Category Archives: Common Sense

What if Superman behaved like God?

When I first saw the initial picture of Jesus talking to Spiderman, Captain America and The Hulk, I couldn’t help but chuckle to myself.  As to how silly this picture really makes the ideology of Jesus really look.  Even though … Continue reading

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Stories of Faith & De-Conversion

A Similar (Touching) Story on an Atheist Minister leading the faithful: “Reading the Bible is what led me not to believe in God,” he said. I came across this article awhile back. It’s an old one, but one worth repeating. It really … Continue reading

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Free From Mental Oppression

I am free from the mental oppression and mental bondage of Christianity. “I am free to think the things I think, free to appreciate the world around me for what it is, free to live my life now and not … Continue reading

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The Shame of Non-Evidence

“The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.” -Thomas H. Huxley ******** “What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence.” -Christopher Hitchens ********  “It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, … Continue reading

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The Voice Inside

By Bart S. Phillips I once believed the voice inside my head was God. I once believed the voice in me that said That taking things that are not mine is wrong, That hitting and hurting others is wrong, That … Continue reading

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Understanding the Atheist Unbelief

I remember one of the minor stepping stones into me questioning my faith was the understanding of the burden of proof and the scientific method.  I did not understand that atheism was the ‘Lack of Belief’ in that it takes the … Continue reading

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Scriptural Reasoning

Go to Main Menu, Bonus topic for my series: Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism Scriptural Reasoning (SR) is a growing academic field of study, because it is a relatively young philosophical field of thought.  In some academic circular it is … Continue reading

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Why A New Covenant if the First was Perfect? Is the Law of God Perfect?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, This all together is a confusing topic to tackle, and somewhat difficult to explain or gather because of the way people/believers interpret the … Continue reading

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The Argument for and Against A Perfect Creator

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, I know this topic is overlapping with Intelligent Design and creationism, but I’ll try to focus primarily on the topic at hand.  A … Continue reading

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The Ontological Philosophy of a Perfect God

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, This is more of the philosophical question of the existence of God and could a perfect God actually exist?   To many … Continue reading

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Is the God of the Bible Confused?

Bible Difficulty #11 Confusion-1 Corinthians 14:33 “God is not a God of confusion [disorder] but of peace…” (NIV) other versions say “God is not the author of confusion, but of peace….”(KJV) So is God the creator or not the creator … Continue reading

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My De-Conversion in One Sentence

“A book that changed me? The Bible. It turned me into an Atheist.” -Andy Hamilton *I have since updated my ABOUT page to include my de-conversion. Feel free to check on my new About page. To get the full de-conversion, … Continue reading

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An infinite God and his limitations

How could an infinite God take on limitations?  Could God still be infinite if he is limited? Well before we tackle this question, let’s define the topic as according to some traditional apologetics.  “The infinite nature of God simply means … Continue reading

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An Interesting Depiction of Christianity

I remember seeing this a while back, and what struck me about it was not the mocking overtone of the comment.  But that the only thing that I could disagree with as being wrong, was the zombie part.  The other question that … Continue reading

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What do I believe?

So a little over a week ago, I picked up my wife’s phone and I noticed a text message from her brother.  The text was him asking her (about me), “So what do he believe in now?” I actually had mixed feeling … Continue reading

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Bible Study with the Wife

So the Wife came up with the idea, of going through the entire bible together over the course of a year.  I generally try to avoid all religious topics and questions unless she brings it up.  So at first was … Continue reading

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My First Introduction into Logic

“Logic is the anatomy of thought.” – John Locke So here is my introduction into how I first learned of Logic.  So there I was first day of upper-level mathematics.  MGF 3301 — Bridge to Abstract Mathematics.  I was a … Continue reading

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Mission Statement of Unfaith

So I have already gotten the question of “What exactly do you believe?” and the statement, “I don’t have enough faith to be an atheist.” by one of the elders at my church. So let me clarify what I believe … Continue reading

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