• No Tattoo For You!

    For the last few months, I’ve been scrimping away money to restart my tattoo collecting. I currently have three altogether, all from…

    By Zomberina Contagion

  • Compartmentalization & Religiosity

    Sreenivasan (Sreeni): Prof. K, I am reading all your articles which you have been e-mailing me on Religion, Gods & Humanism. As you already know, I am an atheist and so your articles only reinforce my earlier stance but when I try to read it to my wife, she is rather critical about it. She has…

    By V.N.K.Kumar

  • Meditations #3 - Ad Populum

    If many believe so, it is so.Well, I don't think so. It's an argument that I hear allot and quite frankly I'm getting tired of hearing it. By writing and sharing this I hope to provide others with some intellectual tools for when you hear; ''But why does an X number of people believe what I do,…

    By Mark Arellius

  • Monotonous monogamy

    In our planet’s animal kingdom there are quite a few creatures that mate for life.  Swans, many types of geese, including the beautiful Canada Geese, some sea mammals, and many more.  If one member of a mating pair dies, the other member never mates again.  Isn’t that something?  And they don’t…

    By Lemual Poot

  • Way After the Fact

    But for a slip of the pen, Christians might have an entirely different outlook on “original sin.” In fact, what is also known as…

    By Donald R Barbera

  • WHO will eat babies?!

    Deuteronomy 28:49-5349 The Lord will bring a nation against you from far away, from the ends of the earth, like an eagle swooping down, a nation whose language you will not understand, 50 a fierce-looking nation without respect for the old or pity for the young. 51 They will devour the young of…

    By Ryan Shields

  • "The Hitch" - A Christopher Hitchens documentary by Kristoffer Hellesmark

    Since the death of Christopher Hitchens in December of 2011, I have anticipated some kind of cinematic retrospective regarding the life of a man who was one of the great intellectual lights of the 20th and early 21st centuries. Certainly there have been tributes and brief snapshots highlighting his…

    By Loren Miller

  • The Safety Dance For When Christians Don't Want To Dance

    It seems with Easter, and the improvement of weather from freezing to tolerable, that there is an uptick in religious…

    By Zomberina Contagion

  • Bipolar: Black, Bent but Unbroken

    I am bipolar. I tried every way I could to put together a snappy lead sentence that would provide a little suspense, curiosity and provoke an old-fashioned interest in dirty laundry, but none of it seemed appropriate for a disease that can for many, be so crippling as to ruin or end lives.Bipolar…

    By Donald R Barbera

  • Meditations #2 Consolation For The Non-Believer

    One of the most interesting subjects for me on the debate between science and religion is about consolation. And one question that I often ask myself is ''What consolation do atheists have when it comes to death, and can science offer us consolation?'' And this usually helps me to get started to…

    By Mark Arellius