Author Archives: KA

Religious Entrenchment: The ‘Higher Power’ Clause

(Hat tip to the Atheist Republic, where I learned about the following story.) In the next few weeks, I am going to try address (read: bitch about ) the constant reminders of superstition in our culture, what I like to … Continue reading

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Extreme Religiousness As Mental Illness: File This Under ‘About Bloody Time!’

A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith proves nothing – Nietzsche. I think (but am not sure: the inevitable encroachment of entropy has claimed more than a few brain cells) that I’ve been on about this for … Continue reading

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Tempest In A Teapot: The Paper Tigers Of The GOP

Paper Tiger: Paper tiger is a literal English translation of the Chinese phrase zhilaohu (紙老虎). The term refers to something that seems threatening but is ineffectual and unable to withstand challenge. Well now, it’s been about two weeks since Obergefell … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth Of July To A Freer America

This is perhaps the happiest I’ve been (ideologically) in a long while. On June 26, 2015, the Scotus ruled on Obergefell v. Hodges, coming to an historic landmark ruling that allowed same-sex marriage. Because let’s face it: the only real … Continue reading

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And The World Changes A Little More For The Better..

As you all likely know, a profound change for the better has happened in this country. Gay marriage is now legal. It is a pivotal instant in history, one that will have tremendous impact on our lives. One more piece … Continue reading

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Burn Baby Burn! Homophobes Gone Loopy!

Hard to believe but true: Texas pastor Rick Scarborough is willing to be burned to death to oppose gay marriage Move over, couple who promised to get a divorce if gay marriage was legalised, because one Texas pastor has taken … Continue reading

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Imaginary Persecution–Last Gasp Of A Dying Ideology

No doubt we’ve all seen it before (or had it brought up): this ‘poor little me! Pander to me! Don’t criticize!” And when that particular sympathy fuck doesn’t work, let’s whinge on about how their ‘minority’ is ‘persecuted’. Witness: Pastor … Continue reading

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