Archive for July, 2008

Carnival of the Godless #96

Sunday, July 20th, 2008

The latest Carnival of the Godless is up over at Sean the Blogonaut. Go check it out. The article most worth reading is “In God We Trust” by The Chaplain at An Apostate’s Chapel. It’s about that supposedly harmless phrase “In God we trust” on our money. “It’s just ceremonial deism!” “It’s virtually meaningless!” Kiss […]

Reality Denialism and the Limits of Belief

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

There are a few crackpots out there who think we never went to the moon. I have identified two factors at play here. I call them the Technical Limit of Belief (TLB) and the Social Limit of Belief (SLB). When you cross both lines, you have a reality denier. Getting to the moon was a […]

Chipmunks, Hamsters, and Squirrels

Monday, July 14th, 2008

Charlie the Hamster, after picking up some beauty tips from Tammy Faye Bakker. (Image from the Charlie the Hamster Evangelistic Ministry) (Attention: If you are reading via an RSS reader, you will need to visit my web site to be able to play the MP3s. Make sure you have a recent Flash plug-in for your […]

An Atheist Meets God

Saturday, July 12th, 2008

Be sure to watch this documentary. Your immortal soul depends on it. (YouTube page is here)

God on Helium

Saturday, July 12th, 2008

Barack Obama, not holding his hand over his heart during national anthem, because Muslims don’t believe in God. While researching my last two posts, I encountered articles on Helium. It’s some sort of web site where people write articles on various topics, then the users rate them. The idea is that the better articles will […]

National Anthems

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

I keep this blog focussed primarily on U.S.-based fundies. Despite this, I have a disproportionately large percentage of Australian readers. Maybe it’s from their collective guilt for sending us Ken Ham and Mel Gibson. Speaking of Australia‚Ķ I’m sure you’ve had a song stuck in your head from time to time. It’s usually a tolerable […]

But They’ll Still be Selling the Cadbury Egg, Right?

Sunday, July 6th, 2008

I found this image on Impacted Wisdom Truth, and I thought it was too funny to hold until next year to run it.

Save Your iPod, Save Your Soul

Saturday, July 5th, 2008

Listening to the Freethought Radio podcast The hard drive in my four-year-old iPod died. I’ve been quite happy with this model, and I had no desire to spend a buttload of money on a fancy new iPod with more features than I need. I looked around on the web and found several sites selling parts […]