Category Archives: Skepticism

Pascal’s Wager and other stuff

If one is an atheist . . . wait, I need to back up. I need to explain something basic. A theist is a person who believes there exists at least one god. An atheist is a person who does not believe any … Continue reading

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Epiphany

Yup, I had me one . . . an epiphany.  No, not the manifestation of a divine being. Rather, an experience of sudden and striking realization. It came as a shock, it did. You see, after literally stumbling on a number of … Continue reading

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The Religious . . . *sigh*

For the two or three who bothered to read my last post, I have a favor to ask . . . you see, I am on the radar of one BJ, from this blog: http://tworiversblog.com/2013/06/14/an-open-letter-to-those-who-doubt-or-deny-god/ He obviously does not understand … Continue reading

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Religion . . . still fun to discuss (occasionally)

I tend to go a long time between exposure to religion . . . and then things, things I don’t seek out, happen, and I dip my toes in the dirty water again. Despite the title of the post, most … Continue reading

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Unintended Consequences?

I live in a middle-affluent neighborhood.  Some are tempted to label it “fully” affluent, but I’ve lived in affluent neighborhoods, and trust me . . . we don’t have anywhere near the required number of rear orifices to qualify. Both … Continue reading

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Fanning the Flames

Yesterday, the verdict was announced on the Zimmerman case. It annoys me I need only mention the name without explaining who Zimmerman is, and what the case is.  How did this one event balloon to such importance? I don’t want … Continue reading

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Perceptions, or “Call me stupid, but . . . “

Don’t worry . . . I’m not about to swear again.  I have to admit, it felt somewhat cathartic, but was unsatisfactory as far as presenting my opinions. Therefore, this is more along my usual rant regarding the stupid.    … Continue reading

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