Category Archives: skepticism

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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God Loves You So Much, That He Created Hell…

Originally posted on Thinking out loud:
God Loves You So Much…

Posted in bible, character, christ, contradiction, death, deceived, evil, fallacious reasoning, Free-Thought, god, inspiration, jesus, jesus the christ, jesus the messiah, laws of logic, love, messiah, read your bible, reason, religion, Salvation, skeptic, skepticism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Frederick Sparks: Why I am an Atheist?

I am an atheist because I have never seen any real evidence of any gods of any kind. Even as a child it bothered me that god did not act in obvious and public ways as depicted in the Bible. … 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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Is the Bible, God’s Perfect Word?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, The Question begins with, Is God’s Word Perfect?,  Is the autobiographical text perfect?,  Is God original spoken word divinely perfect?…..Well the Christian or Christian … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Case for Christ By Lee Strobel

There are pretty much two books, that have been recommended to me over and over.  That’s Mere Christianity By C.S. Lewis and this book The Case for Christ By Lee Strobel.  I just ordered Mere Christianity so that book review … Continue reading

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Being in a Mixed marriage Christian-Atheist, the issues that come up, and overcoming the issues of dogma

One of the common struggles of a newly de-converted believer is his/her relationship with their believing spouse.  So I asked Limey from the Confessions of a Y.E.C. Blog to give a little of his background, experiences, and advise for one … 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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The Cry

by Michael Pain Here I am, doubting your existence, questioning your omnipotence. To you they plead their case, to all you refuse to show your face, in the eyes of the believers, the congregation, Because I choose to think freely, because … Continue reading

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A Milestone Post

I thought this would be a great time to do a Milestone Post, considering I have just passed 20,000 views, and just published over 100 blog posts and have gathered a following of just over 100 followers, and over 1,500 … Continue reading

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No Sweet just Bitter

Since I’ve become a non-Christian, I have not attended any skeptic or atheist group meetups in my area.  I have wanted and mentioned to my wife about visiting a UU church, but my wife has been firmly against that idea.  Knowing that; … Continue reading

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God on Trial

On Robert Nielson’s Blog he posted about a movie titled God On Trial.  It is the story of a group of Jews in a Nazi Concentration Camp during World War II.  While all cramped inside the bunker, some of the … Continue reading

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Free-thought Blogs Vs. Skeptic Blogs

There is a new community of atheist blogs called Skeptic Blogs.  It is the new counterpart to Free-Thought Blogs, with a lighter touch much more friendly to the doubting christian.  Free-Thought blogs is much more geared towards the atheist, and … Continue reading

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Expression of Unbelief

For the most part this entire process has been nearly painless.  (Which is probably due to the reason that I have not told a soul except my sister.)  Yeah there have been a few restless nights, with me tossing and turning … Continue reading

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