Homosexuality / Other Posts

A Christian and his agnostic partner

Retired Australian high court judge Michael Kirby is a committed Christian. His partner of 41 years Johan van Vloten is a non-believer. Both men talk about their relationship and faith, or lack thereof, in an television documentary airing next week in Australia. Liberal Senator Bill Heffernan made false allegations about the couple in 2002. Their individual reaction now to Heffernan is … different. Eight years on, Kirby betrays no sign of anger, but insists it is a subject he hates having to discuss. ”I’d rather not talk about it really because every time I do so it becomes part

Atheism / Technology

God the number 4 most popular Twitter in Rome

But ‘God’ is actually atheist Richard Dawkins.

Atheism / Debate/Discussion

Did The Internet Create The New Atheists?

Have you seen this nifty discussion floating around: Atheists have always been a minority. Religious minorities are frequently in an awkward position, particularly when the majority considers their very existence to be a challenge. So atheists have tended to keep quiet, sometime not even realizing that the person they are speaking to is another atheist.

Atheism / Society and Religion

New Breed of Atheists Bad for America?

“Atheist: someone who believes that nothing made everything.” That’s the message best-selling author Ray Comfort is pushing through a series of billboards across the country. He has done this to coincide with the Feb 12th, the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin. At the same time he has published a new book called, You Can Lead an Atheist to Evidence But You Can’t Make Him Think (World Net Daily) to combat what he calls the fallacy of evolution, and expose what he believes is the hidden core belief of an atheist. Oh, I don’t know. A little friction is good

Atheism / Society and Religion

Atheist sign stolen from state display

May I just add… What a Christian thing to do..stealing OLYMPIA, Wash. – A controversial atheist sign that was placed in the state Capitol near a Nativity scene vanished Friday morning, but then turned up at a Seattle radio station a few hours later. A receptionist at the radio station KMPS said a man dropped off the sign around 10 a.m. and asked her to give it to show host Ichabod Caine. The man did not say how he came by it before he left, she added. The state patrol is treating the disappearance as a theft investigation. The

Atheism / Society and Religion

Obama, McCain play up Christian beliefs, leaving out some groups

via Obama, McCain play up Christian beliefs, leaving out some groups Obama, McCain play up Christian beliefs, leaving out some groups How much does a candidate’s faith matter? COMMENTARY: EILEEN FLYNN Saturday, November 01, 2008 Recently, the Atheist Community of Austin distributed a survey to federal and state candidates running in races in which Texans will vote. Of the 482 surveys distributed, only 50 were returned by the requested deadline. Surprised? I didn’t think so.

Atheism / Society and Religion

Another God-Attack: Opponent Demands Elizabeth Dole Remove 'Godless' Ad |

Note that Hagan is a Sunday School teacher and an Elder at her Presbyterian Church. And note as well that the ‘There is no God!’ voice is not Hagan’s but most likely an actor paid for by the GOP via Opponent Demands Elizabeth Dole Remove ‘Godless’ Ad | Politics | Christianity Today North Carolina Sen. Elizabeth Dole released a television ad suggesting that her Democratic challenger Kay Hagan took “godless money.” “A leader of the Godless Americans PAC recently held a secret fundraiser for Kay Hagan,” the the 30-second ad says. “Godless Americans and Kay Hagan. She hid from