Archive: May, 2011

A brilliant attack against the religious ideas held by many people

The Mysterious Stranger By Mark Twain Mark Twain (1835-1910) uses this novel to mock the conventional ideas about God: that God is a loving ever-present entity who wants to help people and reward people who do what he wants done and punishes people who disobey him. He sets his parable in Austria hinting that Austria […]

Does God exist?

The God Upgrade Finding your 21st Century Spirituality in Judaism’s 5000 Year Old Tradition By Rabbi Jamie S. Korngold Jewish Lights Publishing, 2011, 143 pages   Rabbi Korngold may be a pantheist. She writes that she believes what she understands Spinoza did that God is found in nature. She runs religious adventure outings and takes […]

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