Is it Bigoted to Single Out Islam for Criticism?My new video. Don't forget to give me a thumbs up and subscribe!Is it Bigoted to Single Out Islam for Criticism? by AmericanDreaming
Torture Rather Than TruthPlease. torture me. Drop me from any height, drown me even. I would welcome the edge of your sharpest blade. Take my limbs, one at a time.Torture Rather Than Truth by jakevh7
Please, smile all the while.
But don't tell me Truth exists. Do not compel me with the transcendence of Truth that the source of all goodness and power is torturing my mother. Do not force me to believe that. Do not touch and manipulate my mind with mental massages telling me of God's love: that God is love, when I must look at her face of agony.
Do not console me with the reinforcement that god is a healer when there is no evidence. For 'Truth' will surely manhandle me far more than any torturer could. It will force my head under suffocating thoughts of condemnation and malign my mind into believing that god has a plan for good.
Do not, please don't let this pastor torture me with exhortation to tell me I am failing in faith, that all of this is my fault. Any physical weight is scientifically lighter than this burden. I will gladly assist you in th
Yeah, That'll stop em!Just when I thought they couldn't get any dumber.Yeah, That'll stop em! by kumdang-2
Apparently the Libtards think that saying "NO" will stop those muslim rapists.
Just like they think hashtags will save those kidnapped girls from Boko Haram.
SATIRE: Cologne Mandates Burkas For WomenSATIRE: Cologne Mandates Burkas For Women by BlameThe1st
Cologne Mandates Burkas For Women
German women must protect themselves from being raped by migrants by wearing Islamic head coverings, city decrees.
Women living in the German city of Cologne will have to cover themselves from head-to-toe before appearing in public now that the city has adopted a strict dress code that would require all women to dress according to dress restrictions as dictated by Islamic Sharia Law.
The dress code would require women, regardless of whether or not they are of Islamic faith, to wear Islamic head coverings such as hijabs or burkas. While their head coverings are not required to conceal their entire face, they should conceal most of their head and chest, with the rest of their clothing being loose fitting enough as to not highlight the outlines of their bodies.
These new restrictions were passed in response to a series of
North Korean Rocket Puts Object into SpaceNorth Korea launched a long-range rocket carrying what it called a satellite, drawing renewed international condemnation just weeks after it carried out a nuclear bomb test.North Korean Rocket Puts Object into Space by OddGarfield
Critics of the rocket program say it is being used to test technology for a long-range missile.
South Korea and the United States said they would explore whether to deploy an advanced missile defense system in South Korea "at the earliest possible date."
The U.S. Strategic Command said it had detected a missile entering space, and South Korea's military said the rocket had put an object into orbit.
North Korea said the launch of the satellite Kwangmyongsong-4, named after late leader Kim Jong Il, was a "complete success" and it was making a polar orbit of Earth every 94 minutes. The launch order was given by his son, leader Kim Jong Un, who is believed to be 33 years old.
North Korea's state news agency carried a still picture of a white rocket, which closely resembled a previously launched rocket, lifting of
I was asked to answer a few questions.1. How Did You Become an Atheist?I was asked to answer a few questions. by AAtheist
I was raised mildly religious, I actually didn't even realise that you could choose not to believe in God until I was about 11. When I did realise this I started to question much of what I believed, and found that most of my religious beliefs were in many ways incomprehensible or otherwise contradictory. I slowly became more and more certain that there is no such thing as god or gods.
2. What happens when we die?
Our bodies break down and continue the cycle of life. We are only here for a short time, and for some it is much harder than others. I am thankful that I am happy in the short span of time that I have.
