Tag Archive: superstition

pondering creation

Sometimes, when I’m watching swallows swooping, or funny faced donkeys in a field, or just bumble bees buzzing around flowers, I’m completely astonished I can believe all this is here by chance. In… Continue reading

chink in my armour

Deprogramming yourself out of atheism requires that you take control of your own mind and train it how to think rationally. (Silence of Mind) I think we wear our world views like armour… Continue reading

why are we here?

Atheist logic says omelettes (and human beings) just appear from nothing and for no reason. Although this quote is quite worthy of my good blogging buddy Silence of Mind, it actually comes from… Continue reading

understanding history, understanding humans

It has been the feminine role through the centuries to strengthen the man, build him up, and hold him to his commitment. Families, mother, father and children have been the NORM for centuries… Continue reading

we are cursed and doomed

Replicas of an arch in the 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel, among the last remaining parts of an ancient Palmyra, Syria, structure demolished by the Islamic State, will be erected in London and New… Continue reading

catholic condom catastrophe

Abortion is not the lesser of two evils. It is a crime. …On the other hand, avoiding pregnancy is not an absolute evil. In certain cases, as in this one, or in the… Continue reading

the danger of secondary sources

When I was a Christian, I relied on secondary and even tertiary sources to inform much of my approach to understanding what life is about. I relied on the writings of people from… Continue reading

we must be reading different books

you may care to admit, that there is no other book on earth such as the word of God.¬†Even if you hated every word, did not believe one word of it, you could… Continue reading

a challenge for christians – why christianity?

The existence of God is evident and obvious, a simple matter of fact. Blood, air, water, dirt, vegetables, marriage, clean animals, unclean animals, night creatures, sea life, stars, mountains, memory, insects, the brain,… Continue reading

conspiracy theories, self-fulfilling prophecies and a fat reality check

Given the slightly disturbing turn of discussion on my previous post, I’ve been thinking a lot about conspiracy theories. Like many humans, I’ve been a big fan of conspiracy theories at various points… Continue reading