religion

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

Tiff Ng3 days ago
God vs the Universe
I’ve spent the last few days soaking up all the spiritual goodness for which Ubud is known. Particularly with Eat Pray Love, or even the Kardashians, a quest to go find yourself seems incomplete witho...
Dating Outside My Faith Changed Me
Faith has been at the forefront of most of my relationships, though it never seemed to be a deal-breaker. I’ve become romantically entangled (dating or not) with individuals across the spectrum: Catho...
The Muslim Hair-Cutting Experience
I'm sitting in a salon chair with foil layered between sections of my brown hair. With some of my surplus derived from my larger-than-normal paycheck, I decided to get blonde highlights. You know, 'tr...
Samir Goradia5 days ago
Earthbase (Pt. 2)
When I first arrived in California in 1988 and opened a Wells Fargo Bank account, I noticed, first and foremost, the Stagecoach logo of the bank. The stagecoach, of course, most represents old fashioned dangers of American pioneers in the Western United States, circa 1949, during the California Gold Rush. Besides the construction of railroads in California at that time, horse-drawn carriages were used to transport people, mail, and of course, property. Initially, mail delivery from the original ...
Does Religion Hold Us Back?
I recently had someone comment on a post I wrote where they stated that religion will soon 'evolve away' and produce a more loving, caring society in it's void. This individual accused all forms of re...
How I Became an Atheist
Hello. This isn’t going to be a heart-wrenching story like most coming out stories. In fact, this is going to be very plain, even anticlimactic by some standards. As you can probably tell, I'm new to ...
Open-Mindedness Opens Life’s Doorways
An academic viewpoint on religion provides perspectives on a wide range of beliefs, while being religious means devotion to a higher power. Religion courses are important in college, not only because ...
... After the Beginning
Summary and Analysis of Genesis 12-50
In The Beginning
Summary and Analysis of Genesis 1-11
Jessica Sanders21 days ago
The Concept of Civil Religion
The concept of civil religion (it is also called social and political) suggests the mass adoption of complex religion and political attitudes and perceptions related to the history of the nation and i...
P M24 days ago
Religion Lost
[This is the story of my religious journey. It starts deep within religion. I was supposed to be a pastor, a spiritual leader. I started writing this when I first felt that I may walk away from Christ...
Olivia Anne Pagea month ago
Past Sexual Partner Cleansing
Cleaning the energy of past sexual partners. I am not a Doctor For any bodily abnormality in its form or functions, please consult your Doctor. It is possible to get back into your optimal energetic s...
Damien Mercera month ago
How We Might Develop a Relationship with a Higher Power
I’ve spent many moons pondering the world we live in, and for all my contemplation I seem to always end up with more questions than answers. One question that has endlessly perplexed me, just as I’m s...
Kennedy Raea month ago
Feeling Witchin'
For centuries women have been called witches for many reasons. They might possess intelligence a man doesn’t. They might be able to read. They believed in crystal healing. Or in my case I’m just plain...
Green Faeriea month ago
Trapped in the Sea Organization
Coming Out as a Cult Survivor
To Be Worthy
Two spiritual healers from France that I had the pleasure of first meeting at the Expo in Los Angeles came to Florida. I had the pleasure of watching them do their work, as they integrate the divine c...
Rohit Lanez-Sharma2 months ago
The Practical Divine
At the conclusion of the Mahābhārata, an Indian epic about the Kurukṣetra War, tens of thousands are dead and only five brothers from the victorious Pandava clan and their wife—yeah, just the one for ...