Poll: Substantial majority of Scottish people are not religious and not spiritual

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When people discard a mainstream religion such as Catholicism or Baptist, they often retain some belief. On a poll or census they might identify as “None” because none of the boxes available truly describes them. This gives rise to the term “nones”. If you chat with them, then you will discover that they might indeed … Read more Poll: Substantial majority of Scottish people are not religious and not spiritual

How can a doctor be an atheist?

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A chap called Bill Dunn has written an essay that has attracted a bit of attention. It has been published within the Catholic Transcript, a magazine of the Archdiocese of Hartford, Connecticut. When I say “attention”, what I actually mean is that it popped up in my Google news feed so it perhaps implies a sufficient … Read more How can a doctor be an atheist?

Is there a good reason to think that there is a God?

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There are humans who doubt and do not believe, and there are humans that do sincerely believe. Today I’d like to briefly mull over some of the common arguments presented by those that embrace the concept of a God. Disclaimer: I’m not a believer. Well something much have started it all The argument tends to … Read more Is there a good reason to think that there is a God?

Bill Maher: the Moral bankruptcy of Evangelicals

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Let’s take a break from my normal postings and spend 5 minutes today with Bill Maher. He has a few words concerning third rails … Thanks to Trump, piety itself has ceased to be a third rail in American politics. How could it anymore when the world’s least godly man has been so fully embraced … Read more Bill Maher: the Moral bankruptcy of Evangelicals

Skyrocketing Atheism Seen Among America’s Teens

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The source for Today’s news comes, not from an impartial poll, but rather is sourced from a poll by Barna, an evangelical Christian polling firm based in Ventura, California. To be honest, given their specific bias, I’d be inclined to take any polling results they might advance on any topic, no matter how much I … Read more Skyrocketing Atheism Seen Among America’s Teens

Disbelieving Myths to be made illegal in Egypt

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Atheism in Egypt is back in the news. The correct term to describe a person who does not believe that a god or gods exist is the word “Atheist”. If you are not sure about that, and many of those that do believe do actually reject it as the correct word, then simply google the … Read more Disbelieving Myths to be made illegal in Egypt