Reading Time: 13 minutes Humanists know that there is so much to do in our hurting world. It’s frustrating when a given cultural moment nevertheless compels us to dwell on toxic religious turf instead. Every time we do? We’re not working together to mitigate the impacts of climate change. Not grappling with rising environmental and war refugeeism, and reshaping […]
What would Jesus literally do? That is the question.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This is an often-asked question by Christian believers. Usually, the answer they provide to their own question is a preachy sermon, extolling the wonderfulness of Jesus and the religion that is named after him. Or, it’s used to justify some action that an individual intends to take anyway. I stumbled upon a piece recently that […]
Why credit God for our joy when we create it ourselves?
Reading Time: 4 minutes We are our own agents in this world, whether or not we believe God is.
Was Jesus ignorant about germs? If so, that’s a problem.
Reading Time: 4 minutes It seems curious that the creator of heaven and earth wouldn’t know about the dangers of microbes to human beings. Yet, the Bible suggests he didn’t.
Sacre bleu! Alleged atheist vandals purportedly give Jesus googly eyes.
Reading Time: 2 minutes If your church’s Jesus statues suddenly sport bug eyes, it may be the cheeky work of a group named SACROSANCT. Or it may not.
Like Nixon thug Colson, Roger Stone self-servedly sees the light
Reading Time: 4 minutes Powerful people accused of committing major crimes routinely find Jesus as a way to convince themselves all is forgiven. It works, apparently.
As we near Christmas and supposed End Times, check your facts
Reading Time: 4 minutes The unverifiable assumptions of Christian canon proliferate during the Christmas season. Yet, no irrefutable evidence exists that any of it is true in reality.
Hark! A sliver of Jesus’ crib has purportedly arrived in Jerusalem
Reading Time: 5 minutes Yet another religious relic has arrived in Jerusalem in time for the holidays. Is it authentic? As usual, there’s no way of knowing, but it’s very doubtful.
Divine Jesus doesn’t leave footprints, and bunnies don’t fly
Reading Time: 3 minutes Believing Christians, as everybody, have a responsibility to try and view reality objectively. But these illustrated fantasies show how hard this can be for people.
Correct answer to all mind-bending math problems: Jesus?
Reading Time: < 1 minute If you’re a true-believing Christian, you are automatically endowed with the correct anwer to any problem. If not, you still need to do it the hard way.