Category Archives: Religion and Reason

Atheism Is Not A Religion… April 23, 2017

There is great difficulty in maintaining an ideologically free form of atheism. As I have often repeated all atheism consists of is non-belief in gods. Yes, I personally assert that there are no gods. Some have said that by so … Continue reading

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Spring… March 5, 2017….

The Vernal Equinox is on March 20 this year. The March equinox marks the moment the Sun crosses the celestial equator – the imaginary line in the sky above the Earth’s equator – from south to north. Pagan celebrations of … Continue reading

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Insufficient Information … February 26, 2017

Arguments about the nature of the Universe… is it caused, uncaused? Does the Universe have a beginning or has it always existed? There are arguments for any of these positions. Biased arguments are presented by theists. Those arguments always include … Continue reading

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The Spokesperson… February 5, 2017

The almighty, most powerful god of the universe… able to hear the pleas of even the most remote… sees the sufferings of the smallest sparrow… cannot speak to you directly. Why does god, the most high, need an intermediary? Why … Continue reading

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Lay Your Bets… January 29, 2017

There are many different systems of belief for a deity. Within each system there are separate divisions consisting of variations of that system. Furthermore, there have been and continue to be many radically different imagined gods. While there are some … Continue reading

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Human Need for Uber-Support…

TEDDY-BEARS ARE YOUR FRIENDS… Did you have an imaginary friend when you were but a child? Did your imagination make that friend seem real? Did you talk to that friend and then hear it respond in your mind? There seems … Continue reading

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The In-Group… December 11, 2016

There is a human phenomena known as “in-group”, sometimes also known as “in-group thinking”. Humans form groups. Each group considers itself the in-group. Other groups are looked upon unfavorably. Sometimes a group forms and develops actual animosity for other groups … Continue reading

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Biblical Morality… December 4, 2016

→Christians claim that morality originates from god. They also claim that the Bible is the perfect word of god (at least most fundamentalists do). →Morality as presented in the Bible is not seen as moral today. Exceptions that are moral … Continue reading

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The Cheapening of Our Moment in Time… November 13, 2016

Looking outside my window into the street I see a squirrel on the curb opposite of mine. It stops momentarily as traffic cruises by as if by freezing in place it might make itself invisible. Afterwards it turns, its big … Continue reading

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Life Before Gods… October 30, 2016

Life begins without gods of any kind. It is only later that either parents or acquaintances introduce the concept. Children are expected to listen, to learn, from their parents the ways of the world. Unfortunately, children do not possess the … Continue reading

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