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April 2013

Nailed For Jesus

Apr 02, 2013 - Tags:

Over at Thailand's "The Nation", you will find coverage of a bizarre practice, made all the more strange by the fact that it happens each and every year. In this report, 24 penitents had themselves nailed to crosses in a recreation of Christ's crucifixion and death.

Sam Harris on Islamaphobia

There is no such thing as “Islamophobia.” This is a term of propaganda designed to protect Islam from the forces of secularism by conflating all criticism of it with racism and xenophobia.

Sam Harris

What Religion Has Contributed to the World This Month, Episode 5

Apr 17, 2013 - Tags:

Curious as to what religion has contributed to the world in the past month (March 2013)? Click below and watch.

Memorial Service

Written by H.L. Mencken and originally published in 1922.

Thomas Jefferson on ridicule

Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. Ideas must be distinct before reason can act upon them; and no man ever had a distinct idea of the trinity. It is the mere Abracadabra of the mountebanks calling themselves the priests of Jesus."

Thomas Jefferson

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Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. Ideas must be distinct before reason can act upon them; and no man ever had a distinct idea of the trinity. It is the mere Abracadabra of the mountebanks calling themselves the priests of Jesus."

Thomas Jefferson