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 In a debate between David Silverman and evangelist Frank Turek about the problem of evil, Turek stated that God is omniscient and knows all that has happened and will happen. Silverman made the point that if God knows all and the future is fixed then Adam … Continue reading
The quote, “Theology, It’s as Simple as God + God = 3,” by Jacques Prévert, heads the latest article by Marco DeRossi, member of the Board of Directors for Atheist Freethinkers/Libres penseurs athées, entitled “Is Theology Harmful to Humanity?“: On September 20th 2015, the International Association of Free Thought (IAFT), … Continue reading
When I was a child I liked to browse the bookshelves in the family home. I knew that many of the books were “for adults”, meaning that they were likely to be prolix, pointlessly obscure, and perversely devoid of any discussion of dinosaurs, spaceships, minotaurs, swordfights and other interesting things, … 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
It seems that a few years ago a couple of authors (Jaki, Stark) released books declaring that Christianity gave rise to modern science and medicine via the dedicated work of monks (Bacon, Aquinus) during the Middle Ages. This certainly wasn’t the history I was taught. I learned that the ancients, … Continue reading