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The Christian Contradiction

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word “contradiction” as follows. “A proposition, statement, or phrase that asserts or implies both the truth and falsity of something… a logical incongruity… a situation in which inherent factors, actions, or propositions are inconsistent or

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Why Belief?

Why do we believe? Why do we place so much emphasis on faith? It is a question many churchgoers take for granted, but it is a question which deserves the utmost attention, as the answer to this question will reveal

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The “Genesis” of an Illusion

We have discovered it time and again throughout our journeys on this site… the fact that the ego, the self-concept, is an illusion, rendering all belief structures which assume the ultimate reality of the self to be fiction.  Since All is

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Made in OUR Image

While growing in the awareness of the Oneness of All, the numerous flaws and contradictions of traditional ego-centric notions of “god” become very clear.  It is a fascinating aspect of the human experience – our pattern of worshiping gods.  This

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Of Judgment

It is always fascinating to hear Christians speak of what they “should” be or do as a Christian.  They will remark how a behavior is “not Christian,” or say they must do what is “Christian.”  What does that mean? Presumably

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Of Sacrifice

I have spent a good deal of time throughout these past writings dismantling almost all of Christian dogma and theology.  I have done so because at Christianity’s foundation is the fundamental fatal flaw of believing that the self, the ego, is Real,

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Living for the Lie

There are many different notions of “salvation.” Some think they will get to Heaven by accepting Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. Some believe they will receive 72 virgins in paradise upon their death.  Others believe they will be reincarnated into different

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The Christ Myth

There is an aversion in our society to the word “myth” because we believe this means a story is untrue.  That is not at all the case.  Myths, from Ancient Greece such as the “Iliad” and “Odyssey” of Homer, to the modern ”Star

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The Question of Faith

What is faith?  The Apostle Paul says, in Hebrews 11:1 “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.”  The more I read Paul, the more I hear him resemble the

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Truth is NOT for Sale

Well, I heard another doosey of a semon this morning, which got my writing wheels turning once again.  The subject matter actually comes at a very timely moment after looking into the whole question of how the gospel writers and

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