Eyyo, we updated our tumble blog
I decided to take off the ugly ads. Added some social buttons, gave them the same effects as the other button-y accouterments. what do you think?
A Guide to Romney's Mormonism: The Book of Mitt
‘Despite its transparently ridiculous dogma and sordid history of racism and murder and extremely unorthodox marital practices, Mormonism has come to thrive, thanks primarily to its ability to market and rapidly reinvent itself.’ Read more- A Guide to Romney’s Mormonism: The Book of Mitt
Counter Islamists and Islam: The new religious...
‘As the leadership of Muslim Brotherhood seek to increasingly manifest their Islamism on the level of public policy, they will find opposition from an expected quarter: deeply religious, but non-Islamist, Muslims.’ Read more- Counter Islamists and Islam: The new religious opposition
Jon Stewart, Mormonism, and the Latter-daily Show
‘When Mormons do something stupid, which we will, I have no doubt that they will nail us for it. This is right and good. But I appreciate the fact that on The Daily Show, Mormonism is regarded as no more or less inherently ridiculous than any other religion.’ Read more- Jon Stewart, Mormonism, and the Latter-daily Show
#TangoDown: Anonymous Hacks CIA & Interpol...
‘The global hacktivst group known as Anonymous claims to have brought down the CIA and Interpol websites on Sunday.’ Read more- #TangoDown: Anonymous Hacks CIA & Interpol Websites
Why Some Christians Reject Evolution
‘But for Christianity, the root of why so many people have trouble with evolution goes back to some very basic aspects of theology. Namely, the doctrines of Original Sin and Salvation.’ Read more- Why Some Christians Reject Evolution
[Documentary] Occupy Wall Street: History of an...
“Fault Lines tells the definitive history of Occupy Wall Street from its early days through the movement’s rapid spread up to the brutal crackdown by state authorities. In the fall of 2011, New York’s Zuccotti Park grabbed the world’s attention as the hub of Occupy Wall Street, a movement that set off a chain of rage against the country’s financial and political elite. Even in the face of...
Religious People Less Driven By Compassion Than...
‘Atheists may not believe in God, but they may be better at loving thy neighbor than churchgoing folk.’ Read more- Religious People Less Driven By Compassion Than Are Atheists And Agnostics
Connecticut Legalizes Medical Marijuana
‘Today the Connecticut Senate passed a bill legalizing medical marijuana, becoming the 17th state to do so.’ Read more- Connecticut Legalizes Medical Marijuana
Education has failed in a very serious way to convey the most important lesson...
Ayn Rand or Jesus Christ? Conservatives Can't Have...
‘This is the ultimate irony in American political life right now, the conservatives who swear on a stack of Bibles that they worship Jesus Christ when they really bow down to the philosophy of Ayn Rand and the golden idol of the free market to be placed at the center of all other things’ Read more- Ayn Rand or Jesus Christ? Conservatives Can’t Have It Both Ways
Should Atheists Slam Religion or Show Respect?
‘As the atheist movement expands, we need to consider whether non-belief will gain more traction if prominent atheists are more respectful of religion.’ Read more- Should Atheists Slam Religion or Show Respect?
Homophobia Is Totally Gay, As Proven By Science
‘There certainly has been a lot of anecdotal evidence from notable political figures to support this theory, but now science is stepping in with some raw data.’ Read more- Homophobia Is Totally Gay, As Proven By Science
The Human Myth: Altruism and the New Enlightenment
‘Eusociality, where some individuals reduce their own reproductive potential to raise others’ offspring, is what underpins the most advanced form of social organization and the dominance of social insects and humans.’ Read more- The Human Myth: Altruism and the New Enlightenment
Science and the Republican Brain
‘Republican penchant for denying science is so pronounced and marvelous a phenomenon that in order to grasp it we must turn to the latest revelations of neuroscience.’ Read more- Science and the Republican Brain