Category Archives: Skepticism

Hey! “Sunday With My Thoughts” back for a limited appearence

“Don’t be a dick” was the topic of Phil Plait’s speech at TAM 8. You can watch the video but, basically, Plait argued for moderation in discussions. He was addressing skeptics and atheists and specifically their interaction with the religious … Continue reading

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Your Cellphone Will Kill You!

That there title is what is known as “click bait” and I would normally ignore such an obvious of an attempt to steal some of my precious time.  Except . . . well, gosh, I don’t even know how to … Continue reading

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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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