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Re-examining this God of the gaps

It’s not at all uncommon to encounter any number of agnostic non-believers (no, really – there are such folks), apparently up on all the science, but who are still unable – in good conscience – to tic that last box as confirmed atheists.  1,133 more words


Life is short - only made narrow

Utah files Amendment 3 Appeal with the Supreme Court of the United States

It was reported earlier today, that Utah has officially filed its appeal with the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).  320 more words


Kate Kelly’s religious conundrum – examined

Though this bit of prose reads more like poetry, those who can recognize and internalize its message, will have gained a surprisingly concise tool.

One that speaks to and answers any number of religious, and religious/political, conflations – in understanding their overweening need to be right. 6 more words

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Two Fat Ladies

Who remembers the Two Fat Ladies who were on South African television in the nineties? They were so refreshing. It was Jennifer Paterson – the well-known cookery columnist – and Clarissa Dickson-Wright – the barrister. 110 more words

Reflecting on our need to be right

Now that Kate Kelly and the Ordain Women’s movement have, for the most part, concluded their high-profile run at the LDS religious oligarchy – having managed to momentarily make direct and predictably… 407 more words


#3 - AtheistReason - Aliens?

I wanted to talk a little about Aliens, before you laugh, I’ll try to explain myself. Of course I first must admit I am an avid science fiction fan and could be guilty of wishful thinking. 271 more words


#2 - AtheistReason - Life Changer

Some of the most common words that are used to describe an atheists out look on life seem to be, bleak, sad, depressing, uninspired and, sadly, evil. 328 more words