Tag Archive: religion

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

an imaginary exercise for all men (and some women too)

I am a man after all. I would like all the men reading this to indulge me in a little imaginary exercise.  Imagine you live in a world where, because of the biological… 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

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

neither the inclination nor the time

“Isn’t it amazing?” The topic of divine intervention has been brought to my attention. The kind of thing where someone was ill and because of lots of praying their god decided to cure… Continue reading

all things good

“because you just never know …” I’ve been musing once more about why humans believe in deities. Previously, in pause for lightening strike, I put it down to the need for an extension… Continue reading

pause for lightening strike

“I don’t believe in God” A tentative half-thought on a speeding train at the age of 19, followed by a pause waiting for the lightening strike that never came. It’s difficult to think… Continue reading