Tagged in "religion"

Posts about religion, skepticism, and how it fits into the scientific world.

Solstice Musings

Claire Proctor
in Culture

Summer Solstice is upon us! (For those in the north anyway, wave to those reaching midwinter). It's a fleeting moment embodying both balance and transition, as the Wheel of the Year continues in its o...

The Inner Realm

Alva v.Harzi
in Culture

“The law of attraction works universally on every plane of action, and we attract whatever we desire or expect. If we desire one thing and expect another, we become like houses divided against themsel...

A Brief History of Death

Fernando Pfaltzgraff
in Culture

The cult of death is as ancient as civilisations themselves. Bataille relates the awareness of its own death with the surface of the Homo sapiens, as if, at the moment humanity recognised death, it di...

The Voice of the Universe

Alva v.Harzi
in Culture

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is t...

Gods and Goddesses of Death in Mythology

Charlotte Williams
in Culture

In order for the good to be considered ‘good’, we need the binary opposite. This demand for balance is woven all throughout life, with ‘death’ being what gives life 'life'. In religion, the gods of de...

Apollo's Creed

Krow Fischer
in Fiction

Hello out there. It’s me again. I have been thinking about our last conversation, where you said nothing. Sometimes it feels like I am communicating through a Bliss Board, one of those devices with li...

Two Accounts of Creation

Sydnie Beaupré
in Culture

People often like to question where exactly it is that they came from. There are many theories, both religious and, of course in this day and age, scientific, but human beings have been wondering abou...

Mammoth Cave

Shahram Farshadfar
in Fiction

High anxiety and claustrophobia have always been a part of my personal truth for as long as I can remember. When I first arrived in NYC back in 1979, I was not only overwhelmed by the scale of its bui...

The King's Court

J.C. S.
in Fiction

Brilliance is the eloquence of intelligence. They are not one in the same, yet they are symbiotic. It is suggested you can't have one without the other. Yes. And Erin hated that. Here he was...in a pl...

Religion and Psychology: Why We Believe (Or Don't)-And Why It Matters

Emily Rose Thorne
in Science

Belief has been declining with each new generation in America. A 2012 Pew Research study found that nearly 80 percent of Americans report that they practice a religion, but around 20 percent say that ...

The Theory Of Evolution Is A Communist Lie!

H.L. Dowless
in Science

The real reasons why intellectuals need to reject it.

On the Evening of the Eighth Day

Guillermo Calvo
in Fiction

The One was gone. The created were also gone, but not of their own volition, although if lawyers had existed they’d have found a way to prove that it had been so. A second generation had been born and...

Truth

Shahram Farshadfar
in Fiction

I was interested in sci-fi stories from the early age. In high school at lunchtime, while others were busy with physical activities, I was busy activating my imagination reading Greek mythology. It wa...

Reincarnation

Hyapatia Lee
in Culture

Many people accept reincarnation to be a fact. Dr. Jim Tucker at the University of Virginia has studied over 2,500 children who had memories of past lives. Most of these children were living in famili...

Divine Sentience

Guillermo Calvo
in Culture

Sentience involves more than mere reaction to stimuli, it involves awareness of existence, but once aware, the sentient entity may be either passive, a voyeur of sorts, or volitional, in the latter ca...

Lost in the Wilderness

Chris Lane
in Fiction

I am still stuck here on this planet with these monkeys who have learned to dress themselves. This rudimentary ability has given them a most inordinately high opinion of themselves. They are, by and l...