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

Expository Research: Paganism
Research Disclosure & Introduction: In the intent of culling a correct analysis from a representative sample of people, the researcher will be unequivocally impartial and examine via direct interview ...
Jacob Scully22 days ago
Pascal's Wager, and Why God Likes Skeptics
For many, the existence of God is unquestionable, and for others, God is an impossibility. However, for those who are undecided, philosopher Blaise Pascal presents a basis on which to decide. Pascal’s...
Louk Verhofstadta month ago
Lights Out
Somewhere, there's a big building. It looks like a giant office building, which is for a reason. It's a building, built by God and his Angels, that takes the shape of a building of power in that era. ...
Peter Rose3 months ago
The Natural Laws of Existence
What are the natural laws? Those rules that affect everything and can not be avoided. Some may call them God's law while others say they are the scientific rules of physics. Why the importance of univ...
Jeffrey A. Corkern3 months ago
After the Awakening
Faith is a sloppy way to run a universe. —Robert A. Heinlein Faith isn't how the universe is run. —Jeffrey A. Corkern
Taylor Denson3 months ago
The Confessions of an Apostatized "Church Mouse" Part I
I sit on a dark orange pew awaiting the sound of music to begin. It is a time of joy, excitement, and sheer wonderment or so I am told. I wait for the "honor" and "privilege" of hearing words of wisdo...
Anne MacGregor4 months ago
Behind my blindfold I squeezed my silent tear stained eyes tightly shut. Involuntarily my being held itself as rigid as a stuffed animal anticipating its earthly death. Gunfire sounded close by. Had t...
John Ames4 months ago
God vs Science
Science, it is the very cornerstone of our modern age and something that is intrinsically tied to our future on this planet. The wonders of the universe are vast and beautiful and leave me in awe with...
Claire Proctor4 months ago
Solstice Musings
Summer Solstice is upon us! (For those in the north anyway, wave to those reaching midwinter). It's a fleeting moment embodying both balance and transition, as the Wheel of the Year continues in its o...
Alva v.Harzi4 months ago
The Inner Realm
“The law of attraction works universally on every plane of action, and we attract whatever we desire or expect. If we desire one thing and expect another, we become like houses divided against themsel...
A Brief History of Death
The cult of death is as ancient as civilisations themselves. Bataille relates the awareness of its own death with the surface of the Homo sapiens, as if, at the moment humanity recognised death, it di...
Alva v.Harzi4 months ago
The Voice of the Universe
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is t...
Charlotte Williams4 months ago
Gods and Goddesses of Death in Mythology
In order for the good to be considered ‘good’, we need the binary opposite. This demand for balance is woven all throughout life, with ‘death’ being what gives life 'life'. In religion, the gods of de...
Krow Fischer4 months ago
Apollo's Creed
Hello out there. It’s me again. I have been thinking about our last conversation, where you said nothing. Sometimes it feels like I am communicating through a Bliss Board, one of those devices with li...
Sydnie Beaupré4 months ago
Two Accounts of Creation
People often like to question where exactly it is that they came from. There are many theories, both religious and, of course in this day and age, scientific, but human beings have been wondering abou...
Shahram Farshadfar4 months ago
Mammoth Cave
High anxiety and claustrophobia have always been a part of my personal truth for as long as I can remember. When I first arrived in NYC back in 1979, I was not only overwhelmed by the scale of its bui...
Emily Rose Thorne5 months ago
Religion and Psychology: Why We Believe (Or Don't)-And Why It Matters
Belief has been declining with each new generation in America. A 2012 Pew Research study found that nearly 80 percent of Americans report that they practice a religion, but around 20 percent say that ...