Sketches on Atheism

Well, this is a little embarrassing, isn’t it?

There are degrees of embarrassment; those graceless, mostly self-inflicted pickles which typically range from the mild unease of being caught in a harmless white lie to the runaway shame of accidently sinking your own flagship, the HMS Victoria, as the British Navy did during a somewhat poorly thought-through parade manoeuvre in Tripoli Harbour, 1893. Stupendously … 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