“Don’t walk alone” – Outreach Media

Outreach Media are again using science to try and convince us that not only is there a God, but that their version of God is the true and only one. This month’s poster reads: don’t walk alone Jesus: “I am with you always, to the end of the age” In case you were wondering, the verse snippet is from Matthew 28:20, the part in the New Testament which claims that Jesus rose from the dead, that an angel came to earth and...

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Please enter “No Religion” in this week’s census

The time is finally upon us Australia. Census forms have started to appear on our doorsteps, and if you truly care about where money goes in this country I implore you to answer these questions correctly and truthfully. And in particular, if you are not religious now, I urge you to place “No religion” in the area for religion. Why? I’ll tell you why! The AFA’s Census website states quite clearly why it it important to...

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Mind Body Duality? Not At All!

In comments on my recent blog post “Religion Running Scared” I was accused of implying a mind/body duality when I stated “After all, the brain is what interprets everything we see, read, think, do or believe, and also it determines how we react to these things. The brain is the start and the finish of our life experiences, the alpha and omega of any and every action we make in our lives.” Well I never said anything about...

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Moral Relativism – in answer to a comment on “Religion Running Scared”

There was one comment from my previous blogpost that I thought I’d better answer, so I took the liberty of making it a new post. This comment was left by “Me“. It addresses a few points, so I’ll answer it in sections. It reads: Hi Interesting article, but I disagree on the moral relativism thing. Defending moral relativism allows you to say that what is OK in one society, is OK in that society, regardless of how offensive...

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Religion Running Scared

Religion is running scared from advances in science, particularly brain science such as neurology. Why? Because the brain is the final frontier in uncovering the reasons for belief in superstitions, religion and a higher power. After all, the brain is what interprets everything we see, read, think, do or believe, and also it determines how we react to these things. The brain is the start and the finish of our life experiences, the alpha and...

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