Stop Brainwashing Children

(Editor’s comment: Today’s guest poster says our society is brainwashing our kids and proposes that atheism (in the form of antitheism) is the only reasonable position to hold to make the brainwashing stop. He further states that agnosticism is tacit support for religion. Do you agree or disagree? We would love to hear from you in the comments!). When a human mind is convinced of the truth of an issue, rational discourse is an ineffective weapon. The human understanding when it… Read more

When Absence of Evidence is Evidence of Absence

Speaking FRANK-ly About Jesus: Critique of alleged evidence of the historicity of Jesus of Nazareth. (Ed. Note: This is the 30th post in Frank Zindler’s Speaking Frankly About Jesus blog which is dedicated to the thesis that Jesus of Nazareth never existed. This is part V of a mini series debunking “The Myth of the Mythical Jesus”.) Lies: So short in stating, so long in negating! We are nearing the end of my deconstruction of “The Myth of the Mythical Jesus,”… Read more

Time for Self Care

Friends, My apologies for my unexpected time away from this blog.  Basically, the short version of the story is that something awful happened very close to me and it’s been incredibly awful for people I care about. I therefore needed to take some time off for some self care and for the care of others. Folks, please be mindful of your mental health, both yours and that of those around you.  And if you have suicidal thoughts or someone known… Read more

Why Christopher Columbus Never Landed On the Moon

Speaking FRANK-ly About Jesus: Critique of alleged evidence of the historicity of Jesus of Nazareth. (Ed. Note: This is the 29th post in Frank Zindler’s Speaking Frankly About Jesus blog which is dedicated to the thesis that Jesus of Nazareth never existed. This is part U of a mini series debunking “The Myth of the Mythical Jesus”.) Lies: So short in stating, so long in negating! In the previous installment of my critique of the apologist Philip Jenkins’ (mis)treatment of the… Read more

A Madman Comes to Power (Part 3)

A guest post by Frank Zindler. During the Republican primaries and the general election campaign of 2016, Donald Trump’s outré behavior and comments caused many careful observers and analysts to notice that there was something particularly unusual in his public statements concerning Russia and its strongman Vladimir Putin. Trump never had anything but praise for Putin, and Putin was reciprocating in a very flattering way. Then it became apparent that Trump’s bucket list of “things to do” was identical to… Read more

A Madman Comes to Power (Part 2)

A guest post by Frank Zindler.   As always, this blog’s posters are speaking only for themselves and not for any organization for which they may be affiliated. I have asserted that president-elect Donald J. Trump is certifiably insane. More specifically, I have argued that he suffers from a mental illness known as “Narcissistic Personality Disorder,” and that this not only makes him unfit to be president of the United States of America, it makes him a threat to the very… Read more

A Madman Comes to Power

A Madman Comes to Power:  A guest post by Frank Zindler. It is the greatest Constitutional crisis our nation has faced since the Civil War. A madman is soon to enter the Oval Office. His mission is not to assassinate a sitting president; it is much more serious than that. His mission is that of the madman who burnt the Reichstag and swept away the trappings of democracy — paving the way for a frighteningly different type of government to… Read more

Fake Jesus Forgeries

Speaking FRANK-ly About Jesus: Critique of alleged evidence of the historicity of Jesus of Nazareth. (Ed. Note: This is the 28th post in Frank Zindler’s Speaking Frankly About Jesus blog which is dedicated to the thesis that Jesus of Nazareth never existed. This is part T of a mini series debunking “The Myth of the Mythical Jesus”.) Lies: So short in stating, so long in negating! As we get closer and closer to the end of our critique of Philip… Read more

Crusaders for Antitheism

Over the past couple of weeks, several NonReligious Channel bloggers at Patheos have made spirited posts concerning the role antitheism plays in our atheist community. Martin Hughes at Barrier Breaker got the conversation started but several others have made their own contributions to the discussion. Martin’s first post was to explain why he is no longer an antitheist and then the others chimed in for and against the merits of the antitheist position. For the record, I am an antitheist…. Read more

Disrespecting Princess Leia

A few days ago, the world learned that Carrie Fisher passed away from complications following a massive heart attack she endured on an international flight. As most know, Ms. Fisher is probably best known for her iconic role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise but she also has numerous other acting and writing credits for which she has received praise and even acclaim. I learned of her death when I was browsing a news site article which in addition… Read more

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