Category Archives: Atheism

Sodom And Gomorrah – A Warning From Your Loving And Benevolent God

Sodom and Gomorrah is, to put it lightly, a disturbing tale.  Abraham does haggle with god that if there are ten decent folk to be found in the cities then, for the sake of the just, the cities should be spared.  While god agrees to these terms, I can’t help but get the notion that … Continue reading Sodom And Gomorrah – A Warning From Your Loving And Benevolent God

The Tower of Babel – A Divisive And Fearful God

The Tower of Babel caught my eye after having decided to read my bible.  I attended some 8 years of Hebrew School, and have read the bible before, but it has been a long time.  I can’t quote passages from it on a whim, nor do I know it half as well as I know … Continue reading The Tower of Babel – A Divisive And Fearful God

David Silverman Debates Frank Turek – A Focus on David’s Argument From Evil

David Silverman, the current President of the American Atheists and Frank Turek, a Christian author and public speaker, recently debated on the subject of whether theism or atheism best explains reality.  I will post the video within this article, though as it runs for two hours and twenty one minutes, for the sake of brevity I’m going to … Continue reading David Silverman Debates Frank Turek – A Focus on David’s Argument From Evil

Bertrand Russell’s Teapot – The Argument From Ignorance

If you’re an atheist, or just a person who likes to enter into religious themed discourse, you’re familiar with the ‘god of the gaps argument‘, otherwise known as the argument from ignorance.  To be concise, when science has yet to come up with an explanation for a natural phenomena, that vacuum of knowledge is filled … Continue reading Bertrand Russell’s Teapot – The Argument From Ignorance

Bertrand Russell’s ‘Ten Commandments’

Bertrand Russell, who lived from May 18th 1872 – to February 2nd 1970, a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian and social critic, was one of those rare individuals who seldom spoke without the sounding of wisdom as the result.  He was an atheist and a champion of morality and reason, and to this day is a respected and … Continue reading Bertrand Russell’s ‘Ten Commandments’