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Religion: a Bad Reason to Do Good

In spite of a 2011 survey revealing atheists are on average as distrusted as rapists, I remain optimistic most would concede that some good people don’t believe in God. 1,426 more words


Can History "Prove" a Miracle?

The overwhelming consensus in secular circles seems to be no, that whether or not a supernatural and miraculous event occurred in the past is simply outside the purview of history, and history is literally incapable of establishing an event as being “miraculous” in nature. 537 more words


Forever 99.99 %

Absolutes simply don’t exist. There is always room for improvement since nature is dynamic, therefore science is as well. Some believers have this argument that one cannot completely trust science and its methods, because it will always be off limits to the ultimate “truth”. 252 more words


Why Religion Causes Unethical Behavior

I am well aware that bashing religion is probably not a great way to start off a new blog, but I couldn’t let this one go. 952 more words


Were you really a Christian / Atheist?

Captain Cassidy is reviewing a book by a former atheist who converted to Christianity (see here). She touched on the question of whether the author was ever really an atheist. 951 more words


What is Scepticism/Skepticism?

Do you think sceptics are cynics, anti-religious bigots or just argumentative morons? You won’t believe how often I hear these things and how many times I have to tell people about how these perceptions are just way off the mark. 871 more words


Imagine Being Baptist

Imagine you are a Southern Baptist and a problem occurs to you: there are seven billion people on the planet and precious few of them share your ideology. 1,492 more words