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Chapter 10 - Atheism is Dumb

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[I am writing a book and plan to post chapters as I go, here is Chapter 10. I've already posted the introduction and first four and you can start here to read them. I will update with links to the future chapters when they are done.]
It used to be people were backward and superstitious. They worshiped everything. Trees, animals, stars, sun and moon.  They thought the gods threw lightning bolts from the sky, caused the wind to blow, and controlled the movement of the heavenly bodies. Then science came along. Slowly, humanity realized that so many of the things that was once thought to be the action of the gods were in reality the action of natural processes. With time, everything from weather, to movement of planets, to the creation of the species itself was found to have plausible natural processes that had absolutely nothing to do with the gods. God, if he were still to be believed in at all, became the "God of the gaps." Responsible for an ever decreasing realm. Tho…

Chapter 9 - Why transgenderism is not really a thing

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[I am writing a book and plan to post chapters as I go, here is Chapter 9. I've already posted the introduction and first four and you can start here to read them. I will update with links to the future chapters when they are done.]


In the emperor's new clothes, you had to be enlightened to see the emperor's garments. Low brow ignorant people could not see them. Only the enlightened. In the 21st century, you have to be enlightened to know that being born with a penis does not make you a man and being born with a vagina does not make you female. The unenlightened ignorant masses ignorantly call their babies boys or girls but the enlightened call them 'theybies' and allow them to choose their own gender based on how they feel.

The unenlightened think that a four year old's self opinion is constantly changing, looking for feedback from parents and that he might identify as batman one day and a policemen the next. But the enlightened do not dismiss the feelings …

Chapter 8 - Everyone is Fighting About the Wrong Stuff

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[I am writing a book and plan to post chapters as I go, here is Chapter 8. I've already posted the introduction and first four and you can start here to read them. I will update with links to the future chapters when they are done.]

The next election is the most important election of our lifetime. If that guy is elected, we are in giant trouble. Therefore get online and make your voice heard. Volunteer, donate, and most of all vote. Because if that guy wins, we are done.

This is the attitude many of us have (myself included sometimes) when we think of politics in the United States (and my friends in other nations say similar things). The United States has become a constant campaign. Social media has become an almost constant campaign. Every celebrity is constantly talking about the next election. Everyone knows that this election is important and we need to win it.  Of course, as soon as this election happens we start talking about the next one in the very same way. This one, w…