As most of you are already aware, I'm atheist, and a humanist. I'm writing this as a response to what someone said on Twitter. "Because atheism is harmful to health, life, society, & civilization" I'm going to defend this comment without retaliation, as it makes me just as harmful as the person who wrote this … Continue reading Is Atheism Harmful?
In many religious beliefs, a soul (psykhḗ) is the mortal essence of a human, as some Judeo-Christians believe only humans have been blessed with a soul, despite there being other sentient beings, but if you look at literal translations of the Bible, soul literally means 'people', or 'life'. Some theologians argue that when a person … Continue reading We are just star stuff!
Ken Ham is best known for being the President of the Answers in Genesis (AiG) ministry and the Creation Museum who encourages Young Earth Creationism (YEC). The museum opened in 2007 at Petersburg, Kentucky. He's become a multi-millionaire through deception and being an evangelical charlatan. Young Creationism involves taking the book of Genesis literally and … Continue reading The Disingenuous Ken Ham
Some days I wake up and look at the world around me - Mass shootings, terrorism, lying politicians who destroy economies and put people out of work, people starving to death because of corrupt governments, ignorance of climate change, species going extinct, wildfires, tsunamis, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, priests abusing children and the Catholic Church attempting … Continue reading How can there be a God?!
Climate change, or global warming is a real threat to the planet we live on. The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) have been monitoring the rise of greenhouse gases, that includes CO2, Methane and Nitrous Oxide, and they claim that since 1990 the amount of gases in our atmosphere have been steadily rising above average every … Continue reading Religion and Climate Change Denial
We all know that social media is full of the wilfully ignorant, the misinformed, and the downright stupid, but in some idiot's Twitter profile the phrase 'Progressivism is a disease' is on full display, for all and sundry to read. Seriously? Let's analyse what progressivism is about. It's quite similar to liberalism, and it's common … Continue reading Progressivism is a Disease?
When I was in secondary school, religious studies was mandatory, until I got to about 14 years old and then you were able to select a number of subjects that you wished to pursue, and you were able to drop some of the mandatory classes. I'm unsure if it still works this way, but this … Continue reading Should religion be taught in schools?