Majority Normality v Minority Normality

As I grew up, I slowly began to realize that my perceived normality was not always the same as other people’s perceived normality. My minority normality seemed to differ from their majority normality in many different ways, and I often had difficulty understanding why they so often seemed interested in uninteresting things, and often totally …

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A Very Simple Choice?

This very short post is inspired by that small band of theists, notably Christian theists, who seem to have great difficulty understanding why most non-theists and atheists are intrinsically just as moral as most theists. Imagine yourself in a small room. You have never heard of any god and you are asked to make a …

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A Leap of Doubt | Good and Godless

What is faith? Well, that all depends on how you define it, as this very interesting post by Good and Godless illustrates. Semantics is something we should all pay more attention to, especially when debating something important, like religion. I remember having a most frustrating conversation with an older work colleague many years ago. We …

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What every Theist should know about real Atheists

Tom Chivers [http://www.buzzfeed.com/tomchivers] asked 19 atheists how they find meaning in a purposeless universe. He asked them “If there’s no afterlife or reason for the universe, how do you make your life matter? As an atheist, I identify with much of what was said in reply to this question. I also think the various replies …

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What is This World Coming To? Exactly What Jesus Said it Would.

Another interesting post, this time taken from CROSSWALK.COM. It illustrates the very warped ideas some Christians have about mankind's intrinsic nature. Personally, I tend to think the vast majority of people are basically good by choice, but I accept that there will always be exceptions. I've never needed a God breathing down my neck, and …

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