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Don’t go hiking with religious nutjobs

Imagine you fall down a ravine, and as you lay unconscious, slowly dying, your companions decide that instead of calling for medical help, they need to pray you back to health. If you're anything like me, you'd will yourself out of your coma and strangle them with your own entrails. Of course if that doesn't work, you could always try suing them (it's less messy anyways). As it turns out, this actually happ ...

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Abuse is not an opportunity for redemption

The aspect I find the most disturbing of the Catholic faith (and there are many things, let me assure you) is their singular obsession with sin. Since Jesus is supposedly commissioned with forgiving us and, in ritual consumption of his flesh and blood, absorb these supposed sins, it's a cottage industry of suffering and redemption. Their obsession with salvation is like a giant set of blinders that makes ev ...

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More religious scumbags think Haiti is full of evil

It's not enough religious wackos like Pat Robertson claim Haiti is suffering because the country made a pact with the devil; now other morons are coming out and saying similarly insensitive and terrible shit. The latest scumbag is Dr. Wesley Stafford, who had this to say: Haiti ... has been a disaster in almost every way long before this ever struck. And it is a nation, between you and me, I guess, that Sat ...

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Some justice for Kara.

A few months ago I wrote a post about Kara Newman, an 11 year old girl who died because her parents refused to seek medical help to treat her Type 1 diabetes. The parents were on trial for reckless homicide, and I had hoped some justice would be found in light of the suffering this poor little girl went through before her untimely death. With another neglectful family being aquitted of the death of their ba ...

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