Why Are There Atheists?

“I refuse to prove that I exist,” says God, “for proof denies faith, and without faith I am nothing.” “But,” say Man, “the Babel fish is a dead giveaway, isn’t it? It could not have evolved by chance. It proves you exist, and so therefore, by your own arguments, you Read more…


Fear of God vs. Fear of the World … and a Break-Up

[caption id="attachment_3140" align="alignright" width="199" caption="photo by TrevinC"]Fear God[/caption] "Life sucks and then you die." Or so said my coworker when she heard about my break-up with my boyfriend yesterday. I laughed, and she promised she would pray for God to take away my troubles. Another acquaintance tried to comfort me by saying I shouldn't be afraid about finding another man in the future. God would provide, and we have nothing to fear. Well, sometimes life does suck, being lonely is no fun, and once in a while I wonder if I will find a mate for the long haul who will be an amazing match for me. But am I afraid? Does being an atheist have anything to do with my heartache? I don't think so, no.

Fear and Humanity

Do atheists fear the world? Is fear a bad thing? Would believing in God protect us from trouble and remove fear from our lives? (Read more after the cut...) (more…)