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….

Hitchen’s Challenge

“Name one ethical statement made, or one ethical action performed, by a believer that could not have been uttered or done by a nonbeliever.” Any takers? Hekanibru

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…

Stephen Fry on God

“How dare you create a world in which there is such misery that is not our fault? It’s not right. It’s utterly, utterly evil. Why should I respect a capricious, mean-minded, stupid God who creates a world which is so full of injustice and pain? Because the God who created this universe, if it was…

10 virtudes para la era moderna

En esta ocasión quiero compartirles las 10 virtudes para la era moderna del filósofo Alain de Botton. 1. RESISTENCIA. Seguir adelante incluso cuando las cosas no van de lo mejor; aceptar que los problemas son normales; recordar que la naturaleza humana es, después de todo, fuerte. No contagiar tus miedos a los demás 2. EMPATÍA….

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…

Feelings aren’t enough

“I believe in science. I believe in evolution. I believe in Nate Silver and Neil deGrasse Tyson and Christopher Hitchens, although I do admit, he could be kind of an asshole. I cannot get behind some supreme being who weighs in on the Tony awards while a million people get whacked with machetes. I don’t…