Monthly Archives: March 2014

Power fetishes.

1) The political right-wing of the internet has been having fun with a histrionic article that appeared on Gawker a few days ago. The article advocates the legal suppression of views contrary to the theory of man-made global warming*. (I hate linking to it, since it was probably written as click-bait, but if I am going to […]

Pope Benedict XVI: “Are we not perhaps all afraid in some way?”

Originally posted on Dover Beach:
“Are we not perhaps all afraid in some way? If we let Christ enter fully into our lives, if we open ourselves totally to him, are we not afraid that He might take something away from us? Are we not perhaps afraid to give up something significant, something unique, something…

Seven Facts about Atheists

Since I’ve read a few atheist blogs, perused a couple of atheist books, and once trolled an atheist on twitter, I feel like I am an expert on the subject of atheism. Here are a few facts I’ve learned: Fact #1: Atheists are fanbois. Their peans to the intellectual and moral virtues of Richard Dawkins, […]