Added by BenGee on October 31, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments
mathematics, why does one plus one equal two?
mechanics, how do pistons work?
navigation, why did the plane change course many times while flying from L.A. to China?
nautical astronomy, How did the Polynesians in canoes get to the Hawaii’s Islands in 300-600 AD.?
heat, why is my home warm and cold according to my wishes?
Added by Gabrielle Smith on October 25, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments
With gracious permission from Glen, I have decided to make one of our chat exchanges into a blog post. I love Glen's rhyme's he is a true artist. I made a few minor tweaks for formatting but the content is identical to its original format.
do you say da bad words?…Continue
I mentioned an idea I've had for a very long time. I call it Atheist house,
And yes, its directly making fun of the Christian "houses" where children are sent to be abused for god. As a child, I was often threatened with being sent to places similar to "Grace House" from the movie "Saved!" or those boot camps kids get sent to where so many children died they had to move from places like Utah to South America to avoid prosecution. I was also threatened with being left abandoned at an…Continue
I hope I can fit this into one blog post, I have the motivation to try and don't know if I'll have the energy to continue if I don't finish tonight. (just thinking about doing this has me shaking a bit lol so much drama!), I'm going to try and tell the story without emotional bias and attempt to stick to the facts as much as I can.
Hello, my name is J. I was "born into a missionary Baptist family," I am the oldest son. Both of my parents served in the military and…Continue
Atheists can’t provide a sound basis for their morality.
…it’s the kinder gentler version of “atheists can’t be moral,” which is a common theme among Christian apologists. To be sure, some folks go back and forth between the two messages, but at least some apologists do seem to keep a clear distinction between the claim that atheists cannot be moral and the claim that whatever morals we may have, we simply cannot justify them in rational terms.
Friends, I have heard a strong rumor that they have found god. He is the prime mover that created everything and that also includes us. His name is Gotchanow and he admits he was the first cause. There are some strange things here, however.
* We are born, we live, and we die.
* Absolutely nobody is wailing and covered with ashes and sack cloth.
* This god makes no promises and has never tried to contact us. We found him.
* He isn't healing anybody…Continue
There seems to have been a lot of jabber in parts of the atheist community these days about SJWs, also known as Social Justice Warriors, and the supposedly negative impact these people have had on the atheist movement. Argument about this business has gone up and down the internet, from YouTube to Patheos.com and back. The two sides of this foofaraw seem to be split mostly around feminism’s seeming inclusion into the warp and woof of some atheist discussions and issues deriving from that…Continue
Sreeni: Prof. Kumar, one of my religious friends asked me about the real benefit of an Atheistic & Secular outlook. All I could think of and say was this: “The journey toward Atheism is a quest for the truth, truth which can be empirically tested and for which you can gather evidence, however distressing & frightening the truth might be. It could be the discovery that we humans are all alone, there are no souls, no afterlife & no god(s) to help us”.
Me: That is correct.…Continue