The United States and its gun culture

Mass shootings in America have become common place. It’s almost the norm in modern times, and it’s becoming more regular. One thing that really baffles me is when Americans say that guns aren’t the problem, and should matches be banned because of forest fires. This is an argument from ignorance, and arrogance because they don’t … Continue reading The United States and its gun culture

A retrospective: Saudi Arabia and the birth of Islam

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (المملكة العربية السعودية al-Mamlakah al-ʿArabīyah as-Saʿūdīyah) is the largest sovereign state in the Middle East, and has the largest economy out of the Arab states. Saudi Arabia was the birthplace of the prophet Muhammad (مُحمّد) (570 ad - 632 ad) who united the nation under Islam and the teachings of … Continue reading A retrospective: Saudi Arabia and the birth of Islam

A retrospective: Fidel Castro

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz ( 1926 - 2016) Fidel Castro was a Cuban communist revolutionary, that was not only Prime Minster of the Republic of Cuba, but after that he became the President. Early years Fidel Castro was born in Birán, which is in the Holguín province in Cuba. His father Ángel María Bautista Castro y … Continue reading A retrospective: Fidel Castro

Why is ‘In God we Trust’ so important to many Americans?

'In God We Trust' has been the motto of the United States of America since 1956, and it replaced 'E pluribus unum' that had been used since 1782, which in Latin means 'Out of many, one'. In 1956 a law was approved and passed by Dwight Eisenhower which said that 'IN GOD WE TRUST' must … Continue reading Why is ‘In God we Trust’ so important to many Americans?

Is anti-theism irrational?

As a Humanist I agree with Humanism's principles that everyone has a right to be treated fairly, equally and be treated with dignity. ''Humanists make their ethical decisions based on reason, empathy, and a concern for human beings and other sentient animals'' What is anti-Theism? Anti-Theism (ἀντί-θεός) is literally one who's opposed to the belief, … Continue reading Is anti-theism irrational?

Atheism doesn’t have the answers.

Perhaps the reason for this is atheism involves just one, single, sole, individual, solitary thing. It's the opposite reaction to theism. • It's not a claim. • It's not a world view. • It's not an answer to the beginning of life. • It's not an answer to the beginning of the universe. • It's … Continue reading Atheism doesn’t have the answers.

Why religious people can’t be objective!

When a person makes any claim about their religious beliefs being objective, this is absolute nonsense. You've all heard that you can't adhere to 'objective morality' if you don't follow God as a guide. Despite God's list of morals being incomplete, which I've covered several times, there has to be proof of God, and proof … Continue reading Why religious people can’t be objective!