Half way into high school I went to camp for the first time in my life. It was a Christian Science camp which would be a very odd choice if not for the fact that I was a Christian Scientist. The camp’s selling point to my parents was the promise to re-up my faith and… Continue reading A Christian Science Camp Experience
Category: Personal Atheism
The Tipping Doubt
The last god I believed in was the version of Jesus seen through the eyes of Mary Baker Eddy, an American women who attributed overcoming health issues to faith healing after homeopathic “medicine” failed her. The religion she founded, called Christian Science, framed sin and sickness as errors of thought and framed thought as an… Continue reading The Tipping Doubt
Why I Talk About God
Why do I talk about about something I don’t believe in? I get this a enough that I should probably address it no matter how obvious the answer are to me. Yes, answers–plural. Here’s a bunch of answers, all of which apply, some more than others, depending on the context. Because gods, as concepts, are… Continue reading Why I Talk About God
What Would I Do If I Were God?
It’s easy to say that I’d abolish pain and suffering. It’s easy to say I’d end death by making everyone immortal. Too easy to make everyday sunny and meet every desire, answer every prayer, but are any of these the best move? Living life as I perceive it makes me think that taking away failures… Continue reading What Would I Do If I Were God?
A Personal Relationship with Atheism
Atheism isn’t a worldview. It isn’t a belief system. It’s a single belief, or as many of us phrase it, a “lack of” a single belief. It’s not a religion, it has no dogma or doctrine, and it only unites us under the same wide umbrella as the label “theism” unites the rest. Theism, as… Continue reading A Personal Relationship with Atheism