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42. Caesar’s Messiah

“All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher.” – Lucretius (Roman Philosopher 99 B.C.E. – 55 B.C.E.) I have recently discovered a fascinating book and documentary entitled “Caesar’s Messiah,” by Joseph Atwill,

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Head and Heart

Until very recently, my journey in seeking Truth has largely been a private one.  The vast majority of my friends and family are strong or moderate Christian believers, and I have often felt uncomfortable sharing my questioning journey with them, because

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Coexist

The pastor at the church where I work will on occasion mention in his sermons his annoyance with the “coexist” bumper stickers he often sees while driving, which spell out the word “coexist” using various religious symbols for the letters,

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Prove It

There are three simple steps we can take to uncover the Truth about our traditional concepts of God and religion, particularly within Judeo-Christian, Islamic traditions. Recognize the fact that all contradictions and double-standards are false. Recognize the fact that all

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Excuses for God

I admit I lose patience with those who try to make a “moral point” by quoting the Bible. While there are many wonderful and truthful passages in the Bible which can serve as good advice and words of wisdom, such

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The Illusion of “Sin”

When I look back on the trajectory of my life, I can see how the creation of “The Mystical Voice” was in many ways, inevitable. My desire to understand all of the things which were drilled into my head in

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Doubting Thomas

I admit to being a “doubting Thomas,” which I do not consider to be a “bad” thing. The expression “doubting Thomas” was coined from the famous scripture passage after Jesus’ resurrection in which his apostle Thomas is quoted in John

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Caesar’s Messiah

“All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher.” – Lucretius (Roman Philosopher 99 B.C.E. – 55 B.C.E.) I have recently discovered a fascinating book and documentary entitled “Caesar’s Messiah,” by Joseph Atwill,

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The Blame-Game

Not too long ago, my counselor gave me something to think about I have found incredibly enlightening ever since.  What we discussed was the “Drama Triangle Game,” which is a seductive, high-energy blame-game which attempts to redirect the focus of attention, energy,

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The Christmas Myth

At this time of year especially, we hear many stories.  We hear stories of a jolly old white bearded man named Santa Claus who brings gifts to little children all over the world in one night while flying through the

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