Long Live Russell’s Blessed Teapot

23 01 2011

From Wikipedia:

Russell’s teapot, sometimes called the Celestial Teapot, Cosmic Teapot or Bertrand’s teapot, is an analogy first coined by the philosopher Bertrand Russell (1872–1970), intended to refute the idea that the philosophic burden of proof lies upon the skeptic to disprove unfalsifiable claims of religions.
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Russell’s teapot is essentially used as a metaphorical example that absence of proof is essentially proof of absence.

And I now have a new contender for my first tattoo.

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Jesus Not Welcome…In Church

5 11 2010

Love thy brother, unless he’s dressed up like your lord and savior then you should call the cops on him.

Honestly, after this past election no amount of stupidity or hypocrisy surprises me.





Post 2010 Election Perspective

4 11 2010

After such a disappointing election where the forces of fear, bigotry, superstition, and misinformation triumphed over the proponents of hope, compassion, science, and enlightenment I needed a little something to restore my sense of perspective.  If you need a little of the same I strongly recommend you watch this.  It’s all kinds of awesome.

Religions tell children they might go to hell and they must believe…while science tells children they came from the stars and presents reasoning they can believe.





Putting The Mental in Fundamentalist

22 10 2010

Seriously, these people are promoting some pretty fucked up beliefs.  We’re talking Glenn Beck levels of fucked up.

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Hitchens: A Video Compilation

5 10 2010

I do hope he gets better, I so enjoy his insightful arguments.





Open Letter To The Pope

13 09 2010

Brilliant.





Religious Morality Illustrated

12 07 2010

A powerful case.  I’ve been surprised before but I don’t anticipate any religious apologists being willing to watch this all the way through, much less bringing forth a worthwhile rebuttal.

I do hope someone surprises me with a serious response.