That’s interesting. That was faster than the last time. That’s called exponential growth. I seem to have quite a curve on my hands. I like curves as is plainly obvious by the insanely popular post The Underrated Black Woman, which for the first time in over a year has trumped the ultimate question of whether Black Men Prefer White Women. Either way, thank you so much.
Christmas was always about the excess. It was never about religion.
While talking with an atheist recently, he shared something with me that I thought was rather profound. He suggested that even though he doesn’t believe in God, he still goes to church, he still continues to search for Easter Eggs, and even puts up a Christmas tree. I found this to be perplexing given his convictions. So I asked him how he could reconcile this given his unbelief. He said, quite frankly, that mythology was never originally intended for what we now use it for. It is today’s religious zealots who would have us believe otherwise.
That blew my mind. Here’s why:
One who has tough questions should never ask them of those who fear the answers.
Have you ever had one of those moments growing up when you were presented with an idea that you immediately accepted, but deep in the recesses of your mind, something didn’t add up? That was my entire childhood really. That’s basically how I grew up with religion. This post is for all the younger folks out there who have questions they are either afraid to ask or were given circular, useless answers. Read on to see what all your church elders were so afraid of.
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