Archive for ‘Atheism’

June 3, 2019

The True Religion & The Old Fry Cook

The fry cook was old. He had been around since Noah was a sailor. He was a man of un-muzzled thoughts, and one day he asked the smoke-choked clientele this […]

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March 22, 2019

Jesus Was a Socialist

Many Christians think socialism is at odds with their faith. But Jesus taught (and the early church modeled) principles very much in line with socialist thinking. Let’s take a look at the many things Jesus had to say on this subject.

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March 16, 2019

Can a Christian be Moral ?

Can a Christian be moral?  That question must sound absurd to a Christian, but the same absurd question is posed to atheists, often by Christians:  Can an […]

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February 16, 2019

Sam Harris, the new atheist with a spiritual side

The neuroscientist – and longtime exponent of meditation – talks about his new app and why he is definitely not an Islamophobe

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February 16, 2019

Can a Christian be Moral ?

Can a Christian be moral?  That question must sound absurd to a Christian, but the same absurd question is posed to atheists, often by Christians:  Can an […]

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September 10, 2018

How religious fundamentalism hijacks your brain, as explained by a…

If we want to inoculate society against the harms of fundamentalist ideologies, we must start thinking differently

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August 26, 2018

Here Are 10 Things Traditional Christians Got Terribly Wrong

When Christians get political, they often do so because they believe that they have God on their side. This is true whether they are progressive or conservative, and throughout most of American history there have been both. (You’d think that the conflicting claims about what God wants would lead to more doubting, but here we are.) Looking over the long history of people claiming to be speaking for God’s wishes, it quickly becomes evident that Christians are frequently on the wrong side of history.

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August 17, 2018

Enlightenment Wow: The Humanist Interview with Steven Pinker – TheHumanist.com

The 2006 Humanist of the Year doesn’t need rose-colored glasses to see what’s clear about humanity’s progress. STEVEN PINKER is a cognitive scientist, psychologist, linguist, popular science author, and Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. He has been recognized by a number of prestigious academic bodies, including the National Academy […]

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August 17, 2018

Simultaneously Fighting for Secular Government and LGBTQ Rights – TheHumanist.com

Humanists and others who care about equal rights must follow those leading programs of resistance.

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October 20, 2017

Computing the Probability of God

Wouldn’t it be great to find a simple equation that computes the likelihood of the God claim? One author claims to have just such an equation and (surprise!) has concluded that God is indeed likely.

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