Category Archives: Mythology

A religion old or new, that stressed the magnificence of the universe as revealed by modern science, might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths. Sooner or later, such a religion will emerge.
— Carl Sagan

Veiled Threats: No More Niqabs….

Very intriguing: Nick Clegg has backed schools that tell Muslim pupils to remove religious veils in the classroom. The Deputy Prime Minister said that he can “totally understand” why people say that children should not to be allowed to wear … Continue reading

Posted in Blasphemy, Islam, Mythology, Religion, Sexuality, Superstition, Women's rights | 12 Comments

Christians? Being Discriminatory? Say It Ain’t So!

I always attribute the ability of people to say one thing and do another to the contrariness of the species and our innately remarkable ability to lie to ourselves. Religion may not be responsible for this perverse trait, but I … Continue reading

Posted in Absurdity, Delusion, for fuck's sake!, Mythology, Religion, Skepticism, Stupidity, Superstition | 7 Comments

If Buddha Meets Muhammad On The Road, Who Kills Whom?

Powder kegs in orange robes: Burma: Buddhist mobs burn down Muslim homes and shops Fresh sectarian violence broke out in north-western Burma late on Saturday when Buddhist mobs burned down dozens of homes and shops following rumours that a young … Continue reading

Posted in Crazy fundies, Islam, Mythology, Religion, Stupidity, Superstition, Tragedy | 5 Comments

Giving One’s Life For The Fight…

I have belittled the religious foolishness of that benighted country called India – a nation that allows women to marry snakes, forces men to marry dogs, and has companies that elect imaginary friends to their board. Alas, we have lost … Continue reading

Posted in And now for something completely different, Atheism, Crazy fundies, for fuck's sake!, Mythology, Religion, Skepticism, Stupidity, Superstition, Tragedy | 2 Comments

UFO Religion Demands Swastika Back

It’s difficult to make this shit up: UFO religion the Raelians want to rehabilitate the swastika As the beachgoers of Long Island soaked up the sun last month, their attention was caught by a light aircraft flying above with a … Continue reading

Posted in Absurdity, Crazy fundies, Delusion, Mythology, Religion, Skepticism, Superstition | 14 Comments

More On The Madness Of Muslims: Bangladesh Bozos Making Trouble….

Here’s a common refrain, whether it’s in the blogosphere or realtime: “Hey, it’s only a few crazy troublemakers making the rest of us look bad.” Look again, people: it’s more than a few crazies – it is in fact, hordes … Continue reading

Posted in Absurdity, Crazy fundies, Delusion, for fuck's sake!, Islam, Mythology, Politics, Religion, Stupidity, Superstition, Values | 5 Comments

Republicans Gone Retarded–A Pulse As An Excuse For Misogyny

  Heartbeat, heartbeat, listen to my heartbeat – Red 7 Texas. Yet another state the US could do without. Texas Legislators File Radical ‘Fetal Heartbeat’ Bill To Ban Abortion After Just Six Weeks On Thursday, three Texas Republicans filed a … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Absurdity, America's image, Crazy fundies, Health, Morality, Mythology, Politics, Religion, Sexuality, Stupidity | 3 Comments