• Some of us need the reassurance of some delusions, yet.....

    To retain his sanity in this mad mad world, man has to have some delusions in his life and God delusion happens to be one of them. Some of us need the reassurance the God delusion gives them that there is a father-figure or mother-figure (albeit invisible), to give protection to them in this life…

    By V.N.K.Kumar

  • What I Want for Christmas - Robert Green Ingersoll

    That time of year is very nearly upon us, and so it is appropriate that I post this now, I suppose.  I literally just learned of this through the good offices of Seth Andrews and The Thinking Atheist podcast.  I do truly wish the following were words of my own invention, but they're not.  About all…

    By Loren Miller

  • In the spirit of Epicurus – and where I differ

    The philosophy of Epicurus was a major influence on my way of thinking. From a naturalistic (non-supernatural) view of the universe, to the importance of evidence from the senses in acquiring knowledge (empiricism), the primacy of matter…

    By Mequa

  • Undergoing heart surgery in the new year

    As I discussed with some people here, I have congenital heartblock. As such, I needed a heart pacemaker fitted at the age of 14. The battery life of those implants is limited, so I've needed a total of 4 pacemakers fitted so far. I am 32 now.I will need a new implant fitted early in 2015 in…

    By Mequa

  • Another thought bubble ...

    Hope ya'll have a fabulous day before reading this, not that this thought bubble is about to alter the good fizz you might be feeling at the moment ... I dare not propose such significance!  If only to add to the fizz :)I have been following the Mike Brown / Officer Wilson tragedy - with cautious…

    By Ermias Asfaw

  • Need to read

    Food for thought In a generation or two, the US will ask itself: "Who lost Europe?" Here is the speech of Geert Wilders, Chairman, Party for Freedom the Netherlands, at the Four Seasons in New York , introducing an Alliance of Patriots and announcing the Facing Jihad Conference in Jerusalem. Geert…

    By Ian Meaden

  • I am an atheist bearing witness to atrocity of hate-mongering by people of the bible

    People tell me that god is the god of love and justice. I read in the bible that truth will set me free. I also read a list of lies, distortions, delusions that rival any of Brothers Grimm's fairy tales. I read and see murders, genocides, obscenities to match any pornography of modern authors and…

    By Joan Denoo

  • Ten Secular Commandments

    The ReThink Prize is giving away $1K each to the best ten secular commandments for the 21st century. Here are my ten submissions.

    By Jonathan Tweet

  • What Does Science Say (Part 4 & 5 Homosexuals)

    Part 4&5What Does Science Say?In a famous letter to an American mother, world renowned psychiatrist Sigmund Freud, wrote in…

    By Donald R Barbera

  • Cita de "Varios días en Atenas"

    "¡Hemos nombrado el error principal de la mente humana, la pesadilla de la felicidad humana, el pervertidor de la virtud humana! ¡Es la religión, esa moneda oscura de la ignorancia temblorosa! ¡Es la religión, esa envenenadora de la felicidad humana! ¡Es la religión, esa guía ciega de la razón…

    By Hiram