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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.
(5 comments) SHARE Thursday, April 26, 2018 Join the US Military and Die For Israel
US Air Force General Richard Clark said US troops are prepared to die for the Jewish state of Israel. Americans in the military need to know who they are really fighting for, while young Americans need to know prior to joining the US military.
(3 comments) SHARE Friday, February 4, 2011 Ronald Reagan: The Father of the Debtor Nation
As we suffer from financial problems it's very important we remember the true legacy of Ronald Reagan: he's the Father of the Debtor Nation. Under Reagan the United States became a debtor nation for the first time in history!
(13 comments) SHARE Wednesday, February 9, 2011 Should Religions be Held Accountable for Their Promises?
As religion flexes its political muscles it's time to hold religion accountable for all of its teachings and promises. This will help free society and individuals from its fear based superstitions and legislation.
(36 comments) SHARE Friday, September 3, 2010 Was C.S. Lewis, Author of Mere Christianity, an Intellectual?
One pillar of Christianity, and thus of the religious right, is C.S. Lewis and his book Mere Christianity. Thankfully, this classic of Christian apologetics is full of holes and an honest and objective examination of it will eventually help to short-circuit the power of the religious right.
(10 comments) SHARE Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Roseanne Barr's Hatred of People in the BDS Movement
Roseanne Barr's interview at the Jerusalem Post conference showed how her religious hatred of people in the BDS movement is based on ancient man-made "holy" books. It's great to know that young people are turning away from the man-made "revealed" religions.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Young Turks Are Leaving Islam For Deism
Turkish students in state-sponsored Islamic schools are leaving Islam for Deism. This has Turkish government and religious officials upset. It would be wonderful to see the same thing happen in the US as it would greatly weaken the religious right.
(4 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 17, 2011 Glenn Beck and the 10 Commandments
Glenn Beck mixes government and religion. He's a danger to free thought and progress. His ignorance allows him to believe he has something in common with Thomas Paine. It also allows him to think the Bible god of the Torah is speaking to him. Both are false.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, March 30, 2020 Coronavirus Exposes the False Advertising of Christianity
Instead of being on the defense hoping Christian churches will refrain from holding large public church meetings, which causes the spread of the deadly coronavirus, we need to help the people currently under their influence to break free of the harmful false advertising of Christian faith healing. False advertising is not allowed in any venue with the exception of religion. This needs to end.
(4 comments) SHARE Friday, December 24, 2010 Sarah Palin and C.S. Lewis
Sarah Palin says she reads C.S. Lewis book for "divine inspiration." A close look at C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity shows Palin and Lewis are very compatible. Neither one relies on reason and logic.
(8 comments) SHARE Saturday, April 23, 2011 America's Revolution proves Ayn Rand wrong
With the recent release of the movie Atlas Shrugged, the greedy are finding approval for their greed. In spite of Rand and her buddy Alan Greenspan, selfishness is bad and altruism is good and produces real progress and the American Revolution and those who fought it have already proven.
(7 comments) SHARE Friday, August 3, 2018 The Biblical Basis For Israel's Jewish Nation-State Law
Israel's recently passed Jewish Nation-State Law surprised many people who were under the delusion that Israel is a democracy. This new law helps us to see that it is completely impossible to have a religion-based democracy.
(4 comments) SHARE Wednesday, December 15, 2010 WikiLeaks upsets criminals at Vatican
WikiLeaks has upset the Vatican due to making clear the Vatican cares more about its image than about innocent children. A revolution in religion is needed to make things right.
(5 comments) SHARE Saturday, December 4, 2010 Review: Powerful new DVD to counter the religious right
A new professionally produced documentary film, The Hidden Faith of the Founding Fathers, is a great tool for freethinkers to use to educate Christians to the fact that America was never intended to be a Christian nation. The film is produced by a Christian.
(27 comments) SHARE Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Is It Possible to be Progressive and Christian?
The religious left "Reclaiming Jesus" movement is missing the point that we need reason and not religion. Especially in a nuclear age, if we want to survive, we need to change our thinking, as Albert Einstein pointed out.
(12 comments) SHARE Tuesday, September 17, 2019 The Jesus the Religious Left Will Not Discuss
Imagine the profound progress the world can make if we finally let go of the man-made "revealed" religions and all of their fear-based hate and superstitions. It's definitely something to work towards!
