The Trans Pacific Partnership is a trade agreement intended to remove red tape for international trade, so if someone overseas can provide a product at a better price than a local producer, the market decides instead of national or regional pride, or even Health Canada regulations. Congrats, your milk could soon have banned hormones in […] . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Skip The Wishes
I’m always slightly amused when my atheism gets me categorized as a follower of satan. I mean, it is like the easter Bunny crew getting all wound up and calling out the tooth fairy for just being a children’s story. So we wind up with this: Yeah. I have to admit, I’m flagging when it […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice
As I have a headache instead of a pithy comment, we get a pithy picture instead. And really, with Star Wars and Game of Thrones stepping up, how could the christian magic book lose? Filed under: Religion Tagged: GoT & Starwars, Pithy Memes, Religion, The DWR Sunday Disservice . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Religious Morality…
My faithful readership already knows that organized religion is nothing but an enormous piss-pot of fail. Let’s examine, using this hand chart of how awesome it was/is to when you’re not only knee deep in magical thinking, but also happen to be female as well. This helpful quote from the Dark Bible: “The […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Religion, Brought to you By Patriarchy.
Rather than referring to a one musty-tomb or another why not consider what life actually is and base our questions about existence (or not) on that basis? This video asks some great questions. What is your take on the questions it asks? Filed under: Atheism, Philosophy, Religion Tagged: The DWR Sunday Religious Disserivce, What […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – What is Life?
Via, the Independent, How the right to deny the existence of God is under threat globally:Atheists and humanists are increasingly being targeted as distinct minorities in “hate campaigns” across the globe, according to a new report which found… . . . → Read More: The Progressive Right: Report: How the Right to Deny the Existence of God is Under Threat Globally
Well, the short answer is that Jesus was a complete dick. Discern4 has a slightly longer and more detailed answer. Happy Bunny Day, btw. Filed under: Religion Tagged: Happy Bunny Day, Jebus the dick, Jesus and Peter, The DWR Sunday Religious Disserivce . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Why Did Jesus Rebuke Peter?
How untruth becomes truth; a good bit of insight into how religion become codified into society. Filed under: Atheism, Religion Tagged: Religion and Society, The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice, truth . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – The Ridiculous Claim
This speech, by Sojourner Truth, was delivered at the Akron convention was not officially recorded; it survives because it was written down by Frances Gage – “A’int I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arm! I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain’t I […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Sojourner Truth
A good talk on some of the problems facing people who wish to debate sensitive topics in society. “No idea is above scrutiny and no people are beneath dignity. And what I mean by that is that no idea in Islam, like any other religion and any other philosophy and political thought and creed, […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – The Regressive Left and Islam
Casting a wide net on the internet is fraught with peril. I’m going to leave the links in long form because really,the embedded info is introduction enough for this post. —– http://www.rawstory.com/2015/10/christian-website-dont-look-at-your-wifes-face-during-sex-to-enjoy-it-even-when-she-resists/#.Vi6_CMluvu8.facebook How a husband can enjoy sex that is grudgingly given by his wife —— This would be ROPJ material (see the RPOJ on […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice: Rank Christian Bullshit-o-Rama
When arguing with religious, one runs into many interesting aspects of the human character. Close to the top of the list is Confirmation Bias – or the idea that we tend to cultivate and seek out views and standpoints that we agree, often at the expense of the truth of the matter. Qualia Soup illustrates […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Arguing With Ghosts
I wrote this on October 1, 2015, but never finished it: Let’s examine the Conservative’s campaign thus far: It began with them showing ads where men are being drowned, as an example of how they’ll protect us, but no one else will. In the middle it had one of their candidates quit for being caught […] . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Looking Back At the Conservatives’ Campaign
Amanda’s story of leading the life of a skeptic while surrounded by the forces of the great ooga-booga. Love this quote – “Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for Atheism ever conceived.” – Issac AsimovFil… . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Born A Skeptic
One always hopes to find argument in the religious arsenal that is somehow more compelling than: “I believe in X, and that is enough”. The argument portrayed here might be considered ground zero for the silliness the religiously deluded foist upon others in order to win them over to their cause. I didn’t think we’d […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – For Those Times When Starting At Square One Isn’t Sufficient
Religion is a particularly nasty subset of the patriarchal fabric of our society. Most organized religions provide the justification for the continued male dominance in society. I mean, if the notion of a Grand Ooga-Booga isn’t preposterous enough on its own, the fact that most of His divine commands and intuitions are tethered to a […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Religion, Abortion, and Bill Nye
I’m consistently amazed by the audacity of organized religion and the amount of steamy-ripe-bullshit that it forces down our society’s throat. The fetid promotion and glorification of ignorance coupled with the consistent denial of science and fact is a burgeoning cataclysm for the human race. Organized stupidity, if left unchecked, will be the end […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – On Church, State, and Politics
Pondering the late unlamented election debate about the niqab, I took to wondering just what a religion is. Not the dictionary definition or what theologians say it is, but how it is practiced by its followers. Take Christianity, for example, the re… . . . → Read More: Bill Longstaff: Is Christ Christian? Reflections on the niqab debate.
Long before Darth Vader, long before Lord Voldemort, long before Stephen Harper, Judas Iscariot reigned as the supreme icon of evil in Western mythology. Judas betrayed God. How much worse can you get?* For 2,000 years we’ve used the term Judas . . . → Read More: Scripturient: Judas, a Biography
When historical fact slaps down the commonsense notions of biblical ‘accuracy’. Filed under: Religion Tagged: Biblical History, Fact Smackdown, The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – A History of God – Karen Armstrong
Yes … Liberty University, founded by the late Jerry Falwell, has announced that it is ending its ban on guns in dorms. Like this is supposed to make us feel any safer. They claim it’s a stand against terrorists. Apparently students can already keep g… . . . → Read More: Blast Furnace Canada Blog: Falwell U allows guns in dorms
We have not featured Betty Bowers for awhile, thus, enter her definitely non-satirical take on the topic of religious freedom. Filed under: Religion Tagged: Betty Bowers, Religious Freedom, The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Religious Freedom
When will we have justice? When we apply the same standards to ourselves that we apply to our enemies. Have you heard any of the moderate christian representatives expression contrition for acts of their radical wing? The fact that we expect moderate islamic representatives to apologize is the only lesson you’ll need to […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Disservice – Christian Terrorism – Featuring Mr. Deity
The cesspool that is toxic masculinity, the sea we all swim in, had a newsworthy (aka an effect on people other than women) peak at the Planned Parenthood in Colorado. “Three people were killed and nine others injured after gunfire ripped through a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo., during an hours-long standoff […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Drain the Swamp – The Colorado Planned Parenthood Tragedy
Imagine if you would a salt shaker on your dinner table. Now imagine another shaker on your table, only filled with bullshit. Most of organized religion is this shaker filled with shit that people add (voluntary or not) to the various dishes and activities in their lives. Our happy thought experiment plays on the […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Watch out! – Christian Black Friday Follies