July 30, 2007

Michael Vick Is Not An Atheist

Michael Vick was on the radio today. He said this: "I just want to thank all my fans and all my support and all the people that are praying for Mike Vick and are in my corner right now. It's a crisis situation for me, but I'm going to get through it and I feel, by the grace of God, that's the only way. I believe in the outcome at the end, and that's why I put my faith in the man upstairs. It pains me not be down there right now because I know so many people want to see me and I want to be there."

Believers think they can commit a horrendous crime and then plead to God for support and forgiveness (though Michael Vick is pulling an OJ right now by saying he is innocent).

I can't see too many atheists getting involved in this dog killing crap. It is definitely a theist sport. Atheists tend to value lives more than theists because we know this is it. And it is it for all the dumb animals on this planet, including Michael Vick.

Austin Cline on Michael Vick and Theology

Small Rant

I can't believe my url is blocked by DIGG. I'm guessing this had to do with my posts about that scumwad Joseph Cohen, the imbecile who converted from Judaism to Islam and now laughs at Daniel Pearl's death. I'm pretty sure he and his buddies flagged me to death.

I've written 3 emails and sent them to DIGG asking them to lift the ban and to investigate the flaggings. So far I've received no response.

Rickey Continues To Cyber Stalk Me

Rickey is the only reason I moderate comments. He has caused many of my frequent visitors to enable their blog moderation too. He is definitely mentally unstable. Right now, he comments on my posts via Netscape or Redit. He actually submits my blog posts but gives them idiotic titles if I don't submit them first. Here is his IP info:

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Note: He uses different IPs but they all start with following: 206.148.32.


  1. Believing you are God and can get away with anything disqualifies one from being an atheist I suppose.

  2. BEAJ:

    "I can't see too many atheists getting involved in this dog killing crap. It is definitely a theist sport. Atheists tend to value lives more than theists because we know this is it."

    Please tell me you're joking. Dog fights are more of a theist sport? C'mon man...

  3. Ha! Don't know how M. Vick relates to theism or atheism but I think this reporter had it right: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/football/nfl/08/01/bc.fbn.vick.reporterapo.ap/index.html

  4. Hi, So many interesting things to comment on here. First for the interfaith studies question. Yes, you can be an Atheist Jew. Google "Sherwin Wine" or "Humanistic Judaism" and you will learn all about it. His book, "Judaism Beyond God" is a classic.

    In light of the Michael Vick crimes, I am especially pleased to share this with others! As personally satisfying as it would be to spay and neuter Michael Vick (with no anesthesia), our goal is not to dwell on Vick and the evils of dog fighting, but to teach people how animals SHOULD BE TREATED, and what a blessing they are. Thanks for reading it and passing it on if it interests you. If it doesn't, I apologize. ~ Nancy Cronk at www.Animal Chaplains.com.

    Press Release August 22, 2007

    "Animal Chaplains To Honor and Bless All Creatures on World Animal Day"

    ~ from the Interfaith Association of Animal Clergy

    In what will look like a scene from the popular family movie, "Evan Almighty", scores of Animal Chaplains around the world will bless hundreds, perhaps thousands of animals in many different settings on October 4th 2007. At a pet cemetery on the east coast, to a city park in the desert, to a sandy beach on the west coast, they will walk in on a leash, fly in on a harness, and slither in their cages. Barking, mewing, bleating, mooing, whinnying and purring will join human voices in hymns of praise and worship.

    That day is World Animal Day, a day dedicated to honoring, blessing, and protecting animals all over the world. World Animal Day was founded at an ecologist's convention in Florence, Italy in 1931 as a way of highlighting the plight of endangered species. October 4th was chosen as World Animal Day because it is also the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, a Catholic Church holiday which is often celebrated with an annual "blessing of the pets". Since then, it has grown to encompass all kinds of animal life and has been widely celebrated around the world. Churches and synagogues in many faiths traditions have adopted "Pet Blessing Day" or "World Animal Day" in increasing numbers every year.

    The Interfaith Association of Animal Chaplains prepares for World Animal Day by referring its members and visitors to the official World Animal Day website. The site provides ideas and resources to individuals, families, community groups and congregations everywhere. People can post their pledge for volunteering at a World Animal Day event. In addition to blessing pets, volunteers will work at animal shelters, zoos, rescues, and other nonprofit organizations. Dogs will be walked, cats will be brushed, horses will be groomed, and fish will benefit from freshly cleaned tanks. Donations will be given to animal welfare agencies, and pets will be adopted. School children will collect pet food to be donated to charities, and bake sales and car washes will be held as fundraising events. Veterinary clinics will hold free spay and neuter days, or may offer to vaccinate pets at no charge. All over the world, on the very same day, the well-being of animals will be on the minds of millions of people.

    Interfaith Chaplain Nancy Cronk feels a day honoring animals is very important at a time when the headlines speak of animal cruelty such as athlete Michael Vick's alleged ties to illegal dog fighting. Animal Chaplains would like everyone to know that every major faith endorses the responsible stewardship of the earth and all of its creatures. "Deliberate harming of animals is in direct opposition to teachings in all of the major world faiths. Caring for animals is our global spiritual responsibility. If we can teach this ethic to all of our children, animal abuse and suffering will someday become a distant memory".

    To find out how to get involved on World Animal Day, go to www.WorldAnimalDay.org.uk. To find out more about Animal Chaplains, go to www.AnimalChaplains.com.

    (This article may be reprinted.)

    Nancy J. Cronk
    Founder, Chair and Chaplain
    Interfaith Association of Animal Chaplains
    Email: AnimalClergy@aol.com