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Blog Archive: February 2014

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The "Son of God" Survey

Feb 27, 2014 10:01:30 AM
Feb 27, 2014 10:10:37 AM

The religious website BreatheCast has an article about Diogo Morgado, an actor in the new film "Son of God," and his assertion that this latest on-screen version of the Christ tale has atheists feeling "touched" and even prompted to re-examine their non-belief.Having seen the "Son of God" trailer (another misty rehash starring Sebastian Knapp's hairstylist and a host of constipated-looking Z actors), and knowing a bit about atheists, I'll just say it outright: Either Diogo Morgado is lying wh...

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A Random Act of Kindness

Feb 7, 2014 8:16:56 AM
Feb 7, 2014 8:20:12 AM

I was informed by a Facebook friend that she had picked up a stranger's breakfast tab at McDonald's yesterday. When Tonya shared the experience on Facebook, I found myself smiling, as I'd done something similar the day before at the drive-thru of a Taco Bueno and mentioned the encounter on my page. In both cases, the recipient didn't even know what was happening until we had slipped anonymously out of the picture.  We could only imagine the look on their faces when they were informed, "Actua...

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