Theism

Desmond Tutu Says No - Would You?

John Sargeant | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK
John Sargeant

As an atheist I deny that theism has proved there is a God and the evidence suggests such a beings existence is doubtful (not impossible) - though I base it more on religion being clearly the work of fallible human imagination.

Why We Believe in Gods: Afterthoughts After a Discussion With Andy Thomson

Tony Sobrado | Posted 19.02.2013 | Home
Tony Sobrado

The other night I was fortunate enough to talk with Dr. Andy Thomson, Author of the ground breaking Why We Believe in Gods: A Concise Guide to the Sci...

What is Atheism+ and do we need it?

Tony Sobrado | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Politics
Tony Sobrado

Much has been said in recent weeks following the unveiling of Atheism+, a form of social idealism enshrined in the philosophical precept of Atheism with its claws firmly wrapped around political philosophy. It is this uneasy marriage of the philosophy of Atheism with the apparent political philosophy of Atheism that has so far been met with appreciation but also bemusement and perplexity by both fellow Atheists and those engaged in mainstream politics.

Believers Should Be Glad That Proofs for God Don't Work

Mark Vernon | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK
Mark Vernon

The so-called proofs for the existence of God are widely thought to fail.

To Whom, or What, Are You Grateful When You Say Thank You?

Mark Vernon | Posted 07.06.2012 | Home
Mark Vernon

I remember once hearing an atheist describe how they were 'grateful that an indifferent universe conspired to give me life.' I knew what he meant. But it raises a big question: grateful to what or whom?

If You Can't Do Doubt, You Can't Do God

Mark Vernon | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Vernon

One day, a philosopher was asked to define religion. His answer needed to be definitive, precise - the kind of formula that would satisfy lawyers, or the atheists of his day who sought a clear target at which to aim their critique.