Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Christian stupidity in Idiot America is overwhelming. What a Christian fucktard wrote at the Wall Street Journal and my reply.

"Ironically, it takes a much bigger leap of "faith" to conclude that the incredibly complex design of life on earth, all its species, the solar system etc. is a random accident of unknown origin than to conclude there is a creator."

Natural selection is not random. Natural selection works and every biologist knows it works.

Your idea which is "complexity therefore god-did-it" has zero evidence, it's not science, and it's wrong. Scientists have known it's wrong for more than a century.

The breathtaking stupidity of the god-soaked.

I recently moved from sunny south Florida to a freezing cold farm town in northwestern Illinois. The New York Times does not deliver their newspaper to this place so I got a subscription with the Wall Street Journal. Republicans like to read the WSJ. Republicans also like to worship their magic god fairy.

Yesterday's Wall Street Journal included a book review. The book is about atheism (aka reality). Most of the comments were written by Christian fucktards. Most of these comments made ridiculous claims about science. Science makes morons cry.

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Most of the comments have this idea: I don't understand how this happened therefore god-did-it.

Science hard, hurts brain.

God easy, no think.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Pat Condell explains why the moronic god fantasy was the human race's greatest mistake.

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Why does the universe exist?

Pat Condell talks about the disgusting Catholic death cult, also known as the world's largest child abuse organization. This was published in 2010. These days the problem is much worse.

Antonín Dvořák, 9. Sinfonie e-Moll op. 95, Aus der Neuen Welt, Largo

There are no more hiding places for the childish "god of the gaps" fantasy. The universe has never required the god fairy's magic wand. The magic god fairy never had anything to do therefore it's not real.

I answered this question: "How did this explosion come out of nothing?"

You're looking for a hiding place for your god of the gaps. The idea is to stick god wherever there is a gap in human knowledge. How has that been working for you? Did you notice your god of the gaps has been running out of hiding places?

Can something come from nothing? According to the scientists who have been studying this problem, the answer is yes.

A Mathematical Proof That The Universe Could Have Formed Spontaneously From Nothing.

Cosmologists assume that natural quantum fluctuations allowed the Big Bang to happen spontaneously. Now they have a mathematical proof.

https://medium.com/the-physics-arxiv-blog/a-mathematical-proof-that-the-universe-could-have-formed-spontaneously-from-nothing-ed7ed0f304a3

For me it's enough to know that everything that ever happened, both in the past and the present, was a natural process.

The religious idea is not science. It's just "The Magic Man did it" which is childish, ridiculous, and impossible. There has never been any supernatural magic in the universe. This a basic fact of reality. The existence of your magic god fairy is impossible.

In the United States until 1865 it was legal to own people, sell them, and buy them. This country still has lots of problems but there has been some progress.

I found this at Jerry Coyne's website:

On December 18, 1865, Secretary of State William Seward proclaimed that the 13th Amendment was adopted, prohibiting slavery. Here it is:

AMENDMENT XIII

SECTION 1

Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

SECTION 2

Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

This was my last free New York Times article until next month. This copy & paste job is a conversation between two of my favorite New York Times columnists.

Gail Collins: Bret, I feel sort of obliged to ask you about the looming government shutdown. But I will totally forgive you if your eyes glaze over.

Bret Stephens: I think it’s safe to say that nobody ever tried “How do you feel about the looming government shutdown?” as a pickup line.

Gail: I dunno. In this administration it probably beats “Have you been subpoenaed yet?”

Bret: Ha. And the presidential adviser Stephen Miller does seem to imagine a government shutdown is some sort of aphrodisiac. It really takes someone with his special brand of charm to suppose that throwing hundreds of thousands of government employees out of work days before Christmas is going to be a political winner. And all for the sake of a border wall that Americans oppose 57 percent to 38 percent, according to one recent poll.

But I guess this tells us how Donald Trump intends to spend the next two years of his presidency, in full “Animal House” mode: that a “really futile and stupid gesture be done on somebody’s part.”

Gail: Hey, this will probably be our last conversation until the new year. New Congress! How do you feel about the Dems taking over? I know anything that makes Trump unhappy tends to cheer you up, but this gang is also going to be raring to do something big on health care, more government support for college education, more environmental regulations and — you know, all my stuff.

You can’t be totally thrilled, can you?

Bret: The conservative in me is usually happy with divided government. To (over)generalize: A government that gets as little done as possible is what allows everyone else to get as much done as possible. Plus, I’m happy that the House Democrats will have subpoena powers to investigate Trump and make it much more difficult for him to quash whatever report Robert Mueller is preparing.

As for legislation, you know as well as I do that nothing House Democrats propose is going to make it past Mitch McConnell’s Senate. It works the other way around, too, obviously, if that’s any consolation. In the meantime, all they have to do is keep the government funded more or less while we start assessing the candidates. Speaking of which, how do you feel about Joe Biden? He already seems to be the front-runner, at least in Iowa.

Gail: Everybody talks about his age, which isn’t an overwhelming concern if you presume he’ll pick a very capable running mate. But the big worry, as our colleague Frank Bruni has pointed out, is that this is a guy who’s run for president before. A lot. And pretty much disastrously.

But everybody does like Biden, so that would certainly be a great change of pace. Do you have a Democratic favorite?

Bret: Er, Biden.

I thought Frank made a terrific case against Biden’s candidacy, with one quibble: Who else? Every other contender would need at least a year of on-the-job training, which is something the country and the world will scarcely be able to afford after four years of Trumpism.

Gail: Well, from my side there’s the memory of Barack Obama’s candidacy, coming out of just two years in the Senate.

