(via Dead-Logic: The Cosmos is Yours)
It may sound like an overreaction on my part that I feel sad when I see little kids already dressed in religiously traditional garb before they can even understand what’s going on. But IMO such apparel is symbolic of the oppression to which their young minds are just starting to be conditioned. — Towards a Rational America and an Enlightened Judaism: Hereditary Religion—A Tainted Legacy?
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We live in Carl Sagan’s universe–awesomely vast, deeply humbling. It’s a universe that, as Sagan reminded us again and again, isn’t about us. We’re a granular element. Our presence may even be ephemeral—a flash of luminescence in a great dark ocean. — Why Carl Sagan is Truly Irreplaceable - page 1 | Science | Smithsonian
(via Proof That Christians Are Not Persecuted in America | The Way Forward)
As an atheist, I know there is no such thing as a Devil or demons or God for that matter. I have no one to blame but myself when I behave poorly. I am accountable for what I do each and every day. It is my life, my choices. — The Devil Made Me Do It | The Way Forward
If a Christian and a Sikh pray for better jobs and then both get better jobs, whose prayer should we consider to be proof that Jesus is or is not the only way to salvation? — Guy P. Harrison (via celloface)
Mykeru is back with a film-length video analysis atheism+, their block bot, social justice warriors, your favorite feminist ragebloggers and their silencing tactics (often directed at other women), the abject failure of the mainstream news media as advertising has trumped information, and more. If you are ready for an infuriating trip down memory lane, you’ll find it here.
I don’t expect that you’ll agree with everything you find in this video. I certainly don’t, but that is not why I am sharing it. Mykeru raises some thought-provoking points here, and that is what makes it worth sharing.