Category: Religion

Trust: Authority and Abuse of Power

Trusting people is embedded in us from birth. We trust our parents to do everything for us. They are the definitive authority on EVERYTHING. As we grow older we are taught to respect our elders and to listen to our teachers. Everyone seems to be in a category of “bigger & older = knows better”…


Is the Qu’ran perfect?

Amongst the many claims about proof of divinity in Islam, the Qu’ran is held up as one. Many aspects of it are put forward, such as its eloquence, its failure to conform to common literary standards of the time, it’s grammatically perfect, and much more. One of the more ambiguous, and arguably most important, is…


If there’s no God, why be good?

Stop and think for a moment. Stop and think about what life would be like without the computer. Then remove the internet. Then remove the television, and all the television shows. Then remove the music playing devices, and all of the music. Then remove all the books. Then remove your bed, and your refrigerator, and…


Logic, And Why God Isn’t The Answer

I have come across many different types of believers in my time. Those that believe because of Indoctrination, those that believe because of fear, those that believe because of personal experiences, and many more. But the one thing that I struggle with understanding more than any other are those that believe that God is the…


Is Atheism A Choice?

Is Atheism a Choice? This is a question that I hear often, and isn’t necessarily as black and white as it sounds. Although we all like to have a simple ‘Yes/No’ answer to these types of questions, the problem is often much too deep for that kind of simplicity. The question can also be approached…