There are no gods, unless you redefine the word to be so trivial as to be meaningless. Jesus, if he ever existed, was just a guy; he died two thousand years ago and isn’t coming back. His dad isn’t watching you, nor are his angels. Mohammed was a merchant who managed to appropriate and adapt… Continue reading Happy Blasphemy Day
(This was originally going to be part 4, but since today is Blasphemy Day, I figured I’d bump it up.) Blasphemy and Heresy If you think about it, the very notions of blasphemy and heresy are bizare. Heresy means saying things that aren’t true, according to church authorities. Depending on which sect is in power,… Continue reading Some Meta-Arguments Against God, Part 3
September 30 is Blasphemy Day. This has a lot of people upset, including Bill Dembski, and I’m sure we can count on BillDo to splutter something incoherent about it when he hears about it. Which raises the question, why blaspheme? For one thing, it’s fun, even if it’s not very noble: it’s pushing people’s buttons… Continue reading Why Blaspheme?
The Center for Inquiry is holding a blasphemy contest on the occasion of blasphemy day. So put your thinking caps on and come up with something that fits on a T-shirt, and also, in another time or place, would also get you arrested or killed for wearing said T-shirt. What’s more amusing is that this… Continue reading Awww! They Hurt Bill’s Feelings!