Archive for October, 2013

Atheist Immorality

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A woman visiting her sister’s apartment Helen: I feel like I’m never going to stop being depressed about it. Ida: Me, too. How weird is it that they’re getting divorced? And after 25 years — it doesn’t even seem possible. Helen: I hate to say it, […]

Posted on October 30, 2013 at 8:11 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Pet Heaven

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. Two Christians in a nursery’s checkout line Tina: That’s quite a cart full of stuff you’ve got there. Starting a garden? Wilma: Not quite. My daughter’s dog died last night and she wants us to bury it in the yard. The darned thing’s huge, which is […]

Posted on October 28, 2013 at 8:07 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Words to the Dying

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A Christian reporter and an atheist camera operator on the scene after a devastating tornado Carla: Talking to all of these poor people is so exhausting. Seeing them and their devastated homes is taking everything out of me, and it’s not even my loss. God willing, […]

Posted on October 25, 2013 at 7:58 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Atheists in Foxholes

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A Christian and an atheist watching a Civil War reenactment Margaret: I’m not sure how realistic this is. Noah: You can’t worry about it too much. It’s mostly about getting the outfits and equipment right and then giving a general battlefield feel. Margaret: They’re not even […]

Posted on October 23, 2013 at 7:58 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Silliness of "Atheism"

October 21 Two atheists at a high school football game Kathleen: Look at that garbage! Lawrence: What? Kathleen: Did you see the banner the cheerleaders were holding? Lawrence: No. Where? Kathleen: You can’t see it now — the guys running onto the field broke through it. It said, "God bless the Badgers." Lawrence: What happened […]

Posted on October 21, 2013 at 7:58 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Senseless Atheism

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A theist and an atheist in the office on Monday morning Philip: How was your weekend? Regina: Great. I spent half of it in the yard putting together a swing set for the kids. That was an adventure! How about you? Philip: We drove up the […]

Posted on October 18, 2013 at 7:58 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Control Over Energy

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A Christian and an atheist rewiring a lamp Alexandria: Are you sure this is a genuine Tiffany lamp? Bob: Yes. Alexandria: Then why do you think it was so cheap? Bob: Because it was at a thrift shop and it doesn’t work. The wires are ancient, […]

Posted on October 16, 2013 at 7:58 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Impossibility of Atheism

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. An atheist and an agnostic assembling a bookcase Bernard: I’m getting a headache. How many of these little nails are there? Carl: About fifty. Bernard: How many have we done? Carl: I’ve hammered eight nails and my thumb. Bernard: The next time we do this, I’m […]

Posted on October 14, 2013 at 7:58 pm by ideclare · Permalink · One Comment
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Proof of Conviction

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. Two atheist tourists in a historic Catholic church’s gift shop Scarlett: Woah, look at these! Theresa: What are they? Scarlett: They’re like saint trading cards or something. Theresa: Are they prayer cards? Scarlett: I don’t know. Look at the guy with all the arrows in him! […]

Posted on October 11, 2013 at 7:58 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Scientific Ignorance

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A married couple in a toy store Kate: What about a stuffed animal. Look! A stuffed tomato guy! I think that might be good for Mariah. Lee: You think, you think — what about what I think? Kate: I was asking what you think. Why are […]

Posted on October 9, 2013 at 7:58 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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