Reading Time: < 1 minute Todd is dead. Dead. But what does that even mean? What is death? What even is Todd? What happens when a god kills itself?
Reading Time: < 1 minute Here is what Gary Whittenberger offered as his coherent version of heaven and hell in response to my article on the notion that heaven and hell are binary and yet all of human moral activities sit along various different continua. Thanks for this interesting article. You said “The only sensible way around this is some […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes The other day, Rizdek made some fascinating comments that aligned typical theistic epistemology with what can then be applied to nontheistic claims. His comments were as follows: It seems either that something came literally from nothing/nothingness or that something exists eternally. I understand the theist believes that something which exists eternally, in a timeless state, […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute Blinky wonders and Spatsby has answers. Believe it all with or without good reason or you’ll be sorry. Thus saith holy deity, Todd.
Reading Time: 9 minutes I receive a good many emails and private messages from friends who still struggle with the fear of Hell. The curious thing about this is that most of these people have quit believing in God for all intents and purposes. Most of them have left the religions of their youth (or of their young adult […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute Stephanie the spider, alas, is no more. But what lessons will be learned from her tragic loss?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Exclusionary theologies are common, but that doesn’t make them benign.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Because I don’t believe in a wrathful god or an afterlife of pain, I don’t feel a responsibility to turn my son into an ideological carbon copy of me.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Nobody needs to ask stuff they already know. There’s a certain element of insularity and naivete to these questions that is almost charming.
Reading Time: 2 minutes What opportunity does earthly life offer besides the opportunity to damn ourselves?