Archives for: August 2008

Hubbard on Xenu

Scientologists avoid public discussion of some of the stranger elements of their mythology. L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of Scientology, was a science fiction author, so it's no surprise that he included some space aliens. South Park famously lampooned… more »

Warren on atheists

The day after interviewing Barack Obama and John McCain on the stage in his church, Rick Warren said this: "I could not vote for an atheist because an atheist says, 'I don't need God,' " Warren said. "They're saying, 'I'm totally self-sufficient by… more »

Reason and belief

The famous worst worship songs post now has more than 600 comments. The most recent comments have drifted off-topic into a discussion of the reasonableness of the belief in God in general. I'd like to move that discussion to this post, and I'm going to… more »

King Josiah's Book

When I walked away from Christianity one year ago, I didn't have all the answers. I continued to read and think and to remain open to evidence that I hadn't seen yet. I first looked at the New Testament and I tried to understand how it came to be and… more »

A real campaign sign

This is the sign from a real campaign for Northern Commissioner of Bates County, MO. Notice anything strange about it? more »