religion

Posts about religion, skepticism, and how it fits into the scientific world.

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Sanjeet Saini11 hours ago
Should You Believe in Religion?
"Oh my God, I've got to tell you what happened at work today!" "Oh my God, what did you do now?" "This weather is an act of God." In everyday colloquial tongue, we lisp phrases based upon an all-power...
KJ Thomas4 days ago
Opening the Vortex
I am a member of The Satanic Temple and an active member of Satanic San Francisco. My defense of the Seven Fundamental Tenets is based on my knowledge and my own reasons for joining and participating....
Bones Hamilton5 days ago
A River Runs Through It
It’s 10:58 AM Sunday morning and you can almost choke on the dust in the air being shaken off of the bones of the townsfolk. Not some toothless yokels in a barn spitting up each others’ already half c...
Jess Marshall6 days ago
I'm Jewish, but Also Not
When I was 12, I started high school. That was already a big transition, but there was an added change for me. For the first time in my life, I wasn't in a religious school. Growing up Jewish, I had a...
Serena Fix6 days ago
Being a Medium
So what is a medium, you may ask. A medium is a person who can talk to the dead and spirits. Mediums can also sense when there is a presence near them. Medium and psychic aren't the same. A psychic is...
Buddhist Doctrines
Hello, again New Age Thinkers! I am extremely glad to be writing part two of the Buddhist document. This article is going to observe and discuss the various doctrines that make up Buddhism. Like state...
Introduction to Buddhism: a Three Part Series on Buddhism
Buddhism is a spiritual path that is difficult to call a religion. This is because there aren’t any gods or goddesses that are prayed to. However, it does have some creeds that make it similar to reli...
Non Pagans Are Suspicious
We pagans are an altruistic lot, what with giving each other rides to covens as well as events. We pagans do our best to help our species as much as the rest of humanity does. But then there are some ...
Lilli Behom a month ago
A Witch's Guide to Faeries
If an object were to go missing in your house and you can’t find it anywhere there is a possibility that faries took it. They like shiny or pretty things for themselves or their homes. To get this obj...
Gods and Goddesses of Love in Mythology
Of the two main forces in our world, good and evil, love is the most powerful weapon. It is the basis for many of the world’s religions and occurs in all prominent mythologies. Here are ten of the top...
Lilli Behom a month ago
The Witches' Guide to Elementals
Mystical creatures have power over and dwell within the elements Earth, Air, Fire, and Water. "Elemental" includes gnomes, sylphs, salamanders, and undines. Some Elementals can also be creatures that ...
Statistical Data on Pagans
Pagans are varied in sizes, shapes, and colors. There are more of us now-than-ever-before, as right-wing Christians are becoming the minority in these modern times. A 2008 Pew Forum survey included Ne...
Tibetan Buddhist Rainbow Body
In Tibetan Buddhism there is a phenomenon of the Rainbow Body which involves the dissolution of the physical body into pure light that may occasionally be achieved by practitioners on or around the ti...
Lilli Behom a month ago
A Complete Guide for the Baby Witch
Witchcraft is hard if you're starting out, especially if you're a closet witch. So here is a little guide for all the baby witches out there. First, look at what kind of witch you want to be. There's ...
What's the Difference Between Buddhism & Taoism?
Buddhism and Taoism are similar religions which contain many similar beliefs and practices, such as a belief in reincarnation and extensive use of meditation. At face value, many people perceive Taois...
Vega Ba month ago
I Am...
If you lived in the 90s or heard 90s music, you know the artist Jewel. She has a song called "What If God Was One of Us." She was ahead of her time. More than she knew. I grew up during Woodstock '96,...
Monica Bennetta month ago
Atheism
As a child, certain things are put aside. Santa Clause, the Tooth Fairy, and the Easter Bunny are all left behind as we mature. God fell into the same mix for me. I haven't believed since I was seven....
Sharisse Martinez2 months ago
The Wicca Way
When you hear the word Wicca, what is the first thing you think of? Witches riding on brooms, bubbling cauldrons, and ugly warts? Well, I’m here to tell you those are all lies made up by Hollywood to ...