Tag Archive: atheism

theism is natural

Like it or not, atheism is the default position. Theism is not automatic or inevitable. Theism is not natural. Theism is completely natural for the human race. I’m not an expert on anthropology,… Continue reading

magic moments

There is a great post about the burden of proof that I kind of disagree with, but really appreciate the long and entertaining discussion it has generated.  By far my favourite comment so… Continue reading

morality almost solved

I’m still trapped on morality.  I wanted to move on to theism being default, or the evil of eating animals, or how deities speak to people, but they’ll have to wait for another… Continue reading

serious questions

What do you do when you stumble across a blog of a sex-obsessed Catholic divulging the details of their daily struggle with porn?  Before any jokes roll in, it’s not titillating – it’s a seriously… Continue reading

a big bunch of bunkum

Sin. It’s the only battle you can win by surrendering. I’ve been really bothered recently by the notions of sin, obedience and morality. And I’ve realised why – the three of them are… Continue reading

the innocent allure of a hot drink

he really could have just wanted to speak to her There’s a bit of confusion in some sectors of the population, hopefully not many, about where the modern feminist expression of female sexuality… Continue reading

is morality timeless?

you are reading the bible like a layman, you can extract meaning but not scholarship I had a dead-end comment chat with a Christian recently.  Not that big a surprise, I guess, as… Continue reading

tips for budding deities

One of those little ironies of life is that although I’m pretty much opposed to the notion of organised religion, I’ve always fancied setting my own up.  For such an exercise, I think… Continue reading

perfection

If humankind is good, why haven’t there been any perfect people down through history we can look to and emulate? I was asked this question recently in response to my opposition to defining… Continue reading

disobedience part 2

Disobedience: failure or refusal to obey So, as mentioned in the previous post, I have some issues with people branding behaviour they don’t understand or agree with as ‘disobedience’.  But, to be honest,… Continue reading