Monthly Archive: April, 2013

how society advances

It’s fair to say that human societies have changed significantly over the last few thousand years. Access to information and education is unprecedented, and many of us in the realm of blogging reap… Continue reading

interpretation errors – by their fruits ye shall know them

Mormonism is fascinating. I don’t think I know enough about it but I absolutely adore the weirdness of the bits with which I am familiar. Here are some personal highlights: A US citizen,… Continue reading

gifts from gods

My best blogging buddy, The Ark, is a popular chap. He’s always inviting religious folks over to his blog for a cosy chat about their beliefs. If you’re religiously inclined, and you haven’t… Continue reading

a logical belief in gods

A blogging buddy, who enjoys science and has a penchant for strong alcoholic drinks, recently made the shocking statement that he is logically inclined to believe in the existence of a creator deity.… Continue reading

if there’s an afterlife

If it’s not lights out, and there is in fact a surprise afterlife, I have a few requests: I don’t want to be trapped with my family for eternity and forced to populate… Continue reading

lurking 4: atheists are racist

As I was accused of anti-Semitism yesterday (although the accuser has so far chosen not to explain the reason for this charge), it seems like a good time to explore the idea that atheists… Continue reading

outcomes of israeli actions

I’ve blogged and commented at length on my understanding of ‘sin’ and ‘morality’, as they are traditionally referred to. A quick recap for those who missed it: all actions should be analysed on… Continue reading

clarification for christian readers

one-upmanship: the art of outdoing or keeping one jump ahead of a friend or competitor As I state on my ‘About’ page, I’m a bit of a ranter and I like to argue. I have… Continue reading


I am ALWAYS prepared to answer questions! My league of blog fans are always asking me questions that I never have time to answer, so I thought I’d take a minute to pull… Continue reading

santa claus and fairy tales

I possess strong memories of the experience of awakening to these magical mornings in my childhood. But in addition to wishing to share that experience with my children, I also think that the… Continue reading