Spiritual Warfare

   While watching a documentary on 'the purpose of existence' or some such topic, I heard a fire and brimstone preacher claim, "There is a war going on for your soul!" I thought to myself, "He is half-right."    There IS a war going on - a...

The Gospel of Truth - Bart Ehrman

Bart D. Ehrman Bart D. Ehrman is an American New Testament scholar, currently the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a leading scholar in his field, having...

Just one of god's mistakes.

New International Version The LORD regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and his heart was deeply troubled. New Living Translation So the LORD was sorry he had ever made them and put them on the earth. It broke his heart. English...

To Atheist or Religion

I'm always stuck between the two. I like and hate things about both. Today someone at work said me "I'm not an Atheist, I'm way beyond that, I'm a Materialist". Which is funny since, as a Marxist I am too. Of course I didn't tell him that, hes...

From Minister to Atheist: Teresa MacBain.

The story of Teresa Macbain on both the freedom, and the hardship of coming out as an Atheist after being a minister for years.   I can't imagine at how hard it must be to have most of a community you've known and were friends with for years,...

If You Can Afford The Lord

This is what happens when people start taking mythological literature seriously and do not understand it to not be literal commandments. Insanity.

Opiate of the masses

"Religion is the opium of the people" is a very famous quote from Karl Marx. Nowhere do I see this in action more than with my own very religious family. Take the recent mass shooting, my family blames taking prayer out of schools, demons, and our...

Is There An Objective Moral Code?

    I recently watched a debate on YouTube between two titans of religious dialectic discussion - Sam Harris and William Lane Craig. Craig is a Christian apologist, professor and author of several books on religious philosphy. Sam Harris is an...

Genesis 1:27 - i.e. Why The Non Believer Wonders God

"Because God is an institution often used as a shield by terrible men. Because faith is often a convenient excuse for blindness, ignorance, and prejudice. Because sanctity of marriage is a cruel proprietary joke. Because religions preach of love and...

If You Don't Believe...

then why talk about God?  If you don't believe God exists, why talk about Him?  If you don't believe the Bible is real, why discuss it?  For those who don't believe in God or anything the Bible has to say, you seem to talk about God and the Bible a...

Why I am NOT an Agnostic

In the endless debate about the existence of god many otherwise reasonable people insist that the only truly logical answer to the question is to simply admit ignorance. “I do not know whether there is a god,” is probably the most popular...