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Citizen Tom Concedes Jesus Did Not Say Anything New, Original, or Even Marginally Useful.

Name something new, original, or even genuinely useful Jesus said of did. It’s a stunningly simple question, and since banning me from his blog for asking this stunningly simple question, the evangelical Christian blogger Citizen Tom has penned four posts (some 6,000 words) trying to address the question, only to (predictably) concede that Jesus did not in … Continue reading

Sketches on Atheism

The Rather Simple Question No Christian Can Answer

There are many ways to litigate the general nonsense presented by religions, especially that species of religion expressed in the Abrahamic faiths. The most tempting is—naturally—in contesting the outlandish claims of supernaturalism, but what is the most tempting is not necessarily the most potent. Simple history—actual physical reality—is by far the best method to demonstrate … Continue reading

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Why Won’t Christians Follow Jesus?

Why aren’t Christians Communists? Why aren’t Christians Communists like the apostles of Jesus Christ were? Here are the people who, allegedly, knew Jesus. They (allegedly) spoke with him, (allegedly) ate with him, (allegedly) travelled with him, (allegedly) asked him questions, and (allegedly) listened to the answers. These are the people who are best positioned to exemplify … Continue reading