Tag Archives: Atheism

One Reason I’m an Atheist

A recent conversation with a family member about my lack of belief inspired me to think more about why I’m so different than others in our family.  I left behind religious belief years ago for countless reasons, and I am … Continue reading

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The Four (Rational) Horsemen of the Apocalypse

They are the leading the charge of rationality against religious belief in the Western world and beyond.  They are Christopher Hitchens (R.I.P.), Daniel Dennit, Richard Dawkins, and Sam Harris.  I’d be interested to hear any response to their discussion in … Continue reading

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Is Theism a Type of Slavery?

I know several atheists and agnostics who look back fondly on their time as a believer.  They believe that maybe ignorance is indeed bliss. The late, great opponent of theism and belief in the supernatural as a whole, Christopher Hitchens … Continue reading

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The God Debate: Christopher Hitchens and William Lane Craig

Does God exist?  Does the Judeo-Christian-Muslim God exist?  This is the topic of this debate between two noted scholars and prolific writers.  I find this particular debate valuable because it adheres to a more philosophical, rather than sociopolitical, backbone.  Instead … Continue reading

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Santorum Targets Higher Education

 GOP Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum seems to be making a career out of making ridiculous statements and slamming President Obama.  I’m sure an entire blog of some length could be dedicated to the silly things he says, but one of … Continue reading

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Bertrand Russell on God

A little bit of clear, critical thinking to kick off the holiday season.

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Celebrate Banned Books Week

One of the most enjoyable scholarly activities one can engage in is the reading of banned books.  It is often these banned books that portray a palpable reality, even if those realities are dark places into which one might not … Continue reading

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