Tag Archive: sin

absolutely illogical

One of my blogging buddies recently accused me of moral absolutism. According to Wikipedia, if I were a moral absolutist, I would believe “certain actions are absolutely right or wrong, regardless of other… Continue reading

why do deities need supernatural tricks?

Let’s pretend we’ve never been exposed to the notion of deities and the supernatural. Let’s imagine we’ve lived our lives considering only the straightforward natural world around us, where we can see, smell,… Continue reading

the crushing weight of responsibility

I’m a bit confused about parenthood. Parents usually make a choice to have children. Parents usually knowingly provide all the code that makes the physical body of their offspring. Parents are usually responsible… Continue reading

the clear understanding of life

preamble Why do I so readily dismiss the great and wise thinkers cited by people in their quest for truth or understanding? Two main reasons: 1. Most of the people referenced are dead.… Continue reading

32 reasons to be an atheist (as opposed to a Christian)

You don’t have to get up on Sunday mornings if you don’t feel like it. You don’t have to sing songs that are too high for your voice and leave you with a… Continue reading

highlights of a deconversion

For some unknown reason, I’ve been reminiscing lately about my awakening to atheism. It was almost 20 years ago and I have terrible memory, but I’d like to present the highlights. alarm bell… Continue reading

gifts from gods

My best blogging buddy, The Ark, is a popular chap. He’s always inviting religious folks over to his blog for a cosy chat about their beliefs. If you’re religiously inclined, and you haven’t… Continue reading

outcomes of israeli actions

I’ve blogged and commented at length on my understanding of ‘sin’ and ‘morality’, as they are traditionally referred to. A quick recap for those who missed it: all actions should be analysed on… Continue reading

clarification for christian readers

one-upmanship:┬áthe art of outdoing or┬ákeeping 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