Moral Absolutism

31 01 2009

Can one be moral without the absolute morals established by God?  Is God even moral?

Another fascinating and well executed video in the series.

Contrasting Images

30 01 2009

A big hat tip to Feministe for this original post.  I’m blown away.

Two of the most important women’s-rights-related bill-signings in the past few years.

The Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003:

And the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009:

Any Questions?

Skewed Views Of Science

28 01 2009

You mean “scientific theory” doesn’t mean wild-ass uninformed guess?  Damn, I bet this will annoy my friends at Sunday school.

I’m digging this series of videos.  They’re not flashy but they make their points in well reasoned and largely noninsulting ways.  I too also like to make my point in these sorts of debates but generally I’m not so good at the noninsulting part.

Faith In God Versus Science

27 01 2009

Not a fair fight really but I think this video sums it up quite nicely.

Coolest Inauguration Photo Ever!

27 01 2009

The people at Gigapan put together this massive photo up that you can pan and zoom in to an alomst unbelievable degree.  You can even see Justice Clarence Thomas napping during Obama’s speech.

Seriously, do yourself a favor and check it out.

Super J.

Texas Board Of Education: The Musical!

27 01 2009

Oh sure it’s just an early draft, but I think he might be onto something.

Evangelically yours (in a completely heterosexual way)

Super J.

With Bush Gone NSA Whistleblower Steps Up

22 01 2009

Only one day after the Bush cloud of retribution lifted and already one member of the NSA has gone public with information of massive illegal spying of the American public.

If this is what is coming out on day one imagine what we have yet to learn.