Archive for the ‘religion’ Category

Let’s say I’m wrong…

September 3, 2010

…and there really IS a creator. An almighty entity who made the universe and everything else (including himself apparently).
You have to admit (but won’t) that this still doesn’t make it very likely that it is your abrahamic God. To believe in Creation makes things even more complicated. Here’s a bunch of questions which come to my mind when I think about Creation: (more…)

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Religious Quotes

April 25, 2010

Hey! Was a long time since the last post, eh? Well, today I have no original content to contribute, but some (famous) quotes over a much quoted and discussed topic: God. (more…)

Religion of peace?

October 24, 2009

Inspired by the “No God – No peace/Know God – Know Peace” trending topics on twitter I do want to know how any half educated human being can think that these equations are working. History tells us pretty much on every page in its book a completely different story.

I don’t want to say that people who consider religion important are dumb (even if there is some data which tells us exactly that):

Religion and IQ are strongly negatively correlated (-.886). See: http://w-uh.com/posts/031226a-religion_vs_IQ.html

Religion and IQ are strongly negatively correlated (-.886). See: http://w-uh.com/posts/031226a-religion_vs_IQ.html

Some of my best friends are people of faith and I wouldn’t consider them unintelligent. It just seems as if religion is successfully blocking some ideas. Maybe religion has to be narrow minded up to a special point to work properly – who knows?

One of those ideas is, to return to the beginning of my statement, the one about it being quite possible to lead an ethical and moral life without believing in a greater being and its holy words. (more…)