Archive for May, 2008

How the Fallen Have Fallen. Jerry Bergman Stoops to Kevin Wirth.

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

Our old buddy, crackpot creatard Kevin Wirth is publishing a book! But don’t worry. He didn’t write it. He’s only the publisher. I don’t need the type of book Kevin could write. I already have several books of quotations. The book that Kevin is bringing to market is written by some clown named Dr. Jerry […]

Compassion for Sperm, but not for People

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

(Image from Davies General Store) Sane Blog says it best: As reported in this CNN article, the pope has reaffirmed the catholic position on birth control. It is difficult to imagine a single policy which has been responsible for ensuring more poverty of women, disease and the blocking of development in Africa and other impoverished […]

Douglas Adams (1952 – 2001)

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Douglas Adams died seven years ago today. I thought it would be fitting to direct you to Richard Dawkin’s eulogy of Adams.

Fun with Pentecostals

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

(Image from The Holy Observer) Go read this post at Violent Acres. It’s hysterical! Church services always started off quiet enough with the organ playing and parishioners quietly whispering greetings and shaking hands. But among the kids, there was a kind of electricity in the air. Half of the time, we could barely contain ourselves. […]

Oh. Well When You Explain It Like THAT…

Saturday, May 10th, 2008

This week’s Cectic illustrates common fundie logic:

Discovery Institute Blames Methodists for Hitler

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

(Image from Hitler & the Christian Religion) That’s not a literal quote, but it’s the logical extension of the latest wild claims of the Discovery Institute. In a recent hallucination on their propaganda website, the Discovery Institute screamed this headline: Methodists Nail Darwinian Nazi Record, Repent U.S. Past, Warn About 21st Century Eugenics That caught […]

May 6, 1937

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

The Hindenberg caught fire and crashed 71 years ago today. That event has nothing to do with this blog. I just thought the above picture was funny.

Which Version of a Delusional Fantasy is the Most Authentic?

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

(Image from The Naked Truth) We all know of the problems of the authenticity of the Bible. It was originally a loose conglomeration of fables by desert dwellers, passed down by oral tradition. These stories were a mishmash of original ideas, imported legends, fanciful embellishments, and gross exaggerations. Eventually, they started to get written down, […]