A Porn Addiction that started with a Kiss

Porn addiction? No not me, but rather somebody else. Before we get into it, there is one other word needed here to set a bit of context. That word is “Astroturfing”. That’s because this is the rather astonishing reveal behind this story. The word “Grassroots”, as in the term a “Grassroots Campaign” refers to real … Read more

Things to do in Portland – Visit Washington Park MAX station

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Yes there are cool things to do in Portland, and no this is not officially one of them, and so, yes, I really am recommending that if given the chance to do it, that you check out a Transit station. Trust me … it is not just a weird recommendation, and no, you will not … Read more

Oatmeal for breakfast

Side Note: This posting might sound like an infomercial ad. I don’t do that … ever. This is here because I really really like what this guy does. While porridge is indeed a great way to start the day, that is not the Oatmeal I’m referring to. Instead, the portion of Oatmeal I have for … Read more

Walking the Ancestor’s Trail

So yesterday was finally the day to walk the Ancestors Trail, a walk that is not just a walk, but an annual biological pilgrimage through Epping forest and the Lee valley that combines walking, evolution and art. As you proceed, each step takes you back in time to the origins of life and so step by … Read more

Catholic Church refuses to divest schools or respect human rights in Ireland

Atheist Ireland reports on the latest developments … It is increasingly clear that the Catholic Church will not divest any schools to other patron bodies unless they are forced to do so. In fact they have reinforced their position of opposing human rights standards in education, by rejecting the Toledo Guiding Principles. Even Prof John Coolahan … Read more

How do believers cope with evidence that conflicts with the belief?

A rather obvious example of evidence that conflicts with a belief is perhaps the availability of fossil evidence that reveals to us how early humans emerged and evolved. So how do those that truly believe that a god made us exactly as we are, cope with the rather obvious evidence that clearly demonstrates that the belief … Read more