As an atheist, I’ve long preached (ahem) that we don’t need a magic book or special creed to know how to behave like decent human beings, but Penn Jillette came up with some good rules of thumb. e.g. 1. The highest ideals are human intelligence, creativity and love. Respect these above all. 3. Say what […]
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http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xbvr0m_the-intelligence%C2%B2-debate-stephen-fr_shortfilms Stephen Fry, if you’ll pardon the pun, goes biblical on Ann Widdicombe’s pro-Catholic arguments at the Intelligence2 debates. Fry’s great gift here is to break down the church’s mealy-mouthed (or sometimes foul-mouthed) policies and show them for the hateful dogmas they really are. Thanks, Frannyy, for the forward.
http://sas.localguides.com/bundles/guides_u5/assets/widget_d_doXO3RjmNzLjyYNMDzgm.jpg Given that my attempt at reading the Old Testament was aborted due to – as my margin notes indicate – “God sounding a lot like Darth Vader”, this seems fitting.
http://irishyankee.stumbleupon.com/review/4267299/ IrishYankee – my very first StumblePal – pointed out to me that yesterday was my StumbleAnniversary (and his birthday!) In honour of my StumbleEvent, though, I did no blogging at all (though I did get my foot x-rayed, so that’s gotta count for something…) Today, to make up for my omission, I’ll blatantly teef […]