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My thoughts on the education of children

Having read the thoughts of Lycurgus, Rousseau and Montaigne on this very important topic, I have written what I think should be the end of all of education.

Added by Onyango Makagutu on June 23, 2015 at 12:46am — 12 Comments

The resurrection of Lazarus

and many others recorded in various holy or not so holy books did not occur.

Could things have so changed in our times that people no longer walk from the dead, and whenever such are reported, they are met with shock and disbelief?

I argue here that no resurrection could have taken place, and that the circumstantial evidence points to a negative verdict on all the…

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Added by Onyango Makagutu on June 17, 2015 at 7:43am — 12 Comments

An Atheist’s Open Letter to Those Praying for His Son

Originally published at dividedundergod.com/2015/05/27/an-atheists-open-letter-to-those-praying-for-his-son/

The following open letter may upset you.  You may feel insulted because when it comes to matters of faith, people are more apt to take criticism personally and react defensively when their religious beliefs are brought into question.  Please know it is not…

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Added by Kevin Davis on June 15, 2015 at 11:40am — 3 Comments

Litigate against creationism.

I'm not a great supporter of litigation but surely its time for someone who was tought creationism in school and nothing but creationism to sue the state or federal governments. Creationism is provably absurd and harmful. Whats your opinion on this…

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Added by Stephen Brodie on June 13, 2015 at 3:51pm — 1 Comment

Life changing

Muslims would tell me that if only i read the Qur'an it would change my life they were right it made me more of an Atheist.

Added by Stephen Brodie on June 3, 2015 at 5:32pm — 10 Comments

Where are the honest atheists

Damon Linker, a writer[?] for The Week, posits that we no longer are honest about our atheism. He is short of calling us lame duck atheists and in this post, I disagree with his thesis pointing out that instead of death of god leading to bleakness and despair it creates the greatest opportunity for human progress and development.

Added by Onyango Makagutu on April 14, 2015 at 2:41pm — 10 Comments

on determinism

For most people, the debate over freewill and determinism, I think is one fought over a misunderstanding of the debate or of words. To most freewill believers, they take determinism to mean a person with a gun behind your back forcing you to act in a certain way and this I assert is wrong.

In this post I respond to some of the misconceptions by the OP and those who have responded to…

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Added by Onyango Makagutu on April 5, 2015 at 5:51am — No Comments

POLLY is a finalist!

Hooray!!!

POLLY AND THE ONE AND ONLY WORLD has been selected as a finalist for the Indiefab 2014 YA Best Book of the Year Awards.  The winners will be announced in June at the ALA Convention in San Francisco.  I doubt I'll be flying out to SF, but, truly, this is a gratifying achievement in itself.

Here in Eco-fiction is an interview with the author.

Added by Don on April 4, 2015 at 8:21am — 3 Comments

there are no good atheists

Here is a post I wrote in response to a pastor who believes there are some core beliefs each atheist must accept and continued to say there can't be any good atheist.

Added by Onyango Makagutu on March 17, 2015 at 1:37am — 3 Comments

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 — 2 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

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