Irreligious Extremism: Atheist UNC Shooter Murders Three Muslims

It’s not something you are going to hear much about, but Craig Hicks, the guy who allegedly just shot three Muslims in North Carolina, may have had religious motives in the killing. Was he a right-wing religious fanatic? No, of course not. If he were, you can be sure we’d all be hearing about it ad nauseam. No. He’s an atheist: Hicks, the alleged shooter, frequently shared links about atheism on what appears to be his Facebook page. One such post reads: “People say nothing can solve the Read more […]

Viral Videos Palestinian Style: “How to Stab a Jew”

Some apparently serious things are so absurd in themselves that it is hard to determine whether to laugh heartily at them, or cry for humanity. Or something of both. Religionists tend to produce some of the more compelling “parodies of themselves.” Like the new Palestinian viral video “How to Stab a Jew”. You just can’t make this stuff up. Not even Monty Python would have gone this far in making fun of Islam. Which is why I find this whole situation so ridiculous. Muslims take themselves Read more […]