Two posts by the Mound of Sound during my absence amply demonstrated the ongoing derangement of the religious right. One suggested that God was not happy with the good folks of San Bernadinao and hence declined to intervene to save those massacred ther… . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: On Divine Wrath
On Tuesday, October 28th, Peter LaBarbera re-entered Canada for an immigration hearing, then to speak at an anti-LGBT conference, and finally on Thursday to face charges for mischief (which stem from an arrest while distributing anti-LGBT leaflets at the University of Regina).
LaBarbera (nicknamed “Porno Pete” by bloggers because of his penchant for filming pride . . . → Read More: Dented Blue Mercedes: Sodom: Review of a Russian Anti-Gay Documentary
I am not a parent. It’s not that I didn’t want to be, I love children, and they seem to tolerate me well enough; events in my life have thus far prevented me from being a father. Which, of course, does not preclude it from happening in the future, and as time marches on, I . . . → Read More: Blevkog: The Ultimate Responsibility
His mind slid away into the labyrinthine world of doublethink. To know and not to know, to be conscious of complete truthfulness while telling carefully constructed lies, to hold simultaneously two opinions which cancelled out, knowing them to be contradictory and believing in both of them, to use logic against logic, to repudiate morality while . . . → Read More: Blevkog: It’s Not the End of the World
Listen to this for confirmation:
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Were I still a teacher, I would certainly use the following as a prime example of a reasoning fallacy and sheer idiocy:
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If you thought their commonality lay in their capacity for observation, thought, and contribution to the general good, guess again.
First, Mr. Twain’s shocking ‘truth’:
Next, the real story about the depraved Mr. Darwin:
I’m certainly glad that he didn’t resort to any hyperbole in his litany of their ‘sins,’ but sadly, doesn’t . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: What Do Mark Twain And Charles Darwin Have In Common?
15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles? 17 Even so, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. 18 A good . . . → Read More: Dented Blue Mercedes: REAL Women of Canada, and the naked far-right truth.