The temperature in the world’s largest cities was, on average, just slightly below normal yesterday. The world Climate Index was at -0.42 F The high temperature in Chicago was 12 degrees above normal, but then, the high temperature in London was 11 degrees below normal.
The scientific literacy of a huge chunk of the population [...]
In absolute numbers, the number of Christians in England and Wales declined by four million, while the population in general rose by 7 percent. The number of people who described themselves as Jedi, followers of the religion of Star Wars, also declined, to 177,000. [...]
Both Mitt Romney and Richard Mourdock have promoted literal belief in the existence of supernatural beings, who have particular political agendas, and suggested that the U.S. federal government form allegiances with these beings. That choice to mix their literalist religious belief into their political campaigns has led them into cruelty and nonsense. [...]
What does it matter if the “fragment” actually comes from where it was initially said to have come from? Would that make it any more fake than the New Testament? [...]
Samaroo Joel writes in to Irregular Times, hoping to set us straight on genocide in the Bible.
I was reading your article titled “secretes of the Bible”. You quoted two verses from the Bible to proof that God of the Bible promotes Genocide. But you ignored thousands of other verses which promotes to [...]
You know, I didn’t go to Catholic school when I was a kid, so I never learned Latin. So I need some help with the translation of this term. Is “arch” the Latin word for drunk? [...]
If you’re going to be a Christian, the only way to do it that makes sense is to be a Cafeteria Christian. Cherry pick. Grab that holy book and shake it like a bag of trail mix, eat it up, and spit out the stale old nuts. If the raisins are offensive to you, toss them aside. [...]
Here, next to the rosy colored church Good Shepherd is an ancient depiction of the Greek god Hermes, in a motif known as Hermes Kriophoros – referred to by the ancient Greeks, before Christianity, as the good shepherd. [...]
The only way of testing claims that the Christian god knows everything would be through the comparison of the god’s range of knowledge with the range of knowledge of another sentient being already known to be omniscient. However, even if we could find such a being, the test would unravel into immediately infinite absurdity. [...]
Shorter University students will carry with them an association with bigotry and intolerance. Diplomas from such an institution of education will qualify Shorter graduates to work for small range of employers within a small ideological territory. Who will want to graduate with that kind of handicap? [...]
What Rocky Anderson is willing to say, while Obama and the Republicans strike poses of conspicuous Christianity, is that a presidential candidate ought to be judged according to deeds, rather than religious creeds. [...]