Sketches on Atheism

Jesus Christ: just not worth a sheet of paper

Spend an hour with any Christian apologist and a single, non-scripted word will penetrate, pervade and ultimately describe everything they say or do: EXCUSE. From the hastily tailored explanations made for why their Middle Eastern god is invisible, inaudible and impotent to the petitions presented for why the character, Jesus, didn’t say anything new or … Continue reading

Sketches on Atheism

This fits me rather well!

Unquestionably the most preposterous, staggeringly ignorant, monstrously self-indulgent and yet equally childish argument for a god presented by apologists is that of Fine Tuning. The idea of a custom-made universe contends that the conditions for life are only possible within a slim corridor of physical constants which, if altered, would render life impossible… ergo god did … Continue reading

Sketches on Atheism

Educating Christians. Lesson #1: Abortion; your god LOVES it!

There’s an unmistakable truism in Sam Harris’s assertion that atheism is just a way of clearing the space for “better conversations.” By this he meant rational dialogue free of the unreasonable noise so often encountered when religious zealots attempt to imposes their predictably preposterous beliefs on civil secular societies… and of all the conversations perverted … Continue reading

Sketches on Atheism / This Jesus Fellow

Excuse me, but which Jesus are you talking about?

There’s an elegant, albeit scrupulously self-serving reason why an awful lot (82%) of the canonical writings pertaining to Jesus were left on the cutting-room floor in the Christian bibles 300+ year editing process. While charlatans, liars and counterfeiters of the highest order, the nameless proof readers and editors ultimately in-charge of fashioning the orthodox Christian … Continue reading