Musings

ozatheist on November 9th, 2008

It finally happened, one of my posts has had 1,000 views. Can anyone guess which one it is? For the last several days it has been sitting at 998 views and the runner up,  my Carnival of the Godless # 99 post, was slowly catching up. The winner, the first to hit 1,000 views, have [...]

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ozatheist on October 9th, 2007

(with apologies to Supernaut) I’m currently trying to put a blog together on the way that christians often seem to want to have it both ways. What started me thinking about this was reading several comments on the net from christians, stating something like: A ‘true’ christian wouldn’t do that…. Often in response to someone [...]

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ozatheist on September 27th, 2007

I heard this term on TV last night from a Professor of Sociology at Harvard, in regard to the Jena 6 (sorry, I forget his name). By all accounts this concept has been used many times in the past to produce change in society, particularly in America. The Women’s Christian Temperance Union used it in [...]

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ozatheist on September 18th, 2007

Do we all want to, or need to, belong to something? Over at Pharyngula, and I’m sure many other sites, there is a discussion on an article, Moral Psychology and the Misunderstanding of Religion by Jonathan Haidt, in which he states ‚Äúreligious believers in the United States are happier, healthier, longer-lived, and more generous to [...]

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