White wine in the sun

It’s that time again. I’m going  to post Tim Minchin’s song to my blog, because, well, it’s a beautifully sentimental song, and so familiar to all us Aussies. For me Christmas and this time of year is all about friends and family, food and booze, shits and giggles, and catching up with the most important people in my life. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)

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Science saved my soul

This video has been floating about the internet for a couple of months now, but I only just now got around to watching it. It gave me shivers, not just because the content, the concepts and the realisations within this monologue are so mind-blowingly amazing, but also because of how well Phil Hellenes describes the deep ramifications of these concepts. More after the jump. While at no stage does Phil ever say that there is definitely no god,...

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“‘Twas the night before Christmas in my atheist house” by Mark Cunningham

‘Twas the night before Christmas in my atheist house, And nothing was stirring but my laptop mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, And were filled with books by Dawkins that I wanted to share. My daughters were listening to Carl Sagan in bed, While visions of his Cosmos danced in their head. And mamma reading Hitchens and me with Kaku, Had just settled down with a warm winter brew. When from outside my window there arose...

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