by fshamas5posted: 12 Feb 2014
I am seriously concerned about one question that doesn't seem to fit into the theory of evolution. If we ascertain evolutionary process as "survival of the fittest" what room does it leave for explanation of...
Today I noticed some of my Christian friends posting about Einstein's apparent belief in prayer and an ultimate supernatural force based on a letter he wrote to a child when asked whether scientists pray. ...
by QuestioningKatposted: 04 Jan 2014
I've recently read how former pastor, Ryan J. Bell, has decided to "Live for a Year Without God." This brought back memories from my former Church's 2006 (maybe 2007) Christmas Volunteer Luncheon when my minister...
by John uniqueposted: 20 Dec 2013
Frequently at funerals and wakes, someone says to me most earnestly of the deceased, “He’s gone to a better place.” I just smile uneasily and let the comment pass otherwise. My honest response would be...
I recently found myself in an argument with a strident, and really rather truculant theist while on my university campus the other day. He was attempting to invite me to his religeons study group, but he...
by Malaidasposted: 29 Nov 2013
Given the strange but consistent view towards martredom amongst theists, against the rational sense of self preservation, this seems to me that there is something interesting in the human psyche that bears some further investigation....
by dcalderonvposted: 19 Nov 2013
I have been reading a lot about morals and how it has evolved with humans across different cultures, and apparently it has been lately when morals actually were involved with religion. Anyways, I was wondering...
by godzillatempleposted: 18 Nov 2013
I recently started reading "Parenting Beyond Belief" (edited by Dale McGowan, but containing numerous essays from a wide variety of people, including Richard Dawkins). The general consensus seems to be that parents should not actually...
by GeorgeSmithposted: 14 Nov 2013
How might one retort to criticisms of atheism due to age? For example many of my family members put my atheism down to rebellion rather than reason and independent research. However I cannot speed up...