Matthew's Blog – September 2011 Archive (2)

Describing heaven and hell?

One thing about the abrahamic religions that really bugs me, and should bug everyone, especially the followers. Is that in these books; these words of "god" there seems to be a lot of describing hell and an ever so slight description of heaven. Even if you ask people in general, People seem to be more readily able to describe torture and punishment more clearly than eternal bliss.



Common hell descriptions:fire, agony, violence, torture, pain, lust, greed, evil, fire, beyond the… Continue

Added by Matthew on September 22, 2011 at 11:08am — 8 Comments

Atheist Vs. Rationalist?

Hey everyone, this is my first post and I thought this would be a good topic to bring up.

 

So, I actually can't stand the word/label of atheist meaning "without god". I mostly don't like it because it describes a group of people as something that "most" people are not. I dont think that anyone should be described in such a way. What if we started calling black people say, non-whites. or If the majority group of people were actually atheist and we started calling people of…

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Added by Matthew on September 13, 2011 at 10:12am — 15 Comments

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