Bret: Well, Obama was one of a kind. But his missteps also helped galvanize the Tea Party in 2009, a Republican House in 2010, a G.O.P. Senate in 2014, the collapse of the Democratic Party at the state level, and Trump after that. I see Biden as the Democratic answer to George H.W. Bush — a statesmanlike presence who could work with the opposition without rancor and leave the office and country better than he found it. It would be even better if Biden ran with a younger person, like Mitch Landrieu or Amy Klobuchar, with a promise to serve only four years and then make way.

Then again, I’m sure nothing endears me less to our liberal readers than me telling them who to nominate. Handicap the field for us. Warren? Harris? Booker? Beto?

Gail: No, no. It’s too early for picking favorites. The great thing is that you have a ton of people — almost all with at least Obama-level experience — who are going to have more than a year to run around the country and make their pitch. I want to relax and watch the show.

Speaking of relaxing, a lot of Republicans are retiring from the field, probably from Trump exhaustion. Biggest name is Paul Ryan, the House speaker, former vice-presidential nominee and in my experience the one lawmaker who smart, responsible conservatives always used to get gooey-eyed over.

He’s only 48 but just has “loser” written all over him. What ever happened to the guy who was going to pare down the deficit, enact compassionate conservative poverty programs and make government smart again?

Bret: History will remember Paul Ryan as the mouse that squealed.

You might say that Ryan was born a generation too late. He should have joined the House at the start of the Reagan era, when his brand of genial, wonky conservatism had an ally in the president. Instead, he made it to the summit of the Republican Party when the rank-and-file turned on everything he claimed to stand for.

That was his political tragedy. His political disgrace is that, when it happened, he hedged his bets. If he ever writes a memoir, it would be interesting to hear his rationalizations. It’s a dirty job but someone has to do it? If not me, the other guys are worse? Hey, Trump might be a raging jerk and textbook racist, but why let something like that get in the way of historic corporate tax reform? I don’t know: Homo sapiensis usually at his most inventive when making excuses for himself.

Gail: I know you aren’t surprised that I was never a Ryan fan. But there is something attractive about the idea of a really committed fiscal conservative who’s willing to risk his or her popularity for the principle of balanced budgets. Instead you’ve got all these guys who howl about giving food stamps to the working poor and then happily ax a couple of trillion dollars from the national revenue.

Is there anybody out there you see replacing the imaginary principled-Paul Ryan shoes?

Bret: You’re asking the question as I’ve been reading a terrific new biography of Winston Churchill by the British historian Andrew Roberts. One of his most incisive points is that Churchill was able to lead Britain in the dark days of 1940 because he had been such a consistent critic of appeasement in the 1930s, when it made him so unpopular. He had credibility when the crisis came. Today, I don’t think there’s a single elected Republican who can say that.

I’ll admit I’ve got a soft spot for Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska, because he’s smart and sane and clearly detests Trump. And Nikki Haley, the only person to inhabit, and leave, the Trump administration with honor and reputation intact. I’ve also always liked Mitch Daniels, the former Indiana governor who now leads Purdue. Otherwise, I’m increasingly of the view that, like the proverbial village in Vietnam, the Republican Party needs to be destroyed in order to be saved.

Gail: In the spirit of the holiday season let me be fair and admit I don’t see a whole lot of Winston-Churchill-caliber Democrats at the moment, either. But hope springs eternal.

Bret: Speaking of the holidays, you got a gift: Ryan Zinke resigned! What with Scott Pruitt gone and Jeff Sessions gone and Tom Price gone and Rex Tillerson gone and John Kelly going, it’s beginning to feel like, oh, a season of “The Apprentice.” Now there’s an idea bubbling that Trump himself might choose not to run in 2020, pre-empting defeat by claiming Mission Accomplished. Knowing what you do about the president’s character, do you think this is at all likely?

Gail: I might if he didn’t have to worry about being greeted on the way out of the White House door by 20 people bearing subpoenas.

Bret, we’re going to have so much action over the next year — the Mueller report, hearings by the House Democrats, and what to me is the real biggie, the investigation by the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York into Trump’s business practices. Plus, of course, the inevitable resignation of another dozen or so cabinet members. Can’t wait to converse about it all.

Meanwhile, have a happy new year. If you’re holding any parties, don’t invite Paul Ryan.

Bret: I won’t be inviting Ted Cruz, either. Happy sledding.

In this video Pat Condell talks about Muslim scum and their disgusting cult.

Pat Condell talks about the Christian retards who infest Idiot America.

Pat Condell lives in the UK. He has a lot of videos about many subjects he's interested in. He will never be accused of being politically correct. If you want to see more Pat Condell videos click the label "Pat Condell".

Monday, December 17, 2018

Wedding String Quartet - Canon in D (Best Version) (Johann Pachelbel)

I explained to a Christian why he needs to throw out his dead Magic Jeebus Man.

"I'm a Christian myself, and I just can't see the logic behind hating evolution."

Your dead Jeebus was a creationist, aka uneducated moron. The religious implications are obvious.

There is another important religious implication of evolution: We know your Mr. God, aka the Magic Man, had absolutely nothing to do with evolution. Your god thing didn't invent or use or guide evolution. We also know the development of the 1st simple living cells 4 billion years ago was a natural process. Your Magic Man's magic wand was not required. The god you think is real never had anything to do, therefore it doesn't exist. Your god of the gaps has run out of hiding places.

I am suggesting that you face facts and realize we are all alone here. There is no magic god fairy watching over us.

This post is about recycling bags and garbage disposals and dead human apes.

I googled "amazon transparent blue recycling bags".

It took just a few mouse clicks to order & pay for exactly what I wanted to buy. Free shipping. I love Amazon.

