Tagged: religion

Logic Disproves an All-Merciful God

by James A. Haught Reason—logical thinking by intelligent minds—proves clearly that the compassionate, all-powerful god of religion cannot exist. Simple logic clinches it, as follows: When a woman is dying of breast cancer, or...

Science Always Defeats Religion

by James A Haught The historic war between science and religion began in Ancient Greece, and it still roils more than two millennia later. Science has won every encounter, yet supernatural believers won’t surrender. Classical Greece teemed with...

Religious Horrors (Part 2 of 3)

by James A. Haught In the previous article, we asked the question why many people think religion causes believers to be compassionate and brotherly. However, historical records give a different view when religious zeal causes...

Religious Horrors (Part 1 of 3)

by James A. Haught Many people think religion causes believers to be compassionate and brotherly. But the record of history—from human sacrifice to Crusades, to Inquisitions, to witch-hunts, to jihads, to pogroms against Jews,...

The Long, Slow Death of Religion

Special Article by James A. Haught Editor Emeritus—The Charleston Gazette-Mail (West Virginia) By now, it’s clear that religion is fading in America, as it has done in most advanced Western democracies. Dozens of surveys...