Tag Archive: atheism

what is a christian?

Prompted by another probing and insightful post from the daily delights released by Clare Flourish, I got to thinking about what makes a person a Christian. This popular religion has two millennia of… Continue reading

discussions on gay marriage

It is simply a natural fact that you need a man and a woman to make a marriage and that a child’s heart longs for the love of both his or her mother… Continue reading

a smarty pants experiment with language, science and religion

Everyone is born an atheist. There are lots of variations on this theme floating about the place. I don’t think it’s completely false. But it doesn’t make any sense. Everyone is born with a… Continue reading

four phases of a trinity

In response to a recent comment from a cheeky young scamp, I clarified that I am a complex person: a mother, a daughter and wholly spirited. Something about my comment sounded familiar and… Continue reading

the golden dragonfly

We often hear claims that children brought up in religious families are ‘brain-washed’ into having the same beliefs as their parents. It’s an easy charge to make, but perhaps more difficult to explain… Continue reading

questions and answers

What is the correct religion? Christianity, obviously. Because I grew up in a mainly Christian country. What is the correct version of Christianity? Well, I was going to say Church of Scotland, because… Continue reading

taking sex seriously

I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. Christians take sex very seriously.  It’s only to be done within the sacred… Continue reading

revolutionising education

 Education teaches you to think critically and once you got that happening, atheism is the natural conclusion. I’ve just been reading a really thoughtful post about religion and education. I agree with everything… Continue reading

social safety nets

Give a man a welfare check, a free cell phone, free internet, cash for his clunker, food stamps, section 8 housing, Medicaid, ninety-nine weeks of free unemployment, and he will vote Democrat the… Continue reading

atheism is bad

Humanity did more politically motivated killing in the 20th century under atheistic regimes than in the previous 19 centuries combined. In a conversation stemming from my recent post about the blood lust of the… Continue reading