This is a very good opportunity to remind ourselves that even the finest skeptic can be convinced with appeals to emotion and that it can affect his critical thinking skills
I’m sorry, I won’t tiptoe around Islam or any other superstition with a sacred book that literally advocates for the suffering of others, I won’t give any irrational beliefs special treatment — that’s religious privilege, and those who endulge it have a share of responsability in the state of affairs today.
There’s no evidence orcas suffer in captivity — we don’t have shared behaviors that we can interpret, it’s all telepathy.
Tonight, Paris lived a series terrorist attacks. They were carried out by Muslims who shouted Allah Ackbar before shooting.
Ecuavisa was found responsible for broadcasting discriminatory content on the basis of age and religion and will have to apologize to Carolina Peña..
Judge María Fernanda Ríos was let go from the show for her Twitter vitriolic comments after bashing an atheist contestant.
The Mexican Supreme Court legalized recreational use of marijuana and Colombia’s Constitutional Court legalized adoption by gay couples.
I have the *right* to dress up however I want, and if that offends someone, that’s their problem — I won’t be held accountable for the teeny tiny whiny feelings of other people, just like I don’t hold anyone else responsible for my own feelings.
One study found that colorectal cancer mortality doesn’t differ between vegetarians and nonvegetarians. Another study found that the rate of colorectal cancer is *higher* among vegetarians than in nonvegetarians.
There’s a clear inversely proportional relation between gun control laws and gun deaths. I’d just like to point out that correlation is not causation.
All religion is political and tries to impose itself on the rest of society, so there’s no actual difference between “Islamism” and “Islam”. It’s just politically correct crap.
The guy can’t even tweet a *fact* without having a shitstorm coming his way. A common request is the ridiculous and patronizing idea that Dawkins should leave Twitter.
Last week there was much dissatisfaction with the way in which three judges of the Ecuador’s Got Talent reality show…
The unpresentable Teresa of Calcutta loved poverty and suffering like only Catholic sadists can. Now, Pope Francis is following her…
So Jerry doesn’t like it — well, to each his own.
There are three types of inconvenient facts to the “Western imperialism” hypothesis:
His only ‘crime’ was to have an asshole priest of a neighbor.
Two Spanish politicians asked the European Parliament to recognise the made-up illness known as electromagnetic hypersensitivity:
To date, they have published 19 issues and I hope they continue to exist in order to publish many more — I hope they will keep publishing even by the time when we will have recovered our right to mock and criticize any belief without paying with our lives, and when the words “blasphemy” and “Islamophobia” are only bitter memories of when the illiterate and bigoted tried to shove their sacred concepts.
None of the alleged problems of legalizing prostitution disappears with the prohibition approach. But many of the problems of criminalizing sex work disappear with legalization.