God Gave Us Reason, Not Religion! Bob Johnson
(16 comments) SHARE Thursday, December 5, 2019 Nancy Pelosi Spews Catholic Propaganda
Nancy Pelosi, perhaps in an effort to win over Christians who vote for Trump and Republicans, claimed she doesn't hate anyone because she is a Catholic. This is pure nonsense, as anyone familiar with Catholicism and the Bible would know. As the Deist Thomas Paine pointed out in The Age of Reason, The Complete Edition, nonsense needs to be treated as nonsense.
(12 comments) SHARE Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Bible Study in Public Schools Should Include All of the Bible
There is an increased push by theocrats in the religious right to bring the Bible into public schools. Freethinkers need to make themselves familiar with the evil Bible verses and teachings that are too often overlooked and ignored. This knowledge can be used to help reach sincere people currently under the influence of the Bible.
(17 comments) SHARE Friday, January 18, 2013 Texas Governor Rick Perry Says Demons Involved in Sandy Hook Massacre
Rick Perry claims demons haunting the shooter at Sandy Hook is what caused the horrific massacre and the only solution is prayer to protect our children. This article shows how wrong Rick is and how we can use his blunder to weaken the religious right and strengthen progress!
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 13, 2011 Is Mitt Romney's Mormonism a Cult?
There is much talk in the news about Mormonism being a cult. An objective look will show that not only is Mormonism a cult, but all of the "revealed" religions are cults, too!
(11 comments) SHARE Thursday, December 22, 2011 Newt Gingrich Calls For Moving U.S. Embasy in Israel to Jerusalem
Newt wants to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. He says that would be done on his first day as President. This shows the lack of courage in Newt and the power of the Israel lobby over U.S. politicians. John F. Kennedy's plan to take the money out of politics will correct this deadly problem.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Something Real to Celebrate December 25th
Deists and all freethinkers often feel left out during the Christmas season. We don't buy the Jesus story. Thankfully we have something very real to celebrate that happened on December 25, 1776, the Battle of Trenton. This is the battle that saved the American Revolution from failing, and which allows us today to have, to a large degree, freedom of speech, etc.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Deism in the Struggle Between Humanity and Religion
Humanity cannot be found in the "revealed" religions due to their portrayal of God as being cruel, jealous and genocidal, as well as because of their ambiguity. Reason-based Deism can correct this problem.
(6 comments) SHARE Friday, November 22, 2019 Deism Can Put an End to Religious Misogyny
Misogyny is morally wrong. It is also promoted by all of the man-made Abrahamic "revealed" religions. Recently a woman in Jordan, an Islamic nation, was beaten and had her eyes gouged out by her husband. The Quran claims God commanded Muslim men to beat/scourge women who they fear may become rebellious towards them. Deism can put an end to these harmful religious teachings, if given the chance.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, January 28, 2020 The Power of Thomas Paine
Thomas Paine is too often overlooked. Without Paine the American Revolution would not have happened. His Common Sense got people off the fence, and The Crisis kept them going when things went from bad to worse. His Deism caused many people to hate him. However, his Deism is the key to countering the theocrats in the religious right.
(11 comments) SHARE Friday, February 25, 2011 Pat Robertson's Legal Loss
Pat Robertson's legal group fails to have a court rule Obamacare unconstitutional. This case brings out the hypocrisy of Christianity and the religious right.
(8 comments) SHARE Thursday, April 26, 2012 The World Needs Thomas Paine Now!
We need a profound change in thinking and acting in order to improve life and society. The American Revolutionary Deist Thomas Paine has given us the direction to take to improve our lives and our society. It's up to us to take the required action!
(6 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 6, 2011 Save the Children From Christianity
Children are being killed every month due to the Bible based Christian superstitions of their parents and guardians. It needs to stop.
(6 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 22, 2010 Stopping the Christian right political machine
The Christian politicians in the religious right can't defend key parts of their religious beliefs. Freethinkers need to ask them about these ludicrous claims so others can see how empty and unreasonable they are.
(13 comments) SHARE Friday, January 18, 2019 Why a Deistic Revolution in Religion is Important
A key tool the theocrats in the religious right use to win support from millions of people is the lie that America was founded as a Christian nation. American founder and Deist Thomas Paine called for a revolution in religion based on our innate God-given reason and Deism. Mass knowledge of this can help people free themselves from religious influence and stop the US from becoming a theocracy.
