Archive for 2006

Happy Holidays

December 29th, 2006 / Admin / 4 comments

Xmas is over--whew--hope y'all had a good one! But it's still not too late to wish everyone Happy New Year! May you live long and prosper in reason. Here's to ...

Fraud "Buddha-Boy" Resurfaces

December 26th, 2006 / Religion / 1 comment

The event had drawn hundreds of devotees daily who offered money and gifts for the "Buddha Boy," but were barred by Bomjan's supporters from reaching within 50 metres of his ...

82% of Britons 'Get It'

December 22nd, 2006 / Religion / 3 comments

From Guardian Unlimited: More people in Britain think religion causes harm than believe it does good, according to a Guardian/ICM poll published today. It shows that an overwhelming majority see ...

Finding the Missing Links

December 22nd, 2006 / Science / 2 comments

New DNA sequencing technique finds another "missing link" in the evolutionary chain. The discovery of the smallest ever microbes puts a further squeeze on I.D.iot dreams of shooting down the ...

Legalize It!

December 18th, 2006 / Drug War / 4 comments

Pot is now America's biggest cash crop, by a wide margin. That's right: Nationwide, the estimated cannabis production of $35.8 billion exceeds corn ($23 billion), soybeans ($17.6 billion) and ...

A-Jad Faces Reality of Theocracy

December 18th, 2006 / Current Affairs / Comments Off on A-Jad Faces Reality of Theocracy

You can't just crush people for trying to maintain an open learning environment. Unless you're Mahmoud Ahmedinejad. Shame. Death to theocracy.

Europe a Political Paradox

December 18th, 2006 / Current Affairs, Religion / Comments Off on Europe a Political Paradox

Long thought of as socially more tolerant than the U.S., Europe is also a bastion of statist and anti-individual thought. There is also a notable split between the older nations ...

Objective Government

December 16th, 2006 / Current Affairs / 4 comments

Cross-posted at American Chronicle. A commenter recently asked:Do you see a sort of "Star Trek Federation of Planets" rising out of our present situation (for this one planet, obviously) ...

No Sleep--er Cell

December 14th, 2006 / Current Affairs, Television / 2 comments

Sleeper Cell returns with Al-Sayeed in command of a new cell, working for both sides and feeding information to the FBI. This time, the orders involve a nuclear attack. But ...

Atheism Online

December 6th, 2006 / Admin / 5 comments

Exciting news! I've recently acquired the domain atheismonline.com. I'm working on getting that site back up as quickly as possible. The former owner of the site was no longer ...

My Thanksgiving Toast

November 25th, 2006 / Admin / 4 comments

This is my Thanksgiving toast--I would like to share it with my readers: I hope you all had a wonderful holiday with your family and friends: I consider it a great ...

Atheism, not religion, is the real force behind the mass murders of history | csmonitor.com

November 21st, 2006 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Atheism, not religion, is the real force behind the mass murders of history | csmonitor.com

In his bestseller "The God Delusion," Richard Dawkins contends that most of the world's recent conflicts - in the Middle East, in the Balkans, in Northern Ireland, in Kashmir, and ...

Council for Secular Humanism

November 17th, 2006 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Council for Secular Humanism

Council for Secular Humanism S.H.A.R.E. Charity Info

Believe in the Force

November 17th, 2006 / Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Religion / 7 comments

Jedi Knights are the fourth largest religious group in Britain as listed in the 2001 census. No kidding. There are tens of thousands of Jedis in other countries as well. ...

Dobbs: I'm a populist and proud of it - CNN.com

November 15th, 2006 / Current Affairs, Newswire / Comments Off on Dobbs: I'm a populist and proud of it - CNN.com

It seems nothing frightens our free trade and pro-illegal immigration orthodoxies more than putting the common good and the national interest above dominant special interests, corporate America and, of course, ...

On Democracy

November 11th, 2006 / Current Affairs / 6 comments

The drubbing received by the Republicans in the recent midterm election may seem like a vindication of the democratic process.  While I'm relieved at the results, I still have deep ...

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz,

November 9th, 2006 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz,

Freedom from Religion: An Interview with Alexander Saxton

Orgies in Wahabi Saudi Arabia: Western culture blamed

November 3rd, 2006 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Orgies in Wahabi Saudi Arabia: Western culture blamed

Orgies in Wahabi Saudi Arabia: Western culture blamed It's the shadow, stupid. Again. Western culture has nothing to do with it. Repression plus ignorance of the shadow equals ...