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Atheist Scruples: the devil’s in the details

Maybe stretching it as a title, but in terms of keeping with the satanistic weekend theme, let’s just go with it. You buy a gift for an employee who has done extra work. Your spouse finds it and raves about … Continue reading

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I don’t intend to get the “Shut up, Devil!” app

All right for some, maybe, but to a non-believer like myself it sounds pretty damned silly. Also, I don’t have a smartphone. The Shut Up, Devil! app is an innovative resource that puts the power of the Word of God … Continue reading

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Devil resorts to texting after exorcism fails

At least, I think it failed. If it actually was an exorcism and there actually was a demon possessing a girl. In stories like this facts do not take a back seat; they’re deliberately thrown out and left behind in … Continue reading

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Satan wants you to read my shirt

And presumably check out my boobs as well. This is the shirt I’m wearing to my Saskatoon Freethinkers meet today. It’s all about Satan and Christianity, as explained by James R. Brayshaw, a local author who’s something of an expert … Continue reading

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Maybe I’m too atheist to appreciate the “Devil’s Interval”…

I’m thinking of picking up my Sounds of Sunday thing again. Last summer I was loaned several discs from someone I still miss greatly and I featured one a week on here for a while. I still wonder if there … Continue reading

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Insanity plea or real belief in the devil to blame?

Dora Alicia Tejada Pleitez of Nantucket stuffed her fist down the throat of her child and thought the devil was the one that bit her back. In district court, she claimed she thought she had a rose in her hand … Continue reading

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What we have here, God, is a failure to communicate

I see Glenn Beck’s claiming God might be trying to send us a message using earthquakes instead of something a little less death-inducing like Twitter. As survivors of Friday’s devastating Japan earthquake try to pick up the pieces of their … Continue reading

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How can people still believe in demon possession?

The article doesn’t include any useful geographic information so I don’t really know where this family lives but here’s the story as provided by Charisma News Online: Jyotirdhar Patil did not know what to do. A demon had possessed his … Continue reading

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The One Minion Search Party vol. 30

I used to reserve a post on Wednesdays for my favourite search engine terms. It fell by the wayside after a while, but I think I’m going to resurrect it. Curiosity needs to be nurtured, after all, and if hunts … Continue reading

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With no religion, would people still be this crazy?

Les over at Stupid Evil Bastard (and others) already did a rundown of this article by Kimberly Daniels (I edit Oct 31: they’ve added an editor’s note about its “controversial” nature now.) but I think there’s enough crazy to go … Continue reading

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