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That Old Black Magic

It seems to me that the religious do not think of themselves as dealing in magic. And yet, magic is what religion is all about. There seems to be a false dichotomy that religion is religion and magic is magic. … Continue reading

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The Misguided Voters

There are political theories that the people are neither well-informed nor capable when it comes to running a country. And as those theories go, the masses have no place in running the country; that responsibility belongs with the elites. When … Continue reading

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World with no Religion

Watching a video by atheist vlogger “crazypills” I realized that I didn’t agree with everything he said, and thought, hey, I’ve got a subject for another blog post. He seemed to think that there is little evidence that a world … Continue reading

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Religion-colored Glasses

We’re all familiar with the argument that religion is a source of morals and conveys a moral compass on adherents. I’ve often taken umbrage with that, since the sort of distorted morals that religion conveys are specious at best. The … Continue reading

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The Mitt We Never Knew

The NY Magazine article by Frank Rich reads like a mystery story. The mystery is why it’s a mystery: who is this plastic Mitt Romney? The answer isn’t so difficult to understand. He’s nobody. At least, that’s my opinion. He’s … Continue reading

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Ignore the Obvious

Credulity. There, that was easy. Those purveyors of religiosity would have you accept belief, faith, as a virtue. Become as a little child if you want pie and cookies. But that’s not right, is it? It’s certainly beneficial to the … Continue reading

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I Know

I am a gnostic atheist, a small category within the membership of non-believers. My contention is that, not only do gods not exist, but they cannot exist. I don’t come to this position lightly, and I am well aware of … Continue reading

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