Category Archives: Religion

Thoughts on religion.

Quantum Semantics

Parallel universes is not a particularly compelling interpretation of quantum mechanics, it seems to be due to linguistic confusion between ‘what can be known at one point in time given what is known at another’ with ‘is’. — Wave-particle duality … Continue reading

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 Two of the three most traumatic events of

Two of the three most traumatic events of my life are abortions. The first when I was about 20 seemed excusable due to relative poverty, the woman (now my ex-wife) never said a word about why she did it. I … Continue reading

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On culture

I am greatly annoyed when people present themselves as being a member of a particular culture as an attempt to dodge responsibility for their actions, delegating that responsibility to those who set the norms for that culture. The obvious case … Continue reading

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evolution vs creationism

(in response to a blog post that micro evolution is proven but macro is not) Evolution exactly is differential survival of variations. The bible as you find it in churches these days is reconstructed from fragments written in long dead … Continue reading

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Debating Religious Truth

In observing atheists’ and evangelists’ arguments I have noted what seems to be a major disagreement on what the word “truth” means. Evangelical people use “truth” to mean unprovable facts, what scientists generally call axioms. The scientific/atheistic authors use “truth” … Continue reading

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My path to atheism

When I was about 4 years old my father (conservative jew, but not very observant even for that watered down branch of judaism) taught me that God was everywhere and watched over children and other weaklings (my word). That would … Continue reading

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Islamism

Sharia law is god’s punishment for worship of Mohamed Why should genetics give some individuals an inside track to god? The Jews are grudgingly called god’s chosen (implying some special privileges) and those who claim genetic descent from Mohamed are … Continue reading

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