Monthly Archives: January 2013

Morality without religion

Theists often argue that without religion humans are intrinsically immoral, or even that religion is necessary to provide morals as morality and ethical behaviour doesn’t or wouldn’t exist otherwise. However, there are very good reasons for morality and ethics existing

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Morality without religion

Theists often argue that without religion humans are intrinsically immoral, or even that religion is necessary to provide morals as morality and ethical behaviour doesn’t or wouldn’t exist otherwise. However, there are very good reasons for morality and ethics existing

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Religion: Holding a Lifetime Hostage

“This is the power of religion, it can hold a lifetime hostage. That’s a lot of pain.” Just heard this insightful quote on Ep 2 of Richard Dawkins’ doco Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life, from a researcher comparing

Religion: Holding a Lifetime Hostage

“This is the power of religion, it can hold a lifetime hostage. That’s a lot of pain.” Just heard this insightful quote on Ep 2 of Richard Dawkins’ doco Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life, from a researcher comparing

Video Explainer: Lack of belief in gods

From QualiaSoup, one of the best I’ve seen, please take 10 minutes to watch, share and subscribe to his channel. Lack of belief in gods – YouTube.

Video Explainer: Lack of belief in gods

From QualiaSoup, one of the best I’ve seen, please take 10 minutes to watch, share and subscribe to his channel. Lack of belief in gods – YouTube.

Fundamentalist, Atheist or Naturalist?

I really like the idea of naturalist vs supernaturalist, rather than atheist vs theist or religious, as the latter terms suggest  legitimacy in their own right, rather than what they actually are- supernatural superstitions. Similarly painting enthusiastic atheism as fundamentalist

Fundamentalist, Atheist or Naturalist?

I really like the idea of naturalist vs supernaturalist, rather than atheist vs theist or religious, as the latter terms suggest  legitimacy in their own right, rather than what they actually are- supernatural superstitions. Similarly painting enthusiastic atheism as fundamentalist

10 Signs You are an Unquestioning Christian

These encapsulate many of the inconsistencies I’ve encountered debating with believers over the years. It doesn’t apply to just christians however they make up the majority of my society and are the most visible. Credit to Waleed Al-Husseini over at

10 Signs You are an Unquestioning Christian

These encapsulate many of the inconsistencies I’ve encountered debating with believers over the years. It doesn’t apply to just christians however they make up the majority of my society and are the most visible. Credit to Waleed Al-Husseini over at

Religion vs Equality

While confronting, this unites two of my crusader topics – religious “moral” prejudice and equal rights, especially for those who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transexual and Intersex. While I am heterosexual, I have gay and lesbian friends and relatives,

Religion vs Equality

While confronting, this unites two of my crusader topics – religious “moral” prejudice and equal rights, especially for those who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transexual and Intersex. While I am heterosexual, I have gay and lesbian friends and relatives,