My own experience on suffering and how it influences my atheism. This is not an arguement from logic but rather my experience. Believers use their personal experiences so I shall as well. This is the most profound suffering I've known. Not to say that others have experienced anything less.
Experimental verse after reading The American Crisis by Thomas Paine. I took liberty with the language and style. (No pun intended)
My homage to Mark Twain upon reading Letters From The Earth. I wrote a letter myself addressed to a select few concerning my time living amongst Mankind.
Upon creation, God forces free will upon us, so we are therefore free, right? Of course not. Then, this omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent, and benevolent being watched as we abuse this "gift" to invoke unimaginable suffering upon each other, his children, yet decides not to intervene because he has some mysterious plan (what's free about that?).... Continue Reading →
The idea that determined actions based upon causation negate the responsibility of those actions is so cunningly fallacious and as misunderstood as it gets. The correlation so intertwines with our society that it seems impossible to argue otherwise. Is it so difficult to understand that a determined action that produces negative consequences that the punishment... Continue Reading →