Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Religion …………. December 31, 2012

  When I was a child, maybe five- or six-years old, I learned that I was mortal. My great grandmother had recently died and naturally I had many questions, “Where is she?” “When will she be back?” “Gone?”. The answer … Continue reading

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The Enablers …….. December 26, 2012

Alcoholism is a problem to some people. They seem to have a genetic predisposition to the overuse of alcohol. Many a spouse has dealt with this problem in their mate. Some of them, rather than to take a firm hand, … Continue reading

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Happy Solstice! ……………..December 24, 2012

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Original Sin, Invalidated ………….. December 19, 2012

Pretending that science has not proven that Adam and Eve could not have existed, let’s examine the circumstances of the alleged original sin. God placed the tree of knowledge in the Garden of Eden. With God’s vast array of abilities … Continue reading

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Jesus and Santa …. December 17, 2012

Tis the season to be jolly…. for some. Christians claim the holiday as the birth of Jesus, a sort of half-man, half-God, whole-God… well, a kind of hybrid (sort of like Hercules). Even though there is no actual record of … Continue reading

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A Shot Across My Bow …………… December 12, 2012

If you have blogged enough, as I have, and gotten your real name out there, you know that sooner or later someone who has been rankled by this or that you have said will track you down. In this case, … Continue reading

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What, The Devil? ………………December 10, 2012

It is well known that theists compartmentalize their thinking. Compartmentalize means: To separate into distinct parts, categories, or compartments. What this means is that they can keep science and theology separate within their minds and never use science to scrutinize … Continue reading

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One Moment of Weakness ……… December 7, 2012

Black-collar crime has always been a problem. Black-collar crime is crime committed by those who operate a Christian church. Included are those who function in name of a church, i.e. youth leaders, deacons,pastors, and others. In fact, it seems a … Continue reading

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An Open Mind ….. December 5, 2012

What do Christians mean when they implore you to have an open mind? I can assure you that they do not mean the same thing that is meant when the non-religious say it. Atheists, humanists, agnostics, and the non-religious mean … Continue reading

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