Tagged with atheism

God evolves, consciousness evolves.

Consciousness evolves: Stuart Davis recently wrote a blog, “Five Things Religion-Haters Should Know,” where he succinctly points out that, “The ‘answer’ to fundamentalism is not to get rid of Religion, but to get religion to evolve.” I couldn’t agree more. While I’m all for modern writers, scientists and philosophers pointing out the embarrassing trends of … Continue reading

Carl Sagan on science and spirituality

I was listening to Sagan’s audiobook, Demon Haunted World; Science as a Candle in the Dark. After my previous post on atheists and spirituality, I found this quote to be extremely appropriate: “Spirit comes from the latin word, to breathe. What we breathe is air, which is certainly matter, however thin. Despite usage to the … Continue reading

Spiritual atheism, additional thoughts…

The following is a comment response I made on Reddit. I think it would be good to qualify with readers about what I mean, exactly. I think this sums it up best when I talk about “spirituality” existing without mythical deities: See, I think our definition of spirituality is not “out there” in the unexplainable. … Continue reading

Atheism can be Spiritual, too?

Atheists may have their valid points for disregarding a majority of belief systems, because they are for the most part archaic; belief in superstition, mythical deities controlling the fate of humanity, etc. I think that most of us can make sense of their arguments against such dated philosophies. There is certain risk, however, that this … Continue reading

“There is no Eastern Solution”

So says Christopher Hitchens in,  ”God is not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything.”  I borrowed this book from the library, because Hitchens has always been my favorite of the “new atheists” to watch in debates. His bluntness and eloquence of words cut deeply into issues many are too soft to articulate, and I find it most amusing. … Continue reading