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Quotable Post? #1

Posted this as a comment on a Youtube vid today. Not sure if I've seen this point made by someone else before..

 

The very fact that there is even a debate over whether God exists is surely a huge red-flag. To put it another way; If a God existed, and he wanted us to know it, why wouldn't it be incredibly obvious to everyone?



The fact that people have to make excuses, and come up…

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Added by Paul Reed on July 27, 2011 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Interesting ex-JW post

I saw this post on another group whose members are ex-Jehovahs Witnesses, and just had to share, with the poster's permission. I don't know whether Phil is an atheist or just "non-religious". The post is in reply to another message:

 

Phil from the UK here, I read your email to Tanya with some interest (I am set up to receive emails from the group). Sorry I don't contribute much but I always enjoy reading comments from members of the group. Your comments about the catholic… Continue

Added by Paul Reed on June 9, 2011 at 10:02am — 8 Comments

A Basket of Water

Another glurge email:



The story is told of an old man who lived on a farm in the mountains of eastern Kentucky with his young grandson. Each morning, Grandpa

was up early sitting at the kitchen table reading from his old

worn-out Bible. His grandson…

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Added by Paul Reed on January 1, 2011 at 12:22pm — 2 Comments

The Peasant's Village (A Short Story)

This is a story I wrote a few years ago. I was just learning about atheism at the time, but thinking about leaving the religion I grew up in (Jehovah's Witnesses). Some of the themes are (somewhat intentionally) ambiguous and open to interpretation. I'd love to hear what people make of it.  :)

 

 

Long ago, the whole Earth was ruled by just one Emperor who was kind and just and wise. In the middle of an inhospitable land there…

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Added by Paul Reed on December 30, 2010 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Maths and God

I just wanted to comment on a piece of email glurge I got today. I was going to send this as a direct reply to the person that sent it to me, but it might have come over as a bit mean. Here's the item in question:



The Beauty of Mathematics and…
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Added by Paul Reed on December 30, 2010 at 10:24am — 15 Comments

The Box of Mystery (A Short Story)

I wrote this short story yesterday evening. I intended it to read like a children's book about children, and who knows, maybe one day it will be :P The inspiration came from many YouTube videos, especially this one. Enjoy!





Once there were five friends. When the weather was nice they'd play outside together in the… Continue

Added by Paul Reed on February 13, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

  

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