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Religion is loony

The Elizabeth Smart kidnapping trial is finally over, and because Brian David Mitchel (or Immanuel as he liked to call himself) was found guilty, the question of his mental state, and the mental state of religious people, is being brought to light. It seems, however, rather than an honest look at the delusion of belief, we're treated to a rigmarole of "experts" who seem to be too busy defending religious be ...

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Bo knows religion

Check out Bo Burnham's cool rap about religion. For all you kiddies, the title of this post is a reference to a super old Nike ad campaign. Yes, I'm showing my age by posting it, but how many times do you get a chance to use it? ...

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Religion is for fatties

You know the stereotype that religious people are mostly poor, uneducated and overweight? Well, it looks like there might be something to it. A new book entitled "Born Atheist" compiled two different studies on religiosity and obesity, and unsurprisingly, found the fattest states also turned out to be the most religious. The CalorieLab 2010 obesity report, based on statistics compiled by the Centers for Dis ...

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British Humanist Association launches “no religion” census campaign

Ok Brits, here's the deal: a number of you nonbelievers have been filling in "Christian" in your census boxes, and this has to stop. The British Humanist Association has launched a campaign aimed at encouraging atheists and agnostics to fill in "no religion" in order to send a clear message religion is becoming increasingly marginalized in society. With the growing confidence we've been feeling recently, I' ...

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All religions are dumb

Do you sometimes feel like Western religions have a monopoly on idiocy? Well, the good news is all beliefs based on superstition are equally dumb. Buddhist monks in China are currently undertaking a 500-mile pilgrimage that will have them crawling on their knees in prostration to whatever make-believe deity they've somehow managed to worship. "They will crawl and then every third step they will stop and bow ...

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Irony, thy name is religion

IndoctriNation Trailer from IndoctriNation on Vimeo. So let me get this straight: this movie is claiming secular institutions are "indoctrinating" young people through the process of NOT forcing them to participate in mandatory religious service...Yeah, sounds like the proper definition there. Also according to some of these nutjobs, the "Fear of God" is what leads ultimately to wisdom. In other words, if y ...

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Religion brings people together

...to hate other religions. Efforts to construct mosques to accommodate growing Muslim populations have sparked intense opposition. A commentary appearing in the New York Post last month attacked plans to construct mosques in the state of New York: "...There's no denying the elephant in the room. Neither is there any rejoicing over the mosques proposed for Sheepshead Bay, Staten Island and Ground Zero becau ...

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People need alternatives to shitty religions

Ayaan Hirshi Ali has written a new book out called Nomad, which picks up where Infidel left off and covers Hirshi Ali's move to the United States from Europe. She's been on a book tour for the past few weeks, and I recently caught her on Real Time with Bill Maher and the Colbert Report. She didn't get to say much on Real Time but she did mention something on Colbert about offering up more moderate religions ...

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Should science programs be ‘impartial’ to religion?

Morgan Freeman is doing a series of TV shows for the Science Channel called 'Through the Wormhole', which discusses advances in discovery that astrobiology, string theory, quantum mechanics, and astrophysics have been making in our understanding of the universe. And while there are some signs  Freeman himself isn't exactly the most religious person in the world, he still had to pander to the religious crowd ...

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Religion makes old fart act like a child

Is it just me or does this guy look like he took a couple "poppers" before heading off to his tiny hole-in-the-wall church? How is this any different than a 4 year old child having a little freak-out with their imaginary friend? You need to stop giving this guy sugar in the morning! ...

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