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where-my-sidewalk-ends:

When I was little and being bashed about the head with the Bible…I never could understand the reasoning behind Satan punishing the wicked when he obviously loved mischief and evil.   When I mentioned this to the cult leaders…the punishment lasted…week of hard labour, 2 days no food and lots of other little annoying fucking things.  I guess adults don’t like a child poking holes in their logic…lol :)

There’s you’re Christianity for ya there. Punish children for using their brains.

where-my-sidewalk-ends:

When I was little and being bashed about the head with the Bible…I never could understand the reasoning behind Satan punishing the wicked when he obviously loved mischief and evil.   When I mentioned this to the cult leaders…the punishment lasted…week of hard labour, 2 days no food and lots of other little annoying fucking things.  I guess adults don’t like a child poking holes in their logic…lol :)

There’s you’re Christianity for ya there. Punish children for using their brains.

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topnotchbeats:

KushAndWizdom™ on We Heart It - http://weheartit.com/entry/29415446

This is called pascal’s wager and it’s completely idiotic. If you decide to “live like there is a god” in the off chance one exists, how can you decide which one to pretend to believe in? I say “pretend,” because you can’t choose what you believe in, you can only decide what is believable when the evidence for it convinces you. I sure hope you pretend to believe in a really gullible god who can be fooled by pretenders and not one of those omniscient gods who would be able to tell if you were just acting as if he existed.

topnotchbeats:

KushAndWizdom™ on We Heart It - http://weheartit.com/entry/29415446

This is called pascal’s wager and it’s completely idiotic. If you decide to “live like there is a god” in the off chance one exists, how can you decide which one to pretend to believe in? I say “pretend,” because you can’t choose what you believe in, you can only decide what is believable when the evidence for it convinces you. I sure hope you pretend to believe in a really gullible god who can be fooled by pretenders and not one of those omniscient gods who would be able to tell if you were just acting as if he existed.

Source : topnotchbeats

An increasingly undeniable FACT is that abject HATE for Christianity is on the rise in America. That is not to say that Christians are persecuted, it is to say that they are hated. Persecution, lest we remain vigilant, follows after.

modern-sidhe:

And yes, you CAN persecute a majority.  How many times do we see it argued that the super rich are persecuting the rest of us?

It must be true because you said it, right? You feel one way and, certainly, your experience as an instigator and a troll have in no way tainted your experience, right? Your anecdotal evidence [actual anecdote not even included] proves that hate against Christians is on the rise. You don’t need to define “hate” or quantify “the rise” it just IS, right?

Source : modern-sidhe

christiannightmares:

Mike Huckabee says he’s ‘not homophobic’ just on the ‘right side of the Bible’ (Found at Joe. My. God.; For a related post, click here http://christiannightmares.tumblr.com/post/29897274159/mike-huckabee-defends-todd-akin-forcible-rapes)

Another fine example of religion creating bigotry. Would he be a bigot without the religion? Maybe, but with the religion, he’s got cover.

Source : christiannightmares
academicatheism:

If Jesus Never Called Himself God, How Did He Become One?
When Bart Ehrman was a young Evangelical Christian, he wanted to know how God became a man, but now, as an agnostic and historian of early Christianity, he wants to know how a man became God.
When and why did Jesus’ followers start saying “Jesus as God” and what did they mean by that? His new book is called How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee.
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Scene from Monty Python’s Life Of Brian:BRIAN: I’m not the messiah!GIRL: only the true messiah would deny his divinity!BRIAN: Well, what sort of chance does that give me? Alright, I am the messiah!FOLLOWERS: He is the messiah! He admitted it!BRIAN: Oh, fuck off.

academicatheism:

If Jesus Never Called Himself God, How Did He Become One?

When Bart Ehrman was a young Evangelical Christian, he wanted to know how God became a man, but now, as an agnostic and historian of early Christianity, he wants to know how a man became God.

When and why did Jesus’ followers start saying “Jesus as God” and what did they mean by that? His new book is called How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee.

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Scene from Monty Python’s Life Of Brian:

BRIAN: I’m not the messiah!
GIRL: only the true messiah would deny his divinity!
BRIAN: Well, what sort of chance does that give me? Alright, I am the messiah!
FOLLOWERS: He is the messiah! He admitted it!
BRIAN: Oh, fuck off.

Source : NPR

Megachurch pastor resigns over 'moral failing' | Mail Online →

But I thought religion teaches morality?!

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jessroz:

Atheists, especially male atheists I’ve noticed, really disappoint when they claim they’re “scientific thinkers” and then claim anything about men “not being able to control themselves” as something biological or evolutionary.

Like do u realize that ur notions actually come from a…

Yeah, the flaw in their logical is called “The Naturalistic Fallacy,” the idea that things that are natural are superior is of course based on nothing. Whether or not men are predisposed to some natural inclination toward sexual assault isn’t the issue. We’re not naturally inclined to eat dairy, wear clothes or use kitchen appliances, but we do it anyway. If we can buck our human nature to eat a grilled cheese sandwich we can sure as shit not rape.

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beefpattyconqueso:

I hate that passive-aggressive shit my family likes to do when my atheism is the topic of discussion. For example: my aunt and I were heading to the supermarket and my cousin was asking questions. My aunt just says how she believes I’ll believe again because you can never stop believing. Then a…

Just remember that’s your family attempting to shield their beliefs from your logic. It’s not about aggression toward you, there being defensive because encased within any religious belief, is the compulsion to defend it against any challengers without actually having to hear out the challenge.

You can always just roll your eyes and check in with atheism blogs.

Source : beefpattyconqueso

Starbucks Is Sorry a Barista Drew a '666' in a Teacher's Drink →

Digits strike fear into the hearts of religiously paranoid. By the way, can I request this at a Starbucks? As everyone knows, coffee is a beverage served hot, the devil’s temperature.

A whole lot of asshats think it’s funny to talk shit on atheism every April 1st

Because in the Bible theres a passage “a fool hath said in his heart there is no god.” So, it’s “fools” day, get it?

I’ll accept their mockery when they acknowledge that a passage from a book insisting the book is true is circular logic and no more relevant than a whiney child yelling “IS SO IS SO IS SO!!” To win an argument.