Mirror of Zen Blog

Category: Mere Religion

Atheism Should Not Exist

Atheism is not a philosophy; it is not even a view of the world; it is simply an admission of the obvious. In fact, ‘atheism’ is a term that should

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Just One Sentence

If you think that it would be impossible to improve upon the Ten Commandments as a statement of morality, you really owe it to yourself to read some other scriptures.

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Fatal Accommodations

It is time we admitted, from kings and presidents on down, that there is no evidence that any of our books was authored by the Creator of the universe. The

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God in a Godless Cause

Maybe Patriarch Kirill’s God — like so many of those soldiers sent mercilessly to their deaths in a war they don’t understand -– is a conscript too, co-opted into a

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Merry Saturnalia, and a Happy New Year!

Saturnalia is an ancient Roman festival and holiday in honour of the godSaturn, held on 17 December of the Julian calendar and later expanded with festivities through to 23 December. The holiday was celebrated with a sacrifice at

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