Jewish Atheist

An agnostic atheist perspective
from a once orthodox Jew.
I remember some kid at my school made a rape joke toward my friend and when I asked him why he can’t just stop when we tell him to, he said, “I don’t speak Jew.”

First cue that “psycho music” from kill bill.

Then this:

then this.

Then a cigarette.

What racist comment was your brother making?

It wasn’t even a comment. It was basically a joke where he just said a bunch of racist terms really fast to make it sound like something else. It wasn’t in context to anything, nor was it making a racist claim. It was just throwing around very racist terms for fun.

So just had dinner with the fam and some guests. some observations:

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Honesty Hour

private or public. anon or not. whatever. ask way…

Time Travel - Need Advice

So I was again wondering what I’d do if I found myself trapped in the past. I’ve often wondered what big ideas I might be able to use to my advanage, but thinking it over again - don’t ask me why I do it - I realized that I still need a starting point. It’s not like I’m just gonna have resources right when I show up. So I need a plan to start from scratch.

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fml

fml

p.s. I’ve been awake around 20 minutes now and the yelling in the home has already reached a frenzy. I fucking hate this place.

miserablefuck:

Jewish moms don’t like it when you refer to Passover as “the celebration of the demonic slaughtering of children”.

it’s the celebration of the godly slaughtering of children!

Anybody watching Continuum? 
1) So this show is pretty much perfect for me. Time travel; futuristic gadgets and ideas; lots of big-issue politics.
2) It’s weird watching a show where I’m close to convinced that the bad guys are completely right.
Basically, the show starts in the future where corporations own everything. Kinda like today but on steroids. e.g. Can’t pay your loans? We’ll take control of your body and literally make you work your debt off even if it means your whole life. Other sick shit too, like the environment is totally fucked. everyone has to wear gas masks all the time - unless your rich enough to live in a luxury bubble (assuming you can even afford the gas mask). To be honest, it’s more or less where I see the world actually heading at this point.
So the “bad guys” are terrorists who go back in time to fight the corporations and influence people while the “good guys” go back to fight them.
Now, granted, the whole killing people thing is pretty fucked up, but if you were from a future where you knew this shit would happen, wouldn’t you fight it?
And if you would, why aren’t most of us doing anything to fight it now? There is so much evidence of corruption and wrong doing. The system is already bought (for instance, see the tyt report I posted earlier today). Everyone knows of massive problems. Not just wrong-doings, but fundamental problems to the system. **cough**cough**money in politics** cough**cough**wolf-pac**cough**cough**
Honestly, I think the bad guys are right.
Liber8

Anybody watching Continuum?

1) So this show is pretty much perfect for me. Time travel; futuristic gadgets and ideas; lots of big-issue politics.

2) It’s weird watching a show where I’m close to convinced that the bad guys are completely right.

Basically, the show starts in the future where corporations own everything. Kinda like today but on steroids. e.g. Can’t pay your loans? We’ll take control of your body and literally make you work your debt off even if it means your whole life. Other sick shit too, like the environment is totally fucked. everyone has to wear gas masks all the time - unless your rich enough to live in a luxury bubble (assuming you can even afford the gas mask). To be honest, it’s more or less where I see the world actually heading at this point.

So the “bad guys” are terrorists who go back in time to fight the corporations and influence people while the “good guys” go back to fight them.

Now, granted, the whole killing people thing is pretty fucked up, but if you were from a future where you knew this shit would happen, wouldn’t you fight it?

And if you would, why aren’t most of us doing anything to fight it now? There is so much evidence of corruption and wrong doing. The system is already bought (for instance, see the tyt report I posted earlier today). Everyone knows of massive problems. Not just wrong-doings, but fundamental problems to the system. **cough**cough**money in politics** cough**cough**wolf-pac**cough**cough**

Honestly, I think the bad guys are right.

Liber8

throats been hurting so just put a “firecracker” in the oven… honestly, I think this is my first time making one… pretty psyched…

TYT - So, some actual evidence that the US functions as an oligarchy.

ugh, so depressing.

get money out of politics

eretzyisrael:

G-d Said, “Be Holy - Eat A Matzah” - by Reb Gutman Locks

hahaha, oh gutman locks, always good for a laugh.

let’s break this down:

1) “If I told you I was holy, you’d laugh and think I’m being arrogant.”

True. He then goes on to explain why, in fact, he does believe he’s holy, lol.

2) What does he even mean by “holy”? It’s a vague term, and without defining it first it makes no sense at all to talk about it. for instance, he assumes god is holy. but why? why is god holy? without a definition, the discussion is meaningless. (In fact, Locks has an article which demonstrates pretty clearly the problem of not sharing a definition: x.)

Now Locks has his own definition of holy: “whatever points to G-d is holy, and whatever hides the revelation of His Presence is unholy.” (x) Using that definition, we discover Locks’ brilliant tautology: If you do things which “points to” god, then you are something which “points to god.”

3) Matzos = Mitzvas

So they found two words which are homonyms in certain tenses. way to go. Bc I’m sure there aren’t many other words in hebrew which are homonyms and don’t necessarily imply a relationship.

By way of an example in English, this is like the equivalent of finding a verse which says “you shall eat [celery] stalks” which some rabbi then argues that it implies we should stalk (i.e. creepily follow) someone or something. It’s really just an incredibly weak argument.

4) Tastes good? Sorry, but making 1/3rd of the video just shots of people eating matzah isn’t a compelling argument either.

But I do love just how crazy Locks looks throughout the video, esp when he seems to lost in the clouds. Cheers

foxtrotsky asked: if god and cake cannot exist together, i choose cake. any day. vive le gateu. let them eat cake.

believe it or not, this evolved from a discussion about a chicken deity, lol. basha and I are clearly covering the important theological questions of the day