Author Archives: Atheist Max

About Atheist Max

I'm a former Christian who became Atheist in middle age. My blog is a journal of how I lost religion and discovered a better life. For Peace, Civility and the Separation of Church and State

7 Fun Riddles for Christians

1. God made Adam and Eve perfect and without belly buttons. So… Where did umbilical cords come from if they were not God’s original design? Did they evolve? 2. If your God is greater than me, why can I improve his … Continue reading

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If not God, then what?

“One’s ignorance of how (or whether) the Cosmos or life began is not evidence of a god. It is evidence of one’s ignorance.” – Athiest Max

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GOD AND JESUS DESTROY LOVE At least one passage in the bible rings mostly true: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it … Continue reading

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Wisdom of the Great Mr. Ingersoll

“This is my doctrine: Give every other human being every right you claim for yourself.” ― Robert G. Ingersoll, The Liberty of Man, Woman and Child “To hate man and worship God seems to be the sum of all the … Continue reading

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9 Ways the Christian Faith Has Hurt Me

Originally posted on Maiden Heretic:
Before I dive in, I have to thank you guys for the thoughtful interactions on my previous post about leaving Christianity. Religious deconversion is an important issue, and at the risk of having a few…

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As an Atheist I have more “commandments” to follow than Christians, Jews or Muslims because the ancient Golden Rule is my primary moral code. Also known as the “law of reciprocity” it is not a dogma. It is flexible: “Treat others as you … Continue reading

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Evil Bible Lesson #1 – JESUS: “Execute them in Front of Me”

“KILL MY ENEMIES” – JESUS (Luke 19:27) “bring to me those enemies of mine who would not have me as their King and execute them in front of me.” (Luke 19:27) This parable of Jesus about obedience. The nobleman in the story is … Continue reading

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The Question that Kills God

Can a good God intercede when it is immoral for him to do so? God vanished when I realized he could not morally come to my aid.  The Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre of December of 2012 was a shocking horror. News traveled while … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Just Admit He Was a Fictional Character?

Jesus said: “For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.” – Jesus (Matthew 12:40) Jesus … Continue reading

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The Growing Religiosity of New Atheism

Originally posted on Shadow To Light:
I think religiosity is an intrinsic part of being human and is also perhaps the most unique of human characteristics.  We can get a feel for just how common this trait is by noting…

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