Category Archives: Religion

Atheist on Crack(er)

To PZ Myers: A consecrated host is not just a cracker, same way as a flag is not just a piece cloth. Deal with it. UPDATE: I left a comment on PZ Myers blog and as I expected even my seemingly harmless comment was grossly misinterpreted by one of PZ Myers’ readers. "A flag […]

I’m no Buddhist!

Oh crap! I was shooting for Satanist! Ah well… Buddhism is not all that!         Which is the right religion for you? (new version)created with     You scored as Buddhism You scored as Buddhism. Your beliefs most closely resemble those of Buddhism. Do more research on Buddhism and possibly consider […]

There *are* atheists in foxholes

Atheists are everywhere, even in foxholes. Case in point: Jeremy Hall, an Atheist soldier, who sued the Department of Defense and former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld for failing to protect his religious freedom, was featured on AC360 yesterday. "Specialist Hall is suing the Department of Defense and former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld for […]

Sam Harris On Pseudo and Mischievous Atheists

Remember the anomalous Pew survey which showed that 21% of American atheists believe in God or a universal spirit? I thought the inclusion of the "universal spirit" screwed up the survey resulting in cognitive dissonance in some of the respondents. Sam Harris has an excellent take on this. "According to a recent Pew survey, 21 […]

How will belief evolve next?

Here’s a short and insightful post from Deepak Chopra & Family."How will belief evolve next? Maybe these believing atheists are showing us the way, along with Einstein, beyond a personal God on to the shores of eternity. Einstein had his sights set on a secular spirituality that, he said, was most closely approximated by Buddhism. […]