Tag Archive: common sense

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

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

questions about killing

Thou shalt not kill. Q: Kill what? A: Humans. Kill as many animals as you like, even if you have no nutritional need for them. They taste nice and, according the Bible, pleasure… Continue reading

lure of the forbidden

In times past, we blamed these dark impulses on the Devil, or on our own weak moral character. We regarded thoughts as but a step away from deeds, and admonished ourselves – or… Continue reading

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

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

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

confusing labels

There’s much to be made of the ‘pro-life’ and ‘pro-choice’ handy-sized labels that tell us nothing of the actual issues. I was surprised to find an anti-abortion cartoon playing on these labels to be… Continue reading

a bloody mess

The illustrious Tradition of the Church, which includes the likes of Augustine, Aquinas, and Teresa of Avila …. In my current little corner of the world there are a few odd religions taking… Continue reading

the abstinence myth – adolescents vs priests

Zero percent of those who abstain will be pregnant. I know it’s not a popular thing to admit in certain circles, but I am an animal. And I have lots in common with… Continue reading