Danny Boy

Danny Boy


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10 years ago @ Filipino Freethinkers - A Very, Very Narrow-Mi... · 0 replies · +3 points

Abolish marriage, it's a religious institution anyway. The government should only recognize civil unions, which is secular and has none of the emotional/religious baggage of "marriage".

14 years ago @ Atheist Revolution - Atheism 210: An Interm... · 0 replies · -1 points

The only ones I don't have are the books by Carrier and Bice.

14 years ago @ AnAtheist.Net - Double Standard? You D... · 0 replies · +1 points

What she means by "intellectual conversation" would probably amount to a deep philosophical discourse of how many angels can dance on the head of a pin.

14 years ago @ Conversational Atheist - Failed prophecies and ... · 0 replies · +2 points

The passage in Jeremiah 31, read in its own context, was about the exile of the Jewish people (children of Rachel) and their eventual return to the holy land. It takes a lot of creative wordplay to make it a prophecy.

14 years ago @ Sean the Blogonaut - Atheism does not neces... · 1 reply · +2 points

In our local freethought group, there was a debate raging about alt-med, and some members believe in obvious quackery.

Also, other members in our group believe in conspiracy theories (illuminati, 9-11 truthers, etc).

14 years ago @ Verbal Razors - Tumblr Photo · 0 replies · +1 points

For making illicit sex videos? That's a tad extreme.

14 years ago @ The Atheist Blogger - Just Pre-Ordered Arian... · 0 replies · +1 points

I'm waiting for the paperback for this book and Dawkins'.

14 years ago @ Atheist Revolution - What Michael Jackson C... · 0 replies · +1 points

I think most of MJ's fans that support him during his darkest days probably did have a nagging feeling that their idol was a creep, but they supported him nontheless because they want a 2nd Thriller. I don't know how that parallels with the Roman church where the faithful really are blinded.

14 years ago @ Verbal Razors - The fine art of balone... · 0 replies · +2 points

Instead of constantly referring to this essay whenever debating True Believers™, I'll just post the text in my blog. :)

14 years ago @ Life Without Faith - The bones of the Apost... · 0 replies · +1 points

Given that the Church has canonized saints with far less evidence for their miraculous feats, this is a major step.