(4 comments) SHARE Friday, December 27, 2019 Christians and Molotov Cocktails
The Fascist organization Command of Popular National Insurgence claimed reponsibility for firebombing the production offices of the Brazillian comedy troupe Porta dos Fundos. The Fascists were angry about the troupes film "The First Temptation of Christ", and relied on old time religious violence to show their anger.
(5 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 8, 2010 Is burning Korans a good idea?
Burning Korans will not bring about anything positive. What needs to be done is to examine the contents of the Koran, Bible, Torah and all "holy" books to see if they can stand the test of God-given reason.
(9 comments) SHARE Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Will the Coronavirus Start the Beginning of the End of the "Revealed" Religions?
People looking at the response of the "revealed" religions to the coronavirus pandemic can't help but have strong doubts as to the claims made by the "revealed" religions regarding answered prayers, faith healing, etc. This is an opportunity for Deists, and for all freethinkers, to empower people to break free of the "revealed" religions by letting them know God gave them reason, not religion.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 16, 2020 Attention Nones: You Have a Home in Deism
The number of people in the US who are classified as religious "nones" is now at least equal to the number of Catholics and to the number of Christian evangelicals. Contrary to popular assumption, the vast majority of these people are not Atheists, as they are rejecting religion, not belief in God/The Supreme Intelligence. Belief in God plus rejection of religion equals Deism.
(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.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, April 11, 2011 The religious right is wrong: the Bible god is a Communist!
The religious right is currently trying to get their followers to believe God wants to smash unions and the working class. They are wrong. The Bible god is actually a Communist! Of course, history shows us that Communism is horrible for the working class, too.
(9 comments) SHARE Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Protect Children From Deadly Religious Superstitions With Reason and Deism
In the last six months at least four eight-day old baby boys in New York City have been infected with herpes because the rabbis/mohels who circumcised them used their mouth to suck blood from the circumcision wound. This religious crime against children, and all harm caused by all the "revealed" religions, can be stopped with innate God-given reason and Deism.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, December 12, 2019 Religious Violence Erupts in Jersey City, New Jersey Killing Six People
The religious violence based attack by Black Hebrew Israelites against Jews in a kosher grocery store in New Jersey makes clear the destructive power of man-made "revealed" religions. As the Deist Thomas Paine wrote in The Age of Reason, The Complete Edition, "Belief in a cruel god makes a cruel man."
(25 comments) SHARE Monday, May 15, 2017 The Religious Right Is Not Dead - But It Can Be
Prior to Trump's victory, which was made possible by the religious right, many people believed the religious right was dead. We now know better. One weapon that has never been used on a large scale to defeat the religious right is Deism. It's now time for Deism.
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Glenn Beck Will Hold a Rally In Jerusalem
Glenn Beck is promoting a rally in Jerusalem which holds a lot of potential for violence. He's going to hold it near the Islamic Rock of the Dome. Beck, like the rest of the religious right, suffers from the delusion that the Bible is based on facts and not ignorance and superstition with the purpose of promoting the Jewish state of Israel over all.
(5 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 22, 2012 Rick Santorum, Christianity and the Heart vs. Mind Question
Rick Santorum, the religious right and all of the various "revealed" religions place more importance on what is in their hearts than what is true and real. This problem causes many more problems and desperately needs to be corrected.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, May 16, 2011 Sunday Bloody Sunday in Palestine
The Arab Spring has reached Israel's illegal borders. The world needs to make Israel follow international law in order to stop and prevent yet more violence and suffering.
(21 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 27, 2011 Importance Of Deism Made Crystal Clear By Victim Of Religious Violence
Linda is a victim of the Islamic terror attacks in London, England on July 7, 2005. She wrote a heartfelt and reason based email explaining how these acts of religious violence turned her into a Deist. Her important and thought provoking email is the basis of this article.
(8 comments) SHARE Monday, July 25, 2011 Norway's Mass Killer is a Christian Conservative
Norway's mass killer, Anders Behring Breivik, is a Christian conservative who wants to take Europe back to the Middle Ages. Violence, which is promoted by all three Abrahamic "revealed" religions, Judaism,Christianity and Islam, is Breivik's road to accomplishing this anti-progress goal.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, November 21, 2020 Belief in the Bible Prevents Peace Between Israel and Palestine
After decades of failed peace talks between Israeli Jews and Palestinian Gentiles, nothing has been achieved. In fact, while "peace talks" were going on, Israel continued stealing land from the Palestinians. The reason for this is belief in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament.
