I hope this post will connect with some newer atheists who still have trouble speaking, writing, or even thinking the phrase “I am an atheist.” I hope this especially helps those who, like me, grew up in fundamentalist Christian households and have been psychologically/emotionally conditioned to understand the word “atheist” as analogous to, and on the … More “I Am an Atheist”
The next time the cosmological argument comes up (the “first cause argument” for the existence of God), DO NOT let the Christian get away with trying to hijack logic when making this argument. The infinite regress must be applied to God as well, since he is a complex being that would have had an even … More Don’t Let Them Hijack the Cosmological Argument!
Sam Harris never ceases to blow my mind – as well as make me crack up laughing with his dry humor. Great video and a great book – Free Will.
Wow – if you’ve had the experience of growing up in an overbearing church, this video clarifies a lot. Thank you LovingDoubt!
She doesn’t have a YouTube account anymore, but she has a very interesting story and great insights. Here is the first video of her Journey to Atheism:
Let’s say I were a Christian, but my kids were not. How could I possibly enjoy heaven with the knowledge that my children were burning in hell in endless suffering? I would resent God and wouldn’t want to be with him in heaven because of his lack of mercy. How could I want to stay in heaven? Or … More Enjoy Heaven?
If you believe the creation story as written in the book of Genesis, answer this one question: If Adam and Even only had sons, how did the human race survive?
I would like to offer two arguments against the virgin birth claim found in the New Testament. In a later post, I will discuss the numerous other gods who were born of a virgin, as well as other attributes similar to Jesus. Stay tuned. Argument #1 According to the Bible, Jesus the Messiah was born … More Jesus Was Not Born of a Virgin – Part 1
Possibly the most important story in Christianity is Jesus’ death. The idea, in short, is that God sacrificed his only son to pay the debt of the sins of the world, and anyone who has faith in Jesus will be granted eternity in heaven. One of the most important verses in the New Testament is John 3:16 … More Jesus Didn’t Truly Die For Our Sins
I have attached links to the two books that I feel sum up the theological debate as well as the implications of religion in the 21st century. Sam Harris’ The End of Faith and Vincent Bugliosi’s Divinity of Doubt are profound indictments of religion and the consequences of irrational belief. As I read both of … More Two books that say it all