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Bob Johnson is a paralegal and a freelance writer in Florida. He was raised Roman Catholic, but after reading Thomas Paine's The Age of Reason, he became a Deist. In 1993 he founded the World Union of Deists and in 1996 he launched the first web site devoted to Deism, www.deism.com. He is listed in Who's Who in Hell and is the author of Deism: A Revolution in Religion, A Revolution in You and of An Answer to C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity. He wrote the introduction to The Age of Reason, The Complete Edition and to Principles of Nature and also writes for Examiner.com and strike-the-root.com.
(9 comments) SHARE Sunday, August 8, 2021 Netflix and Blasphemy
Christians have pressured Netflix to end its streaming of the comedy The First Temptation of Christ. If they don't like it, no one should be able to watch it?
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, July 15, 2021 There IS Something New Under the Sun That Can Destroy Us
Today, July 16, 2021, is the 76th anniversary of the first atomic-bomb detonation in recorded history. This event marked a change in our environment that we must all adapt to by changing our thinking if we want to survive in the nuclear age.
(22 comments) SHARE Sunday, June 13, 2021 Fear-based Religious Lies Promoted by Hollywood
The "revealed" religions thrive on making people fearful. They have an ally in Hollywood, as is seen in the current movie The Conjuring, which is falsely advertised as being based on a true story. Marie Curie gave us great advice when she wrote, "Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less."
(10 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Women and the "Holy" Books
For too long the misogynistic teachings in all of the "holy" books of the "revealed" religions have gone unchallenged. It's time for a change!
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Israeli PM Netanyahu Uses the Bible to Threaten Iran
On Tuesday Israeli PM Netanyahu threatened Iran by using the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament story of Esther, who, as the story goes, was responsible for the deaths of over 75,000 Persians. This is what Purim celebrates. This antiquated mindset is very dangerous in the nuclear age we are now in.
(5 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 4, 2021 Denial is a Dangerous Attack on Truth
No one ever solved a problem by denying its source and cause. Today politicians attempt to stop religious violence by denying that the "revealed" religions promote religious violence. Deism is the solution to this deadly and real problem.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, January 20, 2021 US Government Gives Plaque of Lies to City of David Foundation in Palestine
Trump's bankruptcy lawyer and Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, dedicated a plaque full of lies about America's Founders and the US being founded on Judeo-Christian values to the City of David Foundation in the Israeli occupied Palestinian West Bank and Palestinian East Jerusalem.
(7 comments) SHARE Tuesday, December 29, 2020 Religions Set Us Up For Failure
The recent clergy created declaration calling for better treatment of LBGT people ignores the elephant in the room: hate-based homophobic religious scriptures that are claimed to be from God.
(3 comments) SHARE Tuesday, December 29, 2020 Another Child Killed by Religion/Superstition
Christian parents who believe in the Bible's claim of Satan, devils and demons, allowed their four-year-old daughter to be killed in an exorcism. We need reason, not religion.
(16 comments) SHARE Friday, December 18, 2020 Tax-exempt Religions Raked in BILLIONS of US Tax Dollars
Even though the tax-exempt religions do not pay taxes, they received BILLIONS of US tax-dollars through the Paycheck Protection Program. This needs to stop, and the Deist Thomas Paine told us how to stop it!