The Meaning of Life (without God)

A common question Christians are curious about is: “What’s the point of life then?  What’s the meaning of life without God?  Why should we all be alive?”  There’s actually two parts to this question – […]

Why Are Some Atheists So Outspoken?

I posted in a Christian writing community a while back looking for questions people had about Atheists and atheism, and one person asked one that I hadn’t gotten in any discussion before but I think […]

How I Became an Atheist

As an Atheist who’s still part of some Christian circles, I’m often asked about my beliefs and how I became an Atheist: some are curious mainly to know, others want to convert me or are […]

Evaluating Your Reasons for Belief

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When you’re studying other viewpoints, and (hopefully) trying to evaluate their truthfulness, it’s important to know why you believe your current views, whatever that reason may be.  I don’t mean “Why is this true,” or […]

The Downsides of Religion (aka Humanity Has a Lot to Lose, Too)

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This is the promised part 2 to the last post addressing Pascal’s Wager.  Buckle your seat belt, because this is going to be a long one for what was originally an individual supporting point. Religion […]

Responding to Pascal’s Wager

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Put simply, Pascal’s Wager states that it’s best to believe in God, because if he’s not real, nothing happens when you die, but if he is, you have everything to gain or lose by believing […]