The earliest Christians met in beautiful simplicity, filled with love and charity. What happened?
The James Webb Space Telescope's first images were certainly awe-inspiring, but some people have taken them as an opportunity to mock those with a different worldview from them. Let's put a stop to that behavior.
There was a time I cared more about the labels ascribed to myself than I did treating those around me with dignity and love. What were those labels? And was it worth it?
Without God, people are free to rape, murder, steal, and cause all the destruction that they want... right? That is what some apologists believe, that without God, there is no goodness. But what is the good? And can it be attained without God's help?
I have always fancied myself a pretty good eyeballer, and now there’s a test to prove it one way or another: the eyeballing game. I amazed myself at how good I did on some of the tests, and utterly disappointed myself on others. Either way, I was ahead of the curve. Where do you fall? Error […]
In part 1 of my response to Zac Sechler’s 36 Questions for Atheists, we looked at the very basic, most fundamental question of why there is something rather than nothing and how that relates to whether the universe is eternal or if a creator deity is responsible for its existence. I had no problem admitting […]
I am not always the biggest fan of my mind. I try to be rationally minded, or at least I think I do. Looking back at all the wild ideas I’ve held since, I don’t know, middle school, though? It’d be really easy to come to the conclusion that my mind is a house built […]
There is no shame in being an atheist, a secularist, a materialist, a rationalist, or whatever else and still hoping that there is something beyond death. You don’t have to believe in a god to hope that whatever our selves are persists after death. The idea of ceasing to exist is terrifying, at least to […]
What feels like a lifetime ago, I was introduced to the concept of lengthy lists of questions intended to catch members of an opposing viewpoint or worldview off guard or get them thinking about what they believe in perhaps a different manner. The earliest list I can recall was Hard Nuts for Catholic Apologists, a […]