religion

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

Auti Landa day ago
Palmistry
Palmistry is believed to have originated from India spreading through China, Europe, Greece and eventually Europe. An ancient practice that has been around for many centuries. Your life story is drawn...
SKYLERIZED 2 days ago
Righteous Minds
Like most systems of mysticism, there can be found nuggets of truth, bits of wisdom, and pieces of thought by which to live. Though most of it is wrapped around contradictions, embedded in fallacies, ...
Alexandra F13 days ago
Norse Mythology
I’m not sure how many people know or don’t know about Norse mythology, but I thought I’d state it myself. I tend to identify with Brunnhilde because she was a fighter for honor and love of family. She...
Intrinsic Magick
Intrinsic magick is my personal favorite, and also runs in my family as you do not need to use tools for this sort of magickal act. Amber K states that you use magick when you use your “mind, body, vo...
Danny Fantom25 days ago
Have Yourself a Non-Capitalist Christmas
Christmas is a worldwide holiday, known as a time of cheer and family. I haven't really seen it as that in a long time though? I do see, however, tons of adds from big stores lauding great deals for t...
The Life and Times of an Atheist
Being an atheist is definitely not a barrel of laughs. It can be distressing sometimes, and highly frustrating. I’m going to engage in a little bit of therapy, and try to deal with my “atheist issues”...
Neal Litherland2 months ago
Goddesses of Badassdom: Kali
In the annals of terrifying forces of femininity, one name stands above many others. A name that sends shivers down your spine, and can turn a man's blood to lukewarm piss. A name that is synonymous w...
David Wyld2 months ago
Rebranding a Religion
We have witnessed many rebranding efforts in the annals of marketing history. Some have been spectacular successes, while others, well, not so good! According to a recent Forbes article on the subject...
r. nuñez2 months ago
Enlightenment, Heaven & Nirvana
In some ways, these terms are simple, in some ways complicated. They are more than words, and we have to be born into, grow with, and experience certain concepts in order to fully understand them. Int...
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Syeda Tashin2 months ago
Religion? God? Afterlife?
Okay so, at the age off 11 I started questioning the existence of God and the point of religion. I soon came across a word that I thought explains perfectly what I believed in at the time—Agnostic. It...
Jennipher Dallas2 months ago
Coming Out of the Broom Closet
I grew up in San Antonio, Texas. Catholicism was and still is huge in the community I was raised. But like in most cultures and religions, there are superstitions and heeded tales of strayed paths. Th...
Leigh Fisher3 months ago
Mythological Parallels
Parallels in mythology fascinate me, for I feel it can be interpreted as a sign that different mythologies could have been born from different accounts of the same events. The way information is recor...
Neal Litherland3 months ago
Goddesses of Badassdom: Freya
When we read myths and legends, we get reams of text about how awesome the gods are. How clever, how manly, how wise, and we get intricate details about all their deeds and accomplishments. But when i...
Cass Magic3 months ago
How To Survive a Spiritual Curse (...When You Don't Know Shit, OR HAVE Anyone...) PART 2: The HEX and The Bruja
...not only was Mr. Phillips known in the neighborhood as a man who practiced Obeah, he was also a man who spent his leisure time digging in trashcans. A man of wild resources, Mr. Phillps brought hom...
Dave Wallace3 months ago
The World as We Know It
The world is a place that you may never understand in some capacity. Everything you have ever done has been done for a reason. Not because of fate, I'll get there in a minute, but because of cause and...
The Taboo
It is an oddity now to have such a large group of people in the world that is still shut down in society for the oddity of their beliefs. Did you know that within all of these social confinements ther...
Linda Paul3 months ago
Saint Sara la Kali
Once Jesus was crucified, we really don't hear anything more about his mother Mary or Mary Magdalene. As legend has it, a very concerted effort was made to destroy all of his followers. Jesus was a ma...
Laura Holte3 months ago
Believe That We Are All One
I hate being asked about my religious beliefs. My easily argued against belief is that "mainstream" religion was created as means to control an uneducated, unpoliced, widely spread, and disconnected p...