December 31st, 2014
I’m ending the year by starting a new journey.
I guess that’s kind of the purpose of New Year’s Eve: a time of reflection, resolutions, and figuring out who you are. 44 more words
We must all ask ourselves; what does it mean to be a good person? Are there a set of rules to obey or could we trust our own judgement?
For me, to be a good person you must at least try to be a good person- I do believe that's the entire point.
When discussing morality, people use religion as a crutch. This is obviously problematic considering religion has done its fair share of damage, murder, and evil. Even though I reject the idea of morality, I understand how to be a "good" person, or at least I understand what's socially acceptable.
Humanist morality indulges itself in the concept of helping others because it is obvious that there is no help from beyond ourselves.
While religion teaches you that you're broken and in need saving, humanism knows you're unique and important for the success of the human species.
Two men that I admire greatly – not for their non-belief in a random deity – but their hard work, expertise & frankly under-appreciated strides forward in not only their scientific field, but in bringing the wonder of science back to the Zeitgeist. 728 more words
Recently I reviewed the Unbelievers, and I must say that this inspiring me documentary shone brightly not only as an atheistic documentary but as a masterpiece. The Unbelievers will pave the way for atheist and humanist organizations and inform people of dangerous religious dogma.