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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The Christianity Merry Go Round

Or how to debate Christian apologists like Gary Habermas and win…….. Real Christians are defined by their unshakeable belief that Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem. In reality they simply choose to believe what can never be proved. It’s called faith!!! Churches are very adept at peddling the resurrection myth, knowing full well their flocks will …

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Religiosity-Biology or Brain-Washing?

Most people accept that their own religious beliefs, if any, are influenced by the religious beliefs of their parents. They also accept these beliefs are also influenced, to a greater or lesser extent, by the prevailing cultural values of those around them. Many people simply adsorb the religious culture of their parents. These people are …

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I’m Right! Therefore, You’re Wrong! QED

Theists always rely on the same unconvincing and totally blinkered arguments. They assume everything consistent with texts found in their Holy Book is true, and everything that conflicts with this Holy Book is untrue. They do this because they actually believe their Holy Book is the word of their God. It really is that simple. As …

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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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Why are humanities students more likely to give up faith than science students? | Fatheism

I'm re-blogging this because, as Emily points out, the findings of three separate studies, highlight an interesting side effect that is somewhat counter intuitive, and therefore initially surprising. Why are humanities students more likely to give up faith than science students? Posted on September 24, 2015 by Emily on Fatheism College students who study social sciences …

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