This is the first post I have written and published in the same week - feels strange. I just wanted to let you know that on the 3rd of June that the podcast 'When Belief Dies' will be doing live. That's a mere four days away - I am very excited. It has taken a … Continue reading The podcast is going live!
Do you realise that within five years every atom in your body is replaced? The body I had five years ago has gone. With time, water and food I have unwillingly replaced it all. I have no control over this process. I can affect how my body looks and how I feel depending on what … Continue reading Free Will and ‘I’
What holds you to your belief system? I think a lot about anchors in every area of my life. For example, what anchors me to my job? For me, the following four things are the biggest providers of job satisfaction: Enjoyment, Progression, Learning & Finance. If you take away one of these four anchors, I … Continue reading The Anchor
A few blog posts ago I mentioned Richard Feynman's famous quote; “I would rather have questions that can't be answered than answers that can't be questioned.” From what limited research I have time to do, I cannot find any source or reference to Feynman actually saying this, though he seems to have expressed similar thoughts … Continue reading A question of answers and assumptions
You can't escape it, wherever you look the fingerprints of Christianity can be found and their touch goes far beyond the mere surface appearance. The west and the west's reach across the globe has been built upon Christian ideas. Yes - of course it has done a lot of harm, but it has also done … Continue reading The Infiltration of Christ
I often call myself a 'default doubter', finding that I traverse the side of scepticism far more easily than I travel the side of belief. As someone who was raised in a Christian family, I am sure you can imagine, this has caused a fair few challenges over the years. Christians all too often turn … Continue reading Book Review: Gunning for God
I haven't told many people about my gradual deconversion from Christianity to something (I am still uncertain if I can really give myself the title Atheist yet...). But I have been thinking a lot about why I am so reluctant to talk to people about my loss of faith in God. I think it comes … Continue reading Just stop engaging…