Tag: religion

Brad Warner: Atheism and Buddhism

From the author of Hardcore Zen and Sit Down and Shut Up, currently on tour with his latest, Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate.

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Beliefs

The issues of religion and politics are very touchy. People tend to hold their beliefs very dearly, regardless of the extent to which those beliefs shape their day-to-day lives. Many people are strong believers and live their lives accordingly. Many more cling to the fundamentals of one belief system or other that show little or […]

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It’s All about Believing…

at least, the bulk of the new essays I’ve posted is. “This I Believe” was submitted to an NPR segment of the same name, while “Beliefs” was written just to capture or sort out some thoughts that have been accumulating for the last few months. Enjoy!

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Dr. Robin Meyers

Here is a speech by Dr. Robin Meyers, meant to show how absurd it is for *any* christian to support bush. I may not agree with you about whether or not christ was a savior, but that’s another issue. this one affects people here and now.

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More Stories!!

I’ve posted my two latest stories on doublemuse!! go check ’em out sometime. and Merry Christmas, everyone!! I pondered yesterday what I might say to a jew, should I accidentally wish him/her a Merry Christmas, and be met with “I’m Jewish.” “Well,” I would answer, “Tomorrow’s still Christmas—a national holiday—so it really doesn’t make much […]

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Atheism

When a person embraces true atheism, they embrace the belief that there is no God, and therefore the belief that anyone who believes in the existence of any sort of God must be wrong. It is important to discuss the issue of defining God, because for all of the possible things that God could be […]

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Blind Leading the Blind

He also told them this parable: ‘Can a blind man lead a blind man? Will they not both fall into a pit? A student is not above his teacher, but everyone who is fully trained will be like his teacher.’ Luke 6:39-40 This parable is rather fitting for a student such as myself embarking on […]

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Immortality

Immortality is not an unreachable ideal. The idea of the infinite, the ineffable expanse of time and space having no beginning and no end, cannot be comprehended or understood by our minds. Our souls and spirits, however, testify in their very existence that the infinite exists. A soul is the very physical makeup of our […]

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