Hemant Mehta is a much-needed voice of reason for atheists. I enjoy reading his blog, share many of his views and follow his twitter account religiously (pun-intended). However, a recent post from Hemant criticizing Justin Roiland, the co-creator of Rick and Morty, crank calling Joel Osteen‘s Lakewood Church on the H3 Podcast has me scratching my head. In his post, Mehta recounts what happens during the prank call to Osteen’s prayer line. I’ll spare the details since you can read the…Read More Crank-Calling Joel Osteen’s Prayer Line is like a Fart Joke
What do earthquakes and tsunamis have in common with God?? Absolutely nothing. Let’s be clear about my perspective on this issue. To say that God caused the earthquake or the tsunami that followed, is ludicrous. To state that God had any hand in protecting certain people from harm while others drowned is idiotic. To insinuate that God has a way of manipulating circumstances and situations to accomplish a higher purpose or will is insane. Over the…Read More Earthquakes, Tsunamis and God
Joshua Livingston, one of the original founders of Valencia, Calif.-based Beverly Hills Teddy Bear Co. has returned to the company to head its new Biblical doll unit, One2Believe. The company expects to sell about 50,000 of the Biblical dolls by the end of the year, with the Jesus doll — not surprisingly — expected to be the top seller. It hopes to also bring out an Esther doll by the end of the year and hopes…Read More Tickle Me Jesus!