Seeking ultimate justice

When it comes right down to it, life often presents us with the kind of conundrums that good folks everywhere, can spend a lifetime trying to figure out.  And ultimately – just hope to barely understand.  Because so many mysteries seem beyond our ability to ever completely resolve, it becomes enough to have some understanding…

Cathedral interior in Oaxaca (Photo, Andrew McMillan_BurningWell)

Suffer not the little children

  I’ve been thinking a lot about the harm to the infant psyche, that being raised from birth in a religious belief, does to us.  Later – as adults.  The inherently coercive and corrosive effects of religious indoctrination. I had an Uncle who was a lay minister at a local Assembly Of God church, where…

Woment gets tattooed.

CULTURE WARS

  One of the reasons religious folks fight so hard against change, in the world around them, has as much to do with cultural considerations, as any perceived notion concerning God’s will in the matter.  They merely mistake – or chose to invoke – God’s will, by conflating religious considerations with entirely cultural ones, in…

Richard Dawkins

We Are Atheism

  VIDEO:  The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science.  In keeping with our Common Man and Woman / No God Meme theme – that atheists are no different from anyone else you know – we’re re-posting this barely 2 minute address, by the normally outspoken – though surprisingly quiet and low-key – Dr. Richard…

Comte, Huxley, & Clarke

The higher morality of atheism

__ When it comes to competing with religious belief, atheism would appear to have a problem filling out the dance card for hopes and dreams.  Or coming up with answers to the perceived purposeless, and meaningless emptiness, of the philosophy.  At least, according to religious minds.  Those needing a God and an afterlife to add…