti-religious memes effective? Do they plant seeds of doubt? I wonder about that. Cognitive science would say that we tend to listen only to information that confirms our preconceptions (confirmation bias). We disregard or ignore statements or facts that go against any strongly held belief. George Bernard Shaw said, “The moment we want to…

No Guns Allowed at GOP Convention

Originally posted on ValerieTarico.com:
“Libtard policies” put good guys—stripped of their guns–at risk. If the only thing that can stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun—or better yet, lots of good guys with guns—then it goes without saying that the contentious GOP convention should be prickling with…

Proverbs 3:5 – A Horrible Bible Verse

As a young Christian, I remember hearing Proverbs 3:5-6 a lot in church. It’s a popular “life verse” for many. If you’re not familiar with the term ‘life verse’, it’s a Bible verse or passage that a Christian chooses to base their life around. It’s a verse that they feel is one of the most profound in…

God’s Greatest Hits

With thanks to friends on reddit (with a few of my own additions), here’s a satirical list of some of God’s Greatest Hits. Or put another way, welcome to the craziness of Christian fundamentalism. Warning: NSFW language follows. Yahweh is omnipotent. But rests on the 7th day of creating stuff. He demands Adam and Eve follow a rule…

Why I Can’t Believe Anymore — A Summary

It’s been more than two years since I came out as an atheist. In that time, my lost Christian faith has come up often with family and friends. It’s difficult to distill a decade-long journey into a 5 minute elevator speech. When believers ask, that’s typically all they want. They don’t want to hear a…

Liberal Redneck

Liberal Redneck

If you haven’t seen the YouTube videos from Trae Crowder who goes by the label, “Liberal Redneck”, please do your self a favor, grab a magnum size beer, take a moment and enjoy. He puts together some of the funniest 2 minute rants I’ve ever seen. For your viewing and listening pleasure, I give you……

Articulate but Simple Response

Have you ever had one of those moments when you’re asked a question and your response is clear, articulate and thoughtful? I enjoy those rare moments. Damn, I wish they weren’t so rare though. I enjoyed reading this response from one friend to another on why a former devoted believer became an atheist: (Source) “I…