Monthly Archive: March, 2014

I’m so glad I’m not female

This post was inspired by the Quiner’s Diner’s article “I’m so glad I’m not Black”.  [edit: Since this post was published Mr Quiner of the Diner has amended the title and some of… Continue reading

what does iq tell us?

There has been a disturbingly popular belief over the years that intelligence is genetic. Smart people have smart kids. Stupid people have stupid kids. It’s observable and seems to be backed up by… Continue reading

the slippery sliding scale of religious delusion

Without exception, every Christian denomination believes in an all-powerful and benevolent creator deity. They believe this god, God, has left guidance for mankind in written form, in a collection of books called the… Continue reading

violet’s bible interpretations part 4: lesbians

In the Christian Bible, there are 61 verses about divorce, 57 about sex between people who aren’t married, 7 verses about promiscuous male to male anal sex and one verse that mentions female… Continue reading

the christian approach to sex

The human approach to sex is indeed fascinating and the effect that these love chemicals have on our life choices is extraordinary. The physical sensations associated with sex are so desirable that many… Continue reading

lurking 11: demonic possession

Exorcism is directed at the expulsion of demons or to the liberation from demonic possession through the spiritual authority which Jesus entrusted to his Church. Illness, especially psychological illness, is a very different… Continue reading

choosing between fear and opportunity

The people of Scotland will vote in a referendum on 18th September this year to determine if they wish political separation from the United Kingdom. This vote is being framed as a Scottish… Continue reading

scratching our itches

In a recent post, I suggested that in order to cure the world of violence, we should discuss the obvious solution of offering chemical castration to all men. This post met with little… Continue reading

the importance of sanitary pads

No human being died because of poverty – everything happens because of ignorance. There’s a fantastically interesting story on the BBC website about a guy in India who’s dedicated a huge portion of… Continue reading

for the linguistic creationists

Many of you will be familiar with the the cult of Linguistic Creationists and their holy text, the Biblingua, which they believe was revealed in a series of divine whispers from the omniscient… Continue reading