atheism

Can you feel God in your heart?

If you ask people why they believe in God, most will give you a reason derived from logic (however, tortured and broken it may be) but a sizable minority, ignore logic and rely entirely on their feeli...

The Apprentice

Part 3: The Apprentice AAI’s work in Uganda and their billboard campaign in Guatemala, inspired me to think about how critical thinking skills could be promoted in my home country, India. These campai...

Six things atheists do wrong

Atheists, if you aim to help believers reconsider and, perhaps, revise their unwarranted beliefs, there are some things you should be aware of. Insulting believers will not make them realize they are ...

Why the First Cause is a Lost Cause

Every effect we have observed in nature has a cause. We have extrapolated from that incomplete data set the idea that it’s reasonable to assume that EVERY effect must have a cause and we’ve named this...

The Program

Combatting India’s godmen Part I: The Program Almost 1 in 5 of the people on the planet live in India. India is a land one third the size of the USA but with almost four and a half times more pe...

Are we made in God’s image?

I regularly jog past a Planned Parenthood center on my running route. Unless it’s raining (I guess “baby killing” is ok on rainy days) there is always a handful of protesters out-front, typicall...

Jordan

Jordan is a small landlocked country lying along the eastern border of Israel. Sometimes it is referred to as the “East Bank,” while Israel is known as the “West Bank.” Since its independence from the...

How we know gods are imaginary

Across the globe and across time, humans have loved and worshipped thousands of gods. But, if one god was real and all the rest fake, we would know. Consider three possible benefits of believing in a ...

Make us smile!

Now there is a simple (and no cost) way to raise funds for AAI, so long as you live in the USA. Just sign up for Amazon Smile and every time you shop on Amazon, we get 0.5% of the value of your qualif...

God vs Surgeons

Here’s a test for those pastors who claim they can work miracles through God; take them to a hospital to pray for 30 patients. Ten patients have aortic valve failure and need replacement heart v...

Your inner caveman revealed

Viewing from a distance can often reveal things that cannot be seen close up. To gain a sense of perspective, it is interesting to look at our species, not for a few generations but for our entire exi...

Hardened Hearts

Paul wrote in his epistle to the Ephesians in chapter 4 verse 18 “They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardne...