Tag Archives: Bill Maher

burn baby burn

They’ll sweep out the ashes in the morning. Hard to believe this news story; but it does invoke a number of themes. One may be there susceptibility to religious propaganda, and it actually gives credence to shit disturbers and rabble … Continue reading

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intense: back to moses and magic

The intensity of the debate will not be defused. Its an old argument. Revelation versus reason. Certainly, Darwin played an accelerating role, but the old scuffle could go back all the way to Moses and the Pharaohs of Egypt invoking … Continue reading

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temple mount: opening heaven’s gates

The resurrection of the dead and the burial of the living? The most contested piece of real estate in the work. The Mount of Olives, The Temple Mount ( or the Dome of the Rock, third most important shrine in … Continue reading

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holiest of wars and purest of arms

Sometimes you have to question if there is a difference that makes a difference. And also, is it true that a people can make themselves holy through a dedicated study of sacred texts? Or, is this strictly a Platonic idea … Continue reading

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smelly little orthodoxies

Probably the best piece yet on Hitchens since it places him within a wider context than the sniping and nitpicking that has been the norm on the left, or better yet the left-left,that endless recess of bourgeois values, the browned-out … Continue reading

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catching a falling knife

Herman Cain. The dandy and the legacy of Amos n’ Andy. The Hermanator experience. The old black minstrel show adjusted for free market ideology. Another figure in a long tradition of American snake oil salesmen rising from the depths of … Continue reading

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ATHEIST-thetics of CHRISTMAS: Just be Merry?

Is it presents or presence? Santa or Saint Nick, or that sly devil of a Krampus would be left rubbing their chinny chin chins over these. Drinking and driving a sled full of gifts is not recommended but….Its the Holidays, … Continue reading

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CARAVANSERAI

Think, in this batter’d Caravanserai Whose Portals are alternate Night and Day, How Sultan after Sultan with his Pomp Abode his destined Hour, and went his way. One Moment in Annihilation’s Waste, One moment, of the Well of Life to … Continue reading

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ENTERTAINMENT VALUE: HIGH IQ LOW IQ & FUKQ

Sometimes, unlike Banks, ideas are too small to fail and too big to succeed. Religiously, law makers have practiced anti-eugenics in keeping the big banks and global economy in a recurring coma, various unspecified ”upper body injuries” of the financial … Continue reading

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