Sketches on Atheism

Kadesh Barnea, Gaza, & The Exodus

The Jewish origin tale recounted in the Pentateuch is a work of geopolitical fiction. This is the uncontested consensus of biblical archaeologists and bible scholars. It has been the consensus position amongst professionals for nearly three generations now, but as the Chief Archaeologist at Jerusalem’s Israel Museum, Professor Magen Broshi, explained: “Archaeologists simply do not … Continue reading

This God Fellow

The not-so-supernatural backstory of this loving- smiting, forgiving-vengeful, pleasant-cheerless sky fairy, YHWH

For Jews, Christians and Muslims YHWH surfed existence before there was existence, sneezed six times, fashioned the universe expressly for man, then waited 13.7 billion years before telling some illiterate goat herders in the desert how to behave. That’s one version of events, the version offered up by same said illiterate goat herders and since … Continue reading