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What he said:

Theology is also awesomely sophisticated and complex, and I think it’s an indicator of the intelligence of the men (mostly) behind it that they have erected such a fantastically intricate collection of rationalizations for such deeply absurd ideas. PZ Myers Sunday Sacrilege: Cant Can’t A great take on “sophisticated” theology and its clash with evolutionary […]

I’m gonna see the folks I dig*

It’s hard to believe that a week ago tonight I was getting geared up for a whirlwind trip down to Los Angeles, California, for the conference for the 30th anniversary of the Council for Secular Humanism.   At about this time, Jerry and I were probably heading back to our house after dropping off the little […]

What he said:

Science isn’t everything. We don’t use science to appreciate a piece of art (although, fundamentally, it is a material object and our brains are similarly natural); we don’t break out beakers and bunsen burners to determine if we’ve fallen in love; calculators have limited utility in writing poetry. That’s fine, but it doesn’t mean that […]

What he said, part 2:

re: Catholic child-abuse sex scandal — PZ Myers, on why we should (always!) “tell on the church”: So this is our sacrilege for the day: speak the truth, decry the crimes of those in authority, challenge the dogma that says we are sinful beings redeemed by the suffering of another. Sunday Sacrilege: The greatest blasphemy […]