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Is any Video Game as Violent as the Old Testament?

In a previous post, I identified a dialectic reasoning pattern I call the “new stupid” pattern. Here is another example. Old stupid argument: violent video games make children more dangerous and lead to fighting, gang violence, school shootings, etc. New stupid argument: its absurd that atomizing monsters with the BFG and sniping aliens would translate […]

Obama: Missing the Point or Playing Dumb?

Recently, Barrack Obama argued that homophobia was unchristian. This is another one of these “New Stupid” things I’ve been talking about. Here’s an analysis of anti-gay bible verses from the old and new testaments. It gives both pro- and anti-gay interpretations of each controversial verse. I think the anti-gay interpretations are clearly closer to the […]

Discrediting the Christian Core: The Ten Commandments as a Pathetic Basis for Morality

When non-Christians point out all contradictions and idiocies in the bible, Christians usually respond by claiming that they only believe in the core of the religion: things like the 10 commandments. However, the core stuff is just as asinine as the rest! Christian mythology indicates that the 10 Commandments are the direct words of God. […]

8 Reasons Why Freedom of Religion is Impossible

The United Nations Declaration of Human Rights defines freedom of religion as follows: “Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in […]