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is life worth living without imortality

I answer to the affirmative and show this to be the case in this post where I respond to W. L Craig's essay that life is unlivable in atheism 

Added by Onyango Makagutu on February 10, 2015 at 12:36pm — No Comments

POLLY AND THE ONE AND ONLY WORLD

An atheist witch?  You bet! 

Let me keep my friends here apprised of the status of POLLY, my edgy YA fantasy, released in October by Green Writers Press.  The novel features a maiden witch of tender ability in the craft as she navigates her way through the perils presented by a much-diminished future America.  Her hateful pursuers are Christian dominionists.  If they catch her, they'll kill her. 



Reviews so far have been strong, though hard to come by.  It's so difficult…

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Added by Don on January 22, 2015 at 8:34am — No Comments

Happy new year

The more person is growing the more the brain is growing too.wish u happy expending of brain

Added by Alhaji kashim Mohammed on December 26, 2014 at 1:47pm — 1 Comment

recent athiest

would like contact with other athiests

Added by keith herbert on November 19, 2014 at 3:24pm — 4 Comments

Life

Such is life

Added by Alhaji kashim Mohammed on November 16, 2014 at 5:52am — 1 Comment

Does God really exist if so have u ever see him

Somebody ask me why God always testing good people, I reply may be he doesn't exist and he slapped me at that time. So if this thing happen to you what are you going to reply,so that the person will understand the debt in good manner.

Added by Alhaji kashim Mohammed on November 11, 2014 at 7:59pm — 4 Comments

About life

Life is a Teacher the more you live the more you learn

Added by Alhaji kashim Mohammed on November 11, 2014 at 7:51pm — 2 Comments

Ashura

Tomorrow is the day of Ashura, the tenth day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar..

Here are some funny information about that day,, Shia will beat themselves up remembering the death of Imam Hussain (the second Shia Imam), while Sunnis will fasting that same day remembering Moses and calling it the day of atonement as the day on which the Israelites were freed from the Pharaoh,, It is similar to the passover but in a different calendar.

Shia Muslims believe in that this day has…

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Added by Hope on November 1, 2014 at 2:25pm — 3 Comments

Five Pieces of Career Advice I Would Give My Autistic Self

Autistic people deal with the uncertainties of life’s events in markedly differing ways. Quite frequently it is often only after significant time has been spent reflecting on a given “problem” that its core elements and distinctive characteristics become clear. My job at a TV golf style network in Hartford, CT, provided the patterns and lessons that made this blog possible.

1. Ask to be told in straightforward language. As an autistic person, one of the first challenges…

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Added by Claudia Mercedes Mazzucco on October 28, 2014 at 3:39pm — 1 Comment

In Praise of Mentorship

I WAS ABLE TO ESCAPE severe autism by retreating to the safety of a Library. Look deep into the nature of this complex neurological disorder, and then you will understand that autism is the mysterious inability of the mind to order things in sequence. What characterizes it most is the disregard of reality and the withdrawal into a certain ritualistic life. Behind this insistence for sameness and order there is a striving for predictability, which is not possible without sequential…

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Added by Claudia Mercedes Mazzucco on October 28, 2014 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Ohio Police Killing

The 911 caller of this event misrepresented the account and should be tried for a false 911 call. http://www.democracynow.org/2014/9/25/no_charges_in_ohio_police_killing

Added by Chris on September 26, 2014 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

The Argument from Incorporeality

The Argument from Incorporeality



So, I have been using this counter-apologetic for a while now on Twitter:



1. A being is a thing has the ability to exhibit intelligent behaviour equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, that of a human (including consciousness and sentience).



2. All known beings exist in time and space.



2. God is immaterial (outside time and space).



3. Therefore, god cannot exist.



What do you reckon?



I am…

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Added by workmx on September 23, 2014 at 9:31pm — No Comments

My atheism is about a lack of need for gods, not just a lack of belief in gods.

As a sociologist, I can not rely on naturalism or materialism (especially methodological naturalism).



The study of social life would be impossible from any of those positions.



Thus it is important to understand the epistemological and ontological basis of all worldviews, even if they do not lead to truth. It is enough that people believe them to be true (because sociology is not about truth, but about how people make sense of the world.



Having said…

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Added by workmx on September 23, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Quest for the historical Jesus

Here is a challenge that seeks answers to the age old question of the historicity of Jesus. A question that was at the centre of debate in the early years of Christianity and still goes on to this date.

I have here added just a few more questions to the…

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Added by Onyango Makagutu on September 7, 2014 at 4:38am — 2 Comments

how many types of atheism are there ? or should we define atheism just as a form disbelief in supernatural ?

i d like to get your ideas about the  types of atheism and if they all are justifiable form of atheism. Because if you make arguments about the non- exisistance of god or gods , counter arguments are soon forged against your rational arguments. My question is  shoud we base our atheistic views on evindence or arguments ?  

Added by ali aslan on August 14, 2014 at 6:14am — 8 Comments

Maybe I'm soft but this made me cry

This magician who started out with a prank gave a homeless man a thousand dollar lottery ticket , but was so overcome by the emotion of the man  he carried on with the donation and also set up a fund for him which so far raised six thousand dollars and rising. I know it started out as a magician stunt  but it left me crying what do you think

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tsb9q0sUbH4

Added by Stephen Brodie on July 28, 2014 at 4:33pm — 2 Comments

Struggling to Keep Afghan Girl Safe After a Mullah Is Accused of Rape

This is the trouble, I've always said and believed that the vast majority of Muslims are decent hard working people and i still believe this but it does get harder when you hear stories like this one

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Added by Stephen Brodie on July 21, 2014 at 4:41pm — 4 Comments

The Fabricated God

 

    Did God create brain or did brain create God. Witout doubt Brain created God. But It is impossible   to make billions of people  understand it. But there is someting more interesting. Who fabricated God and religion? I mean it is for sure all belief sytems, all religions around the world are bullshits. the problem is why billions of people can't get it. It is really a mystery for me. I have a book which ı haven't read yet that tries to explain the religion and why it has so many…

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Added by hakan barut on July 8, 2014 at 4:05pm — 2 Comments

Is Atheism “A Lack of Belief”? Not to An Atheist



It's a mistake for atheists to define atheism as a "lack of belief in gods." Why?  Because that’s the theists' definition of the word.  Many dictionaries offer this definition, I know--but dictionaries are largely written by theists who fail to recognize their implicit bias.  The word "lack" carries the unmistakeable connotation of deficiency, the sense that what is lacking is something to be desired. So, by definition, to lack something is to be in want of whatever…

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Added by Don on July 8, 2014 at 8:34am — 46 Comments

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