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More Fun With Pareidolia

by beth

Jesus has been seen in many things – dog bums, tree trunks, chips, tiles, and bird poop on truck mirrors.  In fact, there’s so much Jesus and Mary related pareidolia reports that continuously occur, the phenomenon has a certain pop culture appeal to it.  I always think it’s interesting because, while I can often see the general […]

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Yay For (these) Christians!

by beth

Man, you have no idea how much I love saying that. As an atheist who reads a good amount of godless blogs and heathenish news stories in addition to talking to other atheists about a wide range of topics, I hear a lot of crazy bad stuff about religious people and their actions.  I’m not an anti-theist […]

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The UK Knows How To Put Religious A-Holes In Their Place

by beth

And that place, sadly, is America.  Ok, the UK certainly didn’t “put” the ridiculous Terry Jones here – he’s a total American product – but they are doing their best to try to keep as much of his crazy from spreading across the pond as possible by keeping him out of their country: Controversial US […]

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Trouble in Tennessee

by beth

Giant wall of text from the Americans United website, 1/13/2011 go! A Tennessee county’s preference for Christianity in its courthouse displays violates the U.S. Constitution, according to a federal lawsuit filed today by Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Americans United, a Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group, is challenging the Johnson County Commission’s decision to […]

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I Didn't Even Know Mexico HAD A Grand Warlock!

by beth

Obama, China, and the US economy should be concerned.  Why?  Because Antonio Vazquez, Mexico’s self appointed “grand warlock” has made some pretty damning predictions concerning all three. Mexico’s self-declared “Grand Warlock” held a news conference in Mexico City on Tuesday, when he presented his predictions for 2011 on diverse subjects such as international political and […]

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