Archive for September, 2008

Religion: why do people believe in God? As scientists prove that faith can relieve pain, distinguished psychologist Dorothy Rowe examines the case for and against religion I’m not religious, but I have thought about religion all of my life. My mother never attended church but she insisted that I went to St Andrew’s Church, a […]

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008 at 14:10 | 2 comments
Categories: Interesting, News

India temple stampede kills 147 A stampede at a hill-top temple in western India killed more than 147 people and wounded 55 others who had gathered to celebrate the start of a religious holiday on Tuesday, police said. More than 25,000 devotees were trying to reach the 15th-century temple through a steep and narrow pathway […]

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008 at 09:48 | 1 comment
Categories: News, Stupidity
Monday, September 29th, 2008 at 11:23 | 55 comments
Categories: Funny Stuff

Good thing she did, we can’t very well have a vice president flying around on magical brooms, now can we? Palin once blessed to be free from ‘witchcraft’ ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A grainy YouTube video surfaced Wednesday showing Sarah Palin being blessed in her hometown church three years ago by a Kenyan pastor who prayed […]

Thursday, September 25th, 2008 at 11:00 | 0 comments
Categories: News, Stupidity

Creationism: Your questions answered By Roger Ebert Questions and answers on Creationism, which should be discussed in schools as an alternative to the theory of evolution: Q. When was the earth created? A. Archbishop James Usher, working out a chronology from the Bible, calculated in 1654 that the earth was created on the night of […]

Sunday, September 21st, 2008 at 23:12 | 4 comments

When Atheists Attack By Sam Harris Let me confess that I was genuinely unnerved by Sarah Palin‘s performance at the Republican convention. Given her audience and the needs of the moment, I believe Governor Palin’s speech was the most effective political communication I have ever witnessed. Here, finally, was a performer who—being maternal, wounded, righteous […]

Saturday, September 20th, 2008 at 23:55 | 7 comments

It’s nice to see the pope feel compassion for those who’s existence is marked by pain and suffering by telling them to suck it up and deal with it. Pope to sick: ‘Accept death at hour chosen by God’ LOURDES, France (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI urged ailing pilgrims to accept death “at the hour […]

Monday, September 15th, 2008 at 15:59 | 4 comments
Categories: Bad News, News, Stupidity

Church makes ‘ludicrous’ apology to Charles Darwin – 126 years after his death The Church of England will tomorrow officially apologise to Charles Darwin for misunderstanding his theory of evolution. In a bizarre step, the Church will address its contrition directly to the Victorian scientist himself, even though he died 126 years ago. But the […]

Saturday, September 13th, 2008 at 23:41 | 4 comments

Why is this man said to have “significant mental health issues” because he said that god asked him to kill evil people? If he claimed that god asked him to attend church and sing songs and praise and all that, would he be more sane? Stolen guns used in fatal Wash. shooting rampage SEATTLE – […]

Friday, September 12th, 2008 at 07:34 | 0 comments
Categories: Bad News, Interesting, News
Thursday, September 11th, 2008 at 14:59 | 0 comments
Categories: Funny Stuff