All Blog Posts Tagged 'higher' (3)

"Just One Fix" from Atheist Climber blog

Via Atheist Climber Blog



Religion really is an oddity in humanity. When citing religion, one can be excused for irrational behaviour or beliefs. It gives people an excuse to not take part in the cultural norms of the society they live in. It allows people rights and privileges that people not of that religion are denied. It regularly excuses wrongdoing and lawbreaking if these are done "in the name of God". It… Continue

Added by Martin Pribble on May 4, 2010 at 10:41pm — No Comments

Higher Power

After nearly four years in AA, I finally devised a concept of "higher power" that doesn't involve a deity, the group, the "fellowship", nature, the cosmos, the laws of physics, or any other person.



As a committed atheist since the age of 4, I have always known that things were "up to me", and that I could not/would not get help from some power that was "higher" or "greater" than myself.



So one day, in a meeting, while someone was discussing his higher power, I suddenly… Continue

Added by Curtis Edward Clark on November 7, 2009 at 1:29pm — 2 Comments

Atheists in Alcoholics Anonymous

We atheists can remain sober without AA.



But, for the same reason that AA members with religious faith have a hard time finding serenity and sanity in their lives without the intermittent wisdom of others to listen to, we atheists find ourselves in the same position. We "take what we need" from the things we hear at the table in order to contemplate our sobriety, just as they do, and we "leave the rest" of the gobbledygook for others to ponder--just as they do.



I was… Continue

Added by Curtis Edward Clark on October 26, 2009 at 11:55am — 2 Comments

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