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Villains


7/1/14

The Skeptic Arena's take on ... Alexander the Great (1 page)




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10/12/13

Planning on celebrating Christopher Columbus today?

Read this first

UPDATE - 8/16/17

"Adam Ruins Everything" (5:43)


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Historical Worldwide Violence

War

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The American Civil War


10/29/16

The American political Civil War

Our most dangerous enemies nearly always come ...

from within


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8/28/16

Football star refuses to stand for the National Anthem.

It sounds to me like he has a point


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7/1/15

Confederate Bastards who make up a large portion of Conservative America ...

have been lying to us for years



It's time we put an end to the Civil War ...

once and for all


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11/3/13

Why are Conservatives so desperate to rewrite American history when it comes to the Civil War?
Why are they willing to tell easily disprovable lies in order to convince you
that the Civil War was not fought over slavery?



Here is the reason ...

Modern humans find slavery to be one of the most repugnant, disgusting activities ever practiced by mankind.
It is now illegal in every country in the world.

In order to escape the stigma that goes with having a history
of fighting and dying to keep humans in bondage,
Conservatives do everything in their power to try to distract your attention away from that embarrassment,
and get you to believe instead, that it was really an honorable war to protect state's rights.

As the article above proved ... the facts say otherwise.


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10/5/13

This writer makes a beautiful connection.
It is one of the most impressive insights I have ever read.



Yes, sadly the United States Civil War is in its 153rd year.

If you recall the map displaying the red states, you'll notice how the Confederacy now moves up through the midwest. Why? Because these states are sparsely populated. Religion exerts most of its control in sparsely populated areas where everyone knows who you are, where you work, and where your family lives. Its power to intimidate and control weakens in more densely populated areas where anonymity grants a greater degree of safety to nonbelievers and people of minority religions.


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Child Brides


5/26/17

An 11-year-old girl was forced to marry her 20-year-old rapist.
No. This didn't happen in Saudi Arabia, but in ...

Florida

In the article, the Confederate states took all the top spots ... is anyone surprised?
Are those banjos I hear playing in the background?


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5/14/17

Governor Chris Christie refuses to protect children
from abominable religious practices.

And this guy wanted to be our president

Republicans will sacrifice their own people:
the poor, the sick, the elderly, and even their own children,
in an effort to maintain the support of Conservative Christians
(Conservative Christians are "Old Testament" Christians)


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Circumcision


12/5/16

Doctors in Denmark work to end the practice of ...

Male Gential Mutilation


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7/2/15

Will everyone please bow your heads
while I read from the book of Galatians, chapter 5:2-4:

"Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.
For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law.
Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law;
ye are fallen from grace.
"



Hey, don't look at me; those were Paul's words ... not mine


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5/15/15

A mother is arrested after fleeing Florida with her 4-year-old son ...
to protect him from circumcision


Here's the pertinent part ...

"After a long legal battle, a judge in February ordered Hironimus
to bring Chase to court and turn him over to his father
to have the procedure done.
"

I thought that the child's welfare
was supposed to outweigh the desires of its parents?
Not in Florida?

Why is it so important that this non-emergency "medical" procedure
be performed now?

Since this is a non-emergency procedure,
why don't they let the kid choose
when he is old enough to decide for himself?

What's the rush ... is God running low on foreskins?

She finally caved in to get out of jail

America ... the Saudi Arabia of the West


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12/2/14

It looks like the tide has turned in the debate over circumcision.
It is now supported by both the ...

C.D.C.

and the ...

A.A.P.

For thousands of years, circumcision had nothing to do with preventative health.
It was purely a religious ceremony.
Then when science began replacing religion as the path to knowledge,
believers desperately searched for a medical justification
for their ancient, barbaric practice.
But the science did not fall on their side of the debate
(when it comes to religion - the science never  does)

Circumcision rates have been falling in recent decades.
Other than for medical necessity, circumcision is not recommended
in any of the advanced nations outside the U.S.

So why did the U.S. do an about-face?

I find this sudden reversal by the C.D.C. and the A.M.A. very suspicious.
My guess is that religious pressure has once again succeeded.

But until my suspicions are confirmed ...
I have no choice but to lower my sword

UPDATE - 4/9/15

As you might recall, I recently featured a story about the turnaround
by the C.D.C. and the A.M.A. on the issue of circumcision.
As I rationalist I was forced to accept their conclusions,
however, I did express my suspicion that Christian pressure
may have been the major contributing factor to the turnaround.

Here is just one, of many examples, why those organizations
had previously taken the position that the risks outweighed the benefits

Penis transplant required to fix botched circumcision

You men should be very grateful that I did not include any pictures


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2/2/14

Look at that baby howling in pain



As the story said, the pain may not be the worst part; it can get a lot worse.

How much longer will modern nations refuse to protect children
from the barbaric religious practices of Ghost Worshiping parents?

(probably as long as they remain in the majority)


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12/13

Religious extremists mount counteroffensive
against efforts by Europe to end barbaric practice of genital mutilation.

