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Reincarnation & Mind

  In most religions, life after death is presumed to be a good thing, because most people believe in heaven and think that’s their destination. If one believes their after-life road leads to hell, it might not seem so great a scenario. The typical atheist response to ideas of an afterlife is that the person […]

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Atheism vs Non-theism

Tell a Buddhist that Buddha is an atheist and they will reply that he is a non-theist. The proper answer is – what’s the difference? The distinction, for me, is primarily cosmetic. It is more in application than essential belief. Atheism is a primary stance about the nature of the universe. God does not exist. […]

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The Dilemma of God’s Morality

The Euthryphro dilemma asks whether morality is good because God made it so or whether God made it so because it’s good. In the first case, morality is relative because it’s based on God’s decision. If he decides to make it different for whatever reason (a change in biblical Testaments for example), then he can. […]

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What is Buddha is an Atheist? Part I: The Flaws of Science

Buddha is an Atheist: a Spiritual Autopsy of Science and Religion is an upcoming 125,000 word book taking apart atheist misconceptions of Science and Religion through a series of specific topics. In Science, these are: Medical Science, Physics, Climate change, epistemology as philosophy of science, fraud, biology, peer review, and actual statements and beliefs of […]

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What is Buddha is an Atheist Part II: Atheist misconceptions about religion

Buddha is an Atheist: a Spiritual Autopsy of Science and Religion is an upcoming 125,000 word book taking apart atheist misconceptions of Science and Religion through a series of specific topics. In Religion, the topics are: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, focusing a lot on the political machinations within and around these systems. There is also […]

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Buddha is an Atheist

My book: Buddha is an Atheist, a Spiritual Autopsy of Science and Religion is being published this June. Buy it. Read it. Or Whatever. Anyway,  here is the original essay that started the whole idea. The book evolved dramatically since then and is a heavily researched work. This article is not. It is more a […]

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