(7 comments) SHARE Friday, June 5, 2020 Trump, Pelosi and Biden's Battle of the Bible!
One thing Trump, Pelosi and Biden all have in common is the promotion of the religious violence promoting and ungodly Bible. This is something to be concerned about in a nuclear age.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, February 7, 2012 Barrack Obama and Christian Apologist C.S. Lewis
Like politicians on the right, Obama attempts to win Christian votes. However, the threat of theocracy is a danger no matter who brings it. What C.S. Lewis envisioned as a Christian society, and what the Bible teaches us about Christian society are both things to be protected against!
(5 comments) SHARE Friday, May 17, 2019 US Ambassador to Israel States that "God's Is On Israel's Side"
US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, believes Israel is on God's side and God is on Israel's side. As an Orthodox Jew and member of the Jewish priestly caste, the Kohanim, it's not surprising that Friedman suffers from these delusions. However, for a US ambassador, these religious delusions are harmful and dangerous.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Violence Is Not The Answer - Reason and Deism Are!
We need to realize that violence is not the answer, reason is. This will take a lot of work, but it must be done. We can win over people currently under the influence of the "revealed" religions by letting them know that God gave us reason, not religion. Deism is the best way to accomplish this.
(14 comments) SHARE Friday, April 26, 2019 Why Religious Coexistence is Impossible
We often hear that the "revealed" religions and those people in them need to coexist. If we become objectively familiar with the teachings of those man-made "revealed" religions, we quickly see coexistence is impossible. Instead, we need to do away with them through peaceful means based on our innate God-given reason.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Democrats Pander to Israel Lobby
The Democratic Party is kowtowing to the Israel lobby by calling for Jerusalem to be Israel's capital in violation of international law. America's blind support for Israel leads to much religious violence and war.
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, April 26, 2020 Iran Has a Special Fear of Women
Nasrin Sotoudeh is a human-rights activist and lawyer in Iran. She has been imprisoned and whipped with 148 lashes because she refuses to submit to the Islamic theocracy of Iran. The Iranian government fears her so much, they refuse to temporarily release her from prison during the coronavirus pandemic. She is not alone, as other women who resist have made their way to North America.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, May 9, 2019 Oliver Stone's Apparent Fear of Israel
Israel, the Israel lobby, the neocons and the Trump administration are busy working to get Americans into a war against Iran for the benefit of Israel. We need people with the ability and means to warn American about this rapidly approaching danger. Oliver Stone neglected to mention the Israel connection to the Iraq War in his film W. He, and others like him, should take a stand and try to avert the coming war.
(4 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Obama mixes religion and government
Obama makes the religious right happy with a new executive order promoting the unconstitutional mixing of religion and government via the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Donald Trump's United Nations Speech and Hypocrisy
Donald Trump's wins much of his support by convincing people he believes in putting America first. However, his actions put Israel first. His fake promotion of American sovereignty in his recent UN speech is made evident by Trump not taking a public stand against Israel recent statement that it can violate any nation's sovereignty.
(5 comments) SHARE Thursday, December 9, 2010 Hanukkah: A triumph of ignorance over reason
The celebration of Hanukkah is actually the celebration of ignorance and fear over reason and progress. This practice is key to the success of the neoconservatives and their war machine. However, we can reverse this negative predicament with action through reason and Deism.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 25, 2018 The Anniversary of the Last Killing by the Spanish Inquisition
When religion and government are mixed together, we get dangerous and ungodly monstrosities like the Spanish Inquisition. The last person murdered by the Spanish Inquisition was the Deist Cayetano Ripoll. Too few people are aware of Cayetano Ripoll, Deism and the fact that the Spanish Inquisition was still killing "heretics" into the 19th century.
(11 comments) SHARE Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Trump: "We Have To Protect Israel"
As he maneuvers the US into a war against Iran, Donald Trump openly states that the US must protect the Jewish state of Israel.
(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.
(3 comments) SHARE Friday, October 7, 2011 Prayer Killed the Baby
A Christian couple were found guilty of second degree manslaughter for letting their newborn premature son to die. He died because his Christian parents believed the false Bible promise of healing through prayer and anointing with oil. We all need to do what we can to bring unnecessary and unreasonable religious crimes against children to an end.
