Monthly Archives: July 2013

This Just In: The Pope’s Hoping We Forgot Everything.

The leader of the largest organized ring of child molesters on the planet, Pope Francis, says he’s not going to judge gay priests just for being gay. Yep. You heard him. Ain’t that nice of him? Let’s just see how … Continue reading

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Redefining Words: Love.

If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all … Continue reading

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Redefinitions: Words (Have Power).

I think it’s time we started a new direction here, and by happy chance, the direction actually landed on my lap not long ago. I ended up in a Facebook discussion regarding whether or not a Christian might feel deceived, … Continue reading

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Judging Its Validity.

I’ve been thinking lately about just why I reject Christianity and what I would consider validity with regard to its claims. BTW–I’m sorry about the novels lately. I’ve had a lot on my mind. And I type 120 words a … Continue reading

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How an MLM’s Extraordinary Claims Required Extraordinary Evidence.

One of the quotes going around the atheist movement is this one popularized by Carl Sagan: “Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” And that sentence would have spelled the end of my belief much faster if I’d heard it many years … Continue reading

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Feeling A Burden (for Atheists).

A bit of housekeeping: Richard Carrier is coming out with a book that deals with the historicity of Jesus Christ. I’m planning to get it at some point once it’s released and I’ll let y’all know what I thought. It … Continue reading

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Carrying the Burden (of Proof).

The burden of proof is a term used in debates that indicates who has to prove a claim that’s been put forth. As RationalWiki puts it, the burden of proof is the obligation that somebody presenting a new or remarkable … Continue reading

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Opinionated.

One of the hardest things I encountered after my de-conversion from Christianity was how to live without second-guessing everything I did, thought, said, or felt. It’s all fine to say “Well, it was you all along anyway, so all you … Continue reading

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The Christian’s Guide to Ex-Christians: Look, This Isn’t That Hard to Understand.

The sky is falling, but Christians are looking at the ground to find out why. Check out this fascinating article from a Christian news site about young people who are leaving their religion in record numbers. The news was even … Continue reading

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Assumptions: Making An Ass Out of U and Mptions.

In the last week I’ve had Christians making assumptions about me like five times, so this post just about walked up and yelled at me to write it. Here we go! “I hope one day you find peace,” wrote the … Continue reading

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