If fear has held you back from thinking god might not exist, I encourage you to press on – the rewards are truly immense. A mind-opening, perhaps even (dare I say it?) spiritual experience awaits you.
This about covers it… (In case you are wondering, the beautiful music is part of the Shawshank Redemption Score composed by James Newton Howard,)
I have a friend who I’m finding myself disagreeing with more and more lately. This person is intelligent and generally makes a lot of sense – even when we have ideological disagreements (such as on political matters). But lately, the disagreements have baffled and troubled me as I’ve put pieces of the puzzle together to […]
I had an appointment after work today so I drove my car (I usually bike or bus). I also decided to lug my camera along – something I used to do a lot, but that I haven’t done in quite some time. I had no specific subject in mind and found myself turning into a […]
An oft made claim believers make is that, without god, there is no objective morality. Meaning, without a higher power, we are free to make up whatever morality suits us, or the societies we live in. I call bullshit. Someone needs to explain how god’s morality can be so hopelessly confusing as to lead to […]
It’s a negative thought. That is, it merely takes a position against something. And, while I proudly call myself an atheist – a person with no belief in gods – I am a whole lot more than that. Aren’t you? I now fully realize this as the purpose for this blog – to explore all […]
Following up on yesterday’s post, here’s where I’m putting myself on what I’ve decided to call my Atheism Advocacy Scale (I should probably update the graphic): Atheism: 6 out of 7 (using Dawkins 7 point scale, I am a “De facto Atheist”) Antitheism: 7 out of 10 Evangelism: 8 out of 10 Militancy: 5 out […]
After my de-conversion to atheism, I was compelled to contribute – to share the great joy of being freed from religion. I decided to start blogging about atheism, naively thinking there didn’t seem to be many atheist bloggers. How wrong I was. There are hundreds – perhaps thousands of us! Knowing there were many atheist […]