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Category: Religion

Debunking pseudoscience

How I became an Atheist in Pakistan

  This story is being posted on behalf of a member of the AAPN community. Our friend Adeel. I am no different from anyone around me. Being born in a Muslim family I was no different from every other Muslim baby. When I was born my parents felt that I was blessing of Allah forgetting…
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The Illuminator Comic: Bob the believer!

I created this character called Bob the Believer (Believer Bob),  the quintessential religious, Bible thumping, fundamentalist  whack job. Believer Bob tries unsuccessfully to stump Triangle Head every time.  You’ll notice that Bob totally rejects every scientific theory and favors Creationism at every turn. Cognitive Dissonance! Enjoy! 🙂 Also on Instagram @the_illuminator_comic http://www.theilluminatorcomic.com What is The…
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The Illuminator Comic: A few decision trees.

Here are a couple of decision tree strips I did.   Also on Instagram @the_illuminator_comic http://www.theilluminatorcomic.com What is The Illuminator Comic? “The Illuminator”, is a character driven comic strip by Chris Pinto, that turns Religion, Politics and Conspiracy theory on it’s head. The Protagonist, Triangle-head is an evil dude, with a soft heart. He is…
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Get them before they think and they’ll be here for life.

Child indoctrination, the triumphant strategy to spread a religion After a brief discussion on gay rights I said to a Catholic acquaintance of mine that if that form of bigotry in which they deny the same rights to a certain group of people is their humanist approach, then I was happy not to be part…
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La religiosidad, consecuencia evolutiva.

La religiosidad, consecuencia evolutiva.   Los humanos somos criaturas capaces de encontrar patrones en el ambiente que nos rodea, pues nuestros cerebros han evolucionado de esta manera, siendo aquellos que encontraban significado a lo que estaba al alcance de sus sentidos los que tenían mayor posibilidad de sobrevivir; en el supuesto que dos cazadores estuvieran al…
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Karma, la cultura de culpar a la víctima, el peor sustituto moral y consuelo de los tontos.

Ya que el Karma es una ideología que ha tomado fuerza en los últimos años fuera de la religión que originalmente la ideó, siendo incluso tomada como sustituto por algunos ateos a la idea moral que se les había inculcado cuando formaban parte de una religión o culto, es importante analizarla por lo que es. La…
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What Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter Fails to Address

What Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter Fails to Address (Above is the picture of the Wyoming) There are many, many flaws with the Genesis story of Noah’s Flood, and there are many articles debunking it as well. So to add the case we will debunk just the size and construction of the wooden Ark alone. The ark was purported…
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The Problem With “Christian Values”

The Problem With “Christian Values”   ‘Christian values’, are completely subjective as one ‘Christian’s values’ are completely different than another’s ‘Christian values’, which begs the question, what is the definition of ‘Christian values’ when Christians can’t even agree on what they believe is the correct set of values. Or view here https://youtu.be/703ZJSzyyOA If your morals and…
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Logic, reason and pseudscientific nonsense

Logic, reason and pseudscientific nonsense Originally published on www.answers-in-reason.com as Logic, reason and pseudscience The tripartite definition of knowledge states that propositional knowledge , i.e. knowledge that p , has three individually necessary and jointly sufficient conditions: justification, truth and belief. In short, propositional knowledge is justified true belief. The belief condition requires that anyone who knows…
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Religion’s abuse of the mentally ill

  Religion’s abuse of the mentally ill There has always been a stigma attached to mental illness and conditions such as epilepsy, which cause alarming seizures in otherwise healthy individuals. When society did not understand the cause of conditions that science has learned to identify and treat, people turned to religion to cope, and the…
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