Monthly Archives: September 2009

Quote of the Moment (Blasphemy Day edition)

In honor of today (Blasphemy Day)… “All great truths begin as blasphemies” ~ George Bernard Shaw

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An Atheist Reads the Bible

This new animated series uses a verbatim reading from lesser-known stories from the Bible. And by “lesser-known,” that means horrible stories that the religious either pretend do not exist, or wish didn’t. Today I’d like to introduce you, or at … Continue reading

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Ringo Starr’s “The No No Song”

Admittedly a former Beatle does not qualify as my original definition of Monday Music (an artist who is not well known), but this is a lesser known song, and it’s stuck in my head right now, so I figured it’s … Continue reading

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Quote of the Moment

I don’t think it’s difficult to understand why I chose today’s quote of the moment… “Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that … Continue reading

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Carl Sagan – ‘A Glorious Dawn’ ft Stephen Hawking (Cosmos Remixed)

WOW. All I can say is just WOW!!! (On a personal note, I think I may have finally figured out what it is about Carl Sagan that made him such a great communicator of science, even years after his death. … Continue reading

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Oort Kuiper’s “GENEticS”

I found this today on Pharyngula (I feel so ashamed, apparently I had not checked in with PZ in at least 3 days), and absolutely love it… (I have not come across the lyrics yet, but I’m looking)

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Blasphemy Day Artist Showcase: Dana Ellyn

Today’s post is primarily going to concern those in or around Washington DC, and to the rest of you, I’d suggest checking to see if there are any Blasphemy Day events in your area… Please join us in celebrating International … Continue reading

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Quote of the Moment

Today’s quote is a bit dated (what is this “newspaper” thing he is talking about?), but it seems pretty much as accurate today as when it was first said. “If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; if you … Continue reading

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The great legalization debate: Marijuana

A friend posted this today on his blog. And while drug legalization is not really one of my priorities, I do believe that it is a good idea, and felt it was worth sharin,g as he did a very good … Continue reading

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Frente!’s “Labour of Love”

Today I am going back to the original intent of Monday Music, which is to highlight a band or artist that I enjoy, but that most people have not heard of (or heard once and don’t remember). Today’s band is … Continue reading

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