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Easier to be

From an acquaintance, meeting regularly over thirty years, this time on the bus:

It was easier to be a better person
when I stopped trying to believe in Christianity.

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Bewildering Enthusiasm

So much enthusiasm about the non-existence of God is somewhat bewildering, as no one appears to be nearly as excited about a similar absence of belief in unicorns, vampires, werewolves, astrology, nation-building, or the Labor Theory of Value. 33 more words


Playing with Fire

I had a post in mind that I was going to write for today, but something happened this morning that I instantly knew I would have to write about instead. 1,184 more words



I guess it’s ‘Human Appreciation Day’ in my head today. I’m trying to see the world in a positive light as best as I can before something lets me down. 378 more words



Up until very recently, I used to wonder why so many people held on to their religious teachings like rats on a sinking ship, in the face of all the compelling evidence that so much of it is obviously false. 480 more words

Is Raising Kids Christian for the Community Worth It?

I was born in the early 80s, and my parents were at the forefront of a new phenomenon, atheists raising their children to be atheists rather than attempt to join a church community just for the belonging. 954 more words

'Your God'? Really?

If the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom, then what is it to have no fear of God at all?

I frequent a few websites whose members certainly think of themselves as more than usually intelligent and well-educated. 311 more words