Thought Of The Day. April 28, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…

Can Someone Explain Prayer To Me?

I don’t get the whole idea of prayer. Never did. Even when I was a Christian, prayer didn’t make any sense to me. The difference between us and god would make the difference between humans and bacteria seem tiny. Yet god is interested in our opinions? Would you be swayed by what a bacterium wanted?…

Veganism Is Atheism

Vegans believe that animals should not be abused, tortured, and murdered, to serve the interests and appetites of humans. That belief flies in the face of the three great Abrahamic religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. One can be vegan or one can be a Christian, a Jew, or a Muslim. But not both. Veganism is…

I Am Islamaphobic!

I am also Christianaphobic, Judeaphobic, and phobic about every religion on the planet. When reason surrenders to myth and superstition, people can be dangerous, evil, and stupid. Most religions posit humans as the penultimate creations, given dominion of the Earth and all other life, made in the image of God. Such absurd world views result…

Theism Is A Mental Disorder

Theism is burning bushes, walking on water, talking snakes, 6 days of creation, sky wizards, boogeymen, angels and devils. It is preposterous in any of its iterations. And it falls upon those who assert the existence of a god to prove his or its existence. A god would be supernatural, beyond Nature, and beyond any…

If There Is A God, I’ll Never Forgive Him

What kind of an evil being could allow innocent animals to be torn apart by predators? Could allow animal abuse? Could allow suffering, pain, and fear to be felt by innocent creatures? Could demand animals to be killed and burned for His pleasure? Could permit babies to die from disease, starvation, and injuries? Could have…