Archive for December, 2007

Blair's Whimsical Irrelevancy

December 22nd, 2007 / Newswire, Religion / 3 comments

Blair's Whimsical Irrelevancy Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has switched his allegiance from Henry VIII's divorce-granting Anglican church back to the original Holy See. He had planned the conversion ...

New Comment Guidelines: Exhibit A

December 17th, 2007 / Critical Thought, Newswire / 2 comments

I hate having to ban commenters. It's a last resort. But the alternatives are: Spending precious minutes addressing bad arguments that have been rebutted countless times. Leaving unrebutted fallacies at the end ...
Gore's Mansion Goes Green

Gore's Mansion Goes Green

December 15th, 2007 / Energy Transition / 14 comments

Bush vs. Gore: The Denialist-in-Chief wasted eight years. Meanwhile, Al Gore did something. Now he's done even more: NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Al Gore, who was criticized for high ...
The Golden Compass

The Golden Compass

December 11th, 2007 / Film, Religion / 8 comments

[***Contains Spoilers***] Let me just say how sick I am of the Monday morning quarterbacks who give bad reviews with smart-ass titles like "The Golden Compass ...
Getting Rid of the Middleman

Getting Rid of the Middleman

December 7th, 2007 / Atheism, Religion / 11 comments

It's rare to find truly new arguments or perspectives. Most of the daily diet of writing concerning atheism covers events, issues, controversies, boycotts, and the like. ...

News Corp Wisely Realizes Religion is Entertainment

December 6th, 2007 / Marketing, Newswire, Religion, Television / Comments Off on News Corp Wisely Realizes Religion is Entertainment

News Corp, the media conglomerate that brought the world topless Page 3 girls, has found religion on the internet. The company, headed by Rupert Murdoch, yesterday announced that its Fox Entertainment ...
Review: Fall from Grace

Review: Fall from Grace

December 5th, 2007 / Bigotry, Religion, Television / 10 comments

This disturbing documentary from University of Kansas filmmaker K. Ryan Jones reveals the truth about homophobic "minister" Fred Phelps and his twisted Topeka congregation, as they move from gay-bashing to ...

You Can't Check Out of the Club

December 1st, 2007 / Atheism, Newswire, Religion / 7 comments

Without going into any theological matters, it is important to understand that humanity doesn't like to see anyone check out of the club. Much like the social structure of any ...