I read someone claim on Twitter that atheism is a tragic mistake as we are missing out on the reality of spirituality. Yes, the reality of spirituality.. synonyms of spirituality consist of immaterial, ethereal and supernatural, as in other words non-physical. Spirituality is generally about belief in a greater power than humanity, and relying on … Continue reading Spirituality: Is reality not enough?
It seems futile, right? Most people have family and friends, so there's emotional support in times of need. People who will actually engage with you and present advice, offer compassion or just a shoulder to cry on, or someone to listen. Theists pray and assume their God is listening, but is he? There's nothing stopping … Continue reading Why believe in God?
As we are often told, God loves us all, yet encourages revenge, but his son, Jesus, contradicts his father. In Matthew 5, Jesus allegedly addresses his disciples during the Sermon on the Mount, and begins to teach them his expectations. In part 5:38 he brings up the 'eye for an eye' statement from Exodus 21. … Continue reading An eye for an eye
Simply put, blasphemy, or sacrilege, is critique against God/s, or more extreme examples are insulting God/s, or contempt to deities and objects of religious, or sacred significance ie: burning of Holy books. Allegedly God gave humanity free will, which means that blasphemy is a God given right, but because something is a right, does that … Continue reading Blasphemy: Is it a right?
Ever been told that you cannot be ethical and that you're morally bankrupt without a God? Ever been told that without God then you can't justify the difference between good and evil? Ever been told that you're a nihilist, or have narcissistic tendencies because you're an atheist, and you're self-absorbed? Ever been told that God … Continue reading Think for yourself, act for everyone!
I don't accept the existence of God, and at almost 46 years of age, I've not once in my life ever genuinely considered any religion being more than just fables, yet I'm told frequently that there's no such thing as an atheist. This is the pompous, arrogant stance that many theists have developed in thinking … Continue reading The so-called atheists
It's hardly surprising that when former theists leave their religion they feel that a weight has been lifted off their shoulders, as they are under so much pressure to adhere to the doctrines of their religion, to avoid sin, and prepare themselves to be as pure as possible for the judgement before God after their … Continue reading Does religion contribute towards depression?