The Smartass Atheist Syndrome

Once the contradictions inherent in religion finally lead you to accept that God almost certainly does not exist, it is natural to want to share your newfound wisdom. I know that feeling well. It’s as if you saw the world as it really is for the very first time. Wake up! Open your eyes! The…

Agradecimiento tardío de un hijo ateo

¿Cuánto sufrimiento, cuánto dolor, y cuántas lágrimas podrían evitarse si pusiéramos el amor por encima de nuestras creencias? Por esta y por muchas otras razones estoy muy orgulloso de mi mamá. Hekanibru

Eres ateo o idiota: El síndrome del ateo cagante

Cuando reconoces las contradicciones, farsas, y aberraciones alrededor de la iglesia y la religión, y finalmente aceptas que lo más probable es que Dios no exista, es natural querer compartirlo con el mundo. Conozco bien ese sentimiento. Es como si de pronto te quitaran una venda de los ojos y pudieras admirar al mundo en todo su…

¿Vives tu ateísmo en secreto?

A mi esposa siempre le han interesado los temas de justicia social. Como abogada, podría hacer una fortuna trabajando para una corporación multinacional; sin embargo, ha decidido dedicar su vida profesional a ayudar a inmigrantes con pocos recursos económicos. Es verdaderamente admirable la manera tan genuina en que se preocupa por el bienestar de los demás….

10 Questions for Every Atheist

The website Today Christian published a list of 10 questions that “atheists cannot truly and honestly really answer”. Here are my answers :). 1. How did you become an atheist? Having been taught to think critically, I started noticing contradictions and fallacies during my Religion class when I was very young; however, it was not until…

Dewey on God

Dewey [to the Bible teacher Helen]: What kind of God makes children think when they’re not in school? Helen: That is a torment but I’m sure He has His reasons. Dewey: Yeah, like Pastor Roy said, how God is so much bigger and wiser than us, and trying to see what He’s thinking would be…

Porque polvo eres y en polvo te convertirás

Génesis 3:17 Al hombre le dijo: “Por cuanto le hiciste caso a tu mujer, y comiste del árbol del que te prohibí comer, ¡maldita será la tierra por tu culpa! Con penosos trabajos comerás de ella todos los días de tu vida. Génesis 3:18 La tierra te producirá cardos y espinas, y comerás hierbas silvestres….

The Little Miracle

The Accident When I was a year and a half old, I had a very serious accident. My aunt had boiled some water to make coffee and as she was walking towards the dining room, the glass pitcher started to crack in her hands. Not knowing what else to do, she threw the pitcher to…

What’s the use?

“What’s the use of being God if every rundown schmuck with a 2-dollar prayer book can come along and fuck up your plan?” – George Carlin

Salman Rushdie: “I Stand With Charlie Hebdo, as We All Must”

Religion, a mediaeval form of unreason, when combined with modern weaponry becomes a real threat to our freedoms. This religious totalitarianism has caused a deadly mutation in the heart of Islam and we see the tragic consequences in Paris today. I stand with Charlie Hebdo, as we all must, to defend the art of satire,…