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In other news nobody cares about, today I called a plumber to install a kitchen garbage disposal. It's going to be a bit expensive. It's been ordered and it will be installed soon.

I don't mind spending money on this paradise because I will live here for the rest of my life.

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This morning I saw a very old person visit a grave at the ancient cemetery next door to my house. The buried corpse was probably somebody who dropped dead a long time ago.

When I drop dead my instructions are to let the government get rid of the corpse for free. Dead people are just a pile of garbage. Money shouldn't be wasted on garbage.

Religious fucktards spend thousands of dollars on this garbage. They don't understand reality and they're obviously not too bright.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

This post is about chess and snow boots.

After I was able to use the internet again on December 14, 2018, which was two days ago, I played 8 chess games at https://lichess.org/. Seven wins, one draw, zero losses.

Everyone should play chess, preferably at https://lichess.org/ because LICHESS is the best place on the internet. Everything is free including computer analysis of games. Zero ads. Millionaires give them money to pay the bills.

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At some website I bought snowshoes. Norcross Safety T369-10 5-Buckle Rubber Overboot Size 10, Black. Now I'm hoping we have lots of snow.

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I asked questions:

Where does the god thing hide?

Why does every child belong to the same branch of the same religion as their parents?

Is "faith" a virtue or is "faith" an excuse to believe in bullshit?

Why did the ancient people who wrote "Holy Books" make stuff up and then pretend it was fact?

Why are there still theists in the 21st century? Is it a stupidity problem or what?

This post is about keyboards and zombies.

I'm testing my new keyboard. The old one died.

The new keyboard works perfectly.

It's a Logitech K750 SOLAR for Mac. It requires zero batteries. Light from my lamp is all it needs. The old one died after the 3-year warranty expired so I had to buy a new one. I paid Amazon to get it delivered the next day. It came this morning, Sunday, after I ordered it Saturday afternoon. I love Amazon. The K750 is the best keyboard for Apple desktop computers.

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My new home in a northwestern Illinois farm town is wonderful. One of my two next-door neighbors is a very old graveyard. So far there has been no zombie problems.

Are zombies real? According to every branch of the Christian death cult, the Magic Jeebus Man was a zombie. Christians are fucking insane.

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My house has a basement, two floors, and a garage. I don't have very far to walk to buy excellent food. Also there is an excellent bakery nearby. I have no car. It's a poverty problem.

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All religions are bullshit but I decided I like Mormons and I plan to learn what I can about them. They must be doing something right because they usually have tons of money.

Can a religion be a good thing? I suppose it's possible if people don't mind wasting their lives believing in bullshit.

Wikipedia - Mormons has lots of interesting information about the "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints".

I prefer reality, also known as atheism. I could not throw out atheism even if I wanted to. I just know too much about how the world works, and the god thing is too ridiculous to take seriously.

Canon - Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Messiah (Handel) - 2 HOURS 17 MINUTES

Some more classical music and other music.





Saturday, December 15, 2018

Chicago's WFMT always has and always will be the the best classical music radio station in the world. Thanks to the internet anyone can listen to it. It's not necessary to live in beautiful Chicago.

https://www.wfmt.com/listen/live-stream/

Two music videos for Santa Claus Day.

Millions of people have been murdered because they didn't suck up to the dead Magic Jeebus Man. This is why "Christmas" is an offensive word. Civilized people call it "Santa Claus Day" which also is more accurate. These days only idiots believe in the dead Jeebus. The holiday is all about Santa. Mr. Claus might not be real but at least nobody was killed for him.

Both videos are excellent which is why I'm putting them here. The first video is about the mythical Jeebus. Jeebus is a bullshit fantasy but this music is fantastic.

The 2nd video is not religious at all. It's about bells and it's well done.

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Children Go Where I Send Thee (United States, African-American Spiritual)



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Musical Interruption - Carol Of The Bells

I found some extreme god-soaked anti-science stupidity at a chess website.

The anti-science fucktard: https://lichess.org/forum/off-topic-discussion/creation-vs-atheism

This science website explains why creationists are uneducated morons, not to mention insane and extremely stupid: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/15-answers-to-creationist/

Friday, December 14, 2018

8 HOURS OF TERROR

I have been unable to use the internet for the last two weeks because of the time it took for Mayflower to move my stuff from sunny south Florida to freezing cold northwestern Illinois. I got the internet working today, Friday, December 14, 2018.

I have lots of work to do, for example paying my bills. Not that anyone cares, and not that I still have any visitors, but I will be writing about my 8 HOURS OF TERROR eventually.

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UPDATE: EIGHT HOURS OF TERROR

On Thursday, November 29, 2018, after flying to Chicago from the Fort Lauderdale Airport, and after taking an Amtrak train to a northwestern farm town, I found my new house which I had never seen before (it's fantastic). Then something terrible happened.

After exploring the house for 3 hours, it was 11:00PM. I walked into the bathroom and closed the door behind me. The door locked. I couldn't get it open. The lock was defective. I was trapped in the bathroom for 8 hours and this was my first night there. Finally at 7:00AM my neighbor could hear me screaming but he was so far away he almost didn't hear me. He followed the noise to where I was. I told him I was locked in my bathroom, please call the police. He called the police and stayed there. He gave the police the tools they needed to get me out. First they tried to get the door open without destroying the door. When that didn't work my neighbor gave the police another thing to ram the door open and that worked. I don't care about the door because I was free. It was a terrible experience but after that everything was wonderful.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

MY COMCAST ACCOUNT

MY COMCAST ACCOUNT

I never met a Christian who wasn't a stupid fucking asshole. What I wrote for a god-soaked moron.

This is the 21st century and you still think magic god fairies and Easter Bunnies are real.

