Put the ‘Fun’ in Fundamentalism

Forget what you’ve heard. Fundamentalists aren’t so bad. In their own stubborn, angry kind of way, they can be sort of charming. This is a decent definition of fundamentalism: “The interpretation of every word in the sacred texts as literal truth.” If you’ve ever been scolded for suggesting the Earth might be more than 6,000 years old… …chances are it … More Put the ‘Fun’ in Fundamentalism

Do You Believe?

I don’t have much time this morning. Can’t include my usual brand of delightful wit. Here’s a link to an article about how the Bible is archaeologically verifiable. (Lots of stuff the Bible talks about has been dug out of the sand.) Of course EVERYTHING the Bible talks about hasn’t been dug out of the sand. … More Do You Believe?

Atheists Should Be Monks

The challenge in arguments about religion is knowing when they’re over. For example, when an atheist writes this: “As a maximally good, aseitic being, everything was once part of perfection. That’s what aseity means. There was no-thing that was not already perfect…Creation, therefore, destroyed this eternal harmony, this purity, and by this fact alone, the act … More Atheists Should Be Monks