3. What if you’re wrong? And there is a Heaven? And there is a HELL!
This is called Pascal's Wager, and it is a stupid question. Which heaven should I believe in? Or which hell? To really illustrate how big a gamble you are making you should take a look at the infographic at th
My thoughts regarding Islam (Part 1). One thing that you regularly hear about in the news is continuous reports of Islamic terrorism. Groups like Al-Shabbab, Daesh, and AQ day by day shock people everyday with their depraved actions. Actions such as rape, murder, torture, and killings. Both Muslims and non-Muslims end up being killed because of this. Often the response is "Islam is a religion of peace." I think that they should specify differently. Instead of "Islam is a religion of peace" it should be "The majority of Muslims mean no harm." As the ideology of Islam is a despicable one.My thoughts regarding Islam (Part 1). by shirosama1
Islam claims that their God is the same as the God of the Tanakh and the Bible. The God of those texts gave the impression of someone despicable. He had no problems with religious genocide, ethnic cleansing, misogyny, rape, sexism, homophobia, and gladly supported them. The God of the Quran, commonly referred as Allah (A combination of Al and Ilah in Arabic, translating as 'The God') is no better. Like the God of old, he continues his
My thoughts regarding Islam (Part 2)Last time I was writing this, I was going over how women were subjugated in Islam. Reasons as to why should be obvious. This time, I will go over other how LGBT are persecuted.My thoughts regarding Islam (Part 2) by shirosama1
The LGBT community has had a unusual relationship with religion as a whole. Some religions like Satanism and Tao have little to no issues with the LGBT community due to their loose nature. As such, in those religions are welcome. In more monotheistic religions the relationship is less optimistic. It's a mixed bag in regards to Judaism and Christianity, but Islam is undeniably the more homophobic out of the two.
The Bible was quite homophobic. But like I said earlier, a good number of Christians have achieved a balance between secularism and religion. Not only did Islam not achieve that balance, it is even more blatant in it's hatred of LGBT. In the Quran, it was stated that God killed everyone in Sodom just because they were LGBT. Wow. First of all, what a douche. Second of all, if your object of worship kills p
Political poemA mental plague in our brains destorys our wolrd without a word. For there are no winners as we pace in our rat race. Our medical is so radical turning our homies into zombies. But the fat cats don't care as they feast like rats. feast on lobsters, act like mobsters. All they are is devils who hate rebels. For societies evolution we need revolution. For our politics are serpent sevents of of greed. Let their blood runs red as we fill them with dread. when that happens we'll leave 'em for dead.Political poem by n0-username
Racist Harasses Black Photojournalist + ProtestersThe racist man, identified as John Pisone, who we reported on in our blog, “Racist Harasses Black Photojournalist & Anti-Fracking Grandparents at Rex Energy Protest,” was reportedly fired by his employer yesterday after hurling racial slurs and reactionary rhetoricRacist Harasses Black Photojournalist + Protesters by n0-username
Although he was harassing folks who were protesting Rex Energy, he was apparently employed by MMC Land Management.
Full story: http://revolution-news.com/racist-who-harassed-black-photojournalist-protestors-fired/
Michigan Introduces Draconian Anti-Gay BillWHY!? Why are Republicans trying to kill my state? They already tried to commit genocide in Flint and now this!? Even though anti-sodomy laws were declared unconstitutional in 2003, some states still have them in their books. Last year, two Louisiana men were arrested for breaking an anti-sodomy law. And to add insult to injury, this anti-gay law was pinned on a bill that was designed to fight animal cruelty.Michigan Introduces Draconian Anti-Gay Bill by arblos
Someone please get rid of all the Republicans in Michigan. They created more poverty with anti-union bills, tried to slaughter people en masse in Flint and are acting like ISIS towards homosexuals. Someone needs to do something about this! Make our voices heard? Anyone have an hashtag ideas? If so, speak up. We need ideas. My college campus has LGBT people and I fear that they will be targetted by law enforcement. I fear for them.
The 2015 New Years Eve Attacks in CologneInitial reports suggest that there were indeed migrants involved in the 2015 New Year's Eve attacks in Cologne and there was also a corresponding effort by politicians, police officials and the media to downplay if not outright cover-up of migrant involvement in what is, by feminist standards, a rape culture.The 2015 New Years Eve Attacks in Cologne by Facts-not-feminism
Rape of Cologne is the rape of GermanyOn the new years eve, one thousand (1000) refugees from muslim countries and from north Africa raped women aged 18 and 24 after the refugees had fired fireworks into the crowd, which caused injuries to native Germans.Rape of Cologne is the rape of Germany by COLT731
German police are telling that all molesters, assaulters and rapists on new year were arabs and north Africans. One German female undercover police was also assaulted.
