Reading Time: < 1 minute “Agnostics are just atheists without balls.” ― Stephen Colbert, I Am America Discuss. For the record, I am an agnostic atheist who works and lives everyday as if there is no god, is pretty sure there is no god, but cannot (as with almost everything) be utterly sure that there is no god. This might […]
The Superlative Robert Green Ingersoll
Reading Time: 7 minutes Robert Green Ingersoll was a truly great thinker. You can find a great deal of awesome content from him on the superlative theingersolltimes.com website. Please check it out, and send its curator your appreciation for putting it together. He is a tireless worker! Something for your Monday: By the same book they proved that nearly everybody is […]
My Updated Top Atheistic and Agnostic Songs
Reading Time: 5 minutes I have decided to recompile a list of my favourite atheistic /agnostic / philosophical songs. There are many on other lists which I do not know and feel I would like to, but here is my short list. I have made a comment with each and maybe copied the odd lyric to explain why it is in […]
UK: 49% have no religion, Anglican Church collapse continues, Islam increases ten-fold since 1983
Reading Time: 2 minutes New findings by the National Centre for Social Research have confirmed the long-term collapse in affiliation with the Church of England and the huge increase in non-belief.
Strikingly, the research also found that there had been a ten-fold increase in those identifying with Islam in the past 32 years. In 1983, Islam represented around half a percentage point of Britain’s population but in 2014 it had reached 5%, the research found.
New Britian Uncovered Survey, including on religion
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Guardian reports this extremely interesting set of British attitudinal survey results. Check the ones on religion out: Religion Which of the following religions or belief systems, if any, do you associate with? Church of England = 33% Catholicism = 10% Other Christian = 9% Islam = 3% Hinduism = 2% Judaism = 1% Other […]
The Handbook: Recognizing an “Argument From X” Attempt
Reading Time: 10 minutes We’re going to be heading back to God’s Not Dead next week, but before we do that, I wanted to finish up something we were talking about last time we covered the Handbook for the Recently Deconverted: one of Christians’ very favorite apologetics tactics, the Argument from X. A while ago, a group called the Atheists […]
Real Deconversion Story #7 – Phil Stilwell
Reading Time: 15 minutes Here is another account in my series of real-life deconversion stories. They are often painful, psychological affairs, as you can see from the various accounts. Phil Stilwell, someone whom I came across on facebook (The Unbelievable page). It is a few years old now, but well worth the read. Happy reading. The previous accounts can be found here:
My top atheistic and agnostic songs
Reading Time: 3 minutes I have decided to compile a list of my favourite atheistic /agnostic / philosophical songs. There are many on other lists which I do not know and feel I would like to, but here is my short list. I have made a comment with each and maybe copied the odd lyric to explain why it is in […]