Reality is a wonderful thing. You prefer magic. You also like to make things up. Your "he will hold all of us to account for our actions during our life" is a childish ridiculous fantasy, zero evidence.

And you call your god thing "him" as if it requires male sex organs.

Thank goodness some people are able to grow up and face facts.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Way to go NASA. "US space agency Nasa has landed a new robot on Mars after a dramatic seven-minute plunge to the surface of the Red Planet."

Scientists understand very well how Earth's interior is structured, and they have some good models to describe the initiation of this architecture at the Solar System's birth more than 4.5 billion years ago. But Earth is one data point and Mars will give researchers a different perspective on how a rocky planet can be assembled and evolve through time.

InSight chief scientist Bruce Banerdt said: "The small details in how planets evolve are what we think make the difference between a place like Earth where you can go on vacation and get a tan, and a place like Venus where you'll burn in seconds or a place like Mars where you'll freeze to death."

Some interesting science at BBC News:

Mars: Nasa lands InSight robot to study planet's interior

The World Chess Championship, 12 games, 12 draws. The match continues on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, but unfortunately my computer will be on it's way to Illinois that day. I have no internet until December 4.

New York Times - World Chess Championship Goes to Sudden Death after 12th Straight Draw

By Victor Mather

Nov. 26, 2018

The 12th and final game of the world chess championship ended the same way as the first 11. It was a draw.

Commentators and chess computers seemed to give a slight advantage to the champion, Magnus Carlsen of Norway, for much of the match on Monday in London, since he was ahead on the board and had more time available for his remaining moves. But Carlsen nonetheless offered a draw after a paltry 31 moves. The challenger, Fabiano Caruana of the United States, accepted, making it the shortest of the 12 games in the championship.

The result means that, after a day off on Tuesday, this year’s championship — which began Nov. 9 — finally will be decided on Wednesday. After three weeks of hourslong daily games, Carlsen and Caruana will first face off in four speed chess games, with each player limited to only 25 minutes to play all their moves.

Should the match still be tied after the speed games, the players would begin a series of two-game blitz matches, in which they would be given only five minutes to make all their moves. If either player takes the lead after any of these two-game matches, he would win the title.

Carlsen is considered the favorite in this format; he is the No. 1 blitz player in the world, while Caruana ranks only 18th.

If the match is still tied after 10 blitz games, it would proceed to a so-called Armageddon Game. By random draw, one player would get white and five minutes to play; the other would get black and only four minutes. If that game also ends in a draw, the black player — who starts at a disadvantage — is simply chosen as the champion.

It could be a long and arduous day. Maybe no one will actually win a game of chess.

But at least there will be, finally, a champion.

Music: Hatikvah and Exodus

Many years ago I worked with Jews from Israel to help them install their computer software at a corporation in Chicago. They were brilliant, and they were grateful for what I did to help them. This one of many reasons I'm very interested in Israel.

Here is some music about Israel.



Sunday, November 25, 2018

My favorite song about Chicago where I used to live: Aliotta Haynes & Jeremiah - Lake Shore Drive

Why would anyone fly from sunny south Florida to freezing cold Chicago?

Here in south Florida the temperature is 85 degrees F (29 degrees C).

"Chicago weather: Winter storm wreaks havoc on holiday travel, over 180 flights canceled."

When I fly from sunny south Florida to freezing cold Chicago on Thursday, November 29, 2018, the snowstorm will be over with. Then I take an Amtrak train to a northern Illinois farm town, population 9,000.

I will have no internet from November 27, 2018, to December 5, 2018. And this is if everything goes perfectly.

This might be my last post until things are back to normal.

Charles Darwin knew his ideas (which we now know were mostly correct) would kill the god fantasy.

NPR - Death Of Child May Have Influenced Darwin's Work

TRANSCRIPT

February 12, 2009
Heard on Morning Edition

ROBERT KRULWICH



Darwin's wife, Emma, was a devout Christian and he struggled with what his scientific theories would mean for her.



Darwin's daughter, Annie, died shortly after her 10th birthday; he was too overcome with grief to attend her funeral.

Most biographers agree that Charles Darwin came up with his big idea about the evolution of species when he was a fairly young man, a touch under 30. And yet, he didn't publish his theory for another 21 years.

This leaves many wondering why he waited — and for so long.

There are many possible reasons. Darwin was likely gathering more scientific evidence before braving a public audience. And biographers say that Darwin's family life also explains part of his reluctance to publish his revolutionary theory.

Darwin's wife, Emma, was a devout Christian who was upset by her husband's lack of faith. They experienced the loss of many of their children, but some biographers say that, in particular, facing the death of their oldest daughter, Annie, gave Darwin deeper insight into the nature of evolution and helped Emma come to terms with her husband's work.

Darwin loved Emma very deeply, says Adam Gopnik, the author of Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life. In the beginning, he says, Darwin was worried about the effect that publishing his ideas would have on her.

Gopnik says Darwin feared "it would hurt her, it would undermine her, it would pain her for him to publish these ideas."

When Charles Darwin married Emma Wedgewood, she told him she wanted to love and be with him forever. And "forever," for Emma, meant beyond "till death do us part." In her day, people of her background and class believed in an afterlife, an eternity either in heaven (for those who had faith) or the "other place" (for those who did not). Emma knew her husband had doubts and worried that his scientific investigations would only deepen his doubts, therefore condemning her to an eternity alone. And she told him so, biographers say.

So Darwin waited and worried and waited.

Then the story took on an opera-like turn. The Darwins' beloved oldest daughter, Annie, got sick. And she died just after turning 10. Darwin was so overcome with grief that he could not go to her burial, biographers have written.

