“IO Saturnalia!”. This would have been the seasonal greeting heard all over Europe and the Roman Empire.
Wow… and here we go another week full of religion and it’s war on women and their right to breathe bloody air. Just why do they hate us so much huh? The repression of women in the religious bigoted world of Islam and Judaism seems to be the issue of the day. Continue reading
You know what I love about science? That despite religions disdain for us and their dismissal of evidence, science always gives religion the benefit of the doubt, and no matter what we think of their biblical stories – we still give it serious consideration and look for scientific proof of their mythologies. Continue reading
It wasn’t until I got involved in helping a now dear friend and an ex-muslim, that I even learn’t of the horrors affecting people who chose to walk away from a religion, that was at best an accident of geographical birth. A lottery you may say of how you would be eventually treated when you “opted out”. It shook me to the core that in our so called progressive and modern society we would allow such atrocities. If you have read my “Atheophobia” blog you will be aware of some of the punishments being meted out as we speak! Mr Badawi who in less than a month will be given lashes monthly until his 1000 lashes have been given….
It also made me want to investigate the ” so called” punishments given to apostates from all faiths. Continue reading