Blogs

  • Religion Poisons FAMILIES

    It took a while after The Thinking Atheist premiered on the internet before its host, Seth Andrews, was willing to talk about the impact that his atheism had on his family and his relationship with them. His parents, being theologians and deeply rooted in their belief, were never going to take the…

    By Loren Miller

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  • Volta, Galvani, Animal Electricity and the Nature of the Mind

    The other day I went to my daughter’s mechatronics engineering lecture (ok, I do weird things to pass the time). I wanted to see what changes there have been over the years and to recapture some of my youthful memories. The lecture was about electrical engineering techniques for analysing circuits…

    By Vangelis

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  • YOU GAIN SOME, YOU LOSE SOME

    Over the years I have had to unlearn a lot of things I had learnt and relearn ways of making my life meaningful in this godless universe. From being a theist to becoming an atheist and morphing into a secular humanist, I gained a lot of self-reliance and self-confidence, but there is that lurking…

    By V.N.K.Kumar

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  • HOW LUCKY WE ARE

    If some people cannot achieve what they wanted in life or have to face unexpected & unmerited adversities, they blame their luck. Muslims would call it Muqaddar, Hindus might say it is Prarabdha Karma, Christians might call it preordained fate.But not many realize how lucky they are compared to…

    By V.N.K.Kumar

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  • Friendly Helpers For Those Expatriating?

    Friendly Helpers For Those Expatriating? If anyone outside the USA has possible job leads for persons wanting to expatriate, I would be grateful for friendly voices and tips.I don’t mean to “cry wolf” because it is not literally bad enough here in the US to need the protection of legal…

    By Jim the Atheist

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  • The Word 'Truth'

    The Word ‘Truth’ Has the word ‘truth’ been fully and completely co-opted? In my view the answer is yes. Words such as accuracy and correctness must be used now to convey something the word truth used to still convey as recently as 30 years ago. It seems the word truth was being corrupted and…

    By Jim the Atheist

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  • Atheism - what a relief.

    [Quick edit: my blog could make it seem I recently became an atheist.  Really it's been somewhere between 7 and 20 years.  The lower number reflects how long I've said "I'm an atheist."  The higher number reflects how long I've said, "by nearly every definition I'm an atheist, so I'm probably an…

    By Jim the Atheist

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  • My Religious History

    Hi All,Here is an outline of my religious history, to give some background to my blog posts for anyone who wants it:I was born in 1970 in Western New York and baptized Catholic as an infant. My mother was Catholic and wanted everyone in the family to be baptized into that church. I never liked it…

    By Jeffrey Paul Bradt

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  • Learning How To Reach Theists Better Every Day

    Hi all,I have been a member of Atheist Nexus for a few years now, but have never posted a blog post until now. I joined several atheist forums and groups around the same time back when I joined this one, and have not gone back to them all to follow up.I have always wanted to reach believers,…

    By Jeffrey Paul Bradt

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  • A Few Atheist Book Reviews

    The Bonobo and the Atheist - https://theautarkist.wordpress.com/2017/03/02/the-bonobo-and-the-atheist-book-review/Michel Onfray’s Hedonist Manifesto -…

    By Hiram

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