Showing posts from July 4, 2010

Money Talks

There was this $20 dollar bill and a $1 dollar bill on the conveyor belt at the downtown Federal Reserve Building. As they were laying there side by side the $1 dollar bill said to the $20 dollar bill, "Hey, where have you been? I haven't seen you in a long time." The $20 dollar bill replied, "Man, I have been having a ball! I've been traveling to distant countries, going to the finest restaurants, to the biggest and best casinos, numerous boutiques, the mall uptown, the mall downtown, the mall across town and even a mall that was just built. In fact, just this week I've been to a professional NBA game, Rodeo Drive, the all day retreat spa, the top-notch hair salon and the new casino! I have done it all!" After describing his great travels, the $20 dollar bill asked the $1dollar bill, "What about you? Where have you been?" The $1 dollar replied, "Well, I've been to the Baptist church, the Methodist church, the

Like I Said: The Atheist Agenda

“Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.” — Publius People have given me grief over the use of the term "atheist agenda". "What agenda? We have no agenda! We are just people who believe that there are no gods." Well, when feeling obstreperous, atheists change the definition of the term. Presumably, it is for the sake of clouding the issue and finding any excuse to make their opponent look bad. The problem is, I have heard so many different definitions of "atheist" (and types of atheist), I almost feel that I need to have each person give their own definition. Boy, do they get defensive when you say that they have an agenda, gibbering like their imaginary primordial ancestors!   But if atheists are just people who happen to believe that there is no God, that nothing exis