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Foreword, March 03, 2016

Like the Catholic Pope Francis (2015) I believe there are  good people who are atheists (just as there are good people who belong to some religious sect or other). Religious belief alone is not a gateway to goodness or morality.

Indeed, a religious person does good deeds out of hope for reward in heaven or fear of God’s punishment (for not doing that deed); either way, his or her motive is selfish. In contrast, an atheist does a good deed simply because he feels it is the right thing to do.

 

 

 

July 30, 2017  RELIGION AS PURE HOPIUM

Most Americans believe that a man:

  • Walked on water,
  • Rose from the grave three days after his death, and
  • Levitated himself to the sky, there to dwell forever.

At the same time, many Americans doubt that humans walked on the moon.

There was never a better case of delusion than that!