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separation of church and state #atheism #secular

separation of church and state #atheism #secular

Truth

Truth

It's all about evidence.

It's all about evidence.

This is one reason why keeping religion - ALL religion - out of government is important.  And government neutrality on the issue of religion is NOT the functional equivalent of promoting atheism.  It is the government taking no sides on the issue of religion, so all may make their protected choice.

This is one reason why keeping religion - ALL religion - out of government is important. And government neutrality on the issue of religion is NOT the functional equivalent of promoting atheism. It is the government taking no sides on the issue of religion, so all may make their protected choice.

Why I've been on the journey I've been on for the last year and a half. This is perfect. Although I do not deny there is a God, I do not believe he is proud of his "people" for the hate and false convictions they spew.

Why I've been on the journey I've been on for the last year and a half. This is perfect. Although I do not deny there is a God, I do not believe he is proud of his "people" for the hate and false convictions they spew.

having this list is going to make it SO much easier to not respond to these…

having this list is going to make it SO much easier to not respond to these…

Plus, it'll be an excellent opportunity to expose how stupid you are, so anyone who hears you can laugh at you. >:P

Plus, it'll be an excellent opportunity to expose how stupid you are, so anyone who hears you can laugh at you. >:P

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One of the most constructive, civil, informative discussions on religion IMHO. Dan Dennett interviewed by Bill Moyers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUeQXmYVamA&feature=youtu.be

One of the most constructive, civil, informative discussions on religion IMHO. Dan Dennett interviewed by Bill Moyers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUeQXmYVamA&feature=youtu.be

Religion supports nobody. It has to be supported. It produces no wheat, no corn; it plows no land; it fells to forest. It is a perpetual mendicant. It lives on the labors of others and then has the arrogance, to pretend that it supports the giver. - Robert Ingersoll

Religion supports nobody. It has to be supported. It produces no wheat, no corn; it plows no land; it fells to forest. It is a perpetual mendicant. It lives on the labors of others and then has the arrogance, to pretend that it supports the giver. - Robert Ingersoll

Atheism, Religion, God is Imaginary, Symbol, Ichthys. Brainwashed.

Atheism, Religion, God is Imaginary, Symbol, Ichthys. Brainwashed.

A thoughtful, honest, ethical, intelligent, skeptical thinker.

A thoughtful, honest, ethical, intelligent, skeptical thinker.

Not an endorsement of Napoleon, but he saw right through certain things. But in the grown up world of the 21st C, is it possible to still be relying on imaginary friends of this kind and expect anyone of taste or intellect to take you seriously?

Not an endorsement of Napoleon, but he saw right through certain things. But in the grown up world of the 21st C, is it possible to still be relying on imaginary friends of this kind and expect anyone of taste or intellect to take you seriously?

"Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity." ??? ??????? So much wtf. Fuck any philosophy that disparages knowledge!

"Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity." ??? ??????? So much wtf. Fuck any philosophy that disparages knowledge!

Many of us who search for meaning, read the Christian Bible more closely than the Tea Party types ever will. Sad.

Many of us who search for meaning, read the Christian Bible more closely than the Tea Party types ever will. Sad.