Archive for December, 2013

Science in the Bible II

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. Two Christians in a jury deliberation room Felipe: Sorry to butt in here. I know we’re supposed to be getting going talking about this case, but I had to throw in my two cents. What makes you think that the Bible is intended to have anything […]

Posted on December 30, 2013 at 8:40 pm by ideclare · Permalink · One Comment
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Science in the Bible

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A Christian and an atheist in a jury deliberation room Denise: Do you think they’d mind if I brought my Bible with me tomorrow? Eric: I’m sure it’s fine, so long as you’re just using it as something to read on breaks and stuff and not […]

Posted on December 27, 2013 at 8:39 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Sources of Knowledge

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A Christian and an atheist in a house that’s been burgled Robert: Oh my gosh — what happened? Sharon: Hey, Robert. Come on in. Robert: Somebody really did a job in here. Sharon: Yeah. Someone broke in while I was in Bakersfield. My cash and some […]

Posted on December 25, 2013 at 8:38 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Effective Deism

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. Two Christians in a water park Jasmine: The line on Towering Humungo doesn’t look so bad right now. Let’s go! Kelsey: Hang on — I’m not sure about that. Do you see how tall it is? Jasmine: That’s the point. Come on. Don’t be a wuss. […]

Posted on December 23, 2013 at 8:37 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Christian Science

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A Christian and an atheist working in a sports collectibles shop Faye: What do you want me to do with these "Super Scientists" cards? Gracie: Have we actually sold any? Faye: Uh — two packs, maybe? In six months? Gracie: Put it on the sale table. […]

Posted on December 20, 2013 at 8:31 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Breaking Laws

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. Two Christian and an atheist in a gas station, waiting for customers Debra: I am incredibly bored. Ella: Still? Wow, I would have thought that in the five minutes since you last said that you would have found something entertaining to do. Debra: How long has […]

Posted on December 18, 2013 at 6:31 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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A Matter of Faith

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A Christian and an atheist in a high school physics extension classroom after class is over Zelda: I can’t believe you let the professor do that bowling ball experiment with you. Alexander: What’s the big deal? When the ball swings back toward me it can’t go […]

Posted on December 16, 2013 at 8:31 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Deathbed Conversion

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. An atheist and a Christian parent watching their children trick-or-treating Leroy: Are those full-size Snickers bars she’s giving out? Marisa: I told you this was a good neighborhood. Leroy: Good is one thing, but by the end of the night we’re going to have enough candy […]

Posted on December 13, 2013 at 8:31 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Atheist Boy Scouts

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A Christian and an atheist on the telephone Eliana: Hi, Fatima — it’s Eliana. Fatima: What’s up? Eliana: I wasn’t sure if you knew, but starting this summer I’m going to be den mother for Gordon’s scout troop, and I thought that since we live so […]

Posted on December 11, 2013 at 8:31 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Raising Atheists

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. Two atheists at City Hall, waiting to get their marriage license Carlos: I’m nervous. Are you nervous? Delores: Why should I be? It’s just a license. Carlos: I know, but it still feels like a big step. When we get the form, what kind of stuff […]

Posted on December 9, 2013 at 8:31 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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