The “Religion of Atheism” Myth

12 02 2009

Some Christians think that Atheism is a religious belief that requires just as much, if not more faith than Christianity. Some Atheists rightly reply that Atheism is a religion like not collecting stamps is a hobby. It’s a fair response but I don’t think it’s that simple.

I’m sure that from the perspective of the faithful we Atheists must appear to be remarkably devout especially because our beliefs are in polar opposition to theirs. That we would dare stand against such a vast majority to challenge the “truth” of God and His existence, that we would call out their beliefs as false, is the ultimate heresy that must demand equal opposing “faith” on our part. We certainly don’t view Atheism as a religion but to their eyes it must appear that way.

I personally think that to simply believe in God does not constitute a religion, but the act of worshiping Him does. Ironically then it’s not my Atheism that they’re confusing for religion but my active anti-theism. I abhor, reject and regularly challenge those of faith. It is my opposition to the dogma of their religion and my willingness to challenge the very core of their faith, not merely Jesus but God Himself, that they confuse as a form of Atheist evangelism.

The multitude of the faithful may think I want the populate the world with Atheists. Not exactly. Instead I like to imagine a day when we can actually retire the moniker of Atheist because we all know that there is no God and that we instead learn to treat each other with humility and kindness out of deference to our own humanity instead of killing each other in the name of whatever God we’ve fabricated.


What Atheism Has Done For Me

2 02 2009

The Undead For President!

31 10 2008

Comedians Frustrated, Palin Too Stupid To Parody

31 10 2008

Honestly, the context of this quote from Sarah Palin is so bizarre it is barely believable so I provided a reference to the source article from the Associated Press

Palin spoke after touring Xunlight Corp., one of a handful of solar technology startup companies in Toledo, a struggling industrial city in this swing state. The city’s leaders are hoping that the solar companies will create jobs to replace some of those lost by downsizing in the auto industry.

But Palin made only a passing reference to solar power in her speech and instead renewed her call for more drilling in U.S. coastal waters. She repeated her signature anthem, “drill, baby, drill,” which seemed to fall a bit flat on the audience at the plant even as it’s become a popular chant at her rallies.

So once again the writers at SNL get a free weekend off as Sarah “The Comedian’s Gift From God” Palin extemporaneously performs their skits for them on the campaign trail.  And this continues to be hilarious until I remember that this walking talking douche nozzle is running for VP with a 72 year old cancer patient!

Please please PLEASE vote Obama.

Anti-Socialist Hypocrites Please Stand Up!

30 10 2008

Let’s not forget John McCain who voted FOR the $700 billion banking bailout and then proceeded to whine about how much of a socialist Obama is. Straight talk express my ass, it’s more like the Hypocrisy Red-Eye.

Mostly fucking hypocrites.

Who are the socialists again?

Best Obama Ad Yet!

29 10 2008

This is 30 seconds of to the point and sum it up awesome.

No Fat Ladies Singing Yet

29 10 2008

Let’s get this thing done first, then drinks are on me.

Biden Caught On Video Beating Woman

26 10 2008

True, he was just defending himself but he seems to mercilessly pummel her just the same.  I’m not saying she didn’t deserve it but just because she’s flinging so much shit at you is no reason to go all Rodney King on her like that. Yowsa!

Wazzup 2008

25 10 2008

Video Of Barack Obama Rapping In High School!

24 10 2008

It’s true!  This is a rare glimpse of a young Barack “Hydrogen” Obama freestyle rapping.  You can completely see the early hints of his later oratorical skills.  Despite what the title of the video indicates the audio track is the original audio recorded at the event.  Truly inspiring.

PS: McCain sucks.  (I just had to throw that in)