So yes, finding a headline claiming “Militant Atheist converts” is perhaps click-bait, and yet I’m always curious to understand what makes people tick. The specific article in question comes from TheBlaze, and that fact alone should motivate you to question the accuracy of anything it says at all. Why? Well, let me put it this way, … Read moreFormer ‘Militant Atheist’ converts and becomes Christian
EA Hanks, a writer based in Los Angeles, has written a very personal article in the Guardian that takes us on her journey from Fundamentalist born again Christian to atheist. In it we find two rather common answers to some truly fascinating questions. Why do people convert and become “born again”? After making that emotional investment, … Read moreWhat has convinced many believers to not believe? … the bible did.
If you have not yet come across wikiHow then you should check it out, it is a web-based and wiki-based community, consisting of an extensive database of how-to guides. wikiHow’s mission is to build the world’s largest and highest-quality how-to manual. So on Wikihow I’ve come across a How-To that leads me to doubt the claimed “highest-quality”, it is entitled … Read moreHow to Persuade an Atheist to Become Christian
It has been coming for some time now, I knew deep down that it was going to happen soon because the signs were there and so I would have to make a decision, but it could only really be a choice that I was truly happy with and also one that had solid evidence to … Read moreI’ve just been through a real conversion experience
I came across the following by Derren Brown, and it is in fact part two of his “Fear and Faith” event that was broadcast in the UK last year. This is the part where he explores the biggest placebo there is … god. It is interesting stuff, he starts out with a satanic rite and … Read moreDerren Brown: The psychology of religious belief
Many people inherit their religion, they simply absorb the belief of their parents and fall in line with the behaviour laid down by a specific pattern of thinking without really giving it very much thought at all. Clearly the driving factor is a desire for acceptance by both their parents and also a desire to be part of … Read moreReligious Conversion: How does it trick you and hook into human minds?