The news of the loss of Robin Williams is saddening. I however can't help feeling that it is the shared delusion of a better place to go that was likely the cause. This is not a new idea as suicide…Continue
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This definition, misquoted, misunderstood, misused, with many variations in different dictionaries, and as many are aware, has no counterpart in language. i.e. There are no aghost.
Almost since theism was given it's name, so to was the atheist. An understood opposite. Used primarily in a derogatory manner.
Yet for many this is not the case. Maybe for some but that's more of a hard view on it. I see it as any other supernatural phenomena. It's a cool story,…Continue
I wonder if it is theism which is the stumbling block? Or the unwillingness of those involved to give up on a lifetime of ideas, which in many cases, I think due to overwhelming support, is working.
Yes there are those believers for whom belief is strong. However I think the majority are simply adhering to a lifestyle learned from childhood out of fear. Not fear from scripture but fear from family and friends looking down on them. Most I have tried to talk with, are unwilling to…