religion

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

Peter Rose19 days 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...
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 Denson22 days 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...
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Anne MacGregora month ago
Shell
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...
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John Ames2 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 Proctor2 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.Harzi2 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.Harzi2 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 Williams2 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 Fischer2 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 Beaupré2 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 Farshadfar2 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...
J.C. S.2 months ago
The King's Court
Brilliance is the eloquence of intelligence. They are not one in the same, yet they are symbiotic. It is suggested you can't have one without the other. Yes. And Erin hated that. Here he was...in a pl...
Emily Rose Thorne3 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 ...
Guillermo Calvo3 months ago
On the Evening of the Eighth Day
The One was gone. The created were also gone, but not of their own volition, although if lawyers had existed they’d have found a way to prove that it had been so. A second generation had been born and...
Shahram Farshadfar3 months ago
Truth
I was interested in sci-fi stories from the early age. In high school at lunchtime, while others were busy with physical activities, I was busy activating my imagination reading Greek mythology. It wa...