Standard lists of history’s most influential religious leaders – among them Abraham, Moses, Jesus, Muhammad, Siddhartha Gautama (the Buddha) – tend to be predominantly, if not exclusively, male. Many religious […]
My skin mingles with the air brushing across the daggered leaves of Langkawi palm trees, pulling them like hair in a stream of water. Blue light of early, almost dark […]
By Kate Smurthwaite The trouble with the atheist movement, of which I consider myself a part, is that sometimes it just looks far too much like religion. To put it […]
The 18th of this month will mark one year since my mother died. Here are some thoughts I’ve gathered and wanted to share with everyone in this group. They could […]
Self-blame is a human dilemma. We may blame ourselves for shouting at our kids or not protecting our siblings from abusive parents when we were young, or hating ourselves for […]
A religious friend once wrote to me, asking how I coped with death as an atheist. Her father had just died a week or two earlier, as mine had years […]
Atheism, in its broadest sense, is an absence of belief in the existence of gods. This definition includes both those who assert that there are no gods, and those who […]
Link to Anti-theist YouTube Channel—https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTvx_QA6gIc DVD available via Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Letting-Go-God-Julia-Sweeney/dp/B001J21JRQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1459702533&sr=8-1&keywords=letting+go+of+god
I went through a major personal philosophical change around the years 1999 and 2000. It all started because I had had an emotional experience that caused me to feel that […]
Elizabeth Rubenstein, a grieving mother who describes herself as an agnostic atheist, originally posted this on the Facebook page Walking with Forest, a page on which she and her husband […]
The person who offers the “in a better place” platitude may not realize it, but in offering that platitude they have attempted to steal your grief. In trying to comfort […]
We hear a lot about how “white men are the face of atheism” and “why women don’t subscribe to atheism” and shit. Truth is, there are plenty of women who […]
We’re losing our religion. Americans are becoming less Christian, a major new survey has found.
-There is no such thing as an atheist belief.- -A survey compiled in 2014 by The AISFC reveals that 32 percent of Americans who identified themselves as agnostics and atheists […]
When you stop believing – What happens when you stop believing? Well, nothing bad, that’s for sure. Link to https://www.beris.nl/blog/: When you stop believing – Random musings, rambling opinions
Link to external post by wrestleswithgod.wordpress.com/ in which the author conveys her personal pain at the loss of her God.