Tag Archive: christianity

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

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

disobedience part 1

Babies good? Only if stubbornness, selfishness, willfulness, disobedience are good. I never cease to be amazed by the depth and breadth of opinion that exists in the literate world.  So many basic things I… Continue reading

a reflection of those who created it

“I’m going to be a feminist this year!” I understand that it’s natural to want to believe in a supernatural power guiding and protecting (to a certain extent) humanity. It’s comforting and convenient… Continue reading

the ethical upper hand

I recently turned down a speaking engagement simply on the CHANCE that there would be men in the audience. Is there a simple and pure moral and ethical code that humans can live… Continue reading

the badness of sin

“Please, turn away from your sin – all of your sin ..” I’m a self-evolved atheist.  What I mean is, I was born into a Christian family and accepted their religion as the ‘natural’… Continue reading