“God’s Not Dead” Is More About Make Believe Atheists Than A God
A friend challenged me to watch the film God’s Not Dead with the hope that I would be convinced by the film that atheism is wrong. I watched the film and found it very interesting, but not at all convincing….
Atheism != Morality
The Chapel Hill shootings are a terrible tragedy. Three people were murdered, and it is possible that they were murdered for being Muslims. The man arrested for the murders is Craig Stephen Hicks and he is an atheist and supposedly…
Extremists are the Tail of the Dog
The Charlie Hebdo shooting that resulted in the death of twelve people is big news for the moment. Part of the coverage I have seen, heard or read about centers on how the gunmen are not true practitioners of Islam….
Merry Christmas From An Atheist!
Today is Christmas Eve, and I will soon be entertaining with family and friends to celebrate the holiday. Now I could not care in the least about the name of the holiday being Christmas. The holiday has about as much…
My Personal Path To Atheism
At one time I was a practicing Christian. I was raised as a Lutheran. A significant part of my family is Catholic, so I am familiar with that denomination of Christianity as well. Later in life I joined the United…
#GamerGate’s Actions Are Its Message
Recently I returned to school to acquire an M.S. in Communication. Working full time in sales for a start up tech company plus pursuing a graduate degree has been very time consuming to say the least! It has been a…
You Can’t Reason with a Woodpecker
“Tap, tap, tap, tap…” That is the sound of my home owning nightmare. Steady, rhythmic, unrelenting, and an announcement to all that the local woodpecker has returned to destroy the cedar siding on mine and my wife’s simple little home….
Skepticism, Gamergate, Ebola & Election Years
Normally I rant about atheism on this blog, but today I want to focus on skepticism. First I want to clarify what is the difference between the two: Atheism is the belief that there are no such things as deities….
The Passion of the AntiChrist (I’m Returning To School)
In recent years I have discovered a great passion for public speaking and blogging. I have decided to return to school to pursue a graduate degree that aligns with this passion. Thus I am in the process of choosing an…
Evolution–Yes, There Is Scientific Evidence For It
Something that makes me cringe is when I read or hear someone say that “There is no scientific evidence that evolution is real.” This statement says a great deal about the person making it, and absolutely nothing at all about…