All Blog Posts Tagged 'failure' (3)

The Comfort of There Being No God

There is a school of thought which says that atheism offers no comfort to those who hurt, who mourn the unfairness of life, the proverbial “slings and arrows of outrageous fortune” and cling to religion on the chance that the next life will be a marked improvement on this one.  I submit that this is a mistaken concept, that there can be comfort in the absence of a deity and indeed, a demonstrably better existence in the one life we have.  The four points listed below give some expression to…


Added by Loren Miller on June 14, 2015 at 7:12am — 22 Comments

Nothing Fails Like Prayer

I have had, over the years, some pretty huge challenges to overcome. I would pray, do good things, take care of other people, obey god's word as preached and taught at church, and pray some more. Nothing changed as far as my challenges were concerned. 

Does god make himself known to human beings through revelation and miracles? I don't know! I have never seen or experienced a revelation or a miracle. …


Added by Joan Denoo on October 11, 2014 at 8:37pm — 3 Comments

Laisse Faire Capitalism

I would like to disabuse some of you of the idea that the decimation of the economy is the fault of free market Capitalism.

What you have been witnessing is not the result of free market capitalism but rather the purchase by those whose best interest is served to influence those that can choose not to enforce laws that are already in place.

Now maybe what's popping into your head about now is "Well there you go, less regulation has resulted in more corruption." In a… Continue

Added by Parallax on May 3, 2009 at 4:42am — 3 Comments

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