Christianity

False Piety and Prayer

“I’ll pray for you!” We atheists hear that a lot. Whether it be in public or on the Internet, Christians often feel an overwhelming desire to declare there intention to pray for someone at any given opportunity. More often than not I believe that this is simply a display of piety and an attempt at…

Christianity

Religion vs Relationship

Recently I put one of my infamous controversial Facebook statuses up that garnered a bit of a response. Some of the responses got me thinking about the subject matter of this post. Here is the status I put up that day: I rejoice when others doubt the myth and misery of Christianity. I know the…

Atheism

Angry At God?

I and many of my Atheist cohorts have been accused over and over of being “Angry at God”. Ray Comfort even recently used our supposed hatred as evidence that we each know that God exists intuitively….seriously, read it here. Since this is occurring with some frequency right now I feel the need to try to…

Atheism

Atheistic Evangelism

Let’s face it, the New Atheism is a major movement now. We have our prophets telling people to “come out” of our Atheistic closets, Atheist conventions happening, and even Atheist Apologists defending the science of evolution against the fantastic ideas of “Creation Science”. We have gone from an unheard minority to a powerful force in…

Christianity

Debate & Discussion: Heresy

My ole budy Guy Vestal over at HeresyToday.org has decided to start an old fashioned mailing list for Religious discussion. I am going to be helping him moderate it and we want people from every religious background to join up…so please…do so…it should be lot’s of fun! To join just go HERE and fill out…

religion

Religulous

Bill Maher’s Religulous recently came out on DVD, I rushed to get it as soon as it came out just in case one of our freedom loving local fundies decided to buy them all out so no one would be exposed to it’s deceptions (please read into this a ton of sarcasm). I wanted to…

religion

Talk of the town

I think I have dealt with this before on this blog, but things seem to have escalated around here at my small Georgia town. My wife and I seem to increasingly be the subject of random conversation with people that we don’t even really know. To be completely honest, one of the things that prompted…

religion

Morality and God

Are morality and god interdependent? In other words, can morals exist outside of the spectrum of theism? Or, in other other words, is god the originator and defining substance behind morality? Recently myself and the Rev. Russ Troester had another long chat, this time we touched on the subject of belief in god essentially being…

Atheism

Extimony Rebuttal

A friend of mine responded to my Extimony via Myspace mail…First will be his post, then mine follows From: David Date: Aug 22, 2008 12:27 PM Thanks. You really put a lot of thought into that and I enjoyed the insight. Moreover, I applaud your objectivity, but I’m a little thrown by the way one…