The Implausible And Disturbing Message The Christian Tells Her Child

The Thinking Atheist presents “Welcome To This World” Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Larry David On Religion (Post Fixed)

Hi everyone, I apologize that earlier when I tried to post this video, it came up as just code and not an actual video. The blog was on automatic pilot as I was on vacation and so I missed the error. Here now is the video promised to you yesterday afternoon. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Stephen Fry On “Big Think”

An hour with Stephen Fry: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

On Confronting The Harsh Truths About Death

My young son asked me what happens after we die. I told him we get buried under a bunch of dirt and worms eat our bodies. I guess I should have told him the truth -that most of us go to Hell and burn eternally – but I didn’t want to upset him. More deep [Read More...]

How Did Rational Arguments Persuade You Out Of Belief?

One often hears the dubious claim that rational arguments cannot persuade any one to abandon their religious beliefs or their religious faith traditions.  I find when people perpetuate this idea they are usually trying to stop a debate that they find uncomfortable.  Sometimes people dismiss the possibility of rational persuasion in matters of belief because [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins On How Atheism Is Not A Fundamentalism

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Towards Atheistic Religions (Or Away From Them, Depending On How You Define “Religions”)

In a rare occurrence, I am being taken to task for giving religion too much credit and atheists too little!  Here are the offending paragraphs I wrote on Friday: I would say that various practices called religious, if stripped of all their dogmatism, traditionalism, literalism, and authoritarianism, can and do certainly coexist with and complement science [Read More...]

Why Progressive Interpretations Of The Old Testament Still Do Not Justify Its God Morally

In reply to this video on various immoral things outright commanded in what is supposed to be God’s law in the Old Testament, Loyal writes: Militaristic non-Christians often seize upon the many difficult passages where God is condoning morally repugnant acts. I am glad you admit that they are morally repugnant acts and neither morally [Read More...]

I Am Not Militaristic.

In reply to this video on various immoral things outright commanded in what is supposed to be God’s law in the Old Testament, Loyal writes: Militaristic non-Christians often seize upon the many difficult passages where God is condoning morally repugnant acts. The use of the word “militaristic” to characterize all who “seize upon the many [Read More...]


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