German media tried to cover this because they wanted to be "politically correct". They wanted to make people to think that refugees are only innocent angels who just want equality and peace and white Europeans are the nazis who need to be killed off.
They mayor of Cologne later blamed the victims of rape by saying "The girls should keep a arms length distance from the rapers". This bitch here is the average 3rd wave feminist who only blames the victims of actual rape and white men. But if it's not an white man as an rapist, then they usually keep their mouths shut because they are so "politically correct".
SCA Morning Read Links - 11/30 thru 12/04(For more on the SCA and news of a secular concern, go here - SCA Morning Read Archives)SCA Morning Read Links - 11/30 thru 12/04 by CorSecAgent
Seems like the GOP can't help but delve deeper into the realm of callous stupidity... It's depressing really...
I can't be bothered by that though. Thanksgiving went great. We ate, we drank, we danced to every bit of 80's nostalgia we could get our hands on, but it's just been a downward spiral ever since, for the most part.
I had difficulties helping with a filming project on the 28th. The director was asking me to do things that were above my ability and coordination as a cameraman and she knew this for the most part. So that was a moderately frustrating experience... I felt like shit when she started pointing out every little visual misstep I made. It's not right to expect professional quality from someone you know is a rank amateur.
Then I started getting signals from her roommate that I wasn't exactly welcome any long
Oops, they did it again."An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last." -- Winston Churchill --Oops, they did it again. by Valkyrja-Skuld
A few months ago, I wrote a journal when Islamic fundamentalists gunned a dozen people down at Charlie Hebdo’s headquarters in Paris, France. Unfortunately, History repeats itself, and after the latest terrorist carnage in Paris, there's very little I could add to what I wrote before. So here it goes again.
The murderers’ bullets are not what killed these French citizens on Friday..
One of the suspects had a Syrian passport and came to Europe a few months ago as part of the immigration wave we've been witnessing recently. Why am I not surprised? We see today which payback our societies get as a reward for their open-mindness. When you tolerate a rabid dog in your house...don't be surprised if you get bitten.
I accuse our governments of inability and unwillingness to protect their citizens against fundamentalist threats.
I accuse our governments of letting
Prayer Against YaldabaothI await the day when "from Earth" is an expletivePrayer Against Yaldabaoth by Nawsachi
To generate awe and fear to the ears
of those who in shadows dwell;
from the outer rings of an inner Hell.
The sneering face of creation will change shape,
beginning with the corners of sarcastic smirks.
As above - so is what you've done to us;
so too is what I bring back for you.
When voice takes shape
and the salted-moisture breath of Sophia rains upon
and the light of the Logos burns its' fiery Will
inverting the Outer Darkness which is destruction,
my mouth may close with a sneer - once your own;
Transitional Hadrosaur DiscoveredPaleontologist Elizabeth Freedman Fowler has unearthed a hadrosaur called Probrachylophosaurus bergei which appears to be a transitional form between Acristavus and Brachylophosaurus: http://www.themarysue.com/new-hadrosaur-dinosaur-missing-link/Transitional Hadrosaur Discovered by Theistic-Evolution
So that's another transitional fossil to add to the list. Of course, I doubt the Ken Hams of this world will acknowledge it.
Not Even Wrong"There is a scientific term which I really like that is “not even wrong,” and these are ideas that are so far off the mark they’re not even worth discussing. I’m worried about participating or giving oxygen to ideas that are not even wrong lest I lend them a credibility as something that’s debatable."Not Even Wrong by Theistic-Evolution
"Not even wrong." That's an incredibly useful phrase that is applicable to many situations.
Creation Science Hits a New LowSo, I've been out of the YEC loop for a while now, but apparently it's gotten pretty weird recently because the "floating forest theory" is a thing now: http://www.godofevolution.com/friday-fun-requiem-for-a-brain-and-the-natural-historian-goes-too-far/Creation Science Hits a New Low by Theistic-Evolution
The "theory", or rather, groundless hypothesis suggests that a Eurasia-sized antidiluvian floating forest accounts for the trillions of tons of coal buried underground, which could have only been made from more trees than have ever been on Earth’s dry land at any one time.
