Category Archives: Atheism

What is so wrong with the tooth fairy?

My daughter lost her third tooth last night. She is six years old. When she went to bed she put her loose tooth under her pillow  expecting the tooth fairy to visit. The tooth fairy but not Peter Pan My husband and I are jointly raising our daughter to think for herself when it comes to … Continue reading What is so wrong with the tooth fairy?

Monotheistic Religions, Do They Really Exist?

Monotheistic claim: “There is only one god.”  This is a claim made by many with varying faiths especially Christianity which arose from Judaism and the worship of the god Yahweh. It is a statement often repeated by many followers of Christianity on Social Media who refer to Yahweh as the Lord our God.  Christianity and Judaism … Continue reading Monotheistic Religions, Do They Really Exist?

Good News Bible has good news on the adoption of conjecture emendation

Good News about the Good News Bible: the title is lying to you. The Good News Bible is not a real bible, not in the technical sense. It does not provide a true translation of Christian or Jewish scripture. It is instead a book that re-writes the stories found in religious scripture while masquerading with biblical … Continue reading Good News Bible has good news on the adoption of conjecture emendation

Debunking William Dembski’s ‘Chance-Of-The-Gaps Fallacy’

I saw the below quote from William Dembski, a philosopher and theologian, on a friend’s status update on Facebook. Though I did not have the time to examine it at first, I knew it looked absurd, and I was compelled to unpack the quote and write an article on it.  So here I am, several … Continue reading Debunking William Dembski’s ‘Chance-Of-The-Gaps Fallacy’

Terrorism – A Toxic Soup, But Is Religion Really The Key Ingredient?

Is terrorism caused by religion, or circumstances of oppression, be it economic or a military occupation from a foreign country?  This question to me falls on the scale of nature and nurture.  There are many people who believe Muslims represent the predominant threat because of their methods of terror; most notably suicide bombings.  But is … Continue reading Terrorism – A Toxic Soup, But Is Religion Really The Key Ingredient?