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October 14, 2018
A Punishing God
The idea of a punishing God is prehistoric and ubiquitous in human ecology, and it...
August 09, 2018
Afterlife Belief Suggests Desire For Justice, Not Immortality
Most people think afterlife belief is all about the human desire for immortality. Not so. Afterlife...
June 12, 2018
Let Us With Yoga Say The Spiritual Is Only The Physical
A Humanist can make a case that 'spirituality' is nothing other than 'physicality.' And one...
June 03, 2018
Humanist Religious Literacy: The Feng Shui Way
Humanists always have occasion for religious literacy, and often Humanists know more about religion than...
April 28, 2018
Pope Dreams God Is Standup Comedian
In the Pope's recent dream, the Pope sat with leaders from all religions in a...
April 23, 2018
Pope Dreams of Devastating Admission by God
In a recent dream, the Pope saw Creation in the act. Ten million angels standing...
March 31, 2018
Diary of Moses Discovered—3
Here’s a third excerpt from the recently discovered Diary of Moses, originally scratched onto sheep’s...
March 22, 2018
Any Truth in Original Sin? — A Bit
In the Christian schema (especially in Roman Catholicism), original sin is considered an inborn, guilt-worthy...
March 03, 2018
If God Were A Muscular Father, God Would Beat Up The Villain Who Shot School Children
If God were a muscular Father, then long before a villain was in the act...
February 25, 2018
Why God Allows Mass Shootings of School Children
God must have reasons to permit mass shootings of school children. Since an omnipotent God...
February 17, 2018
Will God Do Nothing Unless Begged?
Prayer comes from the Latin word precare, which means to beg, plead, implore. If your...
February 06, 2018
If Christianity Is True, Everyone Is Saved
All the documentary evidence from the entire history of Christianity—from its earliest writings in...
February 01, 2018
Religion Imparts Mere Belief, Not Certainty
The 'Opinionated Dictionary of Religion' includes the following entry: Belief. noun. An idea presumed to...
January 16, 2018
Religious Or Not, Read This Book!
I don’t usually do this, but I’m recommending a book called Buddha’s Tooth. The book...
January 04, 2018
Will The World End This Year?
In every year of the calendar, for ages and ages, up to and including this...
December 10, 2017
Believe One Miracle And You’ve No Excuse For Disbelieving All Other Miracles
There are four recurring types of miracle stories in world religions. Here's a short reminder...
November 16, 2017
Is Time On The Atheist’s Side?
What is an atheist but one who is unconvinced about the God of his epoch...
November 04, 2017
Miter, Burka, Cowl, Veil
“Apparel oft proclaims the man.” —Polonius to his son Laertes, Hamlet It may be that...
October 29, 2017
Building A Better Idea Of God
Might theists welcome atheist critiques of God and make a better idea of God? Look...
October 10, 2017
Is It Holy To Sit Upon A Pole?
Four hundred years after Jesus, to nine hundred years after Jesus, numerous Near Eastern and...
October 05, 2017
Political Theology, American Style
How to practice Political Theology, American Style: Preach love of enemies but never do it....
October 01, 2017
What Religion Calls ‘Revelation’ Humanism Calls ‘Innovation’
Here is ‘revelation’ classically understood: Concealed information, inaccessible to unaided human intelligence, supernaturally disclosed through...
September 03, 2017
Atheists In Congress
Unbelief in God is a permanent and inextirpable feature of human life. Belief has never...
August 28, 2017
Religionists Hate a President?
Hatred shares some heredity with anger, and anger is one of the seven deadly sins....
August 23, 2017
What To Do About Irreligious Illiteracy
Every academic field laments ignorance of its area of study. And so scholars of religion...
August 17, 2017
21 Times Unconvinced About God
As far as I can discover from interviews with intellectuals and from reading books, there...
August 10, 2017
Is God Simply Incredible To Educated Westerners?
At some point in recent Western history, the God idea became ‘simply incredible’ on the...
August 04, 2017
Is Religion From Outer Space?
In the 1500s, the good-looking Italian cosmologist Giordano Bruno published his opinion that the universe...
July 26, 2017
Geography Is Fate and You Didn’t Choose Your Religion
Have you ever seen a party conjurer playing the parlor game ‘Geography Is Fate’? In...
July 08, 2017
20 Options on God (Find Yours Here)
There are at least twenty distinct options on God found in history and with us...
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