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WATCH: Fox News Host Doubles Down On Anti-Muslim Comments →

Guyz, did you know every Muslim in the world is responsible for what every other Muslim in the world does? By this logic, no Christmas this year until every abortion clinic shooting is denounced by every single Christian.

Infinite Possibilities-- Limited Probabilities: A reminder to the good tumblr Apologists: Don't let atheists force their flawed biblical interpretations →

modern-sidhe:

modern-sidhe:

This is a common tactic among the atheist “elite.”

They purposefully choose biblical interpretations that they can attack. These most often have serious flaws. It is often easy to dismantle an atheists biblical argument so well that it does not function.

I’m sure you’ve all…

I don’t ignore any parts of the bible

The bible does not support rape

http://modern-sidhe.tumblr.com/post/54065094903/the-bible-does-not-excuse-rape-check-the-hebrew-verbs

No it does NOT support slavery

Exodus 21:16

And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

Lastly,  Genocide.  The only groups God ever ordered wiped out were, biblically, nephilim…angel human hybrids See Deuteronomy 2

You will be the example of my next post.  It is entitled, “Why Christians always say that antagonists ignore context.”

Christian say that, because it’s true.

What about Exodus 21:7-11 where the Bible instructs you on the proper protocol for selling your daughter into slavery. Sex slavery, specifically.

    When a man sells his daughter as a slave, she will not be freed at the end of six years as the men are.  If she does not please the man who bought her, he may allow her to be bought back again.  But he is not allowed to sell her to foreigners, since he is the one who broke the contract with her.  And if the slave girl’s owner arranges for her to marry his son, he may no longer treat her as a slave girl, but he must treat her as his daughter.  If he himself marries her and then takes another wife, he may not reduce her food or clothing or fail to sleep with her as his wife.  If he fails in any of these three ways, she may leave as a free woman without making any payment.  (Exodus 21:7-11)

See, the slave owner is practically commanded to rape her and hold her as a slave.

Source : modern-sidhe

Creationist manipulators back to their old tricks in Texas schools →

Now the veil is dropped. We already knew that creationists on the State Board of Education had nominated anti-evolution ideologues to sit on teams reviewing

Many of the reviews offer recitations of the same pseudo-scientific mumbo jumbo anti-evolution activists — like the folks at the Discovery Institute in Seattle — have been promoting for decades. Never mind, of course, that each one of those arguments has been debunked by scientists (repeatedly). No, they are insisting that Texas dumb down the science education of millions of kids with such nonsense.

Even more astonishing is a demand that “creation science based on Biblical principles should be incorporated into every Biology book that is up for adoption.” Some of the reviewers are clearly oblivious to the fact that teaching religious arguments in a science classroom is blatantly unconstitutional. The U.S. Supreme Court has made that abundantly clear.

stfusexists:

 goodreasonnews said: So, that’s basically what i said, but I understand a lot of people don’t mind when you point out what’s wrong with religion unless it’s Islam, then they’re very defensive.

I think that’s because Islam is a religion that is practiced by majority non-white people, and a lot of the backlash and criticism of it isn’t reasoned criticism but rather knee jerk racism. Islam is not REALLY criticized because it has a harmful message (which again, I know little about it so I imagine it’s about the same as the others), or anything like that - it’s because the people who practice it are brown and some of them have beards or wear clothes that the white West is not used to and some of them talk in foreign languages that have been stereotyped in our popular culture to sound scary.

So if someone is going to criticize Islam - and again, I prefer Muslims or ex-Muslims or religious scholars to do this because most of the rest of us are just talking out of our asses - they should be doing it from a standpoint and a position that is not steeped in those racist attitudes. And knowing what I know about Scandinavia and its serious xenophobia and racism issues, I’m pretty sure that the dude from ABBA is NOT doing that.

Plus I think it’s provably false that the problems in the Middle East come directly from Islam - that’s kind of like saying that chickens cause heart attacks because their eggs can raise cholesterol. It’s a factor but there is so much more to it than just “Human suffering is the effect and Islam is the cause.”

I think it’s more like saying tobacco causes cancer. Like, yeah, you have to be the one that uses it, but that doesn’t mean the tobacco industry is some passive innocent.

And yeah, I know you and I know that your thing is criticizing religion, and I’m all for calling out religious people who are being super gross hypocrites or are actively using their religion to shame or oppress others. But I don’t really see the need in criticizing individual religions because I personally say I’m not a fan of organized religion and that covers all the basis.

The takeaway point from this is that criticism of Islam from people (Westerners, usually white) who know very little about it cannot be separated from the racism in which it is steeped, even if that was not your intent. (Although I am 99.9% sure that was the intent of the dude from ABBA.)

I appreciate this and everything you post, I really do. I try to make the distinction between my criticism of religion and the religious. I don’t hate Muslims, I support their rights to be Muslims freely and openly if that’s their choice and I think they should have all the legal protections and right guaranteed by the US Constitution, even in other nations. But with that right, I demand that I can talk about why I think it’s a poor choice to embrace Islam or any other religion.

In America, the Muslim hate (which is different and distinct from my criticism of the ancient, superstition of Islam) is directed at mostly minorities. That sucks and I don’t ally myself with the Coulters out there who are just bigots for bigotry sake. But whenever I see religion, all I see is victims and dictators so close to being over thrown.