But Annie's death changed things between Charles and Emma, says historian Deborah Heiligman. Darwin became more willing to proclaim his theories — and his religious doubts. And Emma, while still keeping her religious faith, turned toward Darwin, not away from him.

"I almost feel like the death of Annie was so much the worst thing that could happen to them, and they survived it, that it was almost like anything else paled in comparison," says Heiligman.

In November 1859, Darwin finally published his revolutionary book, On the Origin of Species. Biographer Lyanda Haupt says you can see the influence of Annie's death in his shaping of that book.

"He knew so deeply and so personally and viscerally what death was now after Annie's loss," Haupt says. And, yet, in his writing "you see him affirming over and over this circle, the endless unfolding of life."

In the last pages of On the Origin of Species, some say Darwin confronts the meaning of Annie's demise. Darwin takes his readers to a beautiful forest, rich with trees and birds singing everywhere, and reminds us of the beauty we see every day, in things like butterflies and flowers. And he demonstrates, especially, that humans, who can contemplate and love these things, are all products of millions of years of competition, struggle, famine and death — and that this struggle will continue. So, life will keep evolving new forms and new shapes.

Darwin is stating what "we now call the existential dilemma," says Gopnik in his biography. He is saying there are two things that are true: One is that everything dies, and things die for no reason and to no apparent end. And their death is painful. And, that process of living and dying produces something amazing and beautiful and astonishing.

And, Darwin himself writes, "There is grandeur in this view of life ... from so simple a beginning, endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved."

Saturday, November 24, 2018

The Magic Jeebus Man was a stupid fucking asshole.

"Jesus’s gesture of attacking some Roman soldiers, along with a couple of his followers armed with two swords – one of them used to slice off a Roman’s ear – did not bring the result he expected. He had convinced himself such a move on his part would be the signal to God to start the series of earth-transforming miracles that would destroy the Roman Empire and bring back the freedom and glory of the Jewish people. The Romans arrested him, brought him to a cursory trial, and condemned him to death by crucifixion – the punishment prescribed for insurrection by Roman law. The punishment was duly carried out. (As Ehrman says, the body was probably flung on the ground somewhere to be devoured by birds and worms and scavenging beasts.)"

I recommend reading the rest of it at How Jesus Became God by Bart D. Ehrman, HarperCollins, New York, 2014, 404 pages

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Imagine the extreme stupidity required to believe the Magic Jeebus Man was the son of the Magic Man.

Imagine the incurable insanity of the fucking morons who believe the decomposing corpse of the Magic Jeebus Man was magically resurrected to become a zombie or whatever.

Christians think they can throw out of all of reality even though that's impossible. Reality isn't going anywhere. Reality does not care about the cowardly fucktards who fear reality.

I never met a Christian who wasn't a stupid fucking asshole.

The most spectacular south Florida sunrise I have ever seen.

Today, early Saturday morning, November 24, 2018, I saw the entire eastern sky light up, painted with bright orange clouds with a bright blue sky between the clouds. It was the best I have ever seen.

On the west side of the morning sky I saw the Waning Gibbous moon, 97% of Full.

159 years ago Charles Darwin killed the moronic god fantasy when he published "On the Origin of Species".

On November 24, 1859 British naturalist Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of Species" which explained his theory of evolution.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Americans are fucking morons.

BULLSHIT:

"And yet teaching evolution is still challenging in many communities in the United States. Opposition arises because many people mistakenly believe that accepting evolution is incompatible with their religious faith."

THE TRUTH:

Many people correctly believe that accepting evolution is incompatible with their religious faith.

Why is this so fucking difficult to understand? These people are bible thumpers. The bible says the Magic Man magically created people. How can evolution be compatible with this extreme stupidity?

The science education problem we have in Idiot America will never be fixed until we get rid of the ridiculous god fantasy. Unfortunately we will never get rid of the god bullshit because Americans are fucking morons.

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The rest of the article is well done. It explains why most American students learn nothing about evolution. The students are being cheated. They learn how to hate science because they think it's boring. Of course it's boring if it isn't taught correctly. It will never be taught correctly until incompetent biology teachers who know nothing about biology are thrown out the window.

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Here's the whole thing:

Many Teachers Still Avoid Teaching Evolution or Teach Creationism

NOVEMBER 21, 2018 BY ED BRAYTON

Ann Reid, who took over as Executive Director of the National Center for Science Education when my friend Genie Scott retired, has a column in the LA Times about how it’s still difficult for many teachers to teach evolution in their courses despite curriculum requirements, so many of them avoid it. And many are still teaching creationism too.

And yet teaching evolution is still challenging in many communities in the United States. Opposition arises because many people mistakenly believe that accepting evolution is incompatible with their religious faith. This point of view is widespread: In a rigorous national survey published in 2008, more than 20% of public high school biology teachers reported experiencing pressure to downplay evolution…

With evolution still a matter of political controversy, it’s understandable that a teacher who wants to cover evolution forthrightly might feel some trepidation, or a teacher who is inclined to skip the topic might feel justified. Indeed, about 60% of the surveyed teachers reported downplaying evolution, covering it incompletely or ignoring it altogether.

So it is not enough to include evolution in state science standards, textbooks and local curricula. To ensure students learn about evolution, we first need teachers who have a confident grasp of evolutionary biology. It is a concern that only about half of the high school biology teachers surveyed held a bachelor’s degree in biology and only around 40% had taken a course specifically in evolution. Many states are incentivizing science teachers to achieve more rigorous qualifications, but it will take time to undo decades — generations even — of evolution avoidance.

