Monthly Archives: September 2013

Someone in my family is dying.

Someone in my family is dying. She is 69 years old. What the doctors put down to arthritis and asthma turned out to be aggressive cancer in her bones and a collapsed lung. Both of which she has had for … Continue reading

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Open response to: “Would you say you’ve kept the Ten Commandments?”

Okay let’s go through them.. 20 And God spake all these words, saying, 2 I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. 3 Thou shalt have … Continue reading

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(ongoing) Advertising “The Word Of God”

Whilst on my travels on one of England’s spiffing train services.. ..I happened to encounter a lovely advert that appeared to cast a negative connotation onto the reasonable conclusion regarding the absence of god. “Did this advert have the long … Continue reading

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“This is heaven. Why should I let you in?”

“Okay, so for this next question just please assume that there is an afterlife. It’s hypothetical. Let’s assume that after you die you find out that there really is an afterlife and you find yourself at the gates of heaven. … Continue reading

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(Short) Do You Think There Is Any Chance Of An Afterlife?

I was posed this question “Do You Think There Is Any Chance Of An Afterlife?” recently after a lengthy conversation you can see through my ‘open response’ posts. Here is my (short) open response: It is a possibility since it … Continue reading

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What Happens To Us When We Die

When all neurological activity has ceased there is no more for us to experience. Consciousness is observably an emergent property of neurobiochemistry. This doesn’t detract from the beauty of abstract thought nor the complexity of interaction that gives rise to … Continue reading

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Causality and Watchmakers Revisited.

The first time I ever heard the watch maker argument I thought it very strange. The idea that someone uneducated finds a watch in the wilderness and it is painfully obvious that the watch is designed because it is not … Continue reading

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