On Censorship

Throughout history of the written and spoken word there have existed efforts to deter or silence opposing viewpoints. This type of attitude, while having the appearance of protecting and insulating your stance from criticism, only indicates the insecurity of your...

Inflicting God on others

Some of you who have visited us before may have read about my ‘holy co-worker’. Our relationship dynamic is an odd one. He is not really a subordinate or colleague, we merely work on separate projects in the same lab so interactions between us are much...

My ten commandments

These are a set of thoughts that drive my skepticism and inspire me towards continuous inquiry. I do not need the opiate they call religion, for I shall hold nothing on faith alone. I will require evidence, reason and critical thought to arrive at conclusions. Because...

At least he gets to keep his sanity and reason

A musician who was a member of a Christian band is not taken with open arms by his fellow band members when he expresses doubt in religious doctrine, and belief in god. Instead he has been booted from the band and now his ex band members are clasping hands...

Who made morality?

Over the weekend I had a conversation with someone about our childhoods. I grew up in a household where religion was non-existent; it was simply not an issue and not something that was generally talked about unless us kids had specific questions. I explained this to...