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Posted inReligion, Science

‘Atheist Overreach’ Thinks Secularization Will Fail

Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi and welcome back! Lately, we’ve been talking about Christian Smith’s 2019 book Atheist Overreach. We’ve covered the three questions that Smith asked and answered in his book. Now, let’s look at the conclusion he draws from his work. Namely, he thinks secularization will ultimately fail — making religion dominant once again across humanity. So […]

Posted inReligion

Christian Lies: ‘Absolutely Everybody Needs Our Product!’

Reading Time: 9 minutes By now, Christians consider axiomatic the notion that literally everyone on the planet needs their product. That means everyone. Everyone, without exception, not only benefits from their product but needs it as an imperative for life itself. In their minds, non-Christians just don’t understand what a necessity we lack! We don’t comprehend what a loss we suffer! But don’t worry! TRUE CHRISTIANS™ stand at the ready in various divinely-mandated mission roles to clarify that loss for us! Ain’t we the luckiest lil duckies ever?

Posted inReligion

The day I met a pagan fundie

Reading Time: 8 minutes But there was this one incident that really brought home to me that no religion is immune to weirdos, and it didn’t take long to figure out why. This is how I converted to paganism–and then met someone who exemplified a mindset I thought I’d left way behind me, causing me to abandon religion altogether.

Posted inReligion

Church Planting Amid Iron Chariots.

Reading Time: 12 minutes This ancient story is way too potent of a reminder to Christians that their omnipotent god isn’t even a close second to the most powerful being in the universe even in his own mythology. Of course, we need not go so far as the Old Testament to see that simple truth. The regular failure of Christians’ wishes and plans could easily tell us that.

Posted inNews

US Pagan locks horns with authorities over ID picture

Reading Time: < 1 minute Phelan Moonsong, 56, of Millinocket, Maine, ran into a spot of bother earlier this year when he submitted a picture of himself wearing goat horns in an application for an ID card. But, according to this report, earlier this month – after convincing authorities that the horns were his “spiritual antennae”, and that he had […]

Posted inHistory

Christian Coercion: From Tolerated to Dominant

Reading Time: 10 minutes We’ve been talking lately about the early history of Christianity and how different it is from the history offered up by most Christian apologists and leaders. This definitely is not a history I learned growing up Catholic or as a fundamentalist lass! If anything, it’s even more fascinating to me than the fictionalized version–and shows me […]

Posted inReligion

From Tolerated to Dominant.

Reading Time: 10 minutes We’ve been talking lately about the early history of Christianity and how different it is from the history offered up by most Christian apologists and leaders. This definitely is not a history I learned growing up Catholic or as a fundamentalist lass!

Posted inReligion

Shane Hayes, Part 2: Dorkness and Lies

Reading Time: 13 minutes Last time we talked about the author Shane Hayes and his new book, The End of Unbelief, which is supposed to be the new singing dancing apologetics book to persuade atheists into converting. Today, we look at just how Mr. Hayes conceptualizes belief and faith in his preface, “Darkness and Light,” and why he’s wrong.

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