The Faitheism Project Podcast, Season 2, Episode 8: “Losing My Religion”

Maybe the best two songs (they’re the first two that race to mind) about how painful love can be are Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” and REM’s “Losing My Religion”. What’s interesting is that both express the nothing-else-quite-like-it pain of romantic loss as a kind of religious experience. Leonard Cohen gives love the biblical potency to “cutContinue reading “The Faitheism Project Podcast, Season 2, Episode 8: “Losing My Religion””

The Faitheism Project Podcast, Episode 30: “Does Your Dogma Bite?”

Bread and butter.  Oil and vinegar.  Religion and dogma.  Got the one, the other just seems to go right along with it.  Bread is improved by butter, oil is given life by vinegar, but religion is given what-exactly by religion?  Rules, for one thing.  Why do religions need rules to begin with and is itContinue reading “The Faitheism Project Podcast, Episode 30: “Does Your Dogma Bite?””

The Fatheism Project Podcast — Episode 2: Certainty v Uncertainty

Science is a search for certainty that accepts uncertainty as a given. There are things science must admit it does not know. What then does one do when one reaches the limits of one’s knowledge? The Abrahamic religions insist God is the answer to everything. He’s the uncertainty cure. That doesn’t mean he’ll ever shareContinue reading “The Fatheism Project Podcast — Episode 2: Certainty v Uncertainty”

This Atheist Is Happy To Believe In “God”; All He’s Asking For Is A Little Proof

by A L Katz People, as we all know, can be made to believe almost anything. Hell, France still believes Jerry Lewis was a comic genius. I’ve always been grateful to Hebrew School (8 years of it) for making me the atheist I am today though, to be fair, I walked in the door aContinue reading “This Atheist Is Happy To Believe In “God”; All He’s Asking For Is A Little Proof”