Thursday, December 14, 2017

The 6 Types of Pedestrians

The finding of Silver and Coleman in their study on atheists in the CNN article Behold, the 6 types of atheists did not tell...

Putting Thought Into Critical Thinking

When I first discovered atheist discussion groups online, I was thrilled.  Finally, it seemed I would have a chance to talk with like-minded people...

Hawaiian “Vacation”

While cooking my son and his friends breakfast burritos this morning, out of the blue, something began to trouble me. I started to think...

Non Stamp Collector

Marty is an avid stamp collector; a philatelist. "Stamp collecting is generally accepted as one of the areas that make up the wider subject of...

Dear God, Please Explain Genocide

Lately, I have been reading about the genocide in Rwanda that occurred in the 1990s.  It has been a bit like reading about how...

An Exercise in Relative Moral Reasoning

PART ONE Let us suppose that there are two rival leaders of an empire: Jerrod and Seth. Jerrod is currently in power and Seth spends...

“It’s OK, You Don’t Believe in Anything Anyway”

A couple of years ago, a casual acquaintance – I’ll call her Susie – out of the blue asked me what church I go...

10 Reasons Christianity Makes No Sense

When I discovered the online atheist community a few years ago, one of the things that astounded and humbled me the most was the...

“Did God Make Grass?”

A while back I was smugly congratulating myself on a few choice victories in the secular parenting arena.  First was my 5-year-old daughter’s emerging...

Human “purpose,” without God.

I pinched this line from an article (Investigating Atheism) posted by Philip Bannor (thanks Phil). Btw, I do recommend it, but I personally got...