Tag Archive: criticism

coincidence, tragedy and other acts of gods

Having just spent some time with people of a religious persuasion, I’m struck by how often coincidences (or indeed any and all random events with supposedly positive outcomes) are desperately attributed to the machinations of… Continue reading

mandatory rainbows violate right to form opinions

I consider your mandatory rainbows a total violation of my right to form my own opinions. (Insanitybytes) For those of you who haven’t noticed, WordPress has decorated the top bar of our Reader… Continue reading

moral panics and rape hysteria

Rape hysteria creates horrible injustices, depriving the accused of due process (those accused of rape on campus), or depriving people of their good name based on associations and prejudice (Catholic priests). The hysteria… Continue reading

a post for Insanity about the sacrifice of parenthood

Having children is actually a great sacrifice, we give everything we have to help aid and nurture these little beings so they can make their way in the world. (Insanitybytes) This rose-tinted view… Continue reading

exposing oneself

The human body is beautiful and sacred. Since genesis 3 when God made animal skins to cover the nakedness of our first parents after the entrance of sin, he left us a bit… Continue reading

why are christians obsessed with gay sex?

The fact of the matter is that no one has been able to prove a biological cause for homosexuality. Homosexuals have been known to have gotten married and produced children the normal way,… Continue reading

a curious christian attitude to sex

The Christian Bible is quite clear in its attitude towards sex outside marriage: it’s very bad. So much so, the character Jesus, one of their gods, suggested that it is as much a… Continue reading

advice for young Christians on marriage

Many young Christians have the idealistic expectation of enjoying sex in one exclusive marriage of a lifetime. They hope that their god will provide the perfect spouse for their mutual sexual enjoyment. I’m concerned for a… Continue reading

possibly the worst post ever

When it comes to crazy posts from wayward Christians, I sometimes get complacent about just how bad it can get. And then I stumble across something like this: Christian Husbands – You don’t pay… Continue reading

christians warp the bible: gay marriage

It seems that a lot of Christians believe their god God would have a problem with gay marriage. Oddly enough, this bizarre interpretation of the book that encourages love and faithfulness is particularly… Continue reading