Some personal observations on the quandary that atheists face.
Religious followers argue that their belief system gives their life meaning, moral guidance, and provides comfort. There are reasons not to have a religion, however. I list the main ones here.
There is no such thing as a selfless act. Humans always do things for a reason, and it is usually thought of by definition as being a subjective reason. We get something out of it.
Are atheists wrong? – A belief in the non-existence of God can be no more rational than a belief in the existence of God. Scientific agnosticism could be a more agreeable position.
What is death? First off, nothing is ever really dead. Not even a table or a rock. If you have ever worked in a hospital, you know how hard it is to determine death. Are you dead when the brain dies but your heart keeps on pumping? Are you dead when your heart stops beating on its own but can be...
Atheists do not deny that there is a god, they just don't believe in a god or gods. If you were to present evidence for a god, atheists and agnostics would be glad to see that evidence and study it.
Daniel Tammet: Christian. Savant's new book describes how he came to believe in God, and what faith means for him.
I vividly remember the day when a young boy (probably in his early twenties), walked into my office stealthily and closed the door behind him. I might have thrown a questioning glance at him, in response to which he blurted out (with no...
According to recent studies, Christianity is quickly losing favor in the ole US of A. More surprising? Being non-religious is apparently the hip new thing. Let's explore 10 possible reasons why...
Do atheists embrace an irrational faith for the future? In this essay I explain why the answer is "yes."