Amplifyd Pledges – How It Works from Amplifyd on Vimeo.
Amplifyd is a new online platform that connects people to empower campaigns that want to stop corporations from doing evil things. The first campaign is focused on getting Starbucks and Peet’s Coffee to serve only organic milk in their stores.
In the future you . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Amplifyd: A Platform to Stop Corporations from Doing Evil
Social media has been buzzing recently over the announcement that the B’Nai Brith has put forward Stephen Harper’s name as a possible recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
This prestigious award is presented to an individual or group of individuals who have “done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Could Someone Possibly Guilty of War Crimes Really Win a Nobel Peace Prize?
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Christianity doesn’t have a clue what love is. It starts by fucking up the notion beyond all recognition right off the bat. God’s “love” is so great that if you swear eternal obedience and submission, he won’t torture you until the end of time, even though he knows full . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Disservice – Christian “Love” Murders Children
A frequent dodge to avoid actually thinking about the issue criticism I have to deal with is that, as an anti-theist, I unfairly target Christianity and/or Islam. Why don’t I go around completely dismantling the vile B.S of other religions? Are their supernatural beliefs not just as irrational? Yes. Are their woo filled tenets . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Disservice – The Dark Side of ‘Shalom Aleichem’
The more we call a murderer an animal or treat a hero like a god, we not only dehumanize them, we dehumanize ourselves.
What differentiates us from animals is our higher consciousness, treating any other person like a wild animal to be put down or a deity to be worshiped strips them of their humanity. . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Dehumanizing Humanity
The Latin translation: Am I to believe those were the acts of a loving God? A just God? A wise God? To hell with Your punishments! I was Your servant on Earth – I spread Your word and did Your work. To hell with your punishments! To hell with You!” Filed under: Atheism Tagged: evil, […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Love letters to God:You’re a Son of Bitch, you know that?
Ah, not this again! You humans and your obsession with “elections” and “democracy.” It’s an illusion, just like free will. You’ve already decided who you’re going to vote for, and no amount of “though process” is going to change your … . . . → Read More: mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Ask General Kang: What’s the best method for electing your leader?
The Conservatives have decided to scrap Rights and Democracy. That would be the International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development, though I have no doubt they plan to continue to attack the abstract concepts, too. The linked story contains what has to be the understatement of the week, even if it is only Tuesday:
. . . → Read More: the woodshed: Conservatives push Rights and Democracy over the side