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The myth of the changing diciples!

Once again this old argument has raised it’s ugly head. It was trotted out during a #bbctbq debate on “Is God the problem?” As usual the debate became one of God’s existence.  And given the lack of Advertisements

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When is a biblical mistake nontrivial?

This blog has been lying vacant for a while, however some recent exchanges on twitter have prompted me to resurrect it. The subject has been the claims by certain Theists of the Abrahamic bent, that the holy books on which … Continue reading

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Why do people believe things without evidence?

Thanatophobia The fear of death. I have oft wondered why Theists and Polytheists believe utter nonsense without a single shred of evidence or even the crutch of personal experience to fall back on. But after a comment on one of … Continue reading

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A World without lies, Nirvana?

Theists have a monochrome view of morality, as we saw in “War! What is it good for?….” some things are not inherently immoral, and even immoral actions can have beneficial long term consequences, the world is Technicolor, not Monochrome. Having … Continue reading

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War! What is it good for?……

During a recent exchange a Theist who asserted moral superiority over me by dint of his moral code being supplied by an imaginary Being for which there is not a shred of evidence, cited wars carried out by secular states … Continue reading

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Moral smugness.

Recently I have been struck by how people who get their moral code handed down to them by an imaginary friend feel that this makes them morally superior to everybody else, including those of us who have had their morals … Continue reading

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