What Happens When Atheists Pray?

For more on Transhuman Erotic Freedom... A lot of people seem to think that, by believing in the myths of a religion, they will acquire some sort of privilege above all other people—they can become those chosen by their god to impose his will on the world around them. In return for their dedication, they expect some kind of payoff—a manifold return on their investment. So they pray for what they want. Sometimes they get it. More often they don't. From this many conclude there is no god. Of course they would be more accurate to conclude that there is ...

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Where Did All This F*cking Evil Sh%t Come From?

For more on Transhuman Erotic Freedom... También en español It is undeniable that there is often a lot of pain and suffering in a human lifetime. While individual experiences vary widely, over the course of a lifetime most people will experience instances when they are confronted with the reality of an apparently genuine evil. And this inevitably starts the discussion, “Why me? What did I do to deserve this? If God loves me, why is he doing this to me? How can we love a God that would let something like this happen to anybody (not just me)? I refuse ...

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Can Atheism be True, Good, Beautiful, and Loving?

For more on Transhuman Erotic Freedom... Of course it can. But first you have to sort out all the funny things about atheism. For example, there are as many varieties of self-proclaimed “atheism” and/or “agnosticism” as there are varieties of any other dogmatic religion.  Certainly atheism deserves to be considered and recognized as a religion in most of its varieties. Only a solipsistic denier of the sensory world could be considered a fully developed atheist, and that state is hardly viable for life. One of the problems atheists have is that they associate religion with belief in deity; they recognize that human ...

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Do You Believe in Fate? I Believe in Destiny!

For more on Transhuman Erotic Freedom... También en Español You may have noted that we never speak of “fate” and are constantly speaking of “destiny.” This is a very important distinction in our understanding of how the world actually works. As you become more familiar with the concept of destiny, as we use the word here at VenusPlusX.org, you will see how it assists understanding of the nature of progressive change, as well as providing a positive vision of the future. Many people hold a viewpoint they consider “rational” or “causal.” They say that what happens next is directly determined by ...

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