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Category Archives: religion
I reinvented my God because I eventually came to see that the Bible wasn’t ‘the literal word of god’ and wasn’t, in fact, even a trustworthy translation of a trustworthy book. Quite the contrary. An almost arbitrary collection of translations … Continue reading
Jim Jeffries, comedian: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5TlR0K7ASA Gets a big laugh out of rubbishing people who believe in God. But he leaves something out. The existence or otherwise of God depends on your definition of God. Self evident. But largely ignored. I’d say … Continue reading
Some time ago I surmised we need a new way to live. I don’t have one. I don’t know. What I do know is that part of it would be the idea of taking individual responsibility far, far more than … Continue reading
We are sending soldiers to Afghanistan to do what a soldier cannot do. There’s about 30 million Afghanis and 99% of them are Muslim. See this Wikipedia page: Afghanistan That is: 30 million people are captured by a religion. … Continue reading
It was well said that in Indonesia the clerics don’t seem to be doing enough about condemning Islamic extremists. (Saturday Extra, Radio National, 7th May). Absolutely no one is, anywhere in the world. For instance there’s a simple question needs … Continue reading