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Atheist Morality

I don’t cheat on my tax forms. That doesn’t make me a person of high moral standing; it could just mean I don’t want to get penalized for breaking the law. So, do I have an atheist morality? I have … Continue reading

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Mocking Religion

What is the difference between criticizing religious ideas and mocking religion? It is not possible for an atheist to mock God, or for anyone to insult a religion. To an atheist, “God” is only a concept held by followers of a particular … Continue reading

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Notes on Morality

Originally posted November 27, 2013. “Atheism turns out to be too simple. If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning…” ~ C.S. Lewis. Does atheism deny morality and the meaning of life? … Continue reading

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The Value of Absurdity

If there is no God, then man and the universe are doomed. Like prisoners condemned to death, we await our unavoidable execution. There is no God, and there is no immortality. And what is the consequence of this? It means that … Continue reading

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Religion versus Science

In the controversy on whether religion and science are compatible, it’s easy: Science is about real stuff and things that actually happen. Religion is about other stuff. No conflict at all. Religion versus science, pfffft! Next problem. Source for image: Think … Continue reading

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Atheism is Relative

A few times friends have asked me, “So, you’re an atheist, now?” I responded with what is becoming my standard answer of relative atheism, which I will define for you shortly. First I have to explain what it is about … Continue reading

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The Problem of Faith

I happened across this article from February, 2012, Why the Believer Knows More About Science, by Stacy Trasancos, and I found it interesting because it illustrates what may be the single most destructive aspect of religious faith. The author attempts to … Continue reading

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Faith: I’m the cat curiosity killed.

Or, Why I am Such a Heretic Thanks, Mom Do what your mother tells you! Always good advice, assuming your mother is at least semi-rational. I obeyed Dad because I didn’t think I had a choice. I did what Mom … Continue reading

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