Is Atheism a Belief?

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 more

Is the Core Christian Message true?

This is very controversial for some. It is also very difficult to tackle without it sounding like a bit of a rant no matter what position you take, so instead of the more traditional approach of outlining lots of issues, I’ll strip away all the religious words and come up with a basic and simple … Read more

Crackergate revisited

In 2008, PZ Myers, an associate professor of biology at the University of Minnesota’s Morris campus stirred up a considerable degree of controversy with the following post on his famous Pharyngula blog Can anyone out there score me some consecrated communion wafers? There’s no way I can personally get them — my local churches have … Read more

Speaking in Tongues – The real story

As proof that ‘God’ has poured out his spirit, there is a manifestation known as “Speaking in Tongues”. Those seeing it for the first time sometimes find it to be a bit creepy or bizarre, especially if they don’t know what is going on. It usually happens during times of open prayer within Pentecostal churches … Read more

The Gay Crusade

Over at the Atheist Experience blog there has been a fascinating dialog going on. A Catholic has been banging on about how being gay is wicked. Here is a wonderful take-down to the latest note from this ‘believer’, it pulls it all apart and revels her stance to be complete bullshit. I’ve posted it here … Read more