• April 21, 2024

Religion’s Great Failure

    Religion dooms itself to failure by the exclamation that a god has created the universe and all in it to be as it is understood at the time of the creation of that religion. They have locked themselves into a view that must eventually be exposed by the…

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Religion and mental illness

I have many religious friends who are clearly not mentally ill. They like to fool themselves into acceptance of their religion by denial that their religion promotes unethical and at times horrific actions, not to mention the acceptance of supernatural occurrences without a smidgen of evidence. There is a wide…

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The Humpty Dumpty Gospel

And now for a reading from the Humpty Dumpty Gospel: HD 1:1   And you, who deny the great Humpty, (or as his friends call him “The Big Hump”) shall surely perish in the fryers of hell. HD 1:2   But ye who keep the sunny side up will know everlasting…

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Cherry-picking religion

Thomas Jefferson, questioning the miracles of the New Testament while approving of some of Jesus’s moral sentiments, produced a thin volume called The Jefferson Bible, edited literally with a razor and paste. Jefferson removed many of the contradictions, atrocities and absurdities from the Bible and, in the end, there weren’t…

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Creationism and logical fallacy

Information on logical fallacy is available on many websites. If you really wish to argue coherently and honestly please visit one of those websites and learn what the logical fallacies are and how to avoid them. What is more important is how the supernaturalists employ these very same logical fallacies…

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Scientific insight to religiosity

A study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) shows that expert advice may shut down areas of the brain responsible for decision-making processes, particularly when individuals are trying to evaluate a situation where risk is involved. The study was published in the March 2009 issue of the Public Library of…

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The first ‘God of the Gaps’

All religions are based upon the logical fallacy “God of the Gaps.” This is a form of ad ignorantiam or the argument from ignorance. Where there is a gap in knowledge the religious invoke a miracle. Instead of looking for an answer based on evidence, data, or scientific proof they…

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A poem for Acharya

The sheeple goose-step with precision conformity carefully dodging reason and integrity minds numb to critical thought they seek acceptance and absolution from invisible men and mimicry of superstition By graceful deflection their faith is kept heads in sand logic bereft living to die yet not knowing why indoctrined in ignorance…

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Absurd vs Obvious explanations

The more unbelievable a thing is to be believed the more believed it will be. How awful. From “I can’t find my socks” being total bullshit to “an Invisible pink unicorn just ran his pointy horn through my buttocks” – hmm, I can see that one happening – is so…

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The 2010 Astrotheology Calendar | A Review

History has always been written by the victors. For nearly two thousand years, the victors in Western Civilization’s war for souls has been Christianity. They have forged artifacts, historicized past events, and rewritten history to suit the needs of those in power and in control of the clergy. The 2010…

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Nationalism is always tied to religion

The use of religion for social control is a major part of all nations. Could you imagine any nation being founded on Atheism or Agnosticism? Even the perceived religious identity of the U.S. , even though we profess a freedom of religion, is that of Christianity. The belief in God…

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The ‘God Question’ Answered – Part 3 of 3 (Chronocentric)

Continued from The ‘God Question’ Answered part 2 of 3 (Homocentric) The final centricity that we need to get over is chronocentricity. The concept that time exists. The concept that there is a beginning and an ending to everything. The concept of time is nearly a universally accepted tenet. The problem is…

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The ‘God Question’ Answered – Part 2 of 3 (Homocentric)

Continued from The ‘God Question’ Answered Part 1 of 3 Homocentric If one is to be intellectually honest then we must question everything. We must examine our own sacred-cows with vigor and passion in the same way we question the most vile and contemptuous doctrines of mankind. The thought that…

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The ‘God Question’ Answered – Part 1 of 3 (Geocentric)

Here are some thoughts on why people come to the conclusion that there must be a God. It is a product of my own deductive reasoning and I certainly invite all informed critique. But be advised, you better do your homework. We humans have an arrogance that stems from three…

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