Tag Archives: bible

Facts vs. Faith 

Many theists, especially Christians, are fond of touting the value of having faith. Many go so far as to say, “Facts don’t count.” like on this church sign:

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The Priests, Pastors, and clergy in general of the Christian faith have always pushed faith as being paramount. I think they do this because they know they don’t have any facts that truly support their claims. I mean, if they did have facts, they’d undoubtedly use them.

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Atheism destroyed?

Why is it that anytime I see someone say, “atheism destroyed”, they always end up presenting really weak arguments? Watch the below video and let me know in the comments what you think about Pastor Greg’s ideas on atheism.

Here are my thoughts.

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An open letter to Jesus Christ

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Today’s post is inspired by a Twitter thread I did last month. if you want to read it, start here.

Today, I’ve written an open letter to Jesus since he has never gotten back to any of my prayers, yet people keep insisting he’s interested in a “personal relationship” with me.

I’d ask you share this with your friends and family so that hopefully someone that knows him can send him the link.

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Can a Christian be an atheist?

atheism-2-black-on-whiteTo follow up on my last post, Can a Hindu be an atheist?, I’m going to
explore the idea of whether an atheist can also be a Christian. It seems Greta Vosper feels its possible.

To Quote Greta:

“God is a metaphor for goodness and love lived out with compassion and justice, no more and no less.” – Greta Vosper

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Religion harms children

Sadly, here I am discussing yet another story of a person’s religious belief harming a child. An evangelical Christian woman beat her son with a coat hanger leaving 36 vicious bruises. There’s a graphic image of the child’s back in the linked story.

I know not every child abuser does it for religious reasons, some are just abusive assholes, nor are all religious people child abusers. However, that doesn’t excuse or change the fact that certain religious beliefs are undoubtedly the reason behind some child abuse. Whataboutery won’t change this.

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The many faces of Yahweh

Throughout history, the gods’ men have invented have always matched the culture they came from and looked like the people of that culture (some exceptions apply). Often cultures would adopt & modify the Gods from neighboring or conquered cultures so they better reflect their own culture and then amalgamate them into one of their own gods or add them to their pantheon. This allowed them to integrate a culture into their own in a way that made them less likely to revolt.

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