Category Archives: god

Happy Twentieth: Lucretius on Iron and War, and some Updates

Happy Twentieth to Epicureans everywhere! During the month of February in Athens, Epicureans from all over Greece got together for their annual symposium. As is customary, I sent a message of solidarity on behalf of the Friends of Epicurus. Here … Continue reading

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God and the Atom: Book Review

Victor J Stenger, who passed away a couple of years ago, was one of the staunchest defenders of the classical model of physics, the one that remains truest to the original model invented by the Leucippus-Democritus dynamic duo and perfected … Continue reading

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Reasonings on the Jefferson Bible I

The blog series RJB is based on my reading of the Jefferson Bible for the 21st Century, published by Humanist Press. It is based on the cut-and-paste Bible that was put together by American founding father Thomas Jefferson, where he … Continue reading

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Lucretius Against the Creationists

When they feign That gods have stablished all things but for man, They seem in all ways mightily to lapse From reason’s truth … in no wise the nature of the world For us was builded by a power divine- So great … Continue reading

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Boko Haram, Lucretius, and Existential Risk Studies

In recent years, Nigerian terrorist organization Boko Haram has been in the news for carrying out frequent massacres of thousands of innocent victims, mostly in Northern Nigeria. They have been notoriously recruiting women for their suicide bomb missions. The most … Continue reading

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The Paris Attacks

… because nothing convinces everyone of your moral superiority like executing dozens of innocent people, recharging your weapon, and doing it again, and again. (sigh) So here we go. Please share this, together with the hashtag #ImagineNoReligion. It’s the Society of … Continue reading

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