Tag Archive: musings

giving the religiously inclined a helping hand

Believing in a super-powerful deity or two is the prerogative of followers of religion. These deities are exclusively invisible beings that leave clues to their existence with specially selected human beings. Specially selected… Continue reading

the changing landscape of relationships

Pushing people to test their culturally held beliefs against evidence is key to helping our species recover from millennia of superstitious notions that have climaxed in several religions holding sway over most of… Continue reading

describing atheism

In my last post, I invited readers to suggest a humorous descriptive label that could be attached to atheism or atheists. I was seeking to create a fair playing field for good-natured and… Continue reading

the value of dogs

All animals are magic and clearly supernatural in origin. But dogs, and probably monkeys and dolphins, are extra special. As it’s undoubtedly cruel to keep monkeys and dolphins in human households, we should… Continue reading

the value of objects

This is a matter of freedom. If you don’t have many possessions then you don’t need to work all your life like a slave to sustain them. Like many people who have spent… Continue reading

over my head

My best blogging buddy, Ark, who loves cakes, bees, dogs and ranting, brought up an important point today. A point about knowledge. I’m personally not very knowledgeable about much in this world. My… Continue reading

adventure games and personal stories

In blogland, it’s easy to get involved in endless discussions with Christians about evidence, logic and common sense.  To summarise: there’s no evidence for invisible deities; it’s illogical to think your religion is… Continue reading

understanding the god God

There are a few things about the god God that I don’t quite understand. I thought it might be nice to display them in public and see if any of my kind readers… Continue reading

guidelines for child-rearing

As a parent, I have a responsibility to equip my offspring to deal with life in an effective way. Lots of people feel this way about parenthood, and fear for their little ones… Continue reading

puzzled by morality

There seem to be endless discussions around a notion of morality, which Wikipedia tells me is: the differentiation of intentions, decisions, and actions between those that are “good” (or right) and those that… Continue reading