Was downtown for work early today and there were two Jehovah’s Witnesses on the street corner with copies of Watchtower and I couldn’t resist a quick chat for some SE practice. I’m paraphrasing this completely from memory, but immediately following our conversation. I found Elizabeth to be more honest than … Continue reading
Humanists believe that this life is the only life we have. In order to lead a rich, meaningful life we must live ethically with each other and make decisions based on reasoned thought. Modern Humanism began during the enlightenment when the idea that you shouldn’t sacrifice this life for the … Continue reading
An opportunity for me to practice a conversational technique called “Street Epistemology” (SE) fell into my lap a while ago via the Canadian Atheist Facebook page when someone named Dillon asked us/me a question. SE is a non-confrontational conversational technique (not a debate) to try and get your partner to evaluate … Continue reading
Over on YouTube, Mr. Deity has been slowly working on a series for the past two years called the God Distraction. The premise is that he doesn’t care if God exists, and neither should you. The ultimate reason we shouldn’t care is because there is no evidence.
Guest post by billybob Betrand Russell once exclaimed “Great God in Boots!—the ontological argument is sound!” Not sure what he was smoking that day, but it must have been some pretty good shit. The ontological argument is an attempt to prove God by logic, and I will evaluate the version … Continue reading
I suspect the question only popped into my head because I’ve been reading too much Borges lately, but it occurred to me to wonder if it would be possible in principle to develop a worthwhile, intellectually respectable form of theology. After all, theologians over the centuries have engaged in a … Continue reading