Category Archives: Why Religion Sucks

Who Needs the Enlightenment – We All Look better in the Dark

The thing I love about the Wall Street Journal is that it boldly wears it’s pro-business, anti-humanist credentials on the outside, making no apologies for the oligarch-fluffing, poor-people-be-damned bias of it’s editorial board (which is increasingly leaking over into it’s … Continue reading

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The Church Likes The Dark

Pope Ratzi threw Australian Catholics a bone by canonizing the first Australian saint, Mary MacKillop.  Oddly enough, MacKillop was once excommunicated because of her involvement in a coverup of church-sanctioned pedophilia: As a young nun, MacKillop – who will be … Continue reading

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No Atheists in Foxholes?

Fascinating story in the Wall Street Journal today about a Navy Chaplain,  who is a young-earth creationist and Bible literalist, and his assistant, who is an atheist: Navy Chaplain Terry Moran is steeped in the Bible and believes all of … Continue reading

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Why Religion Sucks, Part One

This whole kerfluffle about the so-called “Ground Zero Mosque” pisses me off for a lot of reasons, not least of which it forces me to actually give a fuck about the rights of believers in one ancient Middle Eastern fantasy … Continue reading

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