Your religious freedom ends where your baby's penis begins


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11/12/13

Circumcisions likely to be banned in Norway
until child becomes old enough to decide for himself.

But the good news was short-lived when the report got to France


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4/5/13

Okay Moses, listen up:
here's what I want you to do ...



Cut off what?
And suck what?

The only reason we don't see the horror in genital mutilation
is because we have become so accustomed to it.

It's high time we quit providing souvenirs for the Hebrew Ghost


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9/19/12



Dr. Bruce Hensel of KNBC news in Los Angeles
recently did a show where he discussed circumcision.
Perhaps I was being too generous when I said "discussed."
I think "promoted" would be the more accurate term.

He lamented that circumcisions were down 10% in recent decades.
He then did an interesting, and very sneaky thing:
he gave an example (HIV) in which the evidence showed a benefit of circumcision,
but he did not give any examples of evidence that showed the risks.
But then, to cover himself and give the "appearance" of fairness,
he told the audience they should weigh the benefits and the risks.

Is everyone going to run to the internet and do that?
Not likely. What they are going to remember is
that the trusted doctor told them a benefit
(one that would scare anyone into seriously considering it),
and then threw in a disclaimer at the end,
which most viewers would probably ignore.

Circumcision is not automatically recommended for boys
by ANY major medical organization.

We know why 1/3 of the planet's baby boys are mutilated in this fashion:
it is because of the covenant with God.
That is the reason why boys have been circumcized for thousands of years,
not because of medical science
and it was certainly not because of AIDS (which did not yet exist).
The medical excuses only recently started appearing,
and only because religious excuses no longer carry the weight they once did.
So religious people attempt to claim that science is on their side ... but it isn't.
Most major organizations agree that the risks outweigh the benefits -
something the good doctor did not want his audience to know.

Dr. Bruce Hensel used his position as a trustworthy TV doctor to promote his religious beliefs
rather than providing modern, accurate, and honest medical advice to his audience.

Genital mutilation of girls is outlawed in most nations in the world.
It's time we did the same for boys.


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Female Genital Mutilation


3/15/17

Regarding parents who genitally mutilate their daughters;
this is what should be done to every single one of those bastards ...

10 years in prison followed by deportation.

Most countries on Earth have these laws, yet few enforce them.
It's time that children's rights were given priority over
the rights of their parents to be ignorant dumb fucks.


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1/11/16

How well do Reza Aslan's excuses for Islam
(for example, in the area of female genital mutilation)
stand up to skeptical scrutiny?

Judge for yourself (25:45) ...




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11/17/14

Where is ground zero in the brutal world of female genital mutilation?

20% of the victims live here

So how is this affecting the United States?

It's not good news


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10/24/13

Activists fight against the barbaric practice of female genital mutilation (17:05)

Kurdistan, Iraq


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Spanking


4/12

The current status of "spanking"

"On the international front, physical discipline is increasingly being viewed
as a violation of children’s human rights.
The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child
issued a directive in 2006 calling physical punishment
'legalized violence against children'
that should be eliminated in all settings through
'legislative, administrative, social, and educational measures.'

The treaty that established the committee has been supported by 192 countries,
with only the United States and Somalia failing to ratify it.
"

Somalia? ... Somalia?

Jesus H. Fucking Kee-reist
Is there any limit to how much America can embarrass and humiliate itself?

(I think we can safely go with "No" on that one)


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11/3/11

Remember that viral YouTube video
showing a judge, belt-whipping and cussing out his daughter?

Well, in case you missed it - you can watch it now (7:34)

What do you think his punishment was?
(Remember, we're talking about Texas here) ...



That's right. In Texas they punish brutal, abusing judges
by giving them a year's vacation ... with pay.

UPDATE - 2014

He lost his bid for reelection


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Farming


12/19/16

Money is not the root of most evil ... "Greed" is.
We still have a long, long way to go
to remove from power, those whose uncontrollable greed
keeps humanity and all other creatures trapped in a living Hell.

Livestock Agriculture

If future humans don't look back on us with disgust and revulsion,
it will be because ... we failed


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Hunting


2/19/17

In case you were thinking
that Republicans can't be as inhuman as they seem to be ...

this should settle the issue

"... with the support of the National Rifle Association (NRA)
and Safari Club International ....
"

Now there are 2 groups of wonderful people
whose sole purpose in life is to make money
by profiting from the death of animals and people.

We are locked in a battle with pure evil ... and we're losing


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12/31/16

After ending 2016 with 2 months of despairing reports almost every day,
how about we start 2017 off with some news that brings us hope?

To stave off elephant extinction, China finally takes action


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Religious Animal Cruelty


8/5/15

Nepal takes a giant step into the 21st century.
The world's largest animal sacrifice, 500,000 animals ...

have now been spared from slaughter


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9/19/12

Why are endangered elephants being slaughtered?



As if I needed another reason to hate religion.


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Animal Cruelty


9/2/14

Humans aren't wiping out other species at 100 times the normal rate.
We are wiping them out at 1,000 times the normal rate




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