Tag Archive: god

coincidence, tragedy and other acts of gods

Having just spent some time with people of a religious persuasion, I’m struck by how often coincidences (or indeed any and all random events with supposedly positive outcomes) are desperately attributed to the machinations of… Continue reading

detecting creator forces

we can see him, we can hear Him, we can touch, smell, measure, and detect Him in EVERY way; we simply award the Oscar to ourselves, giving congratulatory speeches thanking ourselves while we… Continue reading

the emperor’s new clothes

Here’s a free donut to chew on: God and His word wins all challenges by not showing up. (Colorstorm) Let’s think about what the Christian god God ‘wins’ by not showing up. Yes,… Continue reading

the two types of christian

It’s come to my attention that there are two broad types of Christian. One Christian wants a god who judges, and the other wants a god who loves. One Christian salivates over arbitrary rules… Continue reading

a challenge to christians

It’s my contention that the Bible is not the inspired holy book of any almighty deity, but a random collection of ramblings by some deluded men from one very small corner of our planet (because only… Continue reading

what should a gay christian do? – part 2

There are lots of Christians willing to share their understanding that homosexuality is a sin. They base this belief on a scattering of passages in the Bible that condemn certain types of promiscuous homosexual sex,… Continue reading

what should a gay christian do?

I was wondering if you have a post that explicitly addresses how you believe Christians who experience same sex attractions should live their lives in terms of romance. I’d be interested to know… Continue reading

my favourite bible quotes part 2 – ten generations of bastards

A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of the LORD. (Deuteronomy 23:2) Given that many Christians are… Continue reading

when the world goes to hell and a handbasket

The slippery slidey morality core that governs ‘correct’ Christian behaviour has had yet another knock to its centrifugal force. One of the most charming features of the allegedly static Christian morality core is that it is… Continue reading

a question for Christians – what is heaven like?

As far as I can tell, Christians seem to have quite differing expectations of their impending afterlife. A quick google of Christian sites brings some interesting visions. Some believe their god God sits… Continue reading