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Sanal Edamaruku, an Indian skeptic, exposed the reality and science behind a fake miracle at a Catholic Church in Mumbai. He now faces arrest for Blasphemy for refusing the demand of the local ...
by enhydra lutris
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Apr 13, 2012 at 02:14 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Alright, so here's the deal. As one of Daily Kos' resident irreverent atheists, I'm looking for ideas on things to do for a Rapture party on Saturday. Knowing just how creative and funny the ...
by Valdearg
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu May 19, 2011 at 11:22 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
The Qu’ran should be burned. As should the Bible. Or to use the words of a former priest, and a great teacher of religion, Alan Watts,: I think the Bible ought to be ceremoniously ...
by LodinLepp
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Apr 03, 2011 at 07:52 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
He said so September 17th 2010, and I happened to have recorded the interview and put it on Youtube. While I agree with him, there is something that he must now do, as I describe below. There ...
by arodb
Comment Count 181 comments on Sat Apr 02, 2011 at 08:10 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Yesterday the Governor of Punjab province was gunned down by one of his own bodyguards. The reason given by the assassin was that Salman Taseer was killed was the fact that he spoke out against ...
by Something the Dog Said
Comment Count 60 comments on Wed Jan 05, 2011 at 06:34 AM PST with 27 Recommends
Irish atheists use Bjork, Mark Twain to challenge blasphemy law January 2, 2010 5:27 a.m. EST (CNN) -- An Irish atheist group has published a series of quotations on religion in an attempt to ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu May 27, 2010 at 08:19 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
If you are a humorless person who is profoundly insecure in your religious beliefs, that is. I find it intensely amusing amusing, but then again, my theological model does not involve failing ...
by LunkHead
Comment Count 78 comments on Tue Feb 16, 2010 at 05:29 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Since the Republican Party has exclusive rights to tell people what's in the Bible and how every last little passage should interpretted, I figured I'd take a page from their Bible and show you how ...
by ultrageek
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Nov 26, 2009 at 10:24 AM PST with 30 Recommends
Sorry, this will not be long but here a couple of links to the new blasphemy law in Ireland. I searched here but did not find this issue. Let me know if this is old news. There are more links out ...
by ThankGodforAtheists
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed Jul 15, 2009 at 08:58 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Okay, this is a controversial topic, so please be gentle. I'm afraid this might kick up a duststorm, but I really want to try to understand. It covers atheism, and the central point I can't get my ...
by Hysteria
Comment Count 409 comments on Sat May 23, 2009 at 12:34 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
So why should the world care about institutionalised child abuse in Ireland? Because it was widespread, systematic and endemic and woven into the very fabric of an authoritarian religious culture. ...
by Frank Schnittger
Comment Count 57 comments on Thu May 21, 2009 at 10:49 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
[ This is a cross-post from my column ...
by Qshio
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2009 at 08:19 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
[ This is a cross-post ...
by Qshio
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2009 at 11:41 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Generally, I subscribe to the Eddie Izzard principle of "blasphe-me, blasphe-you, and blasph-for-everybody," but I do my dead-level best to respect the faithful who are genuine in their practice of ...
by droogie6655321
Comment Count 140 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2008 at 10:27 AM PST with 49 Recommends
So, against my own better judgment (righteous judgment, I might add), I went ahead last Sunday and posted a quick note to ...
by zeiben
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Sep 05, 2008 at 06:33 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Blasphemy runs counter to all civility. Profane ridicule of Christ or of Holy Symbols is deemed a Mortal Sin in Christianity. Formerly under criminal law blasphemy was held to be ...
by vets74
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Aug 18, 2008 at 06:53 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
“Bless the Maker and his water. Bless his coming and his going. May his passing cleanse the world." You know, humans can visualize pretty much anything as a god. ...
by angrytoyrobot
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Nov 26, 2007 at 10:09 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I consider myself a liberal, but I don't understand the need of some people to antagonize people of faith. The Blasphemy Challenge is just such an ...
by pjv
Comment Count 183 comments on Thu Dec 21, 2006 at 03:21 PM PST with 7 Recommends
by ktakki
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jul 19, 2006 at 08:26 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
by michaelo
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Apr 27, 2006 at 11:00 AM PDT with 0 Recommends