Category Archives: Philosophy and Faith

An atheist who has made peace with God

Have you ever heard of or met an atheist who encourages people to regularly look to God for guidance? Of course not, right? Atheist’s don’t believe God exists, right? That’s correct. They don’t. And I don’t. But now you can … Continue reading

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More on an atheist’s perspective on “metapersonal God”

Since the beginning of the year, I have posted some entries to this blog in which I state that an atheist could believe in God, examine how I might have introduced the term “metapersonal God” to the Google-searchable record of … Continue reading

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Why this atheist is not an antireligionist

I recently read this prediction by a fellow atheist who was inspired by a recent news story about an Indonesian atheist who was attacked and faces jail time for expressing his atheistic beliefs on Facebook: “[Like abolitionist, one day the term atheist … Continue reading

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Metapersonal God versus supernatural god? This atheist’s perspective

Since my prior post on the subject of a metapersonal God, I have come to realize more fully what believing in one, as an atheist, means to me. And it is this: While I put no faith in supernatural things, … Continue reading

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More on “metapersonal God”: Google search results of related terms

As I mentioned in my previous post regarding a “metapersonal God”, the fellow atheists who responded to my initial attempt to discuss this notion fervently believe that I am not an atheist. In fact, the one I had an extension … Continue reading

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On benefiting from looking towards a metapersonal God: A personal example

A few days ago, I posted a link to “Can an atheist believe in God?” in The Huffington Post’s comment forum in response to this post there by ‘GhostOfFDR’. Almost immediately, a few readers there posted critical replies. The tenure of … Continue reading

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Can an atheist believe in God?

On first glance, or probably at lot of them, the definition of an atheist seems to imply that the answer to this question is a firm “No” or “Of course not.” Because, as I read recently at the beginning of … Continue reading

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On the abuse of Ignorance in a Democracy

I’ve been in a funk lately.  Yes, a funk.  In large part because I am troubled by the persistence of ignorance in my country, and the effect it has on the long-term health of my country.  I can only hope … Continue reading

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