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”
I’m back after a long time off posting. Here’s a great Sam Harris video for ya!
The first few points are great. Many religious people simply cannot break out of their mental boxes and comprehend what Harris points out so clearly.
Disclaimer: Some disturbing pictures.
In Video Part 2, definitely watch from 8:07 to the end. Great points there.
Sam Harris, with his uncanny ability to communicate clearly, sums up what “atheism” really is: “Atheism is just a way of clearing the space for better conversations.”
I usually try to stay positive in my outlook on life, but the possibility of a nuclear attack on America in my lifetime (I’m 30) stemming from religious thought seems pretty serious. In this case – Islam. Sam Harris points out that religious warfare in the past was horrific, but we now have people with … More The Future Looks Dim
I love her videos – check this one out…
When is comes to every other God in the history of humanity, Christians are atheists. Christians do not believe in a single Native American God, Egyptian God, the Muslim prophet, any of their writings, etc. So, with the exception of the Christian God and Jesus, Christians are atheists regarding every other god in the history … More All Christians Are Atheists
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