Mouse Cursor Morality

Over the weekend I became aware of a little multiplayer game called “Cursors”  You move your mouse cursor around, and there’s other peoples’ cursors as well. [Read more...]

The Moral Ineptitude of Children

Can we judge the god character’s morality and justice? As some followup thoughts on Chapter 6 of “The Holiness of God”, I’d like to discuss a better analogy. [Read more...]

The Holiness of God: Chapter 6 – Holy Justice

I should have gone straight to this chapter. Here’s an index of reviewed chapters. I was planning on doing a speed-run through the rest of the book, plucking out interesting bits, but then I started reading the chapter on “Holy Justice”. It’s going to get it’s own post. [Read more...]

Guest post: Helen Stringer on the identity of Oasis.

Helen Stringer is an up-and-comer who you will hear more of in the next few years, mark my words.  She is the founder and leader of Kansas City Oasis, a group for which I have spoken and attended again this last weekend.  Because she is so quickly becoming a go-to voice for atheist community building that [Read More...]

God as a basis of morality – a flowchart

Because I’m on a morality kick, I decided to create a flowchart to encapsulate the unintelligibly of the theistic argument. [Read more...]

Guest post: fundraiser for the Canadian Mental Health Association.

Cory Johnston is a reader, podcaster, and mental health advocate who contacted me about doing a guest post here about a fundraiser he’s doing for the CMHA. ­­When I was around 9 years old, my mother spent some time away from home. I don’t remember anyone actually telling me why. What I do remember is [Read More...]

Guest post: asexual awareness.

I came to know crystal back in my college days of blogging on Xanga, which must be closing in on ten years ago.  Jesus, time flies.  Anyway, she was an academic who, even then, I invited to guest blog on my site because her knowledge base was so vast.  Speaking in Minnesota three years ago [Read More...]

Objective and Subjective (yes, more on morality)

“Eucrossorhinus dasypogon kings garden” by Lakshmi Sawitri – 1228RajaAmpatS – 16 wobbegong – sleeping peacefully. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Reality has a number of bits that are seemingly mutually exclusive, however, are heavily related. “Relative” versus “Absolute” come to mind. [Read more...]

Should I continue reviewing “The Holiness of God”?

The next chapter, “Holy Justice” sounds like it might have something to do with something. Maybe. [Read more...]

Guest post: Theresa MacBain has a new internet home.

Theresa MacBain has a new blog, so I invited her to do a guest post here to talk about it.  Enjoy!  :) I’m Baaack! That’s right!  Many of you will remember my old blog, The Agnostic Pastor. While still an active pastor, I developed this blog as a way to communicate my journey from faith [Read More...]