Male, 46, married w/children. Lifelong US midwesterner. Patriarch lineage 1633 settled in Massachusetts, puritans. Matriarch, 1755 Virginia, indentured. I'm part English, Irish, German, Cherokee, and who knows what else. Typical American stuff.
Once again, we witness another “holy” war erupting in the “holy” land. At the root of the problem, is religion-fueled hatred for others. As the rest of the world watches in […]
The adults are getting annoyed by the mindless noise, where are your parents?
Religion is a tool, and it is only one of many that the small percentage of people who enjoy a lifestyle of wealth, power and influence use to maintain some […]
Almost as adept at exposing the fallacies of religion as Hitchens himself, George Carlin was a genious at exposing human silliness, and showing us all just how ridiculous some of […]
When our methods become advanced enough to provide a solid answer to this “eternal” question, what then? As far as we have come in the last few hundred years as a thinking […]
It sure has, this is a response to the messed up mind that created this “idea”.
As some religious groups broaden the scope of their largess, is it wrong to indoctrinate uninformed groups of people as part of a program to provide necessities to those who are […]
Close relationships can create highly emotional situations where one’s core beliefs can come into question, as with politics, family, or other major personal issues. Are you so certain of your […]
We’ve all seen it, the mass-marketing of religion. Blatant power and money grab attempts through the clever use of inherent fear and perpetuated myth. Why should people be forced to […]
Eugenie Scott, Executive Director, National Center for Science and Education
Christopher Hitchens, author, “God is not Great”
When I hear, or read the term “god”, I usually think of some zeus-like father figure on a cloud, or something. As religion re-defines it’s definitions once again, shouldn’t we […]
Let’s define “rationalizing believers” as those who believe in god, spirits, or some other supernatural force, but do not subscribe to the mainstream beliefs. My premise is this: Educated people […]
Is the indoctrination of children that are incapable of critical thinking ultimately detremental to society as a whole? Does growing up in an environment that promotes belief in god cause intellectual stagnation? This […]
Anyone interested in where the money REALLY goes? Is it possible to create a system that would be fair and impartial worldwide? Does anyone really trust the vatican, or any other […]