Let's have a brainstorm about ways ThinkAtheist could be improved!Big or small, any thoughts are welcome! TA is a great site/community and I'd love to help it strive to maximize its potential. Who…Continue
"Superstition is when you make unjustified assumptions (usually based on anecdotal/hearsay evidence) about how things work, and then you act on those unjustified assumptions.
Baseball player wins a game with his socks inside-out. Therefore…"
"Anthony: in general, I'm with you. But I think there is another reason why people believe that the bible is true. They learn it during childhood, and because of natural human development, it becomes ingrained in such a way that most…"
"'"[today], when religious wars and mindless murders are rampant" I don't mean to be a contrarian, but this is a pet peeve of mine: today's society is actually no different from past societies in this regard. Religious war…"
"Everyone is born an atheist...Each "soul" must be indoctrinated to make the huge jump to believing that the invisible sky god dictates who goes to "hell" and who goes to "heaven". Apparently it means nothing to…"
""you are insisting that we all have to be agnostic because we can't know what lies beyond reality." Almost, but not quite: "agnostic" for me doesn't mean you can't know what lies beyond reality; it means that…"
"Thanks, Strega. Ingersoll's essay is beautiful, deep, thorough, poetic, and nothing short of genius. I shouldn't dare make assumptions, but for the sake of argument, I wonder: would Ingersoll, 110 years later, during a time when religious…"
"May I interject for a moment on this very interesting exchange? I have just been reading Robert Ingersoll's essay on "Why I am an Agnostic" and I feel that his thoughts may provide interesting supplemental interpretations of the…"
"Sorry. I may have been rude. But it became obvious to me that you are not debating whether atheism can be separate from religion as much as you are insisting that we all have to be agnostic because we can't know what lies beyond reality. If…"
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