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Biblical Unicorns

Biblical Unicorns

Here, for the record, are all of the unicorn mentions in the King James Bible:   Numbers 23:22 — God brought them out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn. Numbers 24:8 — God brought him forth out of Egypt; he hath as it were t... Read More »

Anthropocentrism

Anthropocentrism

Here's a fancy word for you: Anthropocentrism. It's basically the idea that human beings are at the center of all things on the planet and in the Universe. Think of it as arrogance and narcissism on a scale only human beings living under the rule of psychopath... Read More »

Hell for the company

"Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company."
~ Mark Twain

Antidisestablishmentarianism

Antidisestablishmentarianism

Antidisestablishmentarianism - what a word! Do you know it? I've known it since I was about 10 years old. My uncle would ask me to try and say really long words for fun, this one stuck. I always wanted to use it in a song lyric. Until recently I thought it mea... Read More »

A high-powered mutant

"There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die."
~ Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Calculating God

Calculating God

As a prelude to the book the author states that he had an idea for a book, then wrote it in reverse to see where it went, which works. Without keeping this concept in mind, this book might cause argumentative thoughts for an atheist. Regardless, it certainly i... Read More »

My Rating: 7 / 10

Valentines Day Origin

Valentines Day Origin

Though no one has pinpointed the exact origin of the holiday, one good place to start is ancient Rome, where men hit on women by, well, hitting them.    From Feb. 13 to 15, the Romans celebrated the feast of Lupercalia. The men sacrificed a goat an... Read More »

When God talks back...

"When we talk to God, we're praying. When God talks to us, we're schizophrenic."
~ Jane Wagner

Proofs

"What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof. "
~ Hitchens

NZ National Anthem

NZ National Anthem

Last night I found myself at school prize giving for my kids.  Some way into it, it was announced that we should all stand for the national anthem...here comes the rant.  1. I'm an agnostic, so the multiple use of 'God' is meaningless to me and... Read More »