Religion and Spirituality

Theism/Atheism – A False Dichotomy?

I don’t want to cause any contention with this post but I have a little bone to pick with the theism/atheism discussion, in particular a certain belief that the terms are black and white, that there is no in between, even to the point of some advocates of this position …

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How Superstition Invades Exams

So, the exam period’s winding down, at least in jolly old England. Perhaps stress will finally be eradicated from our world now, at least for a few months (apologies for those still in examinations, I know that feel) or perhaps without the aid of someone’s lucky pen, the summer holidays …

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An Ex-Christian Testimonial (Making Fun of Ex-Gay Conversion)

I have a tendency to be all serious about activism. A lot of the issues we discuss here on the blog are politically intense and sometimes publicly controversial. However, sometimes we need to take a break from the gravity of it all and have a laugh. Ex-gay conversion therapy is …

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Beware…the end of the world is nigh!!

Well at least according to Ronald Weinland it is. Of course I think he is delusional but hey, that’s just me. Hold on to your chairs people because the official date according to Mr Weinland is the 27th of May 2012.  As readers of this site know, May 27, 2012, …

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Job’s Daughters

When I lived with my mother, years ago, she and her dad spoke all good things about an organization that my grandpa helped out with. It’s called Job’s Daughters, and is an offshoot of the Masonic Lodge. I know relatively little about the Masons, other than it’s an all-male society …

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Escape From The Woo Zoo: Winter Is Coming

I, like quite a number of people invested in scientific skepticism and its offshoots, once teetered on the edge of a rail, leaning towards one side, one side that appeared to be the most comfortable to fall towards. Its promises were vast and enthralling, its world was infinite in charm …

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God shakes the Earth when he hates you

When I got up this morning, the date on my phone still said 2011. I’m not wrong, am I? I mean, sometimes I have dreams that I’ve been whisked away in the TARDIS, but that doesn’t actually happen (although that would be awesome, wouldn’t it?). No, it must still be …