Monday School: What Would Jesus Drink?

 
Monday! Time once again for – yep, you guessed it – Monday School. It’s STILL “The Rational Corrective To All That Nonsense They Tried To Teach You Yesterday!” but by all means feel free to think of it as “The Sensible Alternative To Christian Superstitions” if you prefer.

Today’s Lesson: What Would Jesus Drink: Does the Bible approve or disapprove of the consumption of alcohol?

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Monday School: Quebec’s Controversial Charter of Values

 
Its Monday, which means it’s time for Monday School! Your ‘Rational Corrective To All That Nonsense You Learned Yesterday!’

Not only is Monday School back but today I am bringing a very hot topic to the table. I expect to see some harsh notes from this entry but I expect that every time I post an entry about religion. Sometimes it happens, sometimes it doesn’t. I’m curious to see which way it goes today.

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Monday School: Is it finally time to tax the Churches?

 
It’s Monday! It’s Monday! It’s time once again for Monday School! Another installment of the ‘Rational Corrective To All That Nonsense You Learned Yesterday!

This week, I’m going to tackle an interesting question: Do the Churches as we see them today function as a charity or a business?

This subject came to me because of an event I was invited to last weekend but was unable to attend. Various atheists in the city were invited to attend a conversation that was to take place at an RC Church between their people and some non-believers. The purpose of the event was according to the organizers was to ‘foster mutual understanding and friendship among believers and non-believers through conversation, music and a social gathering’.

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Monday School: Crazy things that are actually in the Bible!

 
All the kiddies are back in school… so it’s time for us to crack the books again as well. It’s time once again for Monday School! More of that ‘Rational Corrective To All That Nonsense You Learned Yesterday!’

Today is going to be like show and tell. And entry where we’ll review something I am sure that a lot of Atheists are aware of, but shockingly enough… not many Christians are. People continuously ask myself and countless other Atheists to read the bible. That reading this book will explain everything to us and show us the way.

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Monday School: Atheist parents win a big court battle

 
After a few weeks of technical difficulties… it’s time once again for Monday School! The ongoing ‘Rational Corrective To All That Nonsense You Learned Yesterday!’

Today’s lesson is a very interesting one, basically because it extends to the idea of equal rights. If you give one person a right to do something, you pretty much have to grant that same right to everyone else. For example, if you allow Gideons to hand out bibles to school kids, you should allow Muslims and even Atheists the same right to do the same. Kind of a no brainer, right?

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Monday School: Change comes from action, not words

After taking a week off, it’s time to come back to Monday School! Still your ongoing go to place for ‘The Rational Corrective To All That Nonsense You Learned Yesterday!’

Today we’re going to approach the ongoing hypocrisy of the Catholic church, especially when it comes to deal with their response to the comments being made by their new leader, Pope Frank.

A few months ago, Pope Frank made the statement that all good people will be allowed into heaven (even atheists) as long as they live a good life. It seemed like a very positive message, aimed to give everyone reason to be nice to their fellow man, but the Church was quick to correct that statement, saying that no one gets into heaven unless they accept Christ first… basically telling people that their own leader was incorrect.

There goes any question about the alleged infallibility of the Pope.

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Monday School: Walking on water

 
It’s Monday! Time once again for Monday School. And yes indeedie – it is still “The Rational Corrective To All That Nonsense They Tried To teach You Yesterday!” even though it’s taught by someone who sometimes can’t resist using silly phrases like “yes indeedie.”

Today’s Lesson: Jesus Walked On Water, For Christ’s Sake! How Can We NOT Believe He Was GOD?!

Whoa! I’m not the smartest person on the planet but experience has taught me a few things that I think we all ought to remember:

– Always blow on a spoon of hot soup before shoveling it into our mouths, for example.

– Always turn on a light before attempting to walk down the basement steps while carrying a heavy appliance.

Perhaps most important of all:

– Always check, double-check and then triple-check what the Bible says before believing a single word of it.

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