This just... there are no words that I can think of to adequately argue against this idea because it so obviously does not come from any place of reason or evidence. The floating forest is not supported anywhere in science or in scripture. This only drives home the point that critics of YEC have been trying to communicate for years: that creationists are really not promoting a Biblical worldview, but a completely fabricated mythology. They may as well just admit
Gunman kills three at Colorado Planned ParenthoodAn anti-choice gunman thought it justified to kill three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/28/us/colorado-planned-parenthood-shooting.html?_r=0Gunman kills three at Colorado Planned Parenthood by Pro-Choice
Planned Parenthood shootinghttps://news.vice.com/article/planned-parenthood-suspect-was-arrested-http://thinkprogress.org/health/2015/11/27/3726056/colorado-planned-parenthood-shooting/Planned Parenthood shooting by Krazy8Horse
I have thought of the person "dear" as a pro-life person because , of the videos and criticism that PP got from the Republican party when the docd videos where released.
He lived 65 miles from the PP building and had easy access to guns. https://news.vice.com/article/planned-parenthood-suspect-was-arrested-for-being-a-peeping-tom-and-shooting-his-neighbors-dog
According to this he was arrested for animal cruelty andbeing a peeping tom. He was not apart of any political/activist parties.
Fighting the SJWsWhile two-thirds of Americans correctly believe the U.S. government should not prohibit speech that offends minorities, a shockingly high number of millennials—40 percent—support such censorship. Young people, it turns out, are more likely to favor suppression of offensive speech than older Americans.Fighting the SJWs by EgalitarianismFTW
That’s according to the Pew Research Center, which found the results “striking”:
Even though a larger share of Millennials favor allowing offensive speech against minorities, the 40% who oppose it is striking given that only around a quarter of Gen Xers (27%) and Boomers (24%) and roughly one-in-ten Silents (12%) say the government should be able to prevent such speech.
The demographic breakdown was also interesting. Non-whites, men, Republicans, and the college-educated were more pro-speech than whites, women, Democrats, and people without a college degree.
American attitudes toward free speech are much more favorable, on the whole, than Europea
No Means NO! Deal With It...Dear Evangelical,No Means NO! Deal With It... by CorSecAgent
The World is not yours for the proselytizing.
That means that when I say 'I am not interested'
you no longer have the right to discuss your
faith with me.
Your paradigm of delusion and persecution is
inconsistent with the dictates of a rational
world-view. Unless your notions of theological
'truth' track consistently with FACTUAL truth,
you have no truth to offer. You have nothing
with which to properly inform reality.
So I will reiterate - NO MEANS NO!
The minute I make it clear that I have rejected
your beliefs is the minute you are absolutely
forbidden from discussing your beliefs with me.
Remember this well and there will never be a
PoD's - The First DozenSo I've done twelve of these now and while some have been fairly weak, the majority have been worthwhile I think. Here's a list of the Points of Discussion I've raised so far if you want to review for yourself -PoD's - The First Dozen by CorSecAgent
#1 - Uncertainty and Anxiety
#2 - Secular Communities, etc.
#3 - Fairness
#4 - Waiting and Watching
#5 - The 'Natural' After-life
#6 - Meanin
Point of Discussion #12 - Why Reject Religion?It occurs to me that one of the worst things a child can endure, insofar as it pertains to what the law says is not yet illegal, is to be told on the one hand that they are loved (IE - God Loves You) and then have demonstrated on the other hand a complete disregard for their value as a human being (constant criticism, corporal punishment and/or overt indifference). Now, I can't rightly say that every horrible thing I endured as a child was a direct result of religion, given that I can't go back and read the minds of my 'elders' in context, but I can be fairly certain that the patterns of thinking inspired by religion are at fault.Point of Discussion #12 - Why Reject Religion? by CorSecAgent
For me, rejecting religion (specifically the 'Evangelical Pentecostal Quasi-Dominionist' brand of christianity) has never been about rejecting a supernatural creator. I can't recall a time in my life where I actually believed this Jehovah monster actually existed, at least not in anyway that isn't akin to how a child believes in Santa in
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