Those same surveys show that about 15% are teaching creationism as an alternative to evolution. And they continue to get away with it because no one complains. This is why I have long encouraged parents with children in public schools, or just local science advocates, use Freedom of Information Act requests to get the materials being used in the science courses there. You have a right to see all supplemental materials being used, whether it’s handouts or movies or whatever else. Only when it becomes known that it’s being taught can we go in and file legal challenges.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

President Fucktard Trump is a stupid fucking asshole. What someone else wrote about Trump's idiotic trade wars.

TRADE WARS: DUMB in theory & WORSE in practice !!!

Trade wars are an extremely weak way to try and effect "fair" trade [if "fair trade" can even be defined] - trade wars create unintended consequences that are detrimental to businesses in a myriad of nuanced ways and they'll each react in their own decisive way...

Who collects the tariffs? Government does and we all pay for it - it's a direct tax on consumers -- why are protectionists for that???

Steel & Aluminum tariffs are, unfortunately, CRONY protectionism at it's worst!

From Florida to Illinois.

November 27, 2018, I pack my desktop computer. I have no cell phone so I will have no internet.

November 28, 2018, the movers arrive and take all my stuff.

November 29, 2018, I fly from sunny warm Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Chicago, Illinois. The same day I take an Amtrak train to a freezing cold farm town in northern Illinois, population about 12,000 people. I find the house I will rent. I will find a key under the mat and I will move in.

December 3, 2018, the movers arrive with my stuff. I put my desktop computer back together again.

December 4, 2018, Comcast will be there in the morning to install their extremely fast internet.

One more time to help wimpy atheists understand.

"Non-belief" is for fake wimpy atheists.

Real atheist: God is just another word for magic. Magic is not real therefore magic god fairies are impossible. Same logic for the Easter Bunny. Real atheists are 100% certain gods and Easter Bunnies are not real.

The wimpy fake atheists have my contempt.

Sunday, November 18, 2018

A magical paradise and magical eternal torture, as if it's possible to torture a corpse. America's Christians are just plain fucking stupid.




















The comment I wrote:

The ridiculous magical heaven/hell fantasy is impossible. There is no magic in the universe.

I prefer reality because reality is interesting and reality is real.

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An American fucktard wrote this bullshit:

"I would rather live as though they are real and be wrong, than to live as they aren't real & learn that I was wrong."

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And maybe the Easter Bunny is real. People are so fucking dense. How hard is it to figure simple things out? A magical paradise for dead morons might be real? It might be possible to torture a decomposing corpse? Grow up.

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Somebody else wrote this. He explains the theology but it's obvious he agrees it's bullshit.

"Apparently after we die an all-powerful creature magically brings us back to life and gives us the super power of immortality leaving us with all our senses so when we are tossed into an eternal fire so suffer for an ungodly long time."

Saturday, November 17, 2018

A book about Muslim scum

Amazon.com - The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to ISIS

From a customer review:

"The History of Jihad From Muhammad to ISIS" by Robert Spencer (Aug. 2018).

Spencer demonstrates clearly and convincingly that today's Islamist, militant-jihad attacks throughout the world derive their suicide-bombing advocacy based not on the jihadists' aberrant reading of Islamic texts, but are indeed well-founded on the clear teachings and practices of Islam's patron saint: The Prophet Muhammad -- Islam's "The Perfect Man" [al-Insam al-Kamil].

Spencer's new book provides an expansive, detailed look at the 1,400-year-long history of Islam's jihad [militant struggle] war against the entire non-Muslim world -- which didn't stop upon his death [c. 632 AD]. As Spencer expertly shows, Muhammad's followers used his jihad teachings to continue their warfare-based conquests against not just their local Arabian neighbors, but in their ever-expanding, Scimitar-sword slicing, proselytizing military campaigns throughout the Middle East, Northern Africa, northward into the Iberian Peninsula and France, and later eastward and eventually subjugating Persia and India. Spencer espouses that this Islamic-bred terrorism continues unabated today.

A brief look at some of the sub-titles to the various chapters highlight Muhammad's anti-Jew proclivities:
"Killing Muhammad's Enemies"
"Muhammad Against the Jews"
"Divine Terror Against the Jews"
"Massacring the Jews"

Least one think that Muhammad's territorial conquests were just against the Arabian Jews, other sub-titles reveal the true worldwide terrorism of the enslaving Mohammedians:
"Prophecy of Conquest" (by Muslims)
"Jihad Against the Christians"
"Calling the World to Islam"

Many of Spencer's earlier books analyzed the Quran and the ahadith to better understand the theological dreams of Muhammad, and how they led to his development of a united religious-political, polis-state: the 'Daesh' or 'Dawla' for the Muslim-domineering community: so beloved by ISIl/ISIS during the 2010s decade.

Spencer reveals that few Westerners are aware that the on-going India/Pakistan-Kashmir dispute evolved from the Muslim conquest of India, and Islam's superior-attitude theology prevented Muslims from embracing a "Greater India" -- a supremist thought that led many Muslims to demand that the "Islamic Republic of Pakistan" be separated from India in 1947.

Besides being merely a historical review of past battles, military campaigns and conquests by marauding Muslim soldiers, Spencer's latest book reviews today's current jihadist, militant attacks throughout Europe, Asia, Latin and North America. No need the recount all of the recent terrorist attacks, as they are well represented in Chapter Nine: "Resurgence."

Sadly, Spencer notes in his concluding chapter "The West Loses the Will to Live" how many of the "politically correct" liberal politicians have chosen to ignore the burgeoning Islamic threat, as sustained by the recent waves of Muslim immigrants seeking the welfare-largesse in European countries - "refugees" who espouse their Islamic supremacy of seeking to impose their restrictive Islamic beliefs rather than assimilating into the more progressive and permissive Western civilization.

