Tag Archives: Religion & Spirituality

Religious symbols

It’s interesting how different religions throughout the world have adopted symbols which represent them. Below are just a few of these symbols; some which are obviously easily recognizable while others not so much. Source: Wikipedia Symbols representing some world religions, … Continue reading

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Lemuel K. Washburn: “Indifference to Religion”

The pulpit complains that people are indifferent to religion. Why shouldn’t they be? It is about time they were indifferent to it. Our wonder is, that the people tolerate a single priest or church on Earth. Of what benefit is … Continue reading

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Lemuel K. Washburn: “Is the Bible Worth Reading?”

That depends. If a man is going to get his living by standing in a Christian pulpit, I should be obliged to answer, Yes! But if he is going to follow any other calling, or work at any trade, I … Continue reading

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Victor J. Stenger: “Love and Matter”

More than once I have been called upon to explain love. I must say the challenge puts me out a bit. Why should I, a physicist, have to explain love when nobody else has done so? Poets are simply asked … Continue reading

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Victor J. Stenger: “Secularism – Will it Survive?”

Will secularism survive? Yes, if we can keep science afloat. Secularism should survive for the simple reason that there is no need for God. God is a persistent memory from the childhood of humanity – that invisible friend who once … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins: “Inheriting Religion”

As a Darwinian, something strikes me when I look at religion. Religion shows a pattern of heredity which I think is similar to genetic heredity. The vast majority of people have an allegiance to one particular religion. there are hundreds … Continue reading

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Lemuel K. Washburn: “Save the Republic”

Which shall it be, Christianity or the Republic? It is apparent that the Christian church under a purely secular government, where justice is granted to all and where favors are allowed to none, cannot long survive. The Christian church in … Continue reading

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James A Haught: “Let’s outgrow Fairy Tales”

The supernatural spectrum is immense: Gods, goddesses, devils, demons, angels, heavens, hells, purgatories, limbos, miracles, prophecies, visions, auras, saviors, saints, virgin births, immaculate conceptions, resurrections, bodily ascensions, faith-healings, salvation, redemption, messages from the dead, voices from Atlantis, omens, clairvoyance, spirit-signals, … Continue reading

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