Carnun Marcus-Page's Blog – February 2013 Archive (4)

'Hitler was an Atheist!'

You'll likely all have heard this argument at some point. It's a classic.

Outlined rather well by http://www.godlessgeeks.com/LINKS/GodProof.htm, it goes something like this:

"(1) Person X, a well-known atheist, was morally inferior to the rest of us.

(2) Therefore, God exists."

It's just poetic, isn't it?

So... Assuming Hitler was an…

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Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on February 22, 2013 at 8:30pm — 28 Comments

Why I'm not an Agnostic

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"I ought to call myself an agnostic; but, for all practical purposes, I am an atheist." - Bertrand Russell

Atheism, I find, is often misunderstood. To a significant number of people, it is seen as a firm belief that God does not/cannot exist - meaning it's 'just as bad' as religion itself. This is wrong.

Calling Atheism a belief…

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Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on February 16, 2013 at 10:11am — 3 Comments

The MPs who DIDN'T vote for Same-sex Marriage (UK)

This week, on Tuesday 5th of February, MPs in England voted in favour of a bill named the "Marriage (Same Sex…

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Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on February 8, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Comment Commentary: Do non-believers not have a "reasoned and valid moral baseline"?

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Before I start, I'd like to introduce this all new (yet not original) post format.

In light of a series of interesting comments on the last post (Why Tolerate Intolerance?), I've decided to dedicate the occasional (slightly more humorous and ranty) 'rambling' to methodically picking apart sentiments expressed in the comment section of this blog which don't sit with me too well. I think it's only fair that if…

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Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on February 1, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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