The Physics of Freedom

Action and Reaction. Thus works the universe.

Action and Reaction. Thus works the universe.

[I apologize for my absence. Life demands attention in all matters and I’ve had some important issues to deal with which has taken me away from my writing. But now you can sit back and enjoy my triumphant return! Yay!]

 

Some of you may have read my post on the stupid memes that continue to proliferate around the internet. I’ve found another one that inspired me to sit down and bang out yet another rant. Check out this doozy:

Poor Phil. Is he suffering from Rodney Dangerfield syndrome?

Poor Phil. Is he suffering from Rodney Dangerfield syndrome?

Now, I’m pretty sure Phil didn’t whip up this beauty of a meme all by himself. In fact, he probably had nothing to do with its creation although I’m pretty sure he’d agree with it. Nonetheless I’ll address this topic as though I were speaking to the creator of the meme and not Phil directly.

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My Moral Compass is Broken

Which direction is "Good"?

Which direction is “Good”?

If you’re an Atheist, Jesus may love you but his fans aren’t so understanding. Recent comments by  two older, conservative Christian men have been making news. Phil Robertson, from the cable TV show Duck Dynasty is reported to have made some disturbingly violent comments about atheists. As reported by Right Wing Watch, Robertson was giving a speech at the Vero Beach Prayer Breakfast when he said the following:

“I’ll make a bet with you, two guys break into an atheist’s home. He has a little atheist wife and two little atheist daughters. Two guys break into his home and tie him up in a chair and gag him. And then they take his two daughters in front of him and rape both of them and then shoot them and they take his wife and then decapitate her head off in front of him. And then they can look at him and say, ‘Isn’t it great that I don’t have to worry about being judged? Isn’t it great that there’s nothing wrong with this? There’s no right or wrong, now is it dude?’”

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