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Blue Was The Sky - or, Ballad of the Dissonant Mind

I was standing on the street. All alone. The streets were empty. For the moment anyway, traffic was non-existent.A man came up to me and said."Sky, it's purple."I looked up at the sky. It was the clearest blue I had ever seen. Not a cloud in the sky.
by Murdockinations on Aug 4, 2016

Canonical Theism: What is it?

What is Canonical Theism? It… …is intimately tied to the notion of the canonical heritage of the Church.  The Church possesses not just a canon of books in its bible, but also a canon of doctrine, a canon of saints, a canon of Fathers, a...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jun 16, 2016

The End is Nigh... But Not How You Might Think

What is the first stage of religious freedom?No, ot freedom to worship your religions of choice.No, not freedom to have many religions in a country.But true religious freedom.Free of religious thought, constraints and diatribe.We have here in the Uni...
by Murdockinations on Mar 21, 2016

Special Edition: No one calls Mohammed an ahole. Why not, his Jihadists are?

No one calls Mohammed an Asshole, or any other ancient religious leader for that matter.But why not? Fear of offending him? Fear of offending others? Why? Because they will try to kill us, possibly? There is no need to fear non believers. There is no...
by Murdockinations on Dec 16, 2015

War on American Religious Freedoms or Fundamentalists' Misapprehensions?

People seem to have a fundamental misunderstanding of what religious freedom means in America.I'm just going to go ahead and address Christians here because they seem to be the ones most confused, deluded or disingenuous on this topic here in the US.
by Murdockinations on Nov 23, 2015

Is it a war on Religious Freedom in America or a fundemental misunderstanding?

People seem to have a fundamental misunderstanding of what religious freedom means in America.I'm just going to go ahead and address Christians here because they seem to be the ones most confused, deluded or disingenuous on this topic here in the US.
by Murdockinations on Nov 23, 2015

I do care... just maybe not about you

Who don't I care about?I don't care. If you are heartless, if you are a terrorist, if you are a bigot.I don't care that you're offended.I don't care that you feel there is a make believe war againstyou, or your holidays, or religion, or your religion...
by Murdockinations on Nov 19, 2015

Philosophy Wire: What is an atheist? What is a theist? Chaos and Randomness. vs. Order? Or just “Humbleness” vs. “I’ll do whatever I want”?

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2015-11-18]:Atheists against theists. A long lasting “battle”.But what is an atheist? What is a theist?In the context of an interesting conversation I had with friends, someone proposed a simple definition: Atheis...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Nov 18, 2015

Religion in a Post Modern Multicultural World

Religion was mostly designed during a time of ego- and geocentricity. As a front against affronts by outside forces. As a buffer to live, a way to form cohesion among those of your own kind and, to help enforce reasonable laws of living for the benef...
by Murdockinations on Jun 15, 2015

Phenomenology of That Good Old Religion Feeling

Religion. People say things like, "I couldn't have made it this far without Jesus in my life." Or, Allah, or God, or whatever flavor you subscribe to.So what is it that's going on there? Must be something right?Well, yes. And, no.Religion offers us a...
by Murdockinations on May 26, 2015

Scientology, a study in theistic nature and evil

Scientology. Dianetics. L. Ron Hubbard. Church, Religion. Cult. Interesting words, interesting guy, interesting organization. But not for the reasons they specify. Let me say at the top of these words, Scientology is stupid. End of story. It was made...
by Murdockinations on Apr 6, 2015

CNN special report, Atheism: Inside the World of Non-Believers

Last night I watched the CNN special report, Atheism: Inside the World of Non-Believers. It makes me wonder, considering what some religious people think, such as the parents who see their son as dead since he turned his back on their beliefs.Would t...
by Murdockinations on Mar 25, 2015

is the “canon” closed?

I’ve seen this discussion taking place in the blogosphere (and wider social media venue) so I’ve had some time to think about it. What would happen if the canon wasn’t closed? That is usually the question. Some would add MLK’s...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Aug 19, 2014

frustrating GOD: How Open Theism Gets God All Wrong By Luis Scott

Discover how to mend your relationship with God and learn the paradox of God’s foreknowledge and human free will… God sees and knows all things, including every individual’s future. But how does His knowledge of the future impact your free will...

~My Mind, Aloud: “A Dog In God’s Clothing”

I may be a Dog among Men, But I am surely a Wolf among Gods. ~ Dead Dog Barking (May 1972 –)...
by Blog of the Dead Dog Barking on Apr 24, 2014

~My Mind, Aloud: “A Dog In God’s Clothing”

I may be a Dog among Men, But I am surely a Wolf among Gods. ~ Dead Dog Barking (May 1972 –)...
by Blog of the Dead Dog Barking on Apr 24, 2014

How to Address, and Dismiss, Presuppositional Apologetics as Presented by Sye Ten Bruggencate and Others

A skeptic's response to the mutated Presuppositional Apologetic as advocated by Sye Ten Bruggencate and his acolytes. -http://youtu.be/mssq45r-6Jk...
by Skeptical Eye on Mar 6, 2014

58% of Americans say legalize Pot. So what new Drug shall we attack?

So, 58% of Americans now think we should legalize Cannabis. So let's stop wasting time and energy and legalize Pot! On the federal level. Let's now put that money into something useful. The War on Drugs has failed. So now what? Consider that with th...
by Murdockinations on Oct 28, 2013

Death Throws of Theistic Nations

When your government starts talking about there needing to be a new leader of the Nation's morality, you KNOW the government is in trouble. Because whenever they are in trouble, they always start going back to the basics we all thought we had evolved...
by Murdockinations on Jul 22, 2013

Dispelling the myths: 7 False facts about Atheism

Atheists are often portrayed as being rude, immoral, and immature. These are all myths that need to be dispelled immediately.Read more ›The post Dispelling the myths: 7 False facts about Atheism appeared first on Joshuakeith.net.


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