"Re: the discussion between Bwambale Robert and thomas smith:
I believe that have seen the website about the school, but it would be helpful if Bwambale Robert could provide background and information about it.
I think it's…"
"This is the million dollar question!
I think it is about trying to open up the debate, encouraging a broader discussion about religion (to move it away from fundamentalism), to expose religious fraud, to provide alternative explanations for the…"
"I think that breaking the tie between material wealth and god is one thing to do.
In my studys of peoples around the world who ever has the most stuff and or military power is assumed to have gotten their position of power because of a more…"
"Among many others, I think chief among the reasons for Africans backwardness in this area are poverty, ignorance, superstitious traditions and politics.
As stated above, an impoverished person, comparatively, is a disillusioned person. There…"
"Education would be the best place to start, i know the are a lot of educated Africans but its how they acquired that education that's a problem schools are overwhelmingly religious. I myself went to a Catholic school but already my father had…"
"Can't blame them at all. I do blame the ones who peddle the lies. Especially since they do it so consciously in a great many cases. How many times have I come across tales by pastors that they used to be in Satanic Cults. And yet I, who played…"
How do we convince Africa - a region more dominated by religion and belief in the supernatural than perhaps any other outside the Arabian Peninsula - to embrace evidence?What can we do to sow a seed of skepticism in our spirit-poisoned soil?How do we get people to take the first step and assume there's a natural explanation, or trickery in apparent miracles?See More
"Cape Town, SA.
I have to say, it drives me mad how South African life revolves around religion but when I think of atheists living in other African countries it puts things in perspective.
I remember visiting Ghana and seeing the endless churches,…"
"Sounds like a really tough situation. Even tougher than here in South Africa.
I think the way for us in Africa to handle the intense superstition and belief is not to go for them directly. They're too strong at the moment. I reckon that the…"