The Faith of an Atheist

The Faith of an Atheist

I’ve been reading a great deal about atheism and the growing number of atheists in America. It’s really hard to pinpoint how many there are out of the estimated 305 million Americans, but around 20 million atheists seems to be the current agreement among different polling agencies. Although there are many different types of atheists, the most well-known is the Materialist who believes that physical matter is the only reality. Atheists rely heavily on scientific evidence to support their position, which is that there is no physical evidence that God exists. One of the most respectable modern atheists, Christopher Hitchens, asserts that “the concept of God or a supreme being is a totalitarian belief that destroys individual freedom, and that free expression and scientific discovery should replace religion as a means of teaching ethics and defining human civilization.”

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Blogging For Quality, Not Quantity: A Guide To Better Posts

Blogging For Quality, Not Quantity: A Guide To Better Posts

 

Writing can be a formidable opponent. There are times when an author feels as if he’s battling to position his words in the most inspirational way. Each word raises a sword in an effort to draw the blood of another and take a stronger position in a sentence or paragraph. The word that wins will influence the next word, which will influence the next word, and the next and so on.

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Getting A 7 Month Old To Sleep

I wrote a blog several months ago about our daughter and the infamous “family bed”. I write “infamous” because it’s controversial to have your baby sleep in your bed with you, apparently (insert eye roll here). We had her sleep with us originally because she rolled over at a very early age. Once she did roll over, she had a tendency to sleep directly on her face. Of course, our fear was SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Now that our daughter is 7 months old our fears have been subsided for some time, but getting her to sleep in her crib has been an incredible challenge.

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Thanks Honey

I want to thank my wife for an incredible wine and cheese party today. She invited family and my best friends. We had a great time drinking, eating, and playing Xbox Kinect. Thank you for being an incredible woman.

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