Tag Archive: superstition

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

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

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

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

superbug religion’s supremely divine species

When I create my new superbug religion that spreads through the world like an unstoppable tsunami of obvious correct, I may consider the inclusion of a supremely divine species. It would be passe,… Continue reading

confessions of a supernatural nature

The probability of supernatural events has been a popular discussion topic of late. I have maintained a firm stance of absolute disbelief in the possibility of supernatural occurrences at any point in history… Continue reading

is atheism falsifiable?

What would you accept as positive evidence that a god-man appeared to human beings at some point in history? My cute little blogging buddy asks the funniest questions. He’s a scientist who thinks… Continue reading

how to tell if your religion is genuine

In the year 2013, Christianity is the most popular religion in the world. If you’re a Christian, you’ll be aware that 2000 years ago this was not the case, and everyone went to… Continue reading

a logical belief in gods

A blogging buddy, who enjoys science and has a penchant for strong alcoholic drinks, recently made the shocking statement that he is logically inclined to believe in the existence of a creator deity.… Continue reading