All Blog Posts Tagged 'possession' (5)

The Devil Didn't Make Him Do It: Or, Why Atheists Can't Read

The Devil Didn't Make Him Do It: Or, Why Atheists Can't Read

By Scott P. Richert, About.com GuideJuly 31, 2012

 

In "The Devil and James Holmes,…

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Added by Rob Klaers on August 1, 2012 at 6:00pm — 10 Comments

Proof Atheists MUST be In League with the Devil! (sarcasm)

I lived in Saskatchewan for seven years during my elementary and high school days and it seemed like a fairly normal place.  A little too normal - okay, maybe a little on the boring side.  It certainly wasn't overrun with demons when I lived there.

Well last week a story ran about a man who carved the…

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Added by Godless Poutine on April 20, 2012 at 12:56am — No Comments

Do Clergy Believe Their Own Bullshit?

 

 

According to an article, by Nick Rees, in The Daily Telegraph, the Catholic Church conducted a conference in Rome to combat the dangers of Satanism.…

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Added by Atheist Exile on April 2, 2011 at 12:00pm — 14 Comments

Top Ten Harmful Spiritual Beliefs Part One

In no particular order of preference, here is part one of the most harmful spiritual beliefs and why.



1. Karma, hell and punishment systems.

These are designed to create fear and control people through the belief that they will pay in some way for their thoughts, feelings and behaviours here on earth. As no-one is a master of their own minds then why would they be punished for not being in full control.  This expectation just creates guilt and stress as people try to… Continue

Added by Paul Sheppard on March 1, 2011 at 6:30am — 14 Comments

Spiritual Rewards

One thing I didn't realise when I moved away from traditional Christianity was that I was moving away from one punishment and reward system to another one which is actually even worse despite how it's cunningly disguised.





Spiritualist have mixed views of hell, some say it exists, some day it doesn't and others say we are here already. Even the ones who say it doesn't exist still have rewards and punishments filtered in their belief systems, sometimes they just don't realise… Continue

Added by Paul Sheppard on February 24, 2011 at 6:05pm — 6 Comments

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Awe struck

Started by Davis Goodman in Small Talk. Last reply by Unseen 1 hour ago. 40 Replies

where when how who why ?

Started by aubrey knows nothing * in Small Talk. Last reply by Davis Goodman 1 hour ago. 5 Replies

I don't know what to say

Started by Belle Rose in Atheist Parenting. Last reply by Ward Cressin 6 hours ago. 2 Replies

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