Tag Archives: critical thinking

Jesus the human sacrifice?

This post may be more than a little anti Christian, albeit written as respectfully as I can. If you don’t want to read that, stop reading now. You have been warned. I’ve been watching the first Season of Vikings with … Continue reading

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The problem with Middle Eastern countries is not Islam, it’s zero separation of church and state

Secularism is the key to a mature and successful democracy. Well, lately I hear that socialism would be better, but let’s keep it simple… If you look at countries where people are guaranteed basic human rights, where people of colour … Continue reading

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The rot at the root of 12 step programs

A few days ago, I read a status on one of the atheist groups I belong to. A woman mentioned that she’d taken part in a Discworld cosplay, dressing up as a Terry Pratchett character and later shared photos online, … Continue reading

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Heads up… Although I often write about addiction, this isn’t just a recovery blog.

Recently a commenter was angry that I compared snorting to smoking meth, and wrote an angry, rambling, partially coherent comment expressing her rage. She tried to convince me that I was arrogant and irresponsible by claiming that smoking meth is … Continue reading

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Mysterious ways–Why do only some of us reject the religion of our birth?

This is something I’ve always wondered about… How come I rejected my Roman Catholic religious upbringing (along with all other religions), while others, including family members, did not? The closest I’ve ever had to an answer came to me yesterday, … Continue reading

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Are you waiting for Jesus to return? Don’t hold your breath because there is no situation that would satisfy your wait.

This is one of those things I think about every so often and have a good laugh. Earlier I saw this question posed on an atheist group: I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately into the Bible. On a … Continue reading

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Some hate speech from religious people. Please help me in reporting it.

Check this out: So this past weekend, it came to light that someone who had posed as an atheist and befriended several of us in the most popular atheist group in South Africa, is actually not an atheist. She was … Continue reading

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