Blogging Tory "Girl in Blue" is fed up -- fed up, I tell you -- with the rest of her BT colleagues getting all the attention in terms of dumbass whackjob mockery and ridicule, so she steps up to the plate and ...
Today I found out that on Monday in the legislature, the Lord's prayer will be accompanied by several other prayers from several other religions. The prayers--which includes a "moment of silence" for atheists--will be in a sort of rotation, so if you're ever at the legislature, you never know what you might get! ...
Freedom of religion is one thing. Eliminating an age-old tradition in its name is quite another.
No shit. Because if you get rid of that "age-old tradition," who knows what might be next. Residential schools? Slavery? Catholic priests boning altar boys?
Oh, wait ... I'm guessing that's not quite what GiB had in mind, was it? Damn those "age-old traditions" and their culture-dependent value.
P.S. And look on the bright side -- the "moment of silence" for atheists will be the one moment that is not a sopping paean to stupid, meaningless, idiotic superstition. I think it should be marketed that way -- "And now, a moment to reflect on the value of logic, sanity and reason with no recourse to ridiculous historical myths or invisible sky monsters."
Yeah, that works for me. Can we get that baby written up?