• Twitter
  • Facebook
News-Sentinel.com Your Town. Your Voice.


Surefire argument ender

Luckily for me, I guess, all those "nature of the universe" all-night arguments we had in college were not fueled by alcohol and cocaine:

An Oakland man has been found guilty of first-degree murder for shooting and killing his friend during an alcohol and cocaine-fueled argument over the existence of God.

33-year-old Douglas Yim was also found guilty Tuesday of assault with a firearm and mayhem for shooting a second friend in his living room two years ago.

Posted in: Religion

It's cosmic, man

Posted in: Religion, Science

Can't quite warm to this

Now, why in the world did I read an interview with Al Gore by Ezra Klein about global warming and not see this coming?

Heaven help us

We just can't figure out where to draw that church-state line. There are now three controversies in Indiana alone. First, Indiana and Texas, joined by 21 other states, have filed an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court for an "unambigious ruling" permitting prayer before legislative bodies without requiring legislative leaders so screen prayers for sectarian references:

Weather made me do it

Oh, foi God's sake:

Shifts in climate are strongly linked to increases in violence around the world, a study suggests.

US scientists found that even small changes in temperature or rainfall correlated with a rise in assaults, rapes and murders, as well as group conflicts and war.

Posted in: Religion, Science

An idea without a prayer

Weather report

Torch song

Yeah, sure, he's the Dalai Lama and all, so we have to acknowledge that his heart's in the right place. Still thise sounds naively optimistic even for him:

The Dalai Lama said he was counting on young people to created a "happier" century as he celebrated his 78th birthday on Saturday in southern India with tens of thousands of Tibetan exiles.

Boil, baby, boil

The atheists' prayers