A thought-provoking book, a very vital book in revealing that the current Islamic-jihad threat is based on firm, Muhammadian theological principles.

Idiot America

I'm moving to a farm town in Illinois. The New York Times does not deliver their newspaper there. So I have gone back to having a Wall Street Journal subscription. The mail person will deliver it with the other mail.

Most Wall Street Journal subscribers are god-soaked idiots. This is what I wrote for them:

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The Catholic Church is the world's largest child abuse organization and it should be destroyed. Even without the thousands of atrocities there are many reasons to throw the Church in the garbage. For example the Catholic fantasies are ridiculous. Jeebus rose from the dead? That's impossible. Jeebus is still alive in a magical heaven? Impossible. The Magical Master of the Entire Universe, aka the god thing, wants everyone to be a Catholic? That's ridiculous.

This is the 21st century. We know things these days. We don't need the childish fantasies of any religion. People need to grow up and face facts.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Religion is bullshit.

What I wrote for Catholic scum.

Never once in this article was anything said about "calling the police" to lock the child abusers up.

To defend the out of control child abuse Catholics say other organizations have child abusers, as if that makes it OK. These Catholics never say anything about the coverups to protect the Church instead of the victims.

I have zero respect for Catholics. If they had any moral values they would have thrown out the Church a long time ago.

I asked Christian fucktards a question.

One of the most interesting facts of biology: Humans are one of the Great Ape species. The Magic Jeebus Man was an ape. Christians, why do you worship a dead ape?

12 game match. Norway against United States. The 1st 4 chess games were draws.

World Chess Championship 2018 began on
Friday
, 
November 9
and ends on
Wednesday
, 
November 28

Web results

The Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana is being held from 9 to 28 November 2018 in London, United Kingdom, at The College in Holborn.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Here is another example of a wimpy atheist. A real atheist would never say something as ridiculous as what the barmaid said in this comic strip. Real atheists are rare. It's a terrible problem that needs to be fixed.



I'm 100% certain magic god fairies don't exist for the same reason I'm 100% certain the Easter Bunny does not exist. Magic is not real therefore magical creatures are impossible.

"No, I can't" is ridiculous. The people who say this are part of the religious insanity problem.

Monday, November 12, 2018

What I wrote at a news website about Catholic fucktards.

"The abuse of more than 1,000 children by more than 300 priests."

And that's just one state of 50 states, and just one country of many countries. The child abuse is out of control.

I will never understand why Catholics are still Catholics. Apparently they have zero moral values because they continue to give their money to the world's largest child abuse organization.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

The most destructive wildfire in California history

Wikipedia - Camp Fire (2018)

The Camp Fire is the most destructive wildfire in California history.[3] Named after Camp Creek Road, its place of origin,[4] the fire started on November 8, 2018, in Butte County, in Northern California. The fire burned more than 100,000 acres (400 km2), destroyed at least 6,713 structures, killed nine civilians, and injured three firefighters, with most of the destruction occurring within the first two days of the fire.[2] The fire forced the evacuation of Paradise, California, and other communities, and destroyed or heavily damaged homes, businesses, a church, a hospital, a school, and a rest home.[5][6] The fire occurred at the same time as the Woolsey Fire and the Hill Fire.



Friday, November 9, 2018

I'm moving from sunny south Florida to a small farm town in freezing cold northern Illinois.

I'm moving from sunny south Florida to a small farm town in freezing cold northern Illinois.

Why? That's a good question. The ideal is fewer people and more peace and quiet, and now I can afford a house instead of an asshole infested condo.

This blog will be sort of almost dead for the next two months because moving is a lot of work.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

I answered a question about Idiot America's idiots.

"Do Christians believe that evolution is strong delusion sent by GOD to give atheists reason not believe?"

Science makes Christian morons cry. Your question about "sent by god", that's nutty but I'm sure some Christians are that retarded.

Evolution is the strongest fact of science. For example there are thousands of evidences for the idea we are closely related to chimpanzees. Also, we are apes. This is scientific fact.

There is something called "looking things up". Christian idiots are afraid to do that. They would rather waste their entire pathetic lives being completely wrong about everything.

I tell them to google "Wikipedia evidence for evolution" but they never bother with it. The science deniers go out of their way to know nothing.

Christians think evolution kills their childish god fantasy. I agree with them. Evolution really does kill the god thing because a god who never had anything to do is a god that doesn't exist.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

What I wrote somewhere else about cowardly Christian morons.

Christians have an incurable stupidity problem. They're cowards. Reality makes them cry. And that's why they can't exist without their ridiculous magical-2nd-life fantasy.

I never met a Christian who wasn't a cowardly moron.

Somebody else wrote this. It's about Christian assholes who think this planet was magically created for them to destroy. I added this to my list of favorite quotes.

"Who has more appreciation for nature, Christians or atheists?"

Atheists are more likely to appreciate nature from a scientific perspective and how biology interacts with the environment. Their appreciation of nature will be one that is informed by science, which provides clues, but does not, yet, have all answers.

Christians tend be absorbed in the meaning of life and what it entails in the afterlife, for them in a positive light and others in a negative light. I doubt they are really aware of nature itself or genuinely care.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Way to go Trump you fucking retard.

Nov. 5, 2018

ARTHUR, N.D. — This is harvest season in the rich farmlands of the eastern Dakotas, the time of year Kevin Karel checks his computer first thing in the morning to see how many of his soybeans Chinese companies have purchased while he was sleeping.

Farmers here in Cass County have prospered over the last two decades by growing more soybeans than any other county in the United States, and by shipping most of those beans across the Pacific Ocean to feed Chinese pigs and chickens.