Source : stfusexists

theexaltedmichaelfuckingdavis:

I find atheists to be hypocritical they claim that there is no way that we could know that there is a God. Yet they claim that they know that there is no God which is also impossible to know.

No, dude. Just. No. First off, atheism as a position isn’t the positive claim that there are no gods, it’s the denial of the positive claim that there is. I don’t know there’s no god any more than I know there’s no bigfoot or loch ness monster or invisible pink unicorns, but I don’t believe there are any of those things until you show me reason to believe.

I feel that humans do not posses the knowledge that there is or is not a God and we may never obtain that knowledge.

Well, why the fuck not? We possess the knowledge that there is or is not other things that exist or, at least, we have the ability to discover it. What is it about God that can’t be discovered and why do you think you know anything about a thing you yourself just called undiscoverable?

I honestly agree with agnostics because they do not have a definite belief about God.

Well, that’s because you don’t fucking know what “agnostic” means. No surprise, really, you don’t really know what an atheist is either. See, you buy into this church-created lie that agnosticism is some half way point between theism and atheism. It is not. Imagine four quadrants of understanding; One labeled gnostic theism, another labeled agnostic theism, a third labeled gnostic atheism and a final one labeled agnostic atheism. You see, the word, gnosticism describes knowledge, not belief. The word theism describes belief. A gnostic theist says they know for a fact (according to them) that a god exists. An agnostic theist does not claim to know, but believes it is true.

 

I personally believe that there is a possibility that some type of God exists or hey maybe there is no god who knows.

You believe there’s a possibility? That’s not a belief that’s a cop out. Do you or do you not believe? How could you even believe in the possibility? I mean, I believe in the possibility of a bigfoot because all the things about the creature described exist in the real world. Mammals, walking up-right, living in the woods, two arms two legs, fur, it’s all very plausible. God, on the other hand, lives in magic death land and floats around playing telephone with kneeling Earthlings and such. None of that exists in the real world, doesn’t seem very ‘possible.’

I’m sure a lot of people would rather be hopeful and believe in heaven over rotting in the fucking ground.

Oh, so it just comes down to what you want? Well, I want to believe I can fly, but that’s not gonna be a good excuse when I leap from a fourth story window. In the meantime, you can waste your life begging an imaginary ghost and giving greedy institutions 10% of your income while I cherish the only life that I actually know I have.

Source : thedivinearchangelmichael
While I would not argue that capitalism as an economic system is inherently more Christian than socialism … it does seem to me that capitalism is more dependent on Christianity than socialism is,
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

This is an actual quote from an actual Supreme Court justice. Bury your face in a tissue, kids, now’s the time for your tears.

Privilege is a hard concept for you guys isn’t it

isthisyourblog:

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Woke up to this and decided to be the first person to comment on it.

This is not a new thing- I’ve heard atheists claiming this for years.

As though the intersection of non-belief and whiteness isn’t… oh I don’t know… the whole fucking atheist community basically. As though the justice system was an entity that operated without this whole other set of biases that are well-established throughout history.

Come on now

With respect, I have to say, I think it’s you who doesn’t understand. Allow me to explain your myriad of misinterpretations.

First: This comment about more Christians in jail than atheists is common. It is not designed to assert that atheism makes good people and Christianity makes criminals. It is, in fact, designed to combat the claim of the very opposite. You see, churches often cast atheists as immoral criminals who reject gods and the concept of sin just so we can indulge in violence and deception. The crime statistics put the lie to that Christian canard. In other words, that fact that morality has fuck-all do to with religion, is precisely the point. Religion doesn’t affect morality. Morality doesn’t come from any gods.

Second: The idea that churches offer a sandwich with one hand and force a Bible on you with the other, is a problem. They’re cultivating a captive audience. This technique of offering people Christianity at their weakest, most vulnerable moments is deliberate. People in desperate situations: the poor and hungry, the disadvantaged, those who have recently lost someone important to them, teens who were kicked out of their homes, these are all people in desperate need of what institutions like churches offer, but they don’t offer it out of altruism: it’s with dollar signs in their eyes. Anti-thiests aren’t admonishing the poor and desperate for being taken advantage of, the criticism is directed at the church.

Source : isthisyourholidayblog

Evidences of God

brobertson91:

The existence of God needs to be sought out and decided apart from a discussion of morality and cannot be based of faith in scientific assumptions of evolution.

First of all, an understanding of the fact of evolution is not a faith, it’s knowledge. Faith is belief in something without evidence. But, more importantly, are you saying you’ve found a way to reconcile the idea that many stories about gods involve creation myths that directly conflict with the known science of evolutionary biology and abiogenesis? Because, just because you’ve been able to bridge the logical gap by lying to yourself, doesn’t mean the rest of us have to pretend to accept your lie.

Source : brobertson91

The Man Behind The Historic Implosion Of The Ex-Gay Movement →

Interesting read. This guys got a lot of denial in his life. You kinda feel bad for him. Of course, it’s all because of Christian bullying.

Tennessee Christian Church bullies family →

Because one of them is gay. Just another piece of evidence displaying Christianity as a corrupt culture bent on societal domination using methods of intimidation and targeted exile.