Thursday, April 15, 2010

Religious persecution

Controversial atheist billboard severely damaged

Local St. Augustine news reporters received word from Northeast Florida Coalition of Reason who told Historic City News that one of their controversial billboards on US-1 that displays an atheist message has suffered major damage from apparent vandalism.

The billboard is located 5.7 miles north of SR-16 and visible to southbound traffic on the west side of US-1. The sign reads, “Don’t Believe in God? You Are Not Alone”.

The message immediately raised controversy in St. Johns County when it first appeared on March 29th. Now those behind that message believe vandalism may have been involved.

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Monday, April 12, 2010

The dangers of magical thinking

Vaccine-autism claims, "Frankenfood" bans, the herbal cure craze: All point to the public's growing fear (and, often, outright denial) of science and reason, says Michael Specter. He warns the trend spells disaster for human progress.

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Sunday, April 11, 2010

Just a thought ...

"You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do."
-- Anne Lamott