lamuella commented on the post, Quickies: Ken Jennings’ Ableist Wheelchair Joke, Fighting for Birth Control, and ‘The Princess Bride’, on the site Skepchick 3 years, 5 months ago
While I don’t follow Jennings on Twitter, I know several people who do, and their reasoning is that he’s usually funny and quick-witted (although obviously not in this case). His column in Mental Floss was pretty good.
His “joke” was terrible and offensive and it’s a real shame he hasn’t apologized for it.
“Where are the atheists providing help? Few and far between,”
Please distinguish between “atheists” and “atheist groups”. Atheists were providing lots of help. It’s just that they were in general doing so through secular groups such as the Red Cross rather than explicitly atheist ones. Why? Because for most of us there’s no reason to brand…[Read more]
lamuella commented on the post, Six Things My Abusive Ex-Boyfriend Did To Me That God Didn’t Do, on the site Skepchick 3 years, 6 months ago
So at a stroke they alienate:
1) religious people, who won’t appreciate their god being compared to an abuser
2) Anyone who gives a crap about victims of domestic abuse and doesn’t want to see their suffering used for a cheap gag
So all you have left is pretty much atheist dudebros. Which is the target market for a lot of people like this…[Read more]
lamuella commented on the post, Anti-Feminist Vlogger Jaclyn Glenn Plagiarizes YouTube & Twitter Comments, on the site Skepchick 3 years, 7 months ago
“She is out there fighting on behalf of Mankind to help rid the world of religion.”
Great, so I agree with neither her aim nor her method.