Probably

There Probably Is No God Presenting bad evidence hurts your case more than presenting none. One marble to represent all gods. But which one is it! Between the Torah, Bible, Quran, Tripitaka and Bhagatvad Gita we have plenty of examples of direct communications from God himself. Direct, allegedly unquestionable, proof…

Pyrrhic Victory

Torpedoes in the water When I accused them of having offices adjacent the European Union in Brussels, solely for facilitating covert recruitment of politicians in high offices, I assumed they would not hear me. It would seem I was mistaken! Screenshot from Cold-Waters, a well-known submarine-game. Pyrrhus was the leader…

Votarem!

Votarem! We will vote When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of…

That Magic Feeling

That Magic Feeling Because perception is reality The setting: a summer barbeque. Equal parts friends, family, alcohol and meat. In Belgium the only place where you can discuss your religious convictions is either on television, where everyone can see/hear it, or in your backyard where no-one can. Every other place…

Modern Times

Modern Times Welcome to the new normal [caption id="attachment_470" align="aligncenter" width="240"] Muhammad Ali in 1967. We hold but empty names.[/caption] In this short post I reflect on the current Ramadan, the passing of Muhammad Ali and the mass-shooting that claimed the lives of no less than 50 people. As a…

For the remains of the day

Brussels, 22/03/2016 #BelgiumUndefeated Dear Isis, I usually  try to be a little clever. I have a big ego and feeling the smartest person in the room is a huge part of that. So I was going to tell you that when you placed that second bomb at 400 meters from…

Numbers

Numbers Peace on earth to all of good will [caption id="attachment_396" align="aligncenter" width="554"] Count-down to the future[/caption] I once remarked to a reporting technician: ‘if we suppose we commence our time measuring at the birth of Jesus Christ, why then are Christmas and New Year not on the same day?’…

The Atheist Priesthood

The Atheist Priesthood The endgame dilemma [caption id="attachment_383" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Silent reflection works for both sides.[/caption] Must the war go on forever? I liked Jaclyn Glenn, I still do. For starters she’s attractive (that is never not an issue), outspoken and she’s an atheist. I’ve seen video’s of talks she…

The sound of silence

Praying to the neon God [caption id="attachment_290" align="aligncenter" width="307"] The Anonymous community signature mask[/caption] I’ve been struggling with my atheism. Yes, yet another feature of Christianity that seamlessly transfers onto its anti-thesis. But unlike Christian priests I’ve not been struggling with the mere absurdity and internal contradictions of the thing…

The attack of the eleventh of september

Step into the breach [caption id="attachment_271" align="aligncenter" width="1231"] History contains many layers.[/caption] This post, I’ll admit, just got away from me. It started to be about something and then it turned into something very different. I hope that where you don’t agree with me, you do answer some of the…

Garden Of Stone

Pvt. Hailaga 1ste Inf. 11/11/2015, Atheist [caption id="attachment_217" align="alignnone" width="1901"] Garden Of Stone[/caption] Native American’s that engaged in the tradition of carving totem-poles are said to have denounced any creativity on the part of the carver. The animals and shapes were already in the wood and it was the carver’s…

One More Mile

I’m a Philistine. I don’t really care how my house is ‘decorated’, my clothes are all old and many of them have holes in them, things I posses have a higher chance than average of being fixed with duck-tape. If I was an American, I might be a red-neck in…

Symmetry

TIGER, tiger, burning bright In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry?        It was during a seasons finale of an otherwise forgettable episode of the increasingly forgettable series ‘Criminal Minds’ where I first encountered the song “As it seems”…