There is a great article in today’s UK Sunday Observer. On some occasions, when debating a believer, you often have bible verses tossed at you that announce “The fool has said in his heart there is no God”, or similar. This is more than a subtle hint that from the believers viewpoint you are a … Read moreSocieties without God are more benevolent
An article today in “Politics Daily” grants us an insight into the battles that Christopher Hitchens currently has to endure. True courage and the real test of who you truly are comes at the very darkest of hours … Unrepentant despite the ongoing ravages of esophageal cancer and the chemotherapy that is supposed to keep … Read moreChristopher Hitchens Vows to Fight Religion, Cancer, and Deathbed Conversion
Dan Barker, the famous evangelical preacher who became a non-believer, has issued this open letter to Pat (God causes Earthquakes) Robertson yesterday … on behalf of the “FREEDOM FROM RELIGION FOUNDATION” … Rev. Marion “Pat” Robertson August 23, 2010 The Christian Broadcasting Network 977 Centerville Turnpike Virginia Beach VA 23463 Dear Rev. Robertson, On behalf … Read moreLetter to the Reverend Pat Robertson
A couple of days ago in the UK Channel 4 broadcast “Faith Schools Menace?” in which Richard Dawkins was the presenter … Oh heck, …(slaps hand on head for missing it). Don’t panic, all is not lost. If you missed it like I did, then you can watch it on You Tube here … (Phew!). … Read moreRichard Dawkins – Guardian Review Ad Hominem
In the UK, we have the unelected Queen as head of the Church of England, and also at the same time head of state. Then we have the house of Lords populated with unelected bishops. So while we might cringe at the thought of how backward and medieval it is to have clerics running things … Read moreReligious State vs Secular State – strange observations
Back in the days when I was a believer in all sort of stuff I well remember one argument I personally used was that Atheism was just another form of belief. I was not alone in thinking like this, its a very common argument (amongst believers) and I recently came across it once again during … Read moreIs Atheism a Belief?