“If we want to know why people kill in the name of God, and why they have been doing so for thousands of years, we must face one simple and obvious fact that almost nobody wants to confront. The fact is this: the God of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam — the God of monotheism — is a…
American Atheists is not apologetic at the public’s misinterpretation of the “Slaves Obey Your Masters” billboard. The House of Representatives and Mayor Linda Thompson of Harrisburg are the one who should be apologetic for failing to educate communities and passing religious agenda. Mayor Thompson says, “Atheists are Anti-Christ, I’ll continue to pray for the atheists, that they may find Jesus Christ one day.”
Excuse us, Mayor, but if we find Jesus, we’ll also find Thor’s hammer and nail Jesus right back to the cross for the wicked treatment and whipping of slaves that he condoned in Luke 12:43-50. We’ve outgrown the Bronze and Iron Age ethics that you hold so dear!
“Man has been here 32,000 years. That it took a hudred million years to prepare the world for him is proof that is what it was done for. I suppose it is. I dunno. If the Eiffel Tower were now representing the world’s age, the skin of paint on the pinnacle-knob at its summit would represent man’s share of that age; and anybody would perceive that skin was what the tower was built for. I reckon they would. I dunno.”—Mark Twain (via artoftheunbeliever)
“Admit it. You aren’t like them. You’re not even close..
You may occasionally dress yourself up as one of them, watch the same mindless television shows as they do, maybe even eat the same fast food sometimes. But it seems that the more you try to fit in, the more you feel like an outsider, watching the “normal people” as they go about their automatic existences.
For every time you say club passwords like “Have a nice day” and “Weather’s awful today, eh?”, you yearn inside to say forbidden things like “Tell me something that makes you cry” or “What do you think deja vu is for?”. Face it, you even want to talk to that girl in the elevator.
But what if that girl in the elevator (and the balding man who walks past your cubicle at work) are thinking the same thing? Who knows what you might learn from taking a chance on conversation with a stranger?
Everyone carries a piece of the puzzle. Nobody comes into your life by mere coincidence. Trust your instincts. Do the unexpected. Find the others.”—Timothy Leary (via titillate-me)