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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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A reminder: Atheism isn’t about the belief that we were created from nothing. (Again.)

I can’t believe I’m writing this again, but more posts on this subject will hopefully get one or two curious believers to read one of them… Yesterday, on a flat Earth Facebook page of all places, I once again rebuked … Continue reading

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Indoctrination can be amusing but is always harmful.

Lately I’ve been thinking of indoctrination again, mostly because of a conversation I overheard at my son’s school sports day, which I’ll get on to in a bit… I’d forgotten that I became aware of indoctrination quite early on. When … Continue reading

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“Look at the good we’ve done” is as bad an argument as “Other people are also wrong”.

I’ve seen several arguments in debates recently where the reasoning of the apologist debater could be paraphrased as, “Others are also wrong”. To illustrate, here are a couple of examples: (The one I wrote about recently.) Islamic apologists responding to … Continue reading

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Gap of the gods

I don’t have anything to write, other than my swapping the words around in the title, which I couldn’t resist…  just wanted to share the excellent image I saw on this article… I love this because it’s a great parody … Continue reading

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