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Defending the Indefensible

Though my title applies to the nature of theism rather than atheism it has relevance in how over the years people have dealt with their atheism and failed to have it recognised as a social and political force. 2,236 more words

Belief

Rabyd Philosophy – The Book of Rabyd 1:2 – “You are NOT God.”

Rabyd 1:2 – You are NOT God

It should be noted that the first two verses of the Book of Rabyd are not unique.  The other thing that could be said is that you do not have to be a believer in the first verse to accept the second.  254 more words

Philosophy

Theology - Retreat or Quest?

Theology. It’s a pretty dirty word these days, even in some Christian circles. It conjures images of ivory towers, sweaty academic nerds, uncomfortable wooden pews and dusty old 9-inch thick text books written by dead German men. 630 more words

Christianity

Not So Polite Dinner Conversation – follow those laws….or not

This week, there were a couple of fascinating columns from the usual theistic suspects, Rabbi Gellman and Billy Graham.

Billy has a column on the “ten” commandments.   797 more words

Not So Polite Dinner Conversation

The desire to believe vs the disappointing anxiety of a false hope

I have gone around in several venues (even here, way back when) arguing against doxastic voluntarism — or, in layman’s terms, the idea that beliefs are consciously chosen. 1,147 more words

Arrrgh! Where's Me Buried Treasure?!

I want to open up this discussion to anyone with a sincere take on where they believe truth begins. When did the importance of this pursuit become crystal clear in your own life? 169 more words

Atheism

i'm a little bit in love with russell brand

Is there a God? Please click on this link of a recent YouTube video created  by Russell Brand. I think it is absolutely brilliant. You may want to prepare your mind first, maybe have a glass of wine, open your mind, but please check it out! https://ww