• lamuella posted a new activity comment 3 years, 7 months ago

    excuse me, not all spiders.

    • I think you mean #NotAllSpiders.

      • Hilariously enough, in Lakota culture, a negative role model (who isn’t always the bad guy, but so goes) is Iktomi, whose name literally means spider. In a lot of stories, Iktomi is trying to get laid. In others, he comes up with Rube Goldberg plans.

        In one story, he challenges a white man to see who’s the better cheater. “But I have to go home…[Read more]

  • lamuella posted a new activity comment 3 years, 8 months ago

    While I don’t follow Jennings on Twitter, I know several people who do, and their reasoning is that he’s usually funny and quick-witted (although obviously not in this case). His column in Mental Floss was pretty good.

    His “joke” was terrible and offensive and it’s a real shame he hasn’t apologized for it.

  • lamuella posted a new activity comment 3 years, 8 months ago

    “Where are the atheists providing help? Few and far between,”

    Please distinguish between “atheists” and “atheist groups”. Atheists were providing lots of help. It’s just that they were in general doing so through secular groups such as the Red Cross rather than explicitly atheist ones. Why? Because for most of us there’s no reason to brand…[Read more]

  • lamuella posted a new activity comment 3 years, 9 months ago

    So at a stroke they alienate:

    1) religious people, who won’t appreciate their god being compared to an abuser
    2) Anyone who gives a crap about victims of domestic abuse and doesn’t want to see their suffering used for a cheap gag

    So all you have left is pretty much atheist dudebros. Which is the target market for a lot of people like this…[Read more]

  • lamuella posted a new activity comment 3 years, 10 months ago

    “She is out there fighting on behalf of Mankind to help rid the world of religion.”

    Great, so I agree with neither her aim nor her method.