But this year, the Chinese have all but stopped buying. The largest market for one of America’s largest exports has shut its doors. The Chinese government imposed a tariff on American soybeans in response to the Trump administration’s tariffs on Chinese goods. The latest federal data, through mid-October, shows American soybean sales to China have declined by 94 percent from last year’s harvest.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Idiot America is infested with stupid fucking assholes who are Establishment Clause deniers.

I never met a Christian who wasn't a stupid fucking asshole.

What I wrote somewhere else:

The Establishment Clause means what it says. This is why we can't have Christian symbols and Muslim symbols on government property.

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion."

Wikipedia: "Separation of church and state" is paraphrased from Thomas Jefferson and used by others in expressing an understanding of the intent and function of the Establishment Clause and Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Praying is talking to yourself. It's a mental illness.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Muslim crybabies cry like babies when somebody doesn't respect their ridiculous disgusting cult. Muslims are scum.

BBC News - Asia Bibi: Imran Khan attacks hardliners over court case


Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has attacked hardliners and appealed for calm after the acquittal of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy.
In a televised broadcast, Mr Khan said hardliners were "inciting [people] for their own political gain", claiming they are "doing no service to Islam".
The landmark Asia Bibi case has already set off violent protests by hardliners who support strong blasphemy laws.
Her lawyer has told the BBC she would need to move to abroad for her safety.
Asia Bibi was convicted in 2010 after being accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad in a row with neighbours. 
She always maintained her innocence, but has spent most of the past eight years in solitary confinement.
Wednesday's verdict by the Supreme Court triggered demonstrations in Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Multan. Clashes with police have been reported.
A leader of the hard-line Islamist Tehreek-i-Labaik party, Muhammad Afzal Qadri, said all three Supreme Court judges "deserve to be killed".
The Red Zone in the capital Islamabad, where the Supreme Court is located, has been sealed off by police.

Islamists protest in Peshawar against the Supreme Court decisionImage copyrightARSHAD ARBAB
Image captionDemonstrations have been held in several cities including Peshawar

Late on Wednesday, Mr Kahn said: "Which government can function like this, blackmailed by protests?...
"And who suffers due to this? Our Pakistanis. The common people, the poor. You block the roads, you rob people's livelihood...
"This is not the service of Islam, this is enmity with the country. Only anti-state elements talk like this, that kill the judges, start a revolt in army... They are only trying to beef up their vote bank."

What was Asia Bibi accused of?

The trial stems from an argument Asia Bibi, whose full name is Asia Noreen, had with a group of women in June 2009. 
They were harvesting fruit when a row broke out about a bucket of water. The women said that because she had used a cup, they could no longer touch it, as her faith had made it unclean. 
Prosecutors alleged that in the row which followed, the women said Asia Bibi should convert to Islam and that she made offensive comments about the Prophet Muhammad in response. 
She was later beaten up at her home, during which her accusers say she confessed to blasphemy. She was arrested after a police investigation. 

What is blasphemy in Pakistan?

Laws enacted by the British Raj in 1860 made it a crime to disturb a religious assembly, trespass on burial grounds, insult religious beliefs or intentionally destroy or defile a place or an object of worship, punishable by up to 10 years in jail.
Several more clauses were added in the 1980s by Pakistan's military ruler Gen Zia ul-Haq:
  • 1980 - up to three years in jail for derogatory remarks against Islamic personages
  • 1982 - life imprisonment for "wilful" desecration of the Koran
  • 1986 - "death, or imprisonment for life" for blasphemy against the Prophet Muhammad

What did the Supreme Court say?

The judges said the prosecution had "failed to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt".
The case was based on flimsy evidence, they said, and proper procedures had not been followed. The alleged confession was delivered in front of a crowd "threatening to kill her".
The ruling heavily referenced the Koran and Islamic history. It ended with a quote from the Hadith, the collected sayings of the Prophet Muhammad, which calls for non-Muslims to be treated kindly. 

Why is this case so divisive?

Islam is Pakistan's national religion and underpins its legal system. Public support for the strict blasphemy laws is strong. 
Hard-line politicians have often backed severe punishments, partly as a way of shoring up their support base. 
But critics say the laws have often been used to get revenge after personal disputes, and that convictions are based on thin evidence.
The vast majority of those convicted are Muslims or members of the Ahmadi community, but since the 1990s, scores of Christians have been convicted. They make up just 1.6% of the population.

Hardline protesters hold banners demanding death for blasphemers in Karachi, Pakistan (12 Oct 2018)Image copyrightEPA
Image captionThere is widespread support for severe punishments for blasphemers in Pakistan

The Christian community has been targeted by numerous attacks in recent years, leaving many feeling vulnerable to a climate of intolerance. 
Since 1990, at least 65 people have reportedly been killed in Pakistan over claims of blasphemy. 
Asia Bibi, who was born in 1971 and has four children, was the first woman to be sentenced to death under the laws. 

Asia Bibi is visited in prison by Salman Taseer in November 2010Image copyrightAFP
Image captionSalman Taseer had taken up Asia Bibi's cause and called for reform of the blasphemy laws

Internationally, her conviction has been widely condemned as a breach of human rights. 

What happens now?

Authorities said she is scheduled for release later this week, after which her plans are unknown. 
Speaking to the BBC, her lawyer Saiful Mulook said she would need to move to a Western country after the ruling for her own safety.
She has been offered asylum by several countries and many expect her and her family to leave Pakistan. 

Ashiq Mesih (R) and Eisham Ashiq, the husband and daughter of Asia Bibi speak in LondonImage copyrightAFP
Image captionAsia Bibi's husband and daughter say they fear for their safety in Pakistan