One of the indicators that the Bible is the product of self-interested men is how it treats the issue of testing, both God’s testing of human beings as well as the nearly total injunction against testing God, except when it comes to tithing. Continue reading
Jewish humour is the long tradition of humour in Judaism dating back to the Torah and the Midrash from the ancient mid-east, but generally refers to the more recent stream of verbal, self-deprecating, crude, and often anecdotal humour originating in Eastern Europe and which took root in the United States over the last hundred years, Continue reading
I realized that evolution was a fact- that we evolved from very simple organisms that lived 4,000,000,000 years ago. I wondered why a god would use such a long, convoluted process to produce the desired human product, a process that included a 160,000,000 year reign of the dinosaurs and the countless suffering of animals that starved to death or were eaten alive. Continue reading
Sometime in life, if you have believing parents, it begins. “God made you to serve him and to be happy with him in heaven.” You’re expected to accept this as fact, along with the veriﬁable facts you learn, such as how to read, use numbers, and make a sandwich. Continue reading
I propose that there are 14 (maybe more) basic rationalizations used by Christian apologists to explain away the impossibilities, inconsistencies, violence and conflicting verses of their Holy Bible. These 14 rationalizations (Christians might call them explanations) can be offered any time a Christian apologist is confronted with some aspect of a story in their “good book” that is extraordinary or otherwise difficult to explain. Continue reading
When was the universe created?
“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” — Genesis 1:1
Archbishop James Ussher: 22 October 4004 BCE
6000 – 10,000 years ago
“…the Biblical chronology is about a million times shorter than the evolutionary chronology. A million-fold mistake is no small matter, Continue reading
by By Carl S ~
There is NO Word of God; ONLY the Words of Men. It‘s that simple. Get over it. Now go in peace and get on with your life.
The greatest hoax ever perpetuated on the human race: this ”Word of God. “We can guarantee that men wrote those words. Continue reading