Tag Archive: superstition

if there’s an afterlife

If it’s not lights out, and there is in fact a surprise afterlife, I have a few requests: I don’t want to be trapped with my family for eternity and forced to populate… Continue reading

what is a christian?

Prompted by another probing and insightful post from the daily delights released by Clare Flourish, I got to thinking about what makes a person a Christian. This popular religion has two millennia of… Continue reading

four phases of a trinity

In response to a recent comment from a cheeky young scamp, I clarified that I am a complex person: a mother, a daughter and wholly spirited. Something about my comment sounded familiar and… Continue reading

a bloody mess

The illustrious Tradition of the Church, which includes the likes of Augustine, Aquinas, and Teresa of Avila …. In my current little corner of the world there are a few odd religions taking… Continue reading

thoughts on the new pope

There’s an interesting form of discrimination here in Argentina that I’d forgotten about. Ageism. I don’t know what it’s like in the rest of the world, but in the UK you can’t employ… Continue reading

my conversion to a-religious agnosticism

I think I’m going to have do an uncool thing here.  I’m going to have to declare myself a big old woolly agnostic.  I don’t have a lack of belief in gods: I… Continue reading

realms of possibility

How an imaginary deity behaves? However you want them to behave. One of the arguments used by atheists to refute the existence of deities is that every religion that’s popped up has been… Continue reading

magic moments

There is a great post about the burden of proof that I kind of disagree with, but really appreciate the long and entertaining discussion it has generated.  By far my favourite comment so… 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

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