Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Why is there Something, Rather than Nothing?

The desperate need to feel like a special snowflake with an afterlife easily sums up many Theistic arguments.  This video goes a little deeper and compares the common endpoints when discussing the problem of why is there something rather than nothing.   Filed under: Religion Tagged: Atheism, Religion, Something rather than nothing, The DWR Sunday ...

Dead Wild Roses: Moving Away, Slowly and Painfully from Theism

The deconversion process does some pretty wacky things to people.  We join Evidence and his tale of his journey away from the theism that held him prisoner for so long.   Filed under: Atheism Tagged: Christianity, Deconversion, Theism

Dead Wild Roses: Moving Away, Slowly and Painfully from Theism

The deconversion process does some pretty wacky things to people.  We join Evidence and his tale of his journey away from the theism that held him prisoner for so long.   Filed under: Atheism Tagged: Christianity, Deconversion, Theism

Dead Wild Roses: When Theism Takes a Drubbing

When actual science is involved, WLC loses.  Dispensing the boots to the head is Sean Carroll. Filed under: Religion Tagged: Atheism, Debate, Sean Carroll, Theism, WLC

Writings of J. Todd Ring: The Lion’s Roar: Cutting through illusion to the heart of the matter

“There is no difference between theism and non-theism, basically speaking. Declaring an involvement with any kind of ‘ism’ turns out to be a matter of self and other. In fact, the whole question of self and other can then become very important. But if you really pursue any spiritual path, you will discover, surprisingly, that ...

Death By Trolley: Is belief in God a choice?

The following satirical video, “Gay Scientists Isolate Christian Gene”, pokes fun at the concept of a “gay gene” and religious opposition to homosexuality. The proportion of people who believe that homosexuality is chosen is decreasing. That’s not to imply that homosexuality is the phenotype expressed by a “gay gene”. Just that whatever makes one gay ...