“they will pick up snakes” … and get bitten and killed.

Yep, it has happened yet again. The religious group that takes Mark 16:17-18 literally have now discovered once again that it was not such a great idea after all. If curious to know what I’m on about, well that bible text reads … 17 And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will … Read more

The Salvation Army and the “Gays Need to Be Put to Death” comment – what really happened.

The Salvation Army is of course a group that embraces traditional Christian views, but we all know that. In fact, they have a rather good public image because their mission is to help the poor, destitute and hungry by meeting both their “physical and spiritual needs”. I’m not so sure about the “spiritual” bit, that is … Read more

Catholic lunacy leads to needless death of pregnant mother in Ireland

The Irish Time reports today on the utterly tragic and completely needless death of Savita Halappanavar. At 17 weeks into her pregnancy she was admitted to hospital with  chronic pain because she was having a miscarriage. There was no chance that the fetus would survive. In excruciating pain, Savita asked for an abortion. The hospital, University Hospital Galway in Ireland, refused. Why? … Read more

Islamic Justifications – apostates from Islam must be killed

Challenge an Islamic cleric regarding their immoral “compulsion”, and they will argue that there is no compulsion, because no one is forced to enter Islam (yea right, I’m  skeptical about that claim, but let us take it at face value for the moment).

If you then make the observation that they do indeed believe that apostates from Islam (folks who used to by Muslim, but renounce it) must be killed, then in what universe is this not “compulsion”? Well, the answer, which happens to be one used by many clerics to justify this insanity, goes like this …”after somebody chooses to enter Islam, they cannot be allowed to leave. To attempt to leave Islam is akin to treason, and every country in the world punishes treason by death.”.

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Man kills stepdaughter for not honoring Muslim religion

Here is more evidence to illustrate how belief-systems can utterly screw-up and skew the human mind …

WARREN, MI (WDIV/CNN) – A Michigan man shot and killed his stepdaughter because he felt she was not honoring her Muslim religion, according to police.

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The Pointless death of Peter Sellers

I do hope you know who Peter Sellers was. Just in case you don’t, I’ll take a moment to bring you up to speed. He was an actor who was perhaps most famous for the hilariously funny role of Chief Inspector Clouseau in The Pink Panther film series. For those a wee bit older, you … Read more