Judeo-Christianity-Islam vs. Taoism

Judeo-Christianity-Islam: You are the subject slave of Gods. Taoism: You are the universe pretending to be you. Christianity: 1. Directs you to believe that a vengeful murderous mountain deity (Yahweh/Jehovah) promised a very specific group of desert-dwelling people at a… Continue Reading

The Church of Catholic AIDS Priests Want to Talk to YOU about Your Faith

by Liam Scheff “Christian Apologetics and AIDS Fundamentalists.” What is Apologetics? It’s the process of arguing about mythology with people who don’t know what mythology is, unless it’s any religion other than theirs. Apologetics is a form of argument used… Continue Reading

The 7-Minute Interview – Ken Humphreys of “Jesus Never Existed” – with Liam Scheff

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Kenneth Humphreys of “Jesus Never Existed” .com takes the 7-minute challenge. Did the prophet exist, or was it all “religious nonsense? We’ll ask Ken the how and why of what he thinks and we hear his response to critics. With… Continue Reading

Christian Apologetics, Vaccine Safety and Other Myths

by Liam Scheff Here it is for the newcomer; was “Jesus” (Yeshua) an historical figure? A CNN web-flog takes it on in, albeit at a slant. ‘But the name on the amulet wasn’t Jesus. It was a pseudonym for Osiris-Dionysus,… Continue Reading

One Day, You Wake Up and 2,000 Years of History Knocks at Your Forehead

– Destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem, Francesco Hayez, oil on canvas, 1867. Depicting the destruction and looting of the Second Temple by the Roman army. by Liam Scheff So, one day you wake up, and your head goes: 70… Continue Reading

Wikipedia Does Jesus

– Here’s looking at you, Mithras! by Liam Scheff The official ‘unbiased’ opinion of the Wikipedia on various controversial subjects is always to favor the conservative (monied, mythological, anti-critical thinking) position. Therefore we have it from the ‘editors’ of the… Continue Reading

The Bible – A Comic Book Movie?

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– The dying-and-rising God-Man. by Liam Scheff I’ve been reading and absorbing decades and centuries of writing and thinking about this piece of florid literature called “The Bible.” “Not a book, but a library,” I’ve been told, it has to… Continue Reading

Which God Do You Worship?

by Liam Scheff We imagine that there is only one such thing as “God,” and it is the personified being that sits atop the Pantheon of our personal religion. Whether Christian, Jewish, Muslim or iPodist, you worship something and/or someone.… Continue Reading

Where’s Your Messiah Now?

by Liam Scheff The question of historical reality seems to be encountering a new dawn as it relates to the various books and stories that comprise the Torah and Gospels (“The Bible”). Many people have a severe allergic response to… Continue Reading

A very, very, very, very brief alternative re-history of the planet Earth and Western Civilization. Very, very brief.

Brief alternative (but probably more correct) history of Earth. Our current myth: 1. Earth was created out of nothing, through the “big bang’*, which somehow created dust, which somehow congealed into stars and planets, which somehow made life. 2. Then,… Continue Reading