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Choose: God or analytical reasoning

There are two different ways to problem-solving and decision-making: the intuitive style (fast, requires less cognitive resources and effort, relies heavily on implicit assumptions) and the analytic style (involves effortful reasoning, is more time-consuming, and tends to assess more aspects of a problem). 453 more words


Religious zealot still trying to prevent same sex marriage in Ireland

by Grania

In May this year a comfortable majority voted in Ireland’s  Marriage Referendum  to extend the right to marriage to same sex couples, however there are still some who oppose it bitterly. 341 more words

Sex And Gender Issues

Emotional Religiosity

We are in the era of sentimental and emotional religiosity. Although we must also recognize that there is formal and mechanical lifeless religiosity, devoid of human warmth and positive results. 149 more words

Daily Message

Until Further Notice...A Memorandum

We regret to inform you that Reason
is on holiday. Kindly keep all rational
thoughts to yourself, unless of course,
you are given to outbursts of absurdity, 51 more words


Convenient Christianity is not genuine Christianity

by Mike Ratliff

16 Then Samuel said to Saul, “Wait, and let me tell you what the Lord said to me last night.” And he said to him, “Speak!”

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Thinking Autumn

It is curious how consistent the turn toward autumn has been in these last weeks. It is not as if autumnal days began to appear, but that autumn arrived fully formed. 735 more words

Faith Must Be Flaunted

In the current political milieu, private beliefs and personal prayer aren’t sufficient. To really do the trick, faith must be flaunted. What good is religiosity if you don’t wear it on your sleeve and get a lot of good press? 28 more words