Archive for 2012

James Kirk Wall’s Top Heathen Blogs of 2012

12. Blasphemy laws lead to dictatorships and theocracies 11. Ten crazy conversations with Christians 10. Death through the eyes of an atheist 9. The Problem with morality coming from god 8. Insanity of a jealous god 7. Defending science from religion – creationism vs. evolution 6. Republicans pleading for atheist vote 5. Bill O’Reilly loses... Read more »

Atheists and everyone should eat more plants and less meat in 2013

Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet. – Albert Einstein Living long and healthy while maintaining a sustainable environment is an important issue for everyone, but especially those who believe that the world is not going to end any... Read more »

Dear Santa, an Atheist Christmas List

#10 – A scientific literacy requirement for all who wish to serve public office #9 – Remove “under god” from the Pledge of Allegiance #8 – Remove “In God We Trust” from Federal currency and buildings #7 – Remove discrimination against atheists holding government offices in State Constitutions #6 – Tax the churches #5 –... Read more »

Mike Huckabee blames god over gun control for tragedy

Mentally disturbed men with guns can cause horrible things to happen. This is regardless of how hard or often someone prays. This is regardless of how many crosses are worn or displayed. This is regardless of what rituals are performed to appease ancient ancestors. This is regardless of how much good karma has been built... Read more »

No heaven or hell for Connecticut elementary school murderer or victims

A nation grieves as a heartless psychopath takes the lives of innocent people including children. It’s not fair what happened. A horrible injustice occurred because someone believed their life to be worth more than others. A pathetic megalomaniac willing to kill kids for his own twisted ego and ambitions of fame succeeded in carrying out... Read more »

“Lack of belief” blurs the line between atheist and agnostic

When Thomas Huxley created the term agnostic, he considered atheist to mean anti-theological “gnosis” while the religious side was theological “gnosis”. Agnosticism was meant to be anti-dogmatism more than anything else. Huxley was not agnostic regarding the Bible which he criticized heavily, nor was he agnostic regarding the evolutionary work of his dear friend Charles... Read more »

Holiday tree, this is the “War on Christmas?”

There was so much spinning on the O’Reilly Factor this week that the people in New York thought Hurricane Sandy had returned. So what catastrophic event warranted all this hot air? In Rhode Island the Governor Lincoln Chaffee followed the example of the previous Governor and called a decorated tree in the State capital a... Read more »

Bill O’Reilly loses his mind in battle against atheist

The tide goes in, the tide goes out, and you can’t explain that! This is what news commentator Bill O’Reilly blurted out the last time debating atheist David Silverman. For a few seconds it appeared Silverman was stunned by such a crazy statement, he momentarily looked like a deer in the headlights. We can explain... Read more »

250 Quotes to strengthen our minds

A harvest of philosophy from different times, people and cultures can provide a supplement or alternative to guidance that is typically sought after in religion. 1. “I think, therefore I am.” — René Descartes 2. “I am what I am.” – Popeye the Sailor 3. “Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a... Read more »

Evolutionist James Kirk Wall responds to young earth creationist Randy Ruggles

First I would like to begin by thanking Randy for his formal response. Argumentation is a necessary process for finding truth. In the very serious business of deciding verdicts in our court system, we use both the Socratic Method and the scientific method. Although not a perfect process as dishonesty, incompetence or corruption can cause... Read more »