(8 comments) SHARE Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Honest Questions For People of Faith
It's time for an objective look at what it really means to be a person of faith. This article includes 21 thought provoking questions that need to be asked and answered.
(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!
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, December 26, 2010 Happy Battle of Trenton Victory Day!
It's refreshing to know of the example given to us by America's revolutionaries at the Battle of Trenton. They taught us that no matter how dark things appear, never give up fighting and working for what is right!
(4 comments) SHARE Monday, November 15, 2010 Obama to reward Israel for its bad behavior
By rewarding Israel for its bad behavior Obama is only encouraging Israel to commit more bad behavior. The true solution for the problem will not be found in politicians who owe their careers to the Israel lobby. It will only be found in reason and action through Deism.
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 22, 2010 Stopping the Christian right political machine - Part II
The Christian politicians in the religious right can't defend key parts of their religious beliefs. Freethinkers need to ask them about these ludicrous claims, such as blind support of Israel, so others can see how empty and unreasonable they are.
(13 comments) SHARE Friday, August 26, 2011 Is Peace Possible When Dealing With Israel?
Before you can reach an agreement with someone you need to know that they are reasonable and that they base their decisions on reason. Israel, as a religious/Jewish state, is based on superstition and not reason. They value the ancient and bloody Hebrew/Jewish Bible more than God-given reason. If they don't evolve, reaching a lasting peace with them is impossible.
(7 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Alex Trebek and Hell
The recent death of Alex Trebek, the host of Jeopardy, has inspired a Christian author to write an article using fear tied to Trebek's afterlife, to win new converts to Christianity. It's time to replace fear with unconditional love.
(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.
(7 comments) SHARE Friday, March 12, 2010 Satan Occupies the Vatican!
Catholic exorcist says Satan is in the Vatican. He also reveals the dangers of the religious right.
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 20, 2011 Alabama's Governor Bentley: Does he really BELIEVE?
Alabama Governor Bentley says that people who are not Christians are not his brothers and sisters. However, he says he wants them to be his brothers and sisters and made it clear they can do that by becoming Christians. To have an elected public official say such a thing violates the First Amendment. We can make take the wind out of his sails and the sales of religious right by making them prove their Bible promises are true.
(5 comments) SHARE Friday, July 22, 2011 Michele Bachmann Needs to Put Up or Shut Up
The religious right and its "revealed" religion political zealots like Michele Bachmann need to be stopped. Thankfully, the Deist and American revolutionary has taught us just how to stop them!
(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!
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, September 28, 2010 Christian clergy hypocritically oppose the IRS
Christian clergy attempt to resist the IRS rule which prohibits them from promoting politicians from the pulpit. If they were sincere, they would give up their tax exempt status in order to say what they want. However, by resisting the government they are in violation of their own Bible.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, November 1, 2010 Religious Right Con-man Ralph Reed is Resurrected!
Christian con-man and former associate of convicted felon Jack Abramoff, Ralph Reed is back organizing Christians to subvert America into a Judeo-Christian theocracy. Thankfully, they can be stopped!
(10 comments) SHARE Friday, June 8, 2018 Does Loving Truth Make You Hostile to Religion?
US Supreme Court Justice Kennedy is opposed to "religious hostility". He doesn't realize that you cannot love and value truth while pandering to religions that attack the truth.
(7 comments) SHARE Saturday, October 17, 2020 "Radical Islam" Is Islam
The heartless and ungodly murder by beheading teacher Samuel Paty in France by a Muslim terrorist did not have to happen. The best way to stop religious violence is through honesty and reason.
(5 comments) SHARE Tuesday, July 24, 2012 Aurora Massacre: Helping the Victims Cope
It's important for the victims of the Aurora shootings to be aware of a profound, but too often overlooked, way to heal which is through reason. This article draws from the writings of a survivor of the al-Qaeda 7/7 bombings in London who was crippled and whose husband was killed. She explains how she used reason and Deism to help her heal. There is no need for "revealed" religious nonsense which only complicates things.
(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.
(3 comments) SHARE Friday, November 5, 2010 Israel: "on high above all nations of the earth"
The probable new House majority leader and neoconservative warmonger, Eric Cantor, wants to remove Israel's source of American tax dollars from the foreign aid coffers and place Israel's handouts directly in the defense budget.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, May 10, 2011 Osama bin Laden and C.S. Lewis
Muslims and Christians who want to have society and government based on "the word of God" all make the mistake of not admitting there are many different books which many people irrationally claim are "the word of God." Hence the violence and attacks on true progress.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, October 29, 2010 Is Jon Stewart missing the point?
Jon Stewart says his rally to restore sanity is for people who're not involved in politics because they "have things to do." Progress is brought about by people who put their personal "things to do" behind their desire to make a better world.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, December 4, 2020 Truth is Priceless, So We Should Act Accordingly
As the John Lennon song says, "Gimme some truth". The first step in discovering what is true is to detect what is false, so you can eliminate the falsehoods. Reason is the tool we use to do this. Deism sees innate reason as God-given. Yet, the religions, which claim to represent God, reject God-given reason. This causes very real suffering in the world.
(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.
(3 comments) SHARE Friday, October 4, 2013 How Male Christians Can End the Goverment Shutdown
With Republicans and Democrats blaming each other for the current government shutdown it's interesting to know Christians from both parties, and in particular male Christians, have the power to end the shutdown immediately.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 21, 2010 Yanking the teeth from the religious right
The most powerful teeth of the religious right is the Bible. By objectively showing the ungodly origins and teachings of the Bible we are yanking the teeth from the religious right. Deism is a great way to accomplish this vital goal.
SHARE Sunday, August 15, 2010 "Religious Moderate": is it even possible?
"Revealed" religions have cause violence and division among humanity for thousands of years. Now it's time for a natural and reasonable religious philosophy to replace the "revealed" religions: Deism.
(8 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Saudi Women's Rights Activist Persecuted by Misogynistic Sunni Muslim Government
Loujain al-Hathloul is a women's rights activist in Saudi Arabia. She was arrested in 2018 for using her human rights of free speech. She went through a two-week hunger strike to protest Saudi officials torturing her and not allowing her to see her parents. Her case was transferred to a new and more brutal court. A change of thinking is required for an end to religious misogyny and brutality.
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Hillary Clinton Opposes Israel BDS Movement
Hillary Clinton wants the White House and knows this means she must please the powerful Israel lobby. One of the ways she is doing this is to attack the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement which is attempting to bring pressure on Israel in order to end its illegal occupation of Palestinian lands and for more democracy for Palestinian within the Jewish state.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Religious Right's Marriage Vow Nullifies Itself
The religious right's Marriage Vow, which Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum both signed, contains self-destructive and self-canceling language. If they weren't so used to accepting without reason the contradictions in the Bible they may have known better than to sign the Marriage Vow.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Will people's revolution spread to Israel?
Will the spirit of the people's revolution which was victorious in Egypt extend to Israel? Will it push Israel to adopt a constitution which puts democratic rights above religious dogma?
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, November 11, 2010 Israel spits in the face of America
Obama says no more Israeli homes should be built on Palestinian lands. Israel announces the building of over 1,800 new homes for Jews on Palestinian lands. Obama and the U.S. do nothing meaningful to stop the Israeli aggression. Here are some things the U.S. needs to do to correct the problem in the Middle East.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Pat Robertson receives award for promoting Israel
Religious leader Pat Robertson receives an award for promoting the Jewish state of Israel. This superstition based status quo of Israel over all can only bring more war and misery.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, April 18, 2010 Deist Antony Flew died at age 87
Antony Flew has died at age 87. He was a man of charcter and courage which made it possible for him to admit he was incorrect in believing in Atheism and allowed him to evolve into a Deist.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 9, 2011 International Women's Day and the "Holy" Books
International Women's Day is to celebrate and assist women. One obstacle holding women back are the Big Three Abrahamic "Revealed" Religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. All three must be overcome if women are to be truly liberated and freed.
SHARE Thursday, October 21, 2010 Yanking the teeth from the religious right
The most powerful teeth of the religious right is the Bible. By objectively showing the ungodly origins and teachings of the Bible we are yanking the teeth from the religious right. Deism is a great way to accomplish this vital goal.
SHARE Sunday, March 28, 2010 Religious Right: Why Don't They Heal?
The religious right promotes mixing government and religion. They claim the Bible as God's word. Therefore, they should use their Bible promised healing powers to heal